Food Craze: Silantro, Fil-Mex Cantina

In a city known for serving Bangus in every diner, one restaurant dared to cater nachos, quesadillas, and burrito on the plate… not that I’m complaining! Because it’s definitely nacho ordinary Mexican spot. 😂


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Silantro Fil-Mex Cantina, arguably tagged as the “Best Fil-Mex Joint in Town,” is a hole-in-the-wall Mexican-inspired restaurant built in the heart of Dagupan. Owned by Paolo De Venecia and Chot Sanchez, Silantro has been in the business for 6 years with 3 branches in Metro Manila (UP Town Center, Alabang Town Center, and Kapitolyo, Pasig) continuing to satisfy your craving for tacos, chicken wings, and other Mexican food.

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Book Review: “One Hundred Names” by Cecelia Ahern


Cecelia Ahern is a well-known best-selling Irish novelist notable for her distinct romance, fantasy, sentimental, and chick-lit books widely sold internationally. Her works include Love, Rosie and PS I Love You which were adapted as motion pictures. In 2012, releasing a book called “One Hundred Names,” she has once again continued to make readers laugh, fascinate, and wonder with her impressive writing.

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Film Remarks: “The Suicide Shop”

Watching a good French film during this rainy weather would suck up your frustrations over delayed plans and missed appointments – except that the movie is about a family who sells anything necessary to commit suicide.


The Suicide Shop (2012) is a concoction of everything you would ask for in a film. This novel-adapted dark comedic French animated musical tells the story of the Tuvache family running a lucrative suicide shop until things take turn when a happy, cheerful son was born in the kin.

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