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When Coffee Meets Ice Cream it’s Kismet: Starbucks Reserve® brings the perfect coffee and ice cream pairing

OKAY, THIS SOUNDS very cheesy but you’d agree with us when we say opposites make perfect combinations, and this holds true for the unique pairing of ice cream and coffee. Both are well-loved: Coffee has always been seen as a comforting, warm drink while ice cream is known as an indulgent, cool dessert — when put together, it’s like fate, the results are bound to be something wonderful. Delightful fusions are now making their way to select Starbucks Reserve® stores, as the global coffee brand now offers its first ice cream and coffee pairings. The new exciting and delectable coffee with ice cream lineup is part of Starbucks continuous efforts to further elevate the coffee experience for their customers, thoughtfully crafting beverages that amaze with every sip. The roster of coffee-based ice cream beverages includes the Classic Affogato, the House Affogato, the Cold Brew and the Nitro Cold Brew Float, and the Cold Brew Malt. Starbucks provides a premium coffee experience, transporting its customers to the cafes of Italy with a staple dessert – the …

Theater Scene: DUP’s Six Characters in Search of an Author | Anim na Tauhang Naghahanap ng May-Akda

WE’VE HAD ENOUGH of musicals recently (‘Ang Huling El Bimbo,’ ‘Eto Na! Musikal nAPO Sila‘), so when given a chance to see Dulaang UP’s 43rd Theatre Season opening play, Luigi Pirandello’s masterpiece, ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ and its Filipino translation by Rody Vera, ‘Anim na Tauhang Naghahanap ng May-Akda,’ we grabbed it right away. (Thanks to Merwyn of DUP’s marketing for the invite.) It’s been quite a few seasons since we last watched a Dulaang UP (Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) play. Today was a must, to say the least, so we decided to catch the play’s Filipino translation: ‘Anim na Tauhang Naghahanap ng May-Akda’ at 3pm. Directed by Professor Emeritus Tony Mabesa, Founding Artistic Director of Dulaang UP, one could expect nothing less from this seminal work of Modern theater. Written in 1921, ‘Six Characters in Search of an Author’ is a meta-drama about characters looking for an author to finish their tragic stories. It is the first of the three play-offerings for this season. DUP’s new Artistic Director, Banaue Miclat-Janssen (who succeeds …