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Menu, prices: Japan's Gram Café and Pancakes opens in Metro Manila

Feb 08, 2020 - 4:30 PM

For your dose of fluffy Japanese soufflé pancakes (and more), check out the complete menu of Gram Café's first Manila branch at SM Megamall!

Japan's Gram Café and Pancakes to open first Manila branch

Feb 07, 2020 - 10:43 AM

Who's up for some jiggly, fluffy Japanese soufflé pancakes? Japan's Gram Café is opening at SM Megamall!

LOOK: There’s a Milk Tea Festival happening at SM Megamall

Jan 21, 2020 - 8:02 PM

Coco, Gong Cha, Tiger Sugar, and more – find your favorite milk tea brands in one place until January 31!

LOOK: Here's what's going to be on the Panda Express Manila menu

Nov 15, 2019 - 9:06 AM

Orange you glad you'll be getting your orange chicken fix (and more) very soon?

Here's where Panda Express is opening in the Philippines

Sep 30, 2019 - 12:19 PM

They didn't say, however, when the first branch is opening

HELLO, PANDA. Panda Express will be opening in the Philippines soon. Photo courtesy of JFC and Panda Express

Fire hits building under construction at SM Megamall

Jun 28, 2018 - 8:30 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'Fire out' is declared at 1:30 am on Friday, June 29, around 6 hours after the blaze began

Photo by Pocholo Felix

[Right Of Way] Traffic enforcement: Be careful what you wish for

Feb 08, 2018 - 3:45 PM

Road safety advocate Vincent Lazatin finds himself on the receiving end of traffic enforcement – his driver's license gets confiscated!

#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, April 17-23, 2017

Apr 23, 2017 - 12:43 PM

Must watch videos from the past week

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM

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WATCH: 'I'm not allowed to speak in Filipino' – Sponge Cola vocalist

Apr 19, 2017 - 10:55 PM

Singer and songwriter Yael Yuzon likens what happened at a Megamall gig to an obstacle course

Here's what we ate at Yayoi, the new Japanese restaurant in Megamall

Oct 18, 2016 - 8:50 PM

At Yayoi order Japanese set meals – including miso katsu and teriyaki burger steaks – through touch screen menus

MISO KATSU TEISHOKU. At Yayoi, the main dishes are served with miso soup, vegetables, pickles, and rice. Photo by Vernise L. Tantuco

Join the Family Travel Festival

Oct 17, 2015 - 10:00 AM

On October 24 in SM Megamall Fashion Hall experience the closest thing to travelling to cities like New York and Paris

Iglesia ni Cristo crowd blocks portion of road despite lack of permit

Aug 28, 2015 - 10:14 PM

As of 9pm on Friday the northbound road below the EDSA Ortigas flyover is no longer passable for being occupied by the religious crowd

BLOCKED ROAD. The Iglesia Ni Cristo crowd blocks the northbound road in front of Robinsons Galleria. EDSA-Ortigas flyover is passable for northbound motorists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

Toy afficionados, kids-at-heart gather at ToyCon 2015

Jul 08, 2015 - 4:24 PM

ToyCon has been bringing toy lovers together for 14 years

Microsoft’s authorized reseller stores go live in PH

Jul 08, 2015 - 3:16 PM

The stores in the Cyberzone areas of SM North Edsa Annex and SM Megamall will offer smartphones tablets and personal software that use Windows

MICROSOFT STORE. Fabio Ide and Microsoft Country General Manager for the Philippines Karrie Ilagan. Photo by Microsoft.

Smart launches the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Nov 16, 2014 - 7:00 PM

In a series of launch events both current and new Smart subscribers got their hands on the latest Apple innovation

Pull & Bear in the Philippines: Price points, top picks, what to expect

Oct 25, 2014 - 6:58 PM

Will you be paying a visit to the mall just for Pull Bear?

Alqueria in SM Mega Fashion Hall: 9 things to try

Oct 18, 2014 - 5:06 PM

Succulent cochinillo paella tender lengua What s there to eat at Alqueria you say? Plenty Come hungry

H&M CEO on opening first PH store: What took them so long?

Sep 24, 2014 - 8:37 PM

H M is finally opening its first store in the Philippines in October 2014 We’ve known for quite some time that the Philippines is a super interesting market says CEO Karl Johan Persson Read on for more

First H&M in PH: Opening date revealed

Sep 24, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Plus we ve confirmed where four new H M stores will open next

Tim Ho Wan and the rise of the BBQ bun

Jun 20, 2014 - 4:22 PM

The buns are the star offering and the reason for that long long line outside Tim Ho Wan Check this out and the rest of the offerings on the simple straightforward menu

New in menswear: What to expect from Burton

Jun 17, 2014 - 4:00 PM

Nothing too crazy – and in many cases that s a good thing

Mall sale postpones EDSA repair work

May 03, 2014 - 3:22 PM

A sale in SM Megamall prompts the DPWH to postpone repair work in EDSA because of heavy traffic

REPAIR POSTPONED. The DPWH postpones reblocking work on EDSA scheduled for this weekend because of SM Megamall's sale. File image

Martilyo Gang reflex: Why not regulate hammer sale?

Dec 17, 2013 - 7:27 PM

PNP will help security personnel improve security – but they draw the line at deploying PNP personnel to guard stores

PROTOCOL REVIEW. The Philippine National Police says it will work with mall operators to ensure safety inside shopping malls, especially during the holidays. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

H&M to open store in PH in 2014

Nov 30, 2013 - 6:00 AM

It has 3 000 stores worldwide and currently employs 104 000 people

HELLO, MANILA. An H&M store in Paris. Soon, Manila shoppers will have the chance to get their hands on this Swedish brand's pieces. AFP Photo

Megamall guards unarmed during robbery - PNP

Jan 28, 2013 - 4:36 PM

The PNP says guards at SM Megamall failed to secure exit points and were not meticulous in their security checks

SHUTTERS DOWN. Citizen journalists live tweeted what was going on inside the mall during the incident

Social Media wRap: YOLO, underage drinking, and #MoveLeyte

Jan 27, 2013 - 10:54 PM

Heads up Lonely Island fans The boys of the I Just Had Sex fame are back and they ve got Maroon 5 s Adam Levine to join them This and more on this week s Social Media wRap

Shooting in Megamall causes panic

Jan 26, 2013 - 8:11 PM

5th UPDATE Nobody is hurt in the shooting incident that caused mild panic in one of the world s biggest shopping malls Initial reports indicate that the group responsible is the Martilyo Gang

Protesters 'occupy' SM Megamall

Apr 13, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Marching and yelling inside SM Megamall protesters oppose the cutting of 182 trees in Baguio for SM s mall expansion

OCCUPY SM. Protesters hold a lightning rally in SM Megamall to protest SM's cutting of trees in Baguio.