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T&C Weekend Roundup: A Tribute to Anthony Bourdain, Whitespace Backroom Sale, Father's Day Celebrations, and More

What to do if you're in town for the long holiday weekend.

1. Watch Discovery Channel Southeast Asia as it pays tribute to the late Anthony Bourdain.

From June 15 to 17, at 4 p.m., the network re-airs the most memorable episodes of the celebrity chef and author's popular show, Parts Unknown. Many celebrities and fans the world over have been mourning Bourdain's tragic death last week.

Anthony Bourdain Tribute

This weekend, Discovery pays tribute to Anthony Bourdain with an encore of the most memorable episodes of Parts Unknown. For his fans, friends, and the innumerable lives he touched, inspired, and changed. 15 - 17 June on Discovery Channel, 3.45PM MY, 4PM PH, 3.30PM SEA.

Posted by Discovery Channel Southeast Asia on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

2. Toast the sucess of a Filipino brand as the world’s best-selling rum.

Tanduay just surpassed Bacardi as the world's most popular rum. The Lucio Tan-owned liquor brand sold 19.5 million cases in 2017, while its Puerto Rican rival lagged with only 16.8 million cases sold.

Bacardi has consistently held the top spot for years, only briefly losing to Indian-made McDowell in 2014. The Lucio Tan group acquired the Tanduay brand 30 years ago and has since carried out modernization and expansion projects that have aided the distillery’s increased production.

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3. Shop, eat, chat, and browse at Whitespace Manila’s Backroom Sale.

Whitespace Manila’s Backroom Sale is back. From June 15 to 17, you can pick up vintage and repurposed items, antiques, jewelry, furniture, decor, and other accessories at the Pepito Albert, Margarita Forés, Monique Villonco-hosted pop-up.

The Backroom Sale is back! Join us for another three-day Whitespace Pop-Up hosted by Pepito Albert, Margarita Forés,...

Posted by Whitespace Manila on Tuesday, June 5, 2018

4. Watch the FIFA World Cup 2018. 

Russia, the host country ended its losing streak with a spectacular 5-0 score versus Saudi Arabia. Robbie Williams and Russian soprano Aida Garifullina performed during the opening ceremony and President Putin was in attendance.

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5. Celebrate Father’s Day with lunch at the Peninsula Manila.

Take your father to lunch at a barbecue-themed buffet in Escolta and then check out the four-hour Dad’s Pen Ultimate Dream Lounge event after. Indulge your dad with the Father’s Day Spa Specials. If you want a lengthier father-son bonding, avail of a Father’s Day Staycation room package. For more information, call 887.2888 local 6694.


6. Clear your shoe closet to make room for Gucci’s SEGA sneaker, expected to be released in early July.

The luxury brand's version of the trendy chunky sneakers was first revealed in back in February during Gucci’s FW18 runway show. Multiple colorways will be available for both men and women, and will feature removable bejeweled straps.

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