Monthly Archives March 2014

IHOP Introduces New Line of Filipino Breakfast Dishes, Available Starting March 17

IHOP Restaurants Celebrate One Year Anniversary in the Philippines with Launch of New Line of Filipino Breakfast Dishes

I first walked into IHOP almost a year ago, and during that time, they only had one branch located at BGC. I remember having to wait for almost twenty mins for a table, because despite two months into operations that time with very little marketing efforts, people flocked to IHOP for their world-famous pancakes...

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Jessy Mendiola is Astringosol’s New Brand Ambassador

Jessy Mendiola as the New Brand Ambassador of AstringOsol

March 12, 2014 — AstringOsol presents their newest confidence ambassador, and it’s none other than actress Jessy Mendiola.

Days prior to the launch, fans of AstringOsol were teased on the brand’s social media sites as to who their latest brand ambassador might be. And on March 12, friends from the media awaited the big reveal at Imperial Ice Bar, a venue that cannot be more fitting for the launch...

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Physiogel Hypoallergenic Cleanser with Dispenser Pump

Physiogel Hypoallergenic Facial Cleanser

I just wanted to share with you guys this new find: the Physiogel Facial Cleanser (300ml) for Php 307. I’ve already reviewed this product before, and as you can tell, I’m still in love with it. So when I ran out of cleanser, I headed to the nearest drug store to get one for myself. I initially intended only to buy the 100 ml priced at Php 150. That alone lasts me for a good two months...

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What’s New: Grilla Bar & Grill’s New Menu (Rockwell, Makati)

Grilla Bar & Grill at Rockwell, Makati

Grilla Bar and Grill, known for its range of Filipino cuisine, has celebrated its 16th year anniversary with the launch of their new menu offerings to bring you a more memorable Filipino dining experience. We were able to take part in their new menu’s launch and got the chance to savor their exquisite offerings for ourselves.

The lush green couches and the dim lighting makes it an inviting joint to chill at with the barkada.

Grilla’s Newest Cocktails: (From...

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[Photoblog] Clarins White Plus Total Luminiscent Workshop (Rustans, Shangri-la, Mandaluyong)

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Clarins White Plus Total Luminescent Line

I got invited by my blogger friend Alice of PhotoEscape to join her in one of Rustan’s workshops featuring the Clarins White Plus Total Luminescent Line at Shangri-la Mall, Mandaluyong. There I also met Kamila, who’s a fellow Iska. The workshop started at around 4:30 PM, and we were treated to macarons and tea care of TWG.

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Macarons and tea from TWG. TWG’s macarons = heaven.

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Alice of PhotoEscape and Kamila

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Clarins Brochures and Lootbags for the workshop p...

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Review: Unlimited Sushi & Sashimi at Genji M (Kalayaan cor. Makati Ave., Makati City)

Review: Unli Sushi, Sashimi, and Rolls Buffet at Genji M Japanese/ Korean Restaurant (Kalayaan cor. Makati Ave., Makati City)

Last weekend, we were invited by friends from Nuffnang Philippines to dine at Genji M, the newest Japanese-Korean fusion restaurant located at Kalayaan cor Makati Ave., Makati City. From the intersection of the bustling streets of Kalayaan St. and Makati Ave., it took less than three minutes by foot to get to the restaurant...

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What You Missed at Foodgasm IV: Craving for More?

Foodgasm 2014 at Mercato Centrale, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

I was so stoked to be part of Foodgasm IV as a Food Blogger Judge, and got to bring with me Justine, my best friend, to enjoy a whole afternoon of sampling what the newest players in the food industry has to offer. Most of these food businesses sell and market their goods online, and have no physical store yet to boast of...

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Review: Burger, Wings, Milkshakes and Fries at Sweet Ecstasy (Cubao Expo, Quezon City)

Review: Sweet Ecstasy at Cubao Expo, Quezon City

Continuing our gastronomic exploration of Cubao Expo, we headed over to Sweet Ecstasy for some lip-smackin good burgers and milkshakes. Before doing a little bit of research on Sweet Ecstasy, my first impression was that it was a desserts place. But after checking out their Facebook page, I saw that they used to sell cookies and milkshakes, and now they have focused on their burgers, wings, and fries...

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What’s New: Figaro’s Summer Fusion 2014

Who hasn’t heard of Figaro? With over 78 branches, including outlets in China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, and Papau New Guinea, Figaro Coffee Company has easily taken over Metro Manila and other areas in the Philippines as well. Figaro Coffee Company is another good reason to take pride in being Pinoy because it’s a coffee shop that promotes Filipino coffee, not only in our country, but all over the world.





Top (L-R) Four Seasons (Php 130); Ba...

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Review: Coffee + Clothing + Chill at The Appraisery at Cubao Expo, Quezon City

Review: The Appraisery at Cubao Expo, Quezon City

The first time I heard about “The Appraisery,” I had this questioning look on my face that betrays my thoughts. “What’s that?” I asked, to which I was answered that they sold clothes and other items which are appraised before being taken in to be sold. The coffee shop-cum-art gallery-cum-thrift shop used to be at Annapolis, Greenhills, until they made their move to Cubao Expo...

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