Monthly Archives November 2014

Chinese Fare at David’s Tea House, Makati Ave. (A.Venue Mall, Makati City)

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Hakao Shrimp (Php 105)

One of the many things my food buddy and I have agreed on is our dislike for Chinese food. No offense, Chinese friends. My food buddy is actually Chinese, but Chinese food just happens to be his last choice, maybe even below Vietnamese food. We do eat Chinese takeout from time to time (aka Rice in a Box; does this even count???) Anyway, the point is that we won’t willingly spend our hard-earned money on Chinese food...

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Figaro Yuletide Drinks and Pastries Brings Joy to the Season

These Figaro sugar cookies (Php 85 each) make for a perfect giveaway or gift this Christmas season! Check out the rest of what Figaro has to offer in time for the holidays.

Christmas becomes especially merry when our favorite food establishments make it a point to create a special menu for the holidays...

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The Latest From McDonald’s Philippines: McRib Sandwich, Apple Pie a la Mode, and Waffle Cones

The return of the McRib

Barbecue-flavored piece of pork sandwich

That was how Wikipedia described the not-so-new offering to us, a group of hungry kids uninitiated to the McRib. Turns out, it has been around in other countries since the 80’s, and was available for a limited time some four years ago. It was new to me and seeing as to how anything barbecue-flavored piqued my curiosity, we made it a point to head to one of the very few branches that initially offered it to the public.

The key t...

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Give the Gift of Excellence with Taiwan Excellence – Made to Enjoy Christmas Contest

Taiwan Excellence - Made to Enjoy Christmas Contest

Two more days before the Taiwan Excellence – Made to Enjoy Christmas Contest ends. Have you sent in your entries yet?

Stuck in a holiday gift-giving rut and don’t know what gifts to shop for without breaking the bank? Then make sure to grab this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win  a high-quality present of your choice for a loved one this Christmas!

The Taiwan Excellence project, spearheaded by the Bureau of Foreign Trade under the Minstry of Economic Affairs of Taiwan, aims to help Filipino...

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Party Hard this Weekend at Sandstorm Electronic Experience in Batangas

On November 21st, the Philippines will bring forth a festival that will fuse its biggest talents in one massive celebration of sound – the Sandstorm Electronic Experience. Produced as a collaboration between So Familiar Productions, The Wildfire Productions and Trance Till Dawn, this event aims to make the Philippines the top choice when it comes to music festivals in Southeast Asia, as well as to make the Philippines the next music destination.

The festival will be a three-day event held on ...

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Alchemy Bistro Bar Conjures Culinary Magic for the Senses (Durban cor. Polaris St, Makati City)

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Alchemy Bistro Bar at Durban cor Polaris St., Makati City

Alchemy– the ancient science of transmuting ordinary items into objects of value, and an art that relied heavily on the principles of religion and magic. The name itself foretells the gastronomic experience awaiting guests at Alchemy Bistro Bar in Makati...

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SM Supermalls Kicks off Holiday Festivities with “The Princess in Me”

Last November 7, SM Supermalls sprang into full holiday cheer with the launch of the holiday campaign titled “The Princess in Me” at SM City North EDSA. Together with esteemed guests, friends from the media, and little prince and princesses, the event showcased the grand lighting of the majestic Christmas tree made of gowns. The event was a sneak peak of more exciting activities in store for SM Supermall shoppers as we welcome this year’s holiday season.

SM North EDSA’s Christmas Tree made of g...

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French Baker Celebrates 25th Year with Trip to Paris Raffle Promo

Home to French-inspired pastries for two and a half decades now, French Baker celebrated their 25th anniversary at the Mega Fashion Hall last November 5, 2014. The event was marked with a vibe that transported guests to Paris, and food and drinks that satiated the guests’ appetite for great food and merry drinking...

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Review: Dial Coconut Water Hydrating Body Wash and Soap Bar

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Dial Coconut Water Hydrating Body Wash

Can you still remember that “Shower with Coco” campaign? This is the coco that got so many people showering and telling about their bathroom escapades on social media. Dial Soap has not only relaunched as a brand, but also launched with it a new soap and hydrating wash variant called Coconut Water. Gone are the days when you can only use the benefits of coconut on your hair...

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Belo Nutraceuticals’ Advanced Anti-Aging Collagen Powder Drink

Unboxing the latest from Belo Nutraceuticals. Find out more after the jump!

We are part of a generation that is mortified of aging. Compared to the previous decades, there are so many factors nowadays to consider when we talk about aging. The daily stress brought about by our lifestyle choices and our environment have contributed to the rate at which we age. When telltale signs of aging start to surface, we are brought into a fit of panic...

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