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Step Aside, Tagaytay; The Biggest Starbucks Store In The Philippines Is Now Open!


 In fairness, Starbucks Tagaytay is always the favorite go-to and hangout place in the most chillest part of southern Metro Manila. It has the coolest view of Taal Volcano and Tagaytay Lake which makes the visit to Starbucks Tagaytay store a must when in the city. Starbucks Tagaytay along Calamba Road was also known as the biggest Starbucks three-level store with a view deck having Taal Lake as its beautiful backdrop. But one month ago, the now ‘biggest’ Starbucks store just opened along Diosdado Macapagal Avenue in Parañaque City. Starbucks Macapagal is a two-level store, designed by Starbucks Design Studios […]


StarbucksPH officially welcomes summer with new beverage and Starbucks collectors’ cards


 Starbucks just made an awesome beverage and we are rolling! In time for summer, Starbucks Philippines introduced lately a new coffee mix blended beverage that people with sweet tooth will enjoy. Who would have thought that popcorn and pretzel can be put together in one single drink like the Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino Blended Beverage, making it a one delectable drink. Those childhood sweet memories will surely play back in everyone’s head once they  tasted this sweet concoction from Starbucks which will be readily available come April 18 on a limited time. The Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino, loaded with caramel popcorn and […]


Bo’s Coffee keeping the Filipino spirit alive with homegrown origins


  With the addition of their 90th outlet at the SM Light Mall, Bo’s Coffee is truly keeping the Filipino spirit alive by promoting homegrown origins serving customers different coffee flavors from different regions in the Philippines and offering other food and drink products produced by local entrepreneurs. The SM Light Mall branch is just a short walk away from Boni MRT Station in Mandaluyong City which opened last February 10. The following day, Bo’s Coffee also unveiled the newest outlet, making it their 91st, at the popular Ayala Terraces in Fairview, Quezon City. “There has been a growing demand […]


Starbucks Philippines Christmas Grand Launch reveals exciting and cool new treats for everyone


 Starbucks Philippines Christmas Grand Launch has revealed exciting and more Starbucks treats to loyal fans and customers to make the holiday season merry and brighter. The Starbucks Philippines Grand Launch opened today, October 29 and will wrap up tomorrow, 30th at the Main Atrium, EDSA Shangri-la Plaza, with previews of upcoming Starbucks flavors with returning seasonal favorites and products, gifts to delight you and the ones you love like mugs, tumblers, and water bottles. The Much-Awaited Starbucks Planner This is also the time to introduce Starbucks Christmas Traditions 2016 Promo where customers can avail of the card from November 2, […]


Modern Tea experience with Starbucks Teavana Handcrafted Beverages and Full Leaf Tea Sachets


 Coffee and tea lovers, rejoice! Starbucks Philippines recently unveiled and released their newest products – innovative iced beverages, and will be available in 6,200 Starbucks stores across the China/Asia Pacific region, including the Philippines. This modern tea experience gives customers the opportunity to enjoy a range of unique iced and hot tea beverages with bold, layered flavors, handcrafted the way only Starbucks can, for the first time. The launch of Teavana brings an entirely new tea occasion specifically developed for customers in Asia. “We see a tremendous opportunity to leverage the company’s expertise in creating best-in-class retail experiences, handcrafting customized beverages, […]


PayMaya #NowNation Go Shopping


 When we travel, it’s not only the transportation, accommodation, and food that matters. Especially when you’re in a different place, the first thing (or should we say, the last thing before you leave) on your itinerary is shopping. Shopping for items that you’ll be needing during the course of your trip or shopping for souvenirs before going back home.     Okay, shopping could be anytime. Not just when you travel. You go shopping after Sunday church. You go shopping when you want to reward yourself for that great achievement you’ve accomplished. You go out shopping to buy things you […]


Starbucks Philippines to release new sets of limited edition Starbucks Cards


 Every Starbucks Cards collectors in the Philippines will be excited to know that Starbucks Philippines will be releasing new sets of limited edition Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card and Scales Card this June and July 2016. Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card The Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card, inspired by her iconic “Bird and Flora” print is a collaboration with Starbucks and the designer, showcasing Tam’s East-meets-West approach to design, that effortlessly blends cultural roots with modern design vocabulary. Starting July 1, the Vivienne Tam Starbucks Card will be available for an initial consumable amount at P1000. Scales Card Inspired by Starbucks’ Siren’s tail, this […]


Starbucks Philippines launches two new Summer-inspired Frappes


 Inspired by Summer Adventures, Starbucks Philippines is launching two new frappe to match the colors of summer with unique twists on their signature chocolate and tea flavors. These new Frappuccino Blended Beverages – Chocolate Black Tea with Earl Grey Jelly Frappuccino Blended Beverage and Double Chocolate Green Tea Frappuccino Blended Beverage will be available starting tomorrow, June 7 and for a limited time only. If you love chocolate and tea, then these new Frappuccino Blended Beverages are must-haves on your Starbucks list. We had our first dibs on these new and exciting flavors during a chill and relaxing afternoon Summer-inspired […]


OTWOL’s JaDine enjoys honest-to-goodness coffee with City Blends by 7-Eleven


 Coffee has been part of mostly Filipinos‘ daily lives and has been enjoyed anytime, anywhere. 7-Eleven Philippines was challenged on how to give the right coffee for the Filipino people and making it affordable at a P2o price point. 7-Eleven now offers City Blends straight from a custom machine, developed exclusively for the company and made in Italy. “This is something that was tested well and will be rolled out in 565 stores, 700 by the end of the year. And we think it’s actually something that we wanted to shout from the rooftop, so to speak,” said Jose Victor Paterno, […]


Starbucks Philippines honors outstanding Coffee Masters through Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015


 Now on it’s 9th year, Starbucks Philippines’ Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015 celebrates the arts and science of making coffee and honors outstanding Coffee Masters in the Philippines. The competition started way back in 1999 originated as a friendly competition called Battle of the Beans among its partners. “Since 1999, Starbucks Philippines has been conducting these competitions as a way to recognize our outstanding partners (employees) who show excellent knowledge and passion for coffee. This competition provides a chance for us to nurture and inspire our partners to develop their skills in the coffee industry,” Joel Cruzado, learning and development manager said. Brewing coffee […]


Watch: Announcement of the 9th Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015 winners


 Starbucks Philippines spearheaded the nine-year long Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup for 2015. Watch the video below for the announcement of the 9th Philippine Coffee Ambassador’s Cup 2015. Viewed 93357 times by 4799 viewers ADMINJuan Manila Express is a magazine-themed blog of different niche from daily grind to headline news, to entertainment updates and social media related topics. Email us at [email protected] for your suggestions and comments. Thank you for visiting!More Posts


The Frazzled Cook blessed new home in Quezon City


 The Frazzled Cook is back, and they found their new home in Quezon City at Sct. Gandian St. near Tomas Morato. They officially opened a few days ago and celebrated the blessing ceremony of the artsy restaurant with invited guests, family, and friends. We once visited The Frazzled Cook in their old address in Mandaluyong to witness a coffee brewing event and we fell in love with the place’s quaint ambiance. The new home is bigger and with a lot of space to fill in. One thing you’ll notice when you get inside are figurines of the lucky waving cats and Hello Kitty cutlery set […]


Wake up to 5 days of frothy and creamy McCafé Cappuccino


 If you love your daily dose of caffeine in the morning, you’ll love coffee even more with 5 days of frothy and creamy McCafé Cappuccino at select McDonald’s stores nationwide starting July 13-17, 2015. We, Filipinos like to kick-off our day with a cup of coffee. This keeps us ready, energized, and hopeful for a day filled with endless possibilities and opportunities. And when it comes to one’s cup of Joe, flavorful and affordable make up the characteristics of the perfect blend that would give Pinoys that extra boost. This month, McDonald’s gives customers more reasons to celebrate each new day with […]


Bibingka and Davao’s Malagos Chocolate make a perfect IHOP combination for the Holiday Season


 Spread Happiness and share IHOP’s classic Filipino favorites this holiday! We’ve heard that IHOP, the popular all-day dining, is serving bibingka and Davao‘s Malagos Chocolate so off we went to Bonifacio Global City, went straight inside the branch and ordered these special limited edition offers. JUST IN! Congratulations IHOP Philippines for making it on the Top 3 Google Top Trending Searches for the Philippines 2014 – Restaurant category. Visit here for complete lists. We were with Eli of elifestylemanila and Raffy of Digital Spidey when Carla, our table server, assisted us to our table and gladly took our orders of Bibingka Pancake, Malagos Hot Chocolate, Western Hash […]


The Maginhawa Street Food Panda Food Crawl is a 10 hour-long food experience worth sharing


 Maginhawa Street Food Panda Food Crawl Food Panda, a mobile app food delivery service for easy, fast, and fun way of ordering food, organized the Maginhawa Street Food Panda Food Crawl last month which was participated by fellow bloggers who shared the same passion, food! KATZ DINER As early as 9 AM, the first stop was set-up at Katz Diner, a small kitchenette style located along Malingap Street corner Maginhawa Street in Sikatuna Village, Quezon City. Maginhawa Street earned the reputation of having the best and unique food places offering affordable prices stretching all the way its street with a […]


HANOI: How Awesomely Nice Our Itinerary!


 Last November 8-12, Cebu Pacific flew to Hanoi with famous travel bloggers from the Philippines. We were part of that group. And to borrow a line from Michelle Eve De Guzman of Cebu Pacific, “How Awesomely Nice Our Itinerary!” Introduction to Hanoi Duc who was our Tour Guide who welcomed us at Noi Bai International Airport and is from Hanoi Red Tours,  told us that 7.5 million visited Vietnam last year, 2013. That is close to the number of population in Vietnam which is around 7 million people, according to him. By the way, the month of November signals the start […]


Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf welcomes the holiday season with Giving Journal


 Starting last October 25, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has opened its doors and welcomes the coming holiday season, as they do it every year, by releasing its coveted Giving Journal around a holiday campaign benefiting the Real LIFE Foundation, and every year, the company makes it a goal to create something better than the last, constantly evolving the journal to share the company’s passion for Giving, Sharing, and Community. How to avail CBTL’s Giving Journal? 1. A minimum single-receipt purchase of a regular or large sized Original Ice Blended Espresso/Coffee-based or Tea-based beverage, Frozen Swirl, or CBTL capsules qualifies a […]


Where is the biggest Starbucks branch in the Philippines located?


 We didn’t know until we went up in Tagaytay yesterday, October 6, which was a regular holiday in observance of Eid Al Adha, and we went for a night cap at Starbucks along Calamba Road in Tagaytay that it is the biggest Starbucks branch in the Philippines, according to barista Shayne. Starbucks in Calamba Road, Tagaytay is a three-level store with a view deck where visitors can view the grandeur of Taal Lake and Taal Volcano. There are three Starbucks in Tagaytay and the biggest store is near Crosswinds Resorts Suite along Calamba Road. So if you happen to pass […]