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Like in Vietnam, When in Alabang


 I wasn’t that familiar with Vietnamese cuisine (I’m more into Thai, Korean and Japanese), until I grabbed the opportunity to have “A Taste of Vietnam” at Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila’s Cafe 8 restaurant. The hotel invited media personalities and bloggers last March 10, the very first day of this Vietnamese dining showcase led by three Vietnam-based guest chefs Nguyen Thi Khanh Ngan, Tran Kim Hoang Trong, and Vo Van Chien. Savour Vietnamese dishes as we bring you three chefs taking over Cafe 8 and serve you authentic dishes on March 10 -18. Call 863-2222 for reservations. #CrimsonFilinvestCity #TasteofVietnam #CrimsonHotel […]


10 Things you must know about your favorite scotch whisky


 #LoveScotch #InternationalScotchDay Scotch is loved by some of the most stylish and famous people in the world. David Beckham is a notable figure in the drink giant Diageo’s ad campaigns for worldwide promotions since 2014. Diageo owns the Johnnie Walker, Gold Label Reserve, and Singleton label and is represented by Diageo Philippines in the country. Diageo Philippines ushered in the #LoveScotch celebration in time for the International Scotch Day (Feb. 8 – Mar. 15, 2017) through a Master Class with Diageo’s Master of Whisky, Ewan Gunn. Based in Inverness, Scotland, Gunn has been in the industry for 16 years, teaching people all […]


We found one of the best-tasting chicken in town at Gringo’s


 If you’re looking for the best-tasting chicken, grilled to perfection, come over at Gringo, a restaurant that introduces pop culture references oozing with good vibes as soon as you enter their branches. Gringo serves delicious Mexican-Latin meals that Filipino diners will appreciate at the start of the first bite. Simple yet there is a homey feel when you get to your table and the ‘amigos’ start to ask for your orders. Them amigos are the friendly Gringo waiters and waitresses ready to assist customers with their choice of their food. Perfect Barkada Hangout Gringo, according to restaurateur Reagan Tan, is the […]


French-Pinay model-turned-sexy actress Kim Domingo is Ginebra San Miguel 2017 Calendar Girl


 Joining in the ranks of gorgeous and pretty ladies, it’s about time for French-Pinay model-turned-sexy actress Kim Domingo was finally revealed to the public as the new Ginebra San Miguel 2017 Calendar Girl. The up-and-coming actress joins the ranks of popular models and actresses who have graced the Ginebra San Miguel calendars throught he years, including  Ellen Adarna (2015), two-time calendar girl Marian Rivera (2009 and 2014), Georgina Wilson (2013), Solenn Heusaff (2012), Anne Curtis (2011), and her predecessor Arci Munoz (2016). Kim Domingo who rose from the bottom before becoming popular related her story during a one-on-one interview of her […]


78th Oktoberfest at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila


 Mark your calendars and ready your bellies on October 7 & 8 because Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and the German Club will celebrate their 78th Oktoberfest. It’s a milestone for the German Club Manila as they also celebrates 110th years in the Philippines. Guests are invited to indulge on an endless stretch of sumptuous Bavarian culinary specialties prepared by Sofitel’s seasoned artisans, limitless servings of beer towers and a featured collection of time-honored German traditions plus exciting raffle prizes on the 7th and 8th of October 2016. The Bavarian Sound Express returns by demand to keep everybody on the dance […]


Sweet X Manila: Awesome has arrived!


 Sweet Ecstacy Manila just officially opened their newest branch at Uptown Parade in Uptown Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. Promising a new level of experience when it comes to comfort foods like burgers, fries, and chicken wings, Sweet Ecstacy Manila offers mouthwatering and great tasting items on their menu that will make customers fall in love and make them want for more. Sweet Ectacy combines the classic 1950s Quick Service Restaurant experience with a simple yet unique menu where classic American food is made fresh for customers when they order it. Celebrity friends of Sweet Ecstacy Manila were present during the […]


Ian Veneracion is Primera Light Brandy’s ‘Swabe Guy’


 Ginebra San Miguel Inc. or GSMI, maker of Ginebra San Miguel brand – known as the no. 1 selling gin in the world, prides itself to introduce Primera Light Brandy. While Ginebra San Miguel has been the favorite gin since 1834, GSMI have over the years created several brands to cater to different needs and occasion. In the spirit of the company’s vision to put life  in every occasion, GSMI is pleased to announce its latest creation, Primera Light Brandy. In this light, GSMI also welcomed versatile actor Ian Veneracion as the face of Primera Light Brandy. For the past […]


Hennessy King of the Road embraces Filipino culture


 Deriving from the transport beast of the city jungle, Hennessy, the No. 1 cognac brand in the world, revealed Hennessy King of the Road campaign embracing Filipino culture and local cuisine with refinement and sophistication and celebration of Manila’s urban lifestyle. The Hennessy King of the Road, a monster jeepney presented last Thursday night, whose sleek matte black exteriors and refined gold detail, wowed the crowd in attendance of the launch of this campaign held in Makati. The Hennessy jeepney was reflective of the emblematic heritage brand that Hennessy has built over the past 250 years, ultimately making its step in […]


Bond’s World with Heineken at SPECTRE movie screening


 Bond’s World with Heineken event celebrated the seventh film of Heineken – Bond partnership that started with the movie “Tomorrow Never Dies” in 1997. They were also involved in the previous Bond films such as “The World is not Enough”, “Die Another Day”, “Casino Royale”, “Quantum of Solace” and “SkyFall”. Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume. It is well known for its signature green bottle and red star. They are produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International. Celebrities and James Bond fans alike got a chance to open Bond‘s legendary world during the Heineken’s exclusive […]


Ellen Adarna welcomes Arci Muñoz as Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2016


 Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2015 Ellen Adarna personally welcomes and handed over the title to Arci Muñoz as Ginebra San Miguel Calendar Girl 2016. The formal launch happened at Oak Ballroom, Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City. Photo credits to Jeman Villanueva of Orange Magazine.   Viewed 54597 times by 4029 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


Top Scotch whisky brand recognizes extraordinary Filipinos with joyful outlook on life


 We are very sure that you’ve already heard that Filipinos are ranked 5th as the happiest citizens all over the world and we have a lot of things to thank for that worldwide recognition by Gallup poll back in March 2015. More reasons to that is because we Pinoys have joyful outlook in life and this is for the same reason that two extraordinary Filipinos were chosen to join the global roster of Johnnie Walker, a top Scotch Whisky brand because of this wonderful trait. Mountaineer Romi Garduce and blogger/actress/musician Saab Magalona were chosen to become part of the growing number […]


Ginebra San Miguel Milyun-Milyung Ganado Raffle Promo


 In part of Ginebra San Miguel Inc. (GSMI) “Ganado Sa Buhay” campaign, the makers of the No. 1 selling gin in the world, Ginebra San Miguel, launched the “Ginebra San Miguel Milyun-Milyung Ganado Raffle Promo” to give thanks and as an early Christmas gift to their loyal customers. The grand promo includes millions of pesos in exciting prizes to be given away on a weekly, monthly, and regional draws, as well as for the national grand draw where one lucky winner will take home 1 million pesos. This nationwide promo will run from September 14 to December 4 and is […]


Chris Ordas, the man behind The Tasting Room at Baguio Craft Brewery


 A beer brewing business that started inside a garage in Canada is sweeping the city of pines with flavorful beverages that will pique the interests of every Juans in Baguio City. Chris Ordas is the man behind Baguio Craft Brewery (also known as The Tasting Room), who brought his wild idea, together with his two partners,  of serving different flavors of beers here in Baguio. We met with Chris during the launch of GrabTaxi Baguio which was held in his bar. “It started in my garage in Canada. Craft beer has been a lifestyle here (in the Philippines) and same thing in […]


Jose Cuervo Launches Search for the DONS OF TEQUILA in PH


 What would it takes to become a don of tequila? Must be a hundred of options and reasons. Hundreds of bartenders all over the Philippines are being called to enter into a battle unlike any other, as Jose Cuervo, the worlds best-selling tequila, launches Dons of Tequila, the global search for the next hero of tequila who has what it takes to continue the legacy of the 250-year-old brand. The prize of a lifetime awaits: fly to Tequila, Mexico to harvest their own crop of agave on the Jose Cuervo estate, blend it into a unique tequila and win the […]

SOIREE BEAUJOLAIS 2014. Members of the Board of Directors of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry, from left to right, Jean Caillard, Steven Rouche, Cyril Rocke, Bernard Flour, and Martin Ruby. Photo credit: Edel Santiago.

Soiree Beaujolais 2014 comes alive once more at the Manila Hotel


 How time flies so fast like it seems it was only yesterday when we were gathered with rest of the Philippine Bloggers Network to Soiree Beaujolais which happened last year of this same month.  From there we have learned that every third Thursday of November each year, millions of cases of Beaujolais Nouveau young red wine make their way down the hills in the French region of Burgundy to the bars and cafés across France. Not all cases are unloaded within French boundaries, as more will soon be opened in other parts of the world. And so we’ve met a […]

CHIVAS REGAL 25 SPONSORS THE ROVER PREMIERE PARTY. Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce stars in the film The Rover.

The Rover premiere party at the 67th Festival de Cannes sponsored by Chivas Regal 25


 Ten years after a collapse of the western economic system, Australia’s mineral resources have drawn the desperate and dangerous to its shores. With society in decline, the rule of law has disintegrated and life is cheap. Eric (Guy Pearce) is a cold and angry drifter who has left everything and everyone behind. When his car –  his last possession – is stolen by a gang of desperate desert hustlers, Eric embarks on a ruthless mission to track them down. Along the way, he is forced into an unlikely relationship with Rey (Robert Pattinson), the naïve and injured younger brother of […]