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TUTUBAN CENTER

Take a break and shop at Tutuban Center

 

 For many years, even before the biggest and modern malls  mushroomed in the metropolis, Tutuban Center in Divisoria is one of the shopping haven of Filipinos. Tutuban Center became more of a convenient place to shop as it sits in the main train station of the Philippine National Railway (PNR), the Tutuban station most commonly known as Manila station or Divisoria train station. Tutuban is a hunter’s paradise for those who loves shopping on a budget and bargain commodities from personal to home improvement needs. Shopping could go so well even if you only have a P1000 budget in your purse […]

KALESA RESTAURANT MERCURE MANILA ORTIGAS

Kalesa, an appetizing experience to a man’s heart (or woman’s)

 

 If you’re in search for a dish with the real flavors of Filipino cuisines that you’ve always wanted, then hop on and ride to a Kalesa journey inside Mercure Manila Ortigas, the newest business hotel hub in the heart of Ortigas CBD. Recently opened in September, Mercure Manila Ortigas has that elegant feel of a business class hotel for the people on-the-go and business minded people searching for a place to stay in Manila. Mercure Manila Ortigas is part of Mercure Hotels, a brand of hotels run by French multinational corporation AccorHotels. Mercure Manila Ortigas offers a luxurious feel with […]

MAKANSUTRA SINGAPORE HAWKER FOOD STALL IN SM MEGAMALL

Singapore comes closer to home with Makansutra at the SM Megamall

 

 If you love laksa, satay, bah kuh teh, or anything Singaporean cuisine, you don’t need to go very far – like book a flight with Cebu Pacific or Singapore Airlines, to savor the rich and flavorful popular food concept also known as ‘hawker food’ because now you can experience it here in Manila. SM comes with another first as it opened its doors to Filipino foodies and non-foodies alike with the newly introduced Makansutra street food-style stalls at the SM Megamall A. We just had our first dibs and we are convinced that Makansutra will take you to a food trip […]

Mang Inasal pays tribute to everyday heroes

 

 It’s not all the time that we see and hear heroic deeds by our fellowmen that is given recognition for all citizens to know and realize that faith in humanity is still present among our hearts. A person doesn’t have to go to war and come back as a hero nor that person doesn’t have to save an entire city like the Avengers did in the movie Age of Ultron. A person can be a hero just by stepping up, believing and doing what he believes is right. Sharing talents and passion to his fellowmen that will benefit a lot of people […]

NAXIONAL SOUTH AMERICAN DINER

NAXIONAL, the go-to South American diner when in Manila

 

 There is a new restaurant in Uptown Parade, BGC that is making sure your love for Southern American cuisine gets the fix of what your taste bud desires. Just in time while the Rio Olympics 2016 is happening in Brazil, NAXIONAL officially opens its door to die-hard food lovers and curious taste buddies of the Southern American dishes. NAXIONAL is the newest go-to restaurant for those looking to broaden their culinary horizons. NAXIONAL is at the 2nd floor of Uptown Parade. NAXIONAL is a brainchild of Raymund Magdaluyo of the Red Crab Group, who got his inspiration while visiting diners […]

CAFE ENYE EASTWOOD CITY

Cafe Enye casual dining restaurant at Eastwood City

 

 Think breakfast like you’re having it in another time of the day where you slumped on your chair with your favorite morning meal while sipping Mimosas, Bloody Marys, or fruity rich flavored craft beer instead of the usual coffee or hot chocolate. “Are you sure we’re talking of breakfast here,” you might be asking. Yes. And yes, again, because you can. Where? At Cafe Enye. Cafe Enye is a casual dining restaurant that serves Colonial Spanish Cuisine, food inspired from where the Spaniards have settled, specifically, Northern Morocco, Argentina, Central America, and the Philippines. Just to give you ideas on […]

WAFU GREENHILLS CELEBRATES 4TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Wafu counts 4, unveils new chapter with improved Japanese dining experience

 

 The Japanese restaurant in Greenhills is celebrating its 4th year anniversary and is now opening a new chapter in its story. Wafu, the brainchild of Brian Tiu, the visionary behind brands such as Teriyaki Boy, Peri-Peri Charcoal Chicken, and Ichiba: Japanese Market, prides himself in being an International Trend Spotter and Local Trend Setter. Through his vision, Wafu was created in a two storey building in the heart of Greenhills, Wafu sought to redefine the Japanese dining experience by combining deliciously authentic Japanese cuisine with posh and stylish interiors. We were there when it first opened in 2012. Today as Wafu […]

SABREEN'S SEAFOOD MARKET AND RESTAURANT

EAT Getaway guys invade fancy resto Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant in downtown Manila

 

 If you love seafood and lots of seafood, there’s this place in Ermita that you can visit and make your own ‘dampa pa-luto’ style just across your table within minutes or so. The seafood restaurant that has been around for more than 29 years now brandishes a new and modern design accentuated with a more upscale royal look and is now named Sabreen’s Seafood Market and Restaurant. Under its new management, Sabreen’s continues the legacy of the old Seafood Market giving modern touch to make every customer’s visit a worthwhile experience. And the EAT Getaway guys couldn’t agree more. Just right […]

BEST HOTEL DEALS AND WHAT'S NOT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 2016

Quick hotel recommendations: Best deals and what’s not for 2016

 

 Another year will come to pass, and 2015 has been generous to us in terms of the countless things we’ve achieved all throughout the year. One of those things is the opportunity to travel and stay in different types of hotels, from standard to premium, to the regular to posh, and lucrative hotels we all been dreaming of. So here’s our quick hotel recommendations and what’s not that you should look forward to, in 2016. Widus Hotel & Casino Widus Hotel & Casino is a premier one-stop leisure destination in Clark Freeport Zone, which is about one hour and forty-five minutes to two-hours drive that has […]

SUBMIT YOUR I AM VIKINGS VIDEO AND GET A CHANCE TO WIN THE NIKON 1 J5 MIRRORLESS CAMERA

Create your own I AM Vikings storytelling video and win a Nikon 1 J5 camera

 

 I AM Vikings is a storytelling video contest by Vikings Luxury Buffet Restaurant in collaboration with Nikon Philippines where anybody can get a chance to win a brand new Nikon 1 J5 Kit and PhP 10,000 worth of Gift Certificates from Vikings Luxury Buffet Restaurant. Contestant should produce a 30-second video that relates to the campaign I AM VIKINGS. Storytellers need to show memories or scenes that best describe the brand, Vikings. The video must include the Vikings logo and tagline – The Philippines’ Largest Buffet Restaurant at the end of the video. Contestants must like both Vikings Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/VIKINGSSMMALLOFASIA/ […]

GO-EN THE JAPANESE RAMEN SHOPPE

Tuning in discipline at go-en Ramen Shoppe

 

 go-en The Japanese Ramen Shoppe has been around , interestingly, since 2012. A quaint and humble place that you wouldn’t know unless someone gets you invited or you, yourself have discovered in the search for great ramen soup. go-en from Japanese is the five yen coin which is considered as a good luck charm both in terms of money and relationships. This name given by owners Marilyn Pefianco and John Geron, two expats who brought their love for food and things Japanese to the country, aims to forge strong relationship through their commitment to good food and friendly atmosphere. As if […]

CHOI GARDEN SM MEGAMALL

Hong Kong is in the air at Choi Garden SM Megamall

 

 The first thing I noticed as soon as I stepped in at Choi Garden was the Hong Kong vibe that illuminates in every corner of this dimsum house found in SM Megamall. Choi specializes in rich Chinese and Cantonese cuisine that stays away from MSG with less oil and salt on their dishes. Bright color red is the motif of this restaurant, which of course in Chinese means good luck, highlighted with touch of gold and black wooden finishing designs. Overall restaurant layout is spacious and there are many available seats  and tables for everyone. Choi Garden is also kid-friendly that there is big […]

NYPD - RESORTS WORLD MANILA

Let’s talk about NYPD, the newest restaurant inside Resorts World Manila

 

 Let’s talk about New York Pinoy Deli, also known as NYPD! It’s a West Meets South East food adventure kind of thing. NYPD, not the New York Police Department, sprouts with fresh breath of new and exciting flavors in Resorts World Manila. Housed inside RWM‘s Casino, NYPD is the newest concept and is one of the highlight of this year’s RWM’s 6th Anniversary, as presented in their ‘Let’s Talk About 6‘ celebration. READ: Resorts World Manila 6th Anniversary “I’m excited that we are back at the history of the old deli, the old diners, with the classic food that they served back then […]

THE FRAZZLED COOK

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 […]

F ALL DAY DINING RESTAURANT AT F1 HOTEL MANILA.

F1 Hotel Manila brings back Luzviminda Filipino Food Festival – Pistang Pinoy Year 3

 

 F1 Hotel Manila will launch its much-awaited gastronomic adventure as it brings back Luzviminda Filipino Food Festival – Pistang Pinoy on for the third time this year. F All Day Dining Restaurant will serve distinct Filipino flavors as guest chefs recreate some of the country’s most popular dishes from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao in Luzviminda 3: Pistang Pinoy. Authentic Filipino dishes will be masterfully crafted by this year’s star-studded culinary line-up including “The Boss” himself, and Rustique Kitchen’s Chef Bruce Lim representing Luzon; Alab Filipino Restaurant’s Chef Tatung Sarthou for Visayas; and flying all the way from the South is Chef Sider […]

Gerry's Grill branch at ground floor, Mega Strip B of SM Megamall

Gerry’s opens branches in Megamall and Aseana with new casual dining feel

 

 Two recently opened restaurants of Gerry’s Grill went on a makeover designed with an ambiance as appetizing as their cuisines. Now grilling at the ground floor, Mega Strip B of SM Megamall in Mandaluyong and Aseana along Macapagal Avenue in Pasay City, Filipino’s favorite Gerry’s came up with a real ‘fine’ dining that guests would enjoy aside from the restaurant’s best selling menus. “It’s important that guests feast not only with what they eat but with what they see inside the restaurant,” according to Gerry’s Senior Marketing Manager Francis Villaluz. “We have set a new standard to ensure that we provide customers not only the best Filipino dishes but fast, efficient service and a cozy ambiance. We want diners to have that experience of being in a restaurant where they will feel relaxed and comfortable,” he added. The fresh foliage decked at the main wall of the dining area in Megamall branch will captivate the attention of the customers installed with a fully automated water to maintain the nourishment of the plants, also, with sunlight-effect adjusted lightning that will give a refreshing vibe in the entire restaurant. On the other hand, Gerry’s Aseana features an updated version of Old Manila that can accommodate up to 250 customers with balconies and huge windows with different designs. “We want guests to feel that they are enjoying their favorite Gerry’s dishes with family and friends in a huge patio,” said Villaluz. Meanwhile, Gerry’s has invited bloggers to experience the latest on their Magamall and Aseana branch, treating the guests with dishes. Meeting the goal of the renovation, Gerry’s guests were enthralled with the ambiance while devouring with food-tasting activity, May 28. At Gerry’s Megamall, “Sinigang na Hipon,” “Sizzling Kankong Ala Pobre,” “Krispy Pla Pla with Garlic and Ensaladang Talong,” “Tuna Sisig,” and “Inihaw na Bangus” were served while in Gerry’s Aseana, dishes considered as ‘Region’s Hidden Treasure’ were presented such as “Binangoonang Rice,” “Chicken Pandan,” “Stir Fry Chinese Veggies.” Moreover, in spite of the premium ambiance that they put on Gerry’s, Villaluz ensured that the prices remained the same. Gerry’s Grill has 71 branches nationwide with two branches in the US and Singapore and is planning to be grilling in Qatar soon. Viewed 26671 times by 3100 viewers Theresa InoncilloJournalism student, intern at the momentMore Posts – Website

MR. PIZZA IS NOW READY TO SERVE.

Mr. Pizza store opens in the Philippines

 

 Mr. Pizza officially opens at Greenbelt in Makati last week and they’re already creating a huge following. Surprisingly, their flavors taste different from the popular pizza chains here in the country. And that’s something to chew on. A product of South Korea, Mr. Pizza brings its funtastic flavors to the Philippine shore. Next to open will be at Robinsons Place in Ermita, Manila. Guests were treated with their best-selling pizza flavors and other delicious snacks and meals during the opening. Mr. Pizza also brought in the popular Dream Team who showed their pizza-making skills in front of the customers. Best-seller […]

Zomato Restaurant Summit at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel (James T. Austria)

First ever Zomato Restaurant Summit in Manila held at Makati Shangri-La Hotel

 

 Known as one of the best restaurant finding application for mobile, Zomato Philippines launched their very first “Zomato Restaurant Summit” which took place at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel on Tuesday, May 19. With the theme “Conquering the Digital Age,” Zomato Philippines conducted the summit in order to help the restaurant industry in the country to cope up with the ‘ever-changing demands’ brought y the digital age. “There will always be something new to talk about in the restaurant industry,” said Anton Ojeda, Zomato Philippines country manager. “With the summit, Zomato hopes to let the industry know that we are here […]

MAX'S OPENS THIRD BRANCH IN BGC.

Max’s announces opening of its third branch in BGC

 

 Opening it’s newest Max’s Restaurant at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig, Max’s Group Inc. (MGI) strategically expands their local reach for the next two months. President and CEO of MGI, Robert Trota, said the BGC branch, third in the Global City, gives the company an enhanced break to serve more customers in the booming mixed-use development area. “BGC is a huge market for both commercial and residential,” he added. “The opening of a third ranch will give us better opportunity to serve the untapped market of the area.” The latest branch, which opened on April 21, is located at Units 116 […]

NEWPORT ULTRA CINEMA 1 NAMED 1 OF THE 25 WORLD'S BEST CINEMA.

Newport Ultra Cinema 1 is the coolest romantic movie date-place in Manila

 

 Valentine’s Day is just one day behind and have you figured out yet where you and your date are going to spend that lovely day? We’re sure you’ve already made some plans, reserved bookings, or whatever you’ve had in mind right now. But let us just walk you through in one of the coolest theater place that we’ve just visited and this place might just be perfect for you to include and another reason where to spend your Valentine’s date. Having been to the Newport Ultra Cinema 1 would not be surprising to know that International online magazine, Architecture and Design […]

WIDUS HOTEL & CASINO POOL AREA.

Take a tour at Widus Hotel & Casino

 

 Ride Wid Us Widus Hotel & Casino is the premier one-stop leisure destination located at Clark Freeport Zone, and if you happen to be checking-in today, December 27, might as well grab that chance to win a brand new car of choice from BMW, Mini Cooper, and Peugeot.  Widus casino gives its loyal customers the opportunity to join Ride Wid Us where lucky members can win these brand new cars today, Dec. 27. The promo extends to members through raffle tickets earned from points every week. Upon check-in Upon checking-in, you’ll be greeted with warm smiles from the Widus Hotel & […]

OASIS GARDEN CAFE BIRD'S NEST DESIGN.

Solaire opens Oasis Garden Cafe and Waterside Restobar

 

 A few days before Christmas, Solaire Resort and Casino unveiled two of distinguish venue at the newly opened luxury wing, Sky Tower. Oasis Garden Cafe and Waterside Restobar were formally opened last December 17, 2014. Oasis Garden Cafe is a centerpiece venue for afternoon tea-time that turns into a stylish lounge come evening. The remarkably bird’s nest interior is the highlight of Oasis. Meanwhile, Waterside Restobar offers Latin American and Mediterranean cuisine located aT the sunset view backdrop of Solaire. This sets mood for a romantic and elegant dining experience. The Sky Tower was officially opened last November and is one […]

Actor-comedian Vhong Navarro tops Google Top Philippines Trending Searches in 2104.

Vhong Navarro tops Google Philippines Trending Search in 2014

 

 Google Top Trending Searches in 2014 Might be surprising to some but for those who are following Vhong Navarro‘s alleged rape case filed by Deniece Cornejo and mauling incident perpetrated by a group led by Cedric Lee, Google Philippines‘ year-end report that the actor-comedian tops the list of search in 2014 only proves that a lot of netizens are following these cases. This was revealed during Google Philippines’ Year in Search 2014 coinciding the first public appearance of Google Philippines Country Manager Ken Lingan held at Nest MNL Table & Bar in Bonifacio Global City. Following Vhong Navarro on the list are Flappy […]

SPREAD HAPPINESS IHOP BGC.

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 […]