Thursday, August 16, 2018

Starbucks, Teach for the Philippines improve students’ lives, one classroom at a time



For many Filipinos, education plays a vital role in improving the quality of life. Despite this, many children struggle with their studies as they find themselves in tightly-packed, poorly-ventilated classrooms with dilapidated tables and chairs.

The Department of Education (DepEd) estimates around 29 million students are attending classes this school year, an increase from the 27 million enrollees last year. As the student population continues to grow because of the K-12 program, the classroom shortage and inadequacy of school facilities has become an urgent issue that the country faces.

5 Restaurants You Didn’t Know You Can Have Delivered To Your Home through foodpanda


Metro Manila is packed with good restaurants who serve good food and  and with that, comes a mass of hungry customers. Which in turn, of course, can lead to long tedious wait times to get a table. 

Good thing, we can enjoy our favorite food from these restaurants in the comfort of our own home  delivered through foodpanda. foodpanda provides a wide-range of cuisine choices so everyone can enjoy the food they love.
foodpanda, the on-demand food delivery service in the Philippines, offers an easy and quick delivery of your favorite food from 900+ restaurant brands online. With foodpanda, you can easily order whatever you’re craving!

Monday, August 13, 2018

Tokyo Tokyo unveils a bold new ramen flavor perfect for the rainy season


Tokyo Tokyo consistently fulfills its promise of bringing a taste of Japan closer to many Filipinos by giving customers more value for their money with high quality food at a reasonable price. This time, Tokyo Tokyo is introducing a new flavor of ramen to entice the ever-changing Filipino palate, The Black Garlic Ramen. With a bold new take on a classic fan favorite, this exciting play on a well-loved dish will certainly warm you up and will instantly grab your attention with its unique look.  

Jollibee launches improved Premium Brewed Coffee and all-new Coffee Mocha Float


 From hot to cold coffee, Jollibee gives us more reasons to enjoy pick-me-ups!

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Jollibee has got exciting announcements for your caffeine fix: the improved Premium Brewed Coffee and the all-new Coffee Mocha Float!

Kickstart the day with a delicious blend of premium coffee beans.  There’s nothing better to kickstart a busy morning than a steaming cup of joe that smells and tastes just right. 

Jollibee’s new and improved brewed coffee is the ideal partner for any Jolly breakfast favorite, the new brewed coffee boasts of leveled-up flavor and strength to get your day started with a satisfied smile.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Unlimited Steak for a Cause


Discovery Suites Manila’s 22 Prime presents 1800-PRIME, a one-day fundraising lunch and dinner buffet on August 18, 2018, for the benefit of the Aeta community in Sitio Yangka, Capas, Tarlac. Proceeds of 1800-PRIME will be used to provide the community with clean, potable water, through a water filtration system.

Discovery Suites Manila’s 22 Prime offers beautifully-presented and perfectly-cooked steaks with a stunning view of the skyline as backdrop.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Knorr Funlasang Pinoy Year 2 Kicks Off with Luzon Cook-off


Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) Philippines awarded Chef Nikko Roa (3rd from the left) the Knorr Funlasang Pinoy Year 2 Luzon Championship with his Toasted Quinoa-Vegan Sisig, besting eight other finalists in the region. Awarding the winner (from L-R) are Knorr Funlasang Pinoy Year 1 winner Chef Dan Puga II, UFS Executive Chef Joanne Gendrano, UFS Philippines Operator Marketing Manager Irene Valdez, UFS Philippines Country Marketing Manager Pat Mallari, and Immediate Past President of LTB Philippines Chefs Association Chef Fernando Aracama.
• Nine Filipino chefs and cooks from different cities in Luzon battle it out with their most innovative take on classic Pinoy favorites crispy pata, adobo, bulalo, kare-kare, sisig

• Chef Nikko Roa with his Toasted Quinoa-Vegan Sisig among the three grand winners of this year’s Funlasang Pinoy Twist Fest presented by Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) Philippines and Knorr®

Filipinos are known to be talented and creative, and chefs and cooks who work silently at the back of house are no exception to that. In the first leg of the much-awaited Knorr Funlasang Pinoy Twist Fest Year 2, presented by Unilever Food Solutions (UFS) Philippines and Knorr®, nine culinarians from different cities of Luzon unleashed their innate creativity to make classic Pinoy dishes more enjoyable with fun twists. 

“We at UFS recognize that our local chefs and cooks are immensely talented in their craft, which is why we launched Funlasang Pinoy last year and have decided to continue it this year,” shared James Benedict Carreon, Managing Director of UFS Philippines. “We want to have a platform where Filipino culinarians can showcase their creativity and recognize their exemplary talents in innovating Pinoy dishes with fun twists.” 

Funlasang Pinoy Year 2 challenges chefs and cooks across the Philippines to showcase their modern take on the classic Pinoy favorites crispy pata, adobo, kare-kare, bulalo, and sisig.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Four for Four at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila


In line with the two-time Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award Winner’s fourth anniversary, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is excited to share more reasons to celebrate this year. 


Starting off with celebrations, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila launched its annual Mid-Autumn Festival offerings with Celestial Treasures. Coming from traditions observed during the Yuan Dynasty, the hotel heralds its rich Oriental culture with authentic mooncakes imported directly from Hong Kong. Inspired by traditional flowers, this year’s featured mooncakes symbolize luck, prosperity, and honour. The Plum Blossom (set of four pieces) and Peony (half-dozen set) gift boxes are available at Php 2,588 and Php 3,588 respectively. As a special treat, guests receive 15% savings on orders received before August 15, 2018.
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