Friday, June 30, 2017

A Toast to Forever at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Start a beautiful future together by celebrating the most memorable day in a newly-weds’ life with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s wonderful offerings to make that once-in-a-lifetime event a beautiful start to forever.

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, the first and only five-star sky hotel in the Philippines, helps its guests make the much awaited event in a couple’s lives together the most elegant way it can be with the Serenity wedding package, offering the couple a generous hand from the guests’ pre-wedding preparations up to the after-wedding gifts. 

Make your day better with McDonald’s McSaver Meals

 Life is so much better with things made available and convenient for anyone, just like the McDonald’s McSaver Meals, affordable meals complete with rice and drink starting at just P55!

Take it from the hilarious new TVC starring Alden Richards, who plays a prince and outwits a hungry, short-tempered giant with an offer of McSaver Meals. Watch him in action in his latest TVC HERE.  So if you’re looking for easy, lunch options on a budget, McDonald’s has got the answer just as Alden charmingly says, dahil “meron na ngayon!”

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Something Fresh and Sweet to Make Your Day at Café Pronto

Give yourself something to make the day even better with Café Pronto favourites that will surely put a smile to anyone.

Freshly-baked confections, savoury grubs, and perfect brews, these are the three things that can make a day turn around, and three things that Café Pronto specializes in. Located at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, this chic yet casual coffee shop has been the favourite go-to for short meetings, quick catch ups, or for just a reward for a hard day’s work.

Hotel Jen Manila extends Jen-Why Art Exhibit viewing featuring Reen Barrera and Zorrick Enriquez

Hotel Jen Manila is extending the viewing of “Seascapes”, the first in a series of exhibitions featuring young local artists at Windows by the Bay. This series is part of the Hotel Jen brand’s new “Jen-Why Art” campaign, which throws the spotlight on emerging artists in each destination where Hotel Jen is present through interactive sessions where guests can unleash their creativity.

“Seascapes” offers a mesmerizing journey of the seas portrayed by visual artists Reen Barrera and Zorrick Enriquez. The exhibit is set to run for another month until July 31, 2017.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Jollibee restocks in-demand Choco Mallow Pie

Extremely high demand for much-awaited dessert pie left some fans hanging

May was a sweet, exciting time for Pinoy dessert lovers, especially for fans of Jollibee’s Choco Mallow Pie. Jollibee, the country’s number one fast-food chain, announced the long-awaited return of one of its best-selling dessert pies.

The new and improved Choco Mallow Pie is indeed a chocoholic’s dream inside and out. A crispy chocolate crust envelops a mouthwatering combination of marshmallow cream and chocolate fudge, delivering a warm, gooey explosion of flavors with every bite.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Kanyaman: Novotel's Filipino Feast presenting Chef Sau Del Rosario at Food Exhange

Celebrating the Philippine Independence Day season, Novotel Manila Araneta Center recently launched its KANYAMAN Filipino Food Festival at their all day dining restaurant – the Food Exchange Manila last June 8, 2017. 

Graced by famous VIP’s, celebrities and personalities in arts, entertainment, music and sports, the well-attended KANYAMAN Filipino Food Festival launch was officiated by Novotel Manila Araneta Center’s General Manager Mr. Bernd Schneider and guest celebrity Kapampangan Chef Sau del Rosario with the traditional Filipino “Pokpok Palayok” ritual. 

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Joy Ride! By NutriAsia offers new Filipino flavors on the road

Joy Ride! Bringing Filipino Flavors to you!

In light of the celebration of our recent Independence Day of the Philippines, NutriAsia brings to us Joy Ride! NutriAsia's food truck bringing in traditional and new Filipino comfort food made with quality products of NutriAsia.

According to Dang de Leon, corporate marketing consultant at Nutri-Asia Inc., the food truck goes around the metro serving reimagined local food fare. “We tweak classic Pinoy comfort food to make the taste more appealing to millennials,” she explains, saying that the brand has partnered with GalaStars Culinary, which is headed by renowned chef Ernest Reynoso Gala, “because they know what young people want.”

Saturday, June 17, 2017

LuzViMinda 5: F1 Hotel's Filipino Feast you must not miss!

Cochinillo by Chef Dennis Uy
Every year in June, F1 Hotel Manila celebrates the Independence of the Philippines with a Filipino food feast featuring the best of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, named LUZVIMINDA!  A culmination of the best dishes the Philippines can offer to everyone!

Now on it's 5th year F1 Hotel Manila with their Executive Chef Decker Gokioco, brings in 3 of the youngest and most innovative chefs the Philippines has to offer.  Presenting Chef Mikel Zaguirre representing Luzon, Chef Dennis Uy for Visayas and Chef Kalel Chan for Mindanao.

Give Dad the Best Rewards this Father's Day and the whole month of June

For everything they’ve done to make our lives happy, our Dads deserve the best rewards. That’s why Royce Hotel and Casino is celebrating Father’s Day for the entire month of June – giving you and your Dad more opportunities to bond, unwind, and have fun at the heart of Central Luzon. Here are the top three winning experiences you can give your Dad this month only at Royce.

A Perfect Accommodation Deal. One of the simplest ways to give back to your Dad is to just let him do his “thing”. Give him the freedom to unwind and enjoy a vacation at his own pace. Does he like wild adventures? Take him on Royce’s Daddy Safari to Zoocobia. The package includes deeply comforting accommodations so he can just relax. And if you book the It’s Dad’s Time package for Father’s Day, you can even avail of great room rates, passes to the swimming pool, buffet perks, and an exclusive gift for our beloved fathers.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Up to 53% off at Dusit Thani Manila’s The Pantry using your Citi Credit Cards

Eat to your heart’s content and enjoy a generous discount of up to 53% off when you use your Citi Credit and Debit Cards for buffet lunch or dinner at Dusit Thani Manila’s The Pantry.

Savor delicious farm-to-fork fare until June 30, 2017 and lavish on the buffet spread of The Pantry featuring different food stations offering Asian and International cuisine. Pay only these amazing rates when you use your Citi Credit Card: (1) Monday to Saturday, lunch or dinner buffet and Sunday dinner for only PHP1,110 net per person; (2) Crossover Sunday Brunch priced at PHP1,500 net per person that includes unlimited soda, chilled juice and Iced Tea; (3) or PHP1,770 net per person if you upgrade to sparkling, red & white wine.

To avail, be sure to reserve in advance by calling Dusit Thani Manila’s Restaurant Reservations at (+632) 238 8888 local 8430, 8838 or 8841.  Discounts are applicable up to a maximum of 10 guests. Please note that the promotion will not cover dining during Father’s Day (June 18).  For more information, log on to

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Spectacular ways to celebrate Dad's Day at City of Dreams Manila

On Father’s Day, City of Dreams Manila offers spectacular ways for families to honor the man of the household with exciting treats for dads, consisting of: custom offers and activities at DreamPlay; a Dad’s night out at CenterPlay; epicurean delights at Nobu, Crystal Dragon and Wave restaurants, and a lavish staycation at Crown Towers and Nobu Hotel.

Family bonding time with dad is memorable at DreamPlay, the world’s first interactive play space inspired by films from DreamWorks animation such as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, Madagascar, and How to Train Your Dragon. On June 18, fathers can avail of the “Greatest Dad” promo wherein one complimentary ticket is offered to them if registering with at least two kids, and 50% discount on one ticket if with one child. Dads can also show their fun side by hitting the punching bag that measures their strength and those with the highest score in the electronic punching machine Kung Fu Panda Po’s Five-fingered Punch Blast get a chance to win special prizes.

Surprise dad with a delightful Villa Del Conte gift set

Father's Day is just around the corner, And as the years have gone by, he has been there for you since day one – making sure you are okay when you fell off your bike, cheering for you in your school activities and making you smile when you’re feeling blue. 

To show how much you appreciate his love and support, give him a memorable Father's Day treat with artisanal Italian chocolates from Villa Del Conte paired with a mini bottle of Prosecco. 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Dim sum Nights at Shang Palace.... why not!

For the longest time, Shang Palace of Makati Shangri-La Hotel has been serving world-class authentic mouth-watering dim sum to their loyal patrons, yes everybody knows that they have always been best sellers during lunch hours, but guess what Shang Palace now offers ala-carte dim sum specialties during dinner as well!

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Festa Italiana at Cucina Marco Polo Hotel Manila

Celebrate an Italian festa for the ages this June, as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings Italy to Manila with Festa Italiana.

Italy, a country rich in culture and art also boasts of delectable dishes that has become a staple in almost every continent in the world, let's savor great Italian tastes as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings in culinary maestro, Chef Andrea Delzanno from Marco Polo Hong Kong, with his experience and expertise in bringing authentic Italian favorites to Cucina, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila's all day restaurant. 

Chef Andrea Delzanno, born and raised in Piedmont, Italy, has been working on truffles and the best wines since he was a kid.  He started training with chefs with Michelin-starred restaurants from Italy, to New York all the way to Asia.  He has shared his trademark formula for creatively cooking with his favourite ingredients of porcini mushrooms, red prawn, tomatoes, fresh herbs and truffles.

Friday, June 9, 2017

McDonald’s latest video as tribute to dads in waiting... Happy Father's Day!

Remember that time when your Dad, Papa, Tatay, or Tay would stay up late waiting to pick you up from a school event? Or when he quietly sat in the corner while you tried several dresses on?

McDonald’s latest online video in celebration of Father’s Day is spot on as it features dads from all walks of life patiently waiting for their sons and daughters. Watch it HERE and we can guarantee you’ll be able to relate to the different times your dad waited for you as well—the day you took that entrance exam, shopped for new clothes, partied on a Friday night—all actually starting with when he quietly and lovingly waited for you to be born.  

Such is a simple yet meaningful gesture of love that often goes unnoticed or taken for granted.

Makati Diamond Residences honors the Man of the House

What better way to a man’s heart than through his stomach? Spend your father’s day celebration with a brunch buffet at Alfred, Makati Diamond Residences. Treat your dad to all of his favorite dishes including U.S Rib Eye Steak, Cochinillo with Pinakbet Rice and Bagnet Bacon, Salmon and a curated selection of appetizers. 

All fathers will receive a 20% discount coupon for our Whisky & Cigar Bar at the 28th Floor.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

A Tribute to the Best Dads at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

The love and sacrifices of a father beats nothing. Celebrate the king, the man of the house, the hero, as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila pays tribute to the best dads.

Give him a gift he deserves. Indulge in a delectable buffet for a hero’s feast at Cucina on June 18. Explore a diverse showcase of live action stations featuring a symphony of flavors from the world’s different culinary capitals. 

As this occasion falls on the Festa Italiana food festival, embark on a culinary journey to the heart of the Mediterranean with authentic Italian dishes, under the helm of guest chef from Marco Polo Hongkong, Andrea Delzanno. As a gift for the man of the house, dads dine for free for every four paying guests.

McDonald's Kiddie Crew workshop culminates 25th Anniversary with biggest Grand Graduation in Manila

The World Trade Center in Pasay City was a vision in red and white racing stripes as participants of the country’s biggest summer workshop for kids came together for the Manila leg of McDonald’s Kiddie Crew Grand Graduation.

The Grand Graduation was a two-day affair attended by kids around the Metro, who were just some of the proud Kiddie Crew graduates who spent their summer with Kiddie Crew, McDonald’s flagship family program that started since 1992. 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Journey of the Philippine Archipelago at Diamond Hotel Manila featuring Chef Tatung Sarthou - A Filipino Food Fest!

Feast on the best of Filipino flavors as you excite yourself with the tastes of the finest of the Philippine archipelago at the Diamond Hotel Philippines from today up to June 12, 2017. 
Dubbed as the "Philippine Archipelago", the Filipino Food Festival will highlight a diverse spread at the Corniche lunch or dinner prepared by sought-after and world-renowned celebrity chef Tatung Sarthou. Excite your senses as you rediscover the best of the east and west with a gastronomic feast masterfully prepared for us by Chef Tatung Sarthou.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Hotel Jen Manila's best deals for the Best Dads

Father’s Day is just around the corner and Hotel Jen Manila is already set to give the best deals for the best dads.

On Father’s Day weekend, stay with Hotel Jen Manila and avail the Jen’s Weekend Getaway promo. Book a weekend for at least two nights, you get and instant 10% off on best available rates. For as low as Php 4,700++, this room promo includes buffet breakfast at Latitude; Php 1,000 dining credits redeemable in all outlets; complimentary shuttle service to SM Mall of Asia; complimentary parking and valet services; use of gym and pool; and late check-out until 3PM.

A Culinary Journey to the Heart of the Mediterranean

Authentic Italian staples 
to feast on at Cucina

Travel around the epicentre of the Roman empire, and experience a true Italian feast that will give a feel as if walking down the cobblestones to the small restaurant by the corner, or through the breezy hills of Tuscany, as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila brings Italian staples to taste.

With guest chef and Italian native from Marco Polo Hongkong, Chef Andrea Delzanno, comes a fusion of centuries-old traditions of the Italian cuisine with an innovative twist. Just like how art is produced in Rome, Chef Andrea prepares his dishes with a full attention to details, coming up with exquisite, satisfying, and purely delizioso dishes, carefully-crafted to a true Italian taste.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Pounds of Fun: Makati Street Meet 2017 Returns for Fitness

An event that began in 2016, the Makati Street Meet has become an avenue to discover one of a kind finds in food, fun and entertainment. With its success last year, garnering the love of thousands of people, Makati will be celebrating this festivity every last Sunday of the month.

On the 30th of April 2017, more than 7,000 attendees experienced a summer in the city, as they gathered along the stretch of Paseo de Roxas. The Makati community and its guests were given an afternoon filled with fun family activities, musical performances, and delicious street eats from merchants of the Mercato Central Group and the Food Truck Association of the Philippines.

Enjoy the Sweetness of Life with Leaf life Stevia

Life does not have to be bitter, life just had to find a way... Never miss out on the sweetness that life has to bring, welcome Leaf life Stevia to your life and you don't have to miss out on what life has to bring.

What is Stevia, unlike other artificial sweeteners in the market today, made by science, Stevia is an all natural sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia Rebaudiana, known for having no calories and it 200 times sweeter than sugar in the same concentration.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Chill from the summer heat with the newest treats from Starbucks + New Starbucks Cards for Father's Day!

Take a break from hectic days, tight deadlines, and endless tasks by cooling down and relaxing at your nearest Starbucks stores. With new treats that will satisfy and please the most discerning of palates, Starbucks will help you take a break from the hassles of daily life. 

The new Starbucks Frappuccino® flavors will surely make you fall in love with classic favorites that come with a new twist. Starbucks introduces Banana Split Mocha Frappuccino® and Irish Cream Coffee Pudding Frappuccino®, two indulgent flavors that are directly inspired by some of our most favorite desserts.  
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