Monday, December 30, 2019

New World Makati Hotel Welcomes 2020 with Wonderful Celebrations

New Year celebrations at New World Makati Hotel are made more meaningful and memorable as it proffers an array of experiences to usher in 2020 with family and friends. 

From a spectacular countdown party at the ballroom, to a bountiful buffet feast at Café 1228, indulgent Chinese fare at Jasmine, splendid room stays, and a 25th anniversary raffle of getaways and giveaways, the luxury hotel ensures that there is something for everyone to provide a fitting welcome to the year ahead.

New Year's Eve 2019 at The Peninsula Manila

Discover the best things to do at The Peninsula Manila with this New Year’s Eve events guide

The Peninsula Manila is bracing itself for the biggest night of year as it bursts at the seams with exciting New Year’s Eve options like room packages that win you a stay at the fabulous The Peninsula Tokyo, a riotous Elton John-themed ball at The Lobby, an intimate and elegant affair in Old Manila, or grooving 2019 away in Salon de Ning. There are choices a’ plenty as the clock strikes midnight and ushers in 2018.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Ruby Jack’s Makes This Holiday Season More Festive With Its Tasting Menu

Taste the Spirit of Christmas with Ruby Jack’s Holiday Menu, where for 2 hours, you have unlimited services of the restaurant’s special and most classic dishes.

The world’s local steak place is giving us more reason to love this holiday season. From the 21st of December 2019 to the 1st of January 2020, Ruby Jack’s will release its Holiday Celebration Tasting Menu for only Php 4,200. Guests can indulge themselves with unlimited offers of Ruby Jack’s special and most classic dishes and steaks! This promo includes:

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Lee Kum Kee’s Panda Mascot Makes its Mark in Manila

Lee Kum Kee’s Panda Mascot was accompanied by the brand’s other ambassador, supermom Karla Estrada.

Boasting of an outstanding 130-year legacy, Lee Kum Kee has become an international household name and a symbol of quality and trust, spicing up kitchens across the globe with its celebrated sauces and condiments.

Acting as an envoy of the company, Lee Kum Kee’s Panda Mascot has been jetsetting around the world and visiting various countries to share his love for sauces and to bring awareness to the brand. She’s already visited the United States, Hong Kong, Australia, and Malaysia. The most recent stop on her busy schedule is none other than the Philippines.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The New Year looks bright with “20|20” at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge

There’s nothing quite like welcoming the promise of a new year from a brighter perspective. What would make the experience even more meaningful and memorable is being surrounded by Metro Manila’s sky displays as the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. Marco Polo Ortigas Manila presents its annual New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, entitled “20|20”.

This year’s celebration is poised to be among the metro’s top parties to see and be seen on the last day of 2019. Tickets are available at PHP 1,850 per guest, inclusive of one Bottega Gold (200 mL) Prosecco as a welcome drink. Doors will open at 8PM, and crowd favourite Real Groove Band will take the main stage beginning 9PM. Guests who wish to chill with the cool breeze facing the Rizal mountainside will be welcomed with the steady tracks mastered by DJ Jade.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

McDonald’s captures precious everyday moments in its latest campaign

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What’s your “Sarap ‘Pag Nandito Ka” Moment?

We always look forward to milestones and celebrations that serve as breaks from the daily grind. But if we look back, our everyday moments are already rich with little stories of love and laughter—not the momentous occasions nor the over-the-top occurrences, but the little sparks that make us feel good.

It is these episodes which McDonald’s relives in its latest campaign—the “sarap” moments with the ones we hold dear that have us saying, “Love ko ‘to”.

McDonald’s gave us a glimpse of these precious feel-good moments in its first video, and has now released three new films, each telling a story that will surely warm your hearts.

Café Pronto’s “Golden Crunch” celebrates the sweet taste of success

 As part of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s ongoing commemoration of its 5th anniversary, Café Pronto presents the latest addition to its Artisanal Chocolate Bar Series, the Golden Crunch.

The Golden Crunch echoes the Hotel’s commitment to showcasing local flavours by highlighting the Albay region’s pili nut. Combined with salted caramel, this humble delicacy is enveloped in classic milk chocolate, making it a true delight to the senses. This “gilded” snack is ideal for Holiday indulgence, or a take-away item for balikbayans to remind them of home.

Jolly Kids go on a magical holiday adventure with Jollitown Christmas Parade

This December, the festive season is about to get merrier as kids build their own holiday-themed parade in the latest set of Jolly Kiddie Meal toys—the Jollitown Christmas Parade!

With the newest set of connectible toys from the country’s number one fast-food chain, jolly kids can truly experience the joy of Christmas as they go on a magical parade with Jollibee and Friends.

With Jollibee wearing a Santa hat and leading the way, kids can push his cab to see him sway forward and backward as the base lights up. They can also go ‘round with Hetty as they push the base of her cab forward to watch her spin on top of a Christmas ball.

Monday, December 9, 2019

5 unusual ways to enjoy your fast food

Ever get tired of your typical burgers or fried chicken combo?

For whatever reason, everyone eventually gives in and orders their usual food at their go-to fast food joints. But what if there’s a nifty way to upgrade your fast food experience? With Popeyes’ menu items, you can come up with insane fast food hybrids that you could never imagine would pair well together, but somehow do. All you need is a little creativity and an adventurous palate.

Beat the food rut and try out these combinations at Popeyes for new and weirdly delicious fast food discoveries.

STAY TUNED: McDonald's shows us heartfelt "Sarap" moments in its new video

From the makers of Tuloy Pa Rin, Kumusta Ka, and Love Kita, Ma, McDonald's once again touches our hearts with its latest video.

The video shows snippets of everyday feel-good moments enriched with love and laughter, which take place inside McDonald's stores. 

Take a look at the heart-warming videos below.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Unlimited Seafood at Isla Sugbu Seafood City

There is something about the word “unlimited” that gets people hooked – unlimited texts, calls, and surfing, among so many other offers. Regardless of what unlimited item it is, it automatically equates to limitless happiness.

And now, Cebu’s best seafood restaurant, Isla Sugbu Seafood City, gives customers a taste of unlimited delight with its Unlimited Seafood offering that lets diners satisfy their seafood cravings to the fullest! Choose from its wide array of fresh and live seafood, and have it cooked to your liking – fried, steamed, grilled, pan-seared, broiled, poached, or any type of cooking method to get your seafood fix as cooking options are limitless! Premium items such as lobster, mudcrab, live suahe, sea mantis, and grouper are not included in the Unlimited Seafood package.

City of Dreams Manila is bringing in the Holiday Cheer with Solar Power, enticing Dinner and Entertainment offerings

Along with a grand Christmas display that includes a towering 32-foot Christmas tree and glistening decors and installations to celebrate this year’s theme, “Christmas of Dreams”, City of Dreams Manila is bringing in the holiday cheer with decadent dining offerings and outstanding entertainment underpinned by sustainable initiatives.

Kevin Benning, chief operating officer, says that City of Dreams makes a difference in its festive celebration as it will be the first integrated resort in the country to install solar panels, strengthening its commitment to uphold sustainability in its operations. Already, the holiday décor will be powered in part by solar energy. 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Cucina introduces new additions to “The World’s Kitchen”

Pan Roasted Chilean Sea Bass Garden Peas 
and Pancetta Herb with Lemon Butter Sauce

“Celebrating the world’s best flavours on a plate”—this remains the mantra of Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s all-day restaurant, Cucina. Located on Level 24 and overlooking the marvelous Ortigas Center cityscape, the restaurant is not only home to a curated culinary spread featuring the world’s well-loved dishes. Cucina’s doors also remain open to guests who wish to dine on its selection of a la carte masterpieces, each bursting with flavour.

Led by Executive Chef Alisdair Bletcher, Cucina’s culinary experts have recently introduced the restaurant’s new featured dishes. These include the Thai Hot and Sour Beef Salad, and the Green Chicken Curry, which feature Asia’s zest and zing. Hearty European fair is also available for guests to enjoy as the new Mushroom, Truffle Cream, Thyme and Mozzarella pizza and the Spaghetti with Shrimp Bottarga and Dill are must-tries on one’s next visit.

Drive-thru at Jollibee, gas up at Petron for freebies, discounts

The country’s number one fast food chain never fails to bring joy to everyone, even to those on the road! Thanks to Jollibee’s Drive-Thru, customers on wheels can easily experience joy on the road and satisfy their cravings for their favorite langhap-sarap meals.

With the “Drive for Joy” promo, anyone on-the-go can get even more exciting freebies and discounts when they order at Jollibee Drive-Thru stores or when they fuel up at any participating Petron stations nationwide.

Every P150 minimum single-receipt purchase at Jollibee Drive-Thru or P200 minimum purchase at Petron stations give customers one (1) coupon which entitles them to a free go large iced tea when they buy any value meal, or free Jolly Crispy Fries when they spend a minimum of P200, at Jollibee Drive-Thru windows.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Joy~Nostalg Manila supports local art, music & craftsmanship this Christmas

Joy~Nostalg Hotel & Suites Manila welcomed the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting held last November 26, 2019. 

In line with the hotel’s brand and commitment to sustainability and supporting Filipino art, music, and craftsmanship, the hotel is in partnership with Art Circle Gallery this festive season to raise funds and support the Virlanie Foundation for the second year, and the Pasig City-based music ensemble, Tunog Rizalia Rondalla of the Rizal Technological University in Pasig.

Monday, December 2, 2019

New World Makati Hotel Heralds the Yuletide with a Silver Tree Lighting Spectacle on its 25th Anniversary

New World Makati Hotel welcomed the holidays with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on 26 November 2019. The event was graced by guest of honor Makati Mayor Abby Binay, hotel executives Regional Vice President and General Manager Marcel van Mierlo and Director of Sales & Marketing Jann Delgado, and the evening’s host, television personality Pia Guanio-Mago, with her husband Steeve and daughters Scarlet and Brooklyn.

Jollibee’s first-ever Level Up Joy Store transports us to the future

For Pinoys, nothing brings a more joyful dining experience much like Jollibee. From the feeling of being home, to the familiar taste of our classic langhap-sarap favorites, it’s no doubt that every visit is as jolly and memorable as it can be.

Now, the country’s number one fast-food chain is about to level up the joy—with a newly-designed concept store featuring modern innovations set out to give customers a hip and funky dining experience.

It’s the same Jollibee we all know and love, made better.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Celebrations at The Ascott Limited Philippines

The Ascott Limited Philippines Deputy Country General Manager Philip Barnes welcoming guests at Ascott BGC Manila

The Ascott Limited Philippines ushers the festive season with a back-to-back celebration for its properties’ tree lighting ceremonies, Ascott BGC Manila’s five-year and Citadines Bay City Manila’s one-year milestone anniversaries.

Both properties have been continuously providing travelers the comforts and little lavishes that make Ascott their home of choice away from home. Each stood strong among the competition in their respective areas with Ascott BGC Manila being announced the Philippines' Leading Serviced Apartments 2019 by World Travel Awards and Citadines Bay City Manila ranking the best hotel in Pasay and best value hotel in Luzon in TripAdvisor.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

A Holly Jolly Christmas at New World Makati Hotel

On its silver anniversary, New World Makati Hotel heralds the festive season with a raffle of getaways and giveaways, relaxing holiday stays, sumptuous dining offers, gift-worthy sweets and treats, merry mocktails and cocktails, and Christmas party packages to make this Yuletide its biggest and brightest yet.

25 Getaways and Giveaways

New World Makati Hotel starts off the Yuletide with a raffle of 25 experiences and prizes including two-night stays at New World hotels in Saigon, Hong Kong, Petaling Jaya (Kuala Lumpur) complete with airfare and breakfast for two; a trip to Tokyo for two; an iPhone 11 128 GB; an Apple Watch Series 5 GPS 40mm; a pair of Apple Airpods with charging case; a Sony Smart KDL 40 inch full HD television; and five Belo Skin Treatment gift cards worth PHP5,000 each, to name a few.

Luxe suite stays for two, as well as dining experiences for two and four guests, respectively, at the hotel’s premium Cantonese restaurant, Jasmine, and all-day dining and buffet outlet, Café 1228, will also be given away. At the Marahai Spa, two 60-minute massages and treatments are up for grabs. Five holiday hampers for sharing or gift-giving are also included in the raffle.

New World Manila Bay Hotel is Your Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

The Yuletide season is a wonderful time for families and friends to reconnect and enjoy the festivities. While it’s said to be the busiest season of the year, find time to relax, savor the holiday flavors, and appreciate the moment that you can create joyful memories together. 

Spend the Yuletide season with the family and make this year an extra merry one. Book now and avoid the holiday rush. Stay overnight in our comforting rooms and suites located in the heart of Manila where the spirit of the holidays is alive. The Home for the Holidays room package includes buffet breakfast for two, complimentary in-room internet access and 50% discount at Market Café. 

Monday, November 25, 2019

McDonald’s Celebrates The Spirit of Togetherness with its Latest Video “Sarap ‘Pag Nandito Ka”

The holiday bells are ringing and days are filled with gatherings and get-togethers that mark us Filipinos as one of the happiest people in the world. It is during this time that we see people we’ve missed for the most part of the year, cherishing the relationships that have overcome the year’s challenges.

In McDonald’s latest video, we celebrate the warm spirit of togetherness that is uniquely Filipino.

For most of us, majority of our 365 days a year is spent away from our loved ones. Sacrifices are made— parents working abroad and missing their children’s milestones, or weekend work making us miss a peaceful Sunday at home with family.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Blast from the Past: McDonald’s most-loved Happy Meal toys are making a comeback!

Hurry! Start collecting your Surprise Happy Meal toys from November 21-24, before it’s too late!

McDonald’s finally reveals the fourteen (14) Happy Meal toys that are making a comeback in its much awaited Surprise Happy Meal! Starting November 21, Filipinos can get their hands on some of the most well-loved Happy Meal toys from the past 4 decades, in celebration of Happy Meal’s 40th global anniversary!

Iconic throwback toys revealed!

The iconic Happy Meal red box was first introduced in the U.S. in 1979, and has expanded to over 38,000 restaurants and 100 countries. It first launched in the Philippines in 1997, allowing Filipino children to experience the same delight and excitement of unboxing their very own Happy Meal! 

Pinoy comfort food for rainy days

A warm bowl of soup is sure to bring you comfort and warmth on a gloomy day. So beat the blues on a rainy day with a piping hot Pinoy favorite Sinigang na Salmon at Isla Sugbu Seafood City.

With fresh and chunky salmon cuts, Sinigang na Salmon, one of Isla Sugbu Seafood City’s Sugbu Specials, may be enjoyed any time of day.

You may also want to try other delectable Sugbu Specials. The Salt and Pepper Calamari, smothered in slices of chives and red and green bell peppers, is a nice way to start your meal. Vegetable lovers may want to try the Scallop Broccoli with garden-fresh cauliflower and broccoli, crisp carrot slices and steamed scallops.

Jolly Kids can build their own home with the Jollibee Fun House

This November, Jolly Kids and their playmates can have wonderful playtimes as they discover different activities inside the Jollibee Fun House, the latest set of Jolly Kiddie Meal toys!

With the collectible and connectible toys from the well-loved fast-food brand, kids can set up five colorful rooms of the Jollibee Fun House to reveal the different hobbies of Jollibee and Friends.

Vibrant Flavours and Revelry Shine Bright with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s ‘Sparkling Holidays’

The Holidays shine even brighter and more vibrant at the Ortigas Centre with the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s array of dining promotions to celebrate this cheerful season. 

Gourmands from all over the metro can look forward a selection of flavourful feasts with Cucina, Lung Hin and the Continental Club Lounge, while partyphiles can ring in 2020 at Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge on Level 45. 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A Uniquely Pinoy Christmas with new dishes at Max's Restaurant

When it comes to the holidays, no one celebrates it better than Pinoys. In fact, we are known to have the longest Christmas season in the world kicking off in the -ber months when the fun starts and the countdown begins. As Christmas day is fast approaching, Max’s Restaurant offers the Philippines sumptuous new treats that will truly ignite your festive spirits—the new Nilagang Pasko and Bibingka Cheesecake!

Uniquely Filipino traditions are very much alive especially during Christmastime as Pinoys start organizing reunions with families and friends as early as September. This year, make the festivities twice as merry, vibrant, and colorful with the new Nilagang Pasko, Max’s own take on the well-loved pochero dish. Dig into a tender trio of beef bulalo, cured meat, and chicken submerged in a rich annatto oil-infused broth with potatoes, pechay, squash, sweet potatoes, green beans, and saba banana. Partnered with eggplant salsa, this dish will certainly light up your Christmas dinners.

Christmas of Dreams comes alive at City of Dreams Manila

City of Dreams Manila kicks off its holiday festivities with its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony

City of Dreams Manila commenced the holiday festivities with a spectacular lighting ceremony of its towering 32-foot Christmas tree positioned at the luxury resort’s main entrance. Replete with 10,000 glistening LED lights and ornaments that draw child-like wonder, the tree is the resort’s centerpiece this holiday season.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

A most ideal corporate Christmas gift

Villa Del Conte - The Perfect Gift for your loved ones!

This Christmas, express your gratitude and appreciation to your business associates and friends. Show them how much you value your partnership in the season of celebration and giving with a sweet token from Villa Del Conte. 

Ideal for corporate Christmas gifts, Villa Del Conte gift boxes come with their  signature artisanal chocolates from Padova, Italy and a bottle of Italian wine, or a can of Italian coffee elegantly wrapped in a wooden box.

Tradition Lives with the Golden Goose at Lung Hin

The Golden Goose returns to Lung Hin this November, as the beloved Cantonese delicacy shines the spotlight on fine Cantonese cuisine once again.

Coming from the renowned and century-old recipe of guest chef Billy Cheong, the Hong Kong classic comes back to showcase the treasured flavours of Cantonese gastronomy. Celebrate this premium roasted dish in quarter, half, and whole portion sizes. 

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Jollibee just launched Cookies ‘n Cream Sundae Twirl!

Oreo lovers, rejoice! It’s time to head to the nearest Jollibee store to try the creamy, crunchy cookie sundae goodness.

Jollibee, the country’s number one fast food brand, just announced their latest addition to their roster of delectable desserts – the Cookies ‘n Cream Sundae Twirl!

A new twist to our favorite Jolly Twirl, you can now experience the thicker and creamier vanilla soft-serve now encrusted with crushed Oreo cookies, with sweet white chocolate coating, and topped with a whole Oreo cookie!

Home for the Holidays at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Make Marco Polo Ortigas Manila Your Home for the Yuletide Season

The Holidays are the best time of the year to make each memory count. This season, spending time with friends and loved ones are made more meaningful with Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s Yuletide Home stay package.

That much awaited quality time is almost here. Book your stays from 13 December 2019 to 12 January 2020, and enjoy special room rates starting at PHP 6,800. Relax and unwind in the hotel’s well-appointed rooms, which serve as the ideal backdrop to the family’s holiday getaway. Additional benefits include breakfast for two adults and two kids aged 6 years old and younger, access to the fitness centre and indoor pool, and complimentary wireless internet access. Overnight stays on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are also available for guests to enjoy starting from PHP 7,000 and PHP 7,500, respectively.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Family bonding makes good memories with Greenwich Pizza Making Camp

My family just loves pizzas!!! Not just any pizza, of course it's Greenwich Pizza!  But how can your Greenwich Pizza experience go further?  Well, you make your own Greenwich Pizzas!

Yes you read that right!  Greenwich lets us embark on the journey of our pizza before it arrives hot on our plates, from dough, to the sauces, cheeses and toppings to the final mouth-watering, cheesy, overloaded pizzas!

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Jollibee launches the new Breakfast Pies, your new on-the-go breakfast favorite!

Breakfast, as we all know, is an important meal of the day. However, morning hassles like traffic and long commutes in the city now take up so much of our time that having a moment to prepare and sit down to enjoy one’s breakfast is becoming more and more of a luxury. 

Thankfully, Jollibee recently came out with a brand-new easymusal offering that will make you seriously think twice about skipping breakfast. Introducing the new Jollibee Breakfast Pies: Cheesy Corned Beef Pie and Cheesy Bacon Pie!

The Peninsula Manila Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony happens this November 8, 2019

Making plans for the holiday season? Mark November 8, 2019 on your calendar when the festive spirit sweeps into The Peninsula Manila and the children from Make-A-Wish Foundation Philippines light up The Lobby’s 45-foot tall Christmas Tree, and the musicians from the Manila Symphony Junior Orchestra strike up their instruments to play holiday music, heralding the start of Christmas.

For over four decades, the Christmas Tree at The Peninsula Manila lobby and the holiday decorations adorning and surrounding The Lobby have stood as a holiday beacon for Manila and visitors alike. From children marveling at the gigantic tree festooned with thousands of lights, Santa welcoming guests in his red velvet suit, Christmas wreaths and velvet bows hanging from the bannisters, the smell of cookies wafting in the air, and families enjoying festive Afternoon Tea, The Peninsula Manila becomes a holiday greeting card come to life.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Tis' the season for collecting stickers for the Starbucks Philippines 2020 Planners and Travel Organizers!!! Starts today Nov. 2nd! + Chance to Win 1!!!

The Starbucks 2020 Planners and Travel Organizers are here and they are ready for you!

Yes, it's that time of the year once more, where we share Christmas cheers, spread love and hope to all and wish everyone a very Merry Coffee!!  Why Merry Coffee, why it's time to give, love, share and get to have the new Starbucks 2020 Planners and Travel Organizers!

Starbucks Philippines presents to us for this year 2 Planners and 2 Travel Organizers!  With the 2020 Planners available in Berry Pink or Frost Gray colors while the Travel Organizer comes in Neo Mint and Coffee themes, all having the iconic Starbucks Siren intricately embossed on the covers, that is so distinctly Starbucks!

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Jollibee will be in full service this All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day

credits: Jollibee Facebook

This All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day, millions of Filipinos will once again flock to cemeteries and memorial parks to offer candles, flowers, and prayers for their dearly departed families and friends. For some, it is also the time to reminisce on the fondest memories of loved ones who have passed on and share their stories over food.

Jollibee – the country’s number one fast-food chain – is again making this season of remembering even more special for Filipinos by conveniently bringing their favorite langhap-sarap meals closer to them, as they spend their precious time with their loved ones.

From October 30 to November 2, Jollibee will have food booths in around 275 cemeteries across the country, while 376 drive-thru stores nationwide will be open to cater to those traveling to the provinces.

The Ultimate Long Weekend Getaway Awaits at Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

Make long weekends count and spend quality time with the family as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila offers a special stay package for that much needed break.

With the hustle throughout the past months, it’s time to enjoy an extended weekend with friends and loved ones. Book a stay from 31 October to 4 November 2019 with rates starting at PHP 5,900 and enjoy benefits that the family will enjoy. Every room booked comes with buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids under 6 years old at Cucina, complimentary wireless internet access, and access to the indoor pool and gym. Extend the stay for more than two nights and get a complimentary upgrade to the next room category, up to Premier room (subject to availability).  Reservations may be made through (02) 7720 7777 or through

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Treat yourself with McDonald’s new indulgent holiday desserts!

As the holiday season is fast approaching, give yourself a dose of self-love by rewarding yourself to four new, rich, delicious desserts than you can enjoy any time of the day – McDonald’s all-new Dreamy Delights: 

The Rich Chocolate Pie, Coffee McFlurry with Oreo, Brown Sugar Sundae with Pearls, and Milk Tea McFloat with Brown Sugar Pearls.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The Peninsula Manila achieves World's Best Hotel Bars Accolade from Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today unveiled its Verified List for 2019’s World’s Best Hotel Bars, naming The Bar at The Peninsula Manila as one of only 45 bars around the world to earn the accolade.  
This comes on the heels of the Forbes Five-Star Awards announcement in February 2019, in which The Peninsula achieved Forbes Five-Star status across all ten of its hotels, resulting in The Peninsula Hotels being the first and only hotel brand to achieve the highest possible FTG rating for all its hotels.

“We could not be more honored to be included in this list, especially as a bar and cocktail renaissance continues in Manila and across the globe,” says Mark J. Choon, The Peninsula Manila General Manager. “These are exciting times with the industry seeing even greater experimentation and talent than ever before. And for The Bar – that has witnessed so much history and drama since opening in 1976 – to be singled out, this only reinforces our commitment to focus on our approach to hospitality and creating special moments for all our guests.”

Get your affordable todo sarap fill with Jollibee’s Cheesy Classic Jolly Hotdog!

Picture this: it’s merienda time, your stomach’s rumbling, and you’re craving for a snack that you know will never fail to hit the right spot. With so many options, you’d want to go for something that’s definitely filling and enjoyable.

With only so many choices available, you can’t go wrong when you head to the nearest Jollibee and order the Cheesy Classic Jolly Hotdog—an all-time todo favorite of Filipinos, no matter where they are.

Gringo welcomes Holiday 2019 with new dish and food boards

Gringo, your friendly amigo and jovial host who loves food and fun, makes celebrations more memorable as he treats your family and friends with a muy delicioso party filled with a special new dish and two Holaday Boards.

To prepare for the holiday season of 2019, Gringo has been spending lots of time in the kitchen to come up with dishes to make you come back for more!  This time, Gringo is introducing his own version of Lechon Cubano.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Party in the Dark with Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge’s Black Party

It’s that time of the year again! Come with friends to play spooky dress up, and party the weekend away as Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge hosts its annual Halloween bash with the Black Party on 25 October 2019 (Friday). The celebration begins at 8PM.

This Halloween season, lots and lots of spellbinding cocktails are up for toast as night owls party the night away over the stunning views of the metro. Dressing up this season has never been this exciting as the Sky Bar is set to award the best dressed partygoers with special prizes. Entrance fee per person is at PHP 499++. Reservations may be made via 02 7720 7720 or

Satisfy your buko cravings anytime with the new Jollibee Buko Pie!

The Philippines’ #1 fast-food brand Jollibee officially launched their latest delectable dessert offering, the Jollibee Buko Pie!

Now you can satisfy your coconut cravings anytime, anywhere. Your new favorite dessert pie is complete with chunky buko filling and a delicious sweet custard enveloped in that crispy pie crust you love. It’s real Buko Pie delight in every bite!

Monday, October 21, 2019

Kuya J Restaurant now delivers

Getting a taste of Kuya J’s mouthwatering menu items is now just a phone call away. No need to leave the comforts of your home or brave heavy traffic because Kuya J now delivers in Metro Manila and other nearby areas.

Just dial #80000 to enjoy the perfect salo-salo at home with Kuya J's bestsellers, such as their famous Crispy Pata, Grilled Scallops, Kare-kare, Beef Caldereta, and Halo-halo Espesyal.  

Color your day with the 2019 McDonald’s Coke Glass Collection!

Available today! McDonald’s Philippines gives its customers a chance to color their days with the 2019 McDonald’s Coke Glasses! Add fun and color to your day with Coke Glass colors that truly reflect your vibe. 
The limited edition glasses are a sleek design in six colors: Gray, Purple, Peach, Green, Pink, and Blue.

Start your collection now by just adding P45 per glass for any meal with a Coca-Cola product! Visit any McDonald’s store nationwide! You can purchase the Coke Glasses via dine-in, take-out, or Drive-Thru.

Duck Day Manila marked with Thailand’s Exquisitely DALEEcious Duck Meat

Leading Manila-based exporter Donny’s Choice––together with Thailand’s biggest duck meat provider BR Group of Companies––has officially brought the latter finest duck brand Dalee to the Philippines.

Last September, the brand launch gathered various celebrities, businessmen, and notable media bodies and individuals at Conrad Hotel and Resorts in celebration of Duck Day Manila. They were the first to taste the exquisitely tender and delicious duck meat Dalee is known for.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Seafood combinations you should try at Seafood City

Nothing beats freshly cooked seafood to whet the appetite! Perfect for ulam or pulutan, seafood dishes make gatherings even more festive and fun as you dig into its meat with your hands.

Lucky for you, these delicious dishes are all included in Seafood City's Paluto-All-You-Can which you can enjoy for only P848 per head (lunch); P888 (dinner) at the Venice Grand Canal in McKinley Hills, Taguig; P797 per head (lunch), and P848 (dinner) at the Cebu branch.

If you don’t know where to start, Seafood City has rounded up its best combinations with their staple offerings:

Journey into a one-of-a-kind play course with Jolly Treetop Adventure

Jolly Kids who seek thrilling adventures are in for an exciting playtime this October with the latest set of Jolly Kiddie Meal toys, the Jolly Treetop Adventure!

With the newest set of connectible toys from the country’s #1 fast-food chain, kids can discover different ways of having a treetop adventure with Jollibee and Friends as they swing, spin, slide, and glide around the tree.

Little explorers can join Jollibee in his tree-top swing by pushing down the bug on the trunk. They can also help Hetty collect fresh water by rotating the knob of her wheel, or play with Popo by rotating the tree branch nestled around him.
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