Thursday, October 15, 2015

1:59 AM

Connect. Learn. Enjoy At #HootupPasig

As of this day we are very excited for the upcoming #HootupPasig this Saturday, October 17, 2015, at the Calle Preciousa in Pasig City. The event will focused on sharing the learning experiences using the social media management tool, Hootsuite by the Hootsuite Ambassadors speakers and the analysis about Social Media in the Philippines from the speakers insight of our Blogger and Social Media Consultants friends who will discusses more about their experience on implementing their Social Media campaigns.

Check out our speakers and their topics below;

Meet our Speakers and their Topics:

Hana Abello - Mastering the Art of Instagram for Business Success

Florencio P. Jusay - Inside Out of Social Media: Emotional Approach to our Social Networks

David D'Angelo - Discovering the Social Media Spectrum

Valerie Joy Deveza - Hootsuite Mobile for Business Guide

Jonel Uy - PH Social Media by the Numbers

Richard Mamuyac - 10 Wonderful Things I Found Online Aside From My Wife

HootUp Pasig is a FREE event organize and supported by Hootsuite Community Ambassador APAC for the Philippines of Pasig City. On the said event, we will get a chance to meet new friends, learn from our speaker and enjoy the day because we will be having some games and activities that we prepare to make it more fun and enjoyable. Plus, your snack is on us.

Don't forget to use the official hashtag #HootupPasig in all your Socia Media post, so that we will all your updates with regards to #HootupPasig.

Hootup Pasig is made possible with Hootsuite and Hootsuite Ambassadors. The event is sponsored and supported by Calle Preciousa, Gumtect, L'entrecote, Virile Max, Lotus Biscoff, Torque and Digital Circles.

To all registered attendees... See you there!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

8:49 PM

Second NBA STORE In The Philippines Will Open At SM Megamall

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today that it will open its second NBA Store in the Philippines on Oct. 16 at the Mega Fashion Hall in Manila.  To celebrate the opening, five-time NBA champion Ron Harper will make an appearance to meet and interact with fans.

Managed by International Athletic Trading Company, Inc. (IATC), the new NBA Store will offer basketball enthusiasts authentic NBA merchandise and memorabilia.  The store will feature an extensive selection of NBA products from all 30 teams, including: official jerseys, footwear, performance gear, lifestyle apparel, basketballs, toys and collectibles.  Fans can also find autographed NBA memorabilia as well as a personalized jersey service. 

“The initial flagship NBA Store in Glorietta has established itself as the premier destination for NBA fanatics in the country and we could not be more excited to fuel their passion with the unveiling of our second store,” said Melvin Lloyd Lim, President and CEO, IATC.  “By opening our doors in the heart of Metro Manila, we look forward to providing more fans access to a comprehensive assortment of NBA merchandise, bringing the authentic NBA shopping experience to Filipinos.”

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“We are thrilled to expand our footprint with the opening of the second NBA Store in the Philippines,” said Carlo Singson, Associate Vice President and Country Manager for the Philippines, NBA Asia.  “IATC is the ideal partner in our efforts to outfit more Filipinos in their favorite NBA apparel and to offer the widest range of NBA merchandise in the Philippines.”

The NBA Store will carry products from brands such as adidas, NIKE, Under Armour, New Era, Panini, Spalding, Stance, 2K Sports, and many more, including select NBA apparel exclusive to the store.

The first 10 visitors to the NBA Store in Mega Fashion Hall will be invited to attend a VIP launch event and that includes the chance to meet with Ron Harper.  While in Manila, Harper will also visit the flagship NBA Store in Glorietta to interact with fans.  
Regular store hours of the NBA Store in Mega Fashion Hall are 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

Earlier this month, the flagship NBA Store in the Philippines received the 2015 Asia Sports Industry Gold Award for the “Best Sports Retail Campaign” in recognition of the store’s industry leading standards.
6:30 PM

Calle Preciousa Is Your Kitchen Away From Home

Calle Preciousa is exactly like other Seafood, Dampa, Palutuan Restaurants that we normally see. The difference is that they have their own fresh seafood market that you can choose with a different variety of fishes, seashells, shrimps, squid, crabs, etc.

They also have few white and red meats on their market side while greens are always visible as well.

It would be your choice which one you wanted to cook for you wherein you can also decide what dish you want it to be from their menu list.

One good thing about Calle Preciousa is that they made everything from scratch from stock soup up to main dishes. With this kind of approach with your order, you can guarantee that your food is served fresh and delightfully.

They have VIP Rooms and function room and the artsy wall at the second floor while a spacious dining area at the ground floor with a Filipino-Spanish interiors. The Chairs and tables are all created in woods while you will also love their villas in the garden with a more nature ambiance. Making sure that the surroundings is more like and feels like home.

Just to give a quick history about Calle Preciousa, they are originated from the famous Sophia's Villa in Capt. Javier in Oranbo Pasig City where the five years of leasing contract ends.

Now, as determined to do better Sophia's Villa was re-branded into name called Calle Preciousa.

As it sprout in the new location at Dr. Sixto Antonio Ave., Brgy. Sagad in the same city they make the Dampaan be more competitive and classy as they consider their restaurants as their HOME and would like to impart every Filipino to experience their food and service.

As they call it the CALLE PRECIOUSA, "Your kitchen away from home".

Visit Calle Preciousa at Dr. Sixto Antonio Ave., Brgy. Sagad, Pasig City. You may call them at 696-6826 | 09178454009 for inquiries and reservation.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

4:59 PM

AjiPanda: Your Best Friend in the Kitchen

AJI-NO-MOTO® comes from sugar cane, corn or cassava and is manufactured through the natural process of fermentation. This product is safe, convenient and effective in making food taste delicious.  
This is because it is simply free glutamate, the most common among amino acids (the building blocks of protein). It provides the taste of umami to food in the same way that sugar adds sweet taste or salt adds salty taste to food.
But what is umami? Umami, is the fifth basic taste alongside sweet, sour, bitter, and salty. It is the savory, rich and full taste we often experience in meat, seafood, cheese, tomatoes and mushrooms.  
Consider the delightful composition of chicken, green papaya and malunggay in tinola or the medley of cheese, ham, pepperoni, tomatoes, green and red bell peppers on top of a pizza. The combinations and layers of these glutamate-rich ingredients make dishes very delicious and enjoyable. 
Remember that AjiPanda™, your best friend in the kitchen, will help work wonders in your cooking so that you can share many happy meals with your family. Visit for healthy and delicious recipes.

Friday, October 9, 2015

3:23 AM

555 Fried Sardines Barangay Cooking Showdown

Make your Barangay Proud, that is the 555 Fried Sardines recently held cooking showdown that encorage Barangays from Pampanga, Pangasinan and Quezon.

All participants are known in cooking from their heart which shows why we love sharing meals with our family as well as or friends. 555 Fried sardines was able to to highlight this culture through the Fried ng Barangay
Cooking Showdown organized by Century Pacific Food Inc. and 88ville Productions.

Participants are encouraged to come up with dishes that are not just nutritional but delicious as well using the 555 Fried Sardines variants such as Tausi, Hot and Spicy, Bistek, and Escabeche.

To engage the whole Barangay, samples of the product were tasted as they enjoyed the event through various games and raffles. From the hundreds of entries submitted, Top 10 entries were chosen to participate in the actual demo
which was furthered down to the Top 5 per Town who received the honors.

Check out the following winners and their winning entry:

Ms. Elsa Dela Cruz, Grand Winner from Brgy. Buenlag, CalasiaoPangasinantook influence from Filipinos’s love for noodles, thus her winning entry Egg noodles with 555Fried Sardines.

While Mr. Larry Quinto, Grand winner from Brgy. Sindalan, San Fernando City enthuses that he draws his inspiration in creating his winning entry- 555 Fried Sardines LumpiangSariwa from his family. Serving healthy food to his loved ones is his top most priority.

Maricel Quezada took the top place for the Quezon leg with Veggie Spicy Cordon Bleau Sardines drawn from her family’s love for vegetables.

555 Fried ng Barangay Cooking Showdown plans to visit other towns in the months to come.

Feel free to come up with your own sardine recipes and make your own creative fusion using
555 Fried sardines and who knows your recipe might be the next highlight.

Incidentally, 555 Sardines recently signed up Maine Mendoza aka Yaya Dub as their newest endorser singing to the tune of Sana Dalawa ang Puso ko.

Facts about Sardines

Sardines may have been relegated as poor man’s staple as poverty rate rises in the Metro, but did you
know that sardines can actually sustain every man’s vitamins and mineral requirements?

Sardines supports your cardiovascular health as it is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, which have been researched to lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels. Moreover, sardines also contains Vitamin B12 which can prevent hardening of arteries.

Sardines contains high level of Vitamin D that is optimal in bone building. Vitamin D helps in absorption of Calcium hence it plays an essential part in your bone health. Sardines also contains phosphorus, amineral that is important in strengthening your bone matrix.

Sardines are also rich in Protein which is the basis of muscles and connective tissues. Protein provides us with Amino Acids that acts as antibodies that keep our immune system strong.

555 Fried sardines are available in supermarkets and Sari-Sari stores near you.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

7:07 PM

Matilda and The Ramsay Bunch Premiers This October

Asian Food Channel provides a peek into the lives of the Gordon Ramsay's family through its newest show called Matlida and the Ramsay Bunch that will Premieres on 14 October 2015, Wednesdays at 9.00pm 8.00pm (JKT/TH).

Short Info About the show:

Matilda and her family are back in Los Angeles for a summer of crazy adventures and super delicious food! Hosted by 12-year-old daughter of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay, Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch is an access-all-areas peek into the lives of the family. 

Driven by her passion and a really healthy appetite, Matilda shares delicious home-cooked recipes for great American classics such as LA hotdogs, burgers, and sensational s’mores!

Catch Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch on AFC, available on Cignal - channel 26, Dream Satellite – channel 27,  and on SkyCable – channels 22(SD), 248(HD)

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