Tuesday, May 30, 2017

9:11 PM

WSFC17 Features New Twist To Pinoy Street Food

Some of the Philippines most loved comfort street food will be taking center stage, but will be served with fun twists and new interpretations, at the World’s Street Food Congress 2017 (WSFC17). Organized by K.F. Seetoh of Makansutra and presented by the Tourism Promotions Board (TPB), the five-day gastronomic adventure, happening at SM MOA Concert Grounds on 31 May – 04 June 2017, will unearth Filipino specialties from six provinces across the country.

You will get to taste a rare fusion of Kare-kare and Palabok from Pampanga, Grilled Chicken with Black Grated Coconut from Davao, as well as discover the delicious pork monggo from Pres. Duterte’s favorite karinderia in Davao.

WSFC17 features twist to Pinoy street food

Each major region will also have its signature street food showcased. From 
Luzon are Sisig Paella, three (3) types of pizza: Pinakbet, Longganisa, and Bagnet, Cheese Empanada, Bicol Express Risotto and Pinangat Burger.

Representing the Visayas are Beef Tongue or Lengua con setas oliva gua bao, Piaya, and Chicken Inasal served with soft shell coconut tacos.

Pyanggang, a grilled chicken with black grated coconut and Junay, a steamed, spicy rice wrapped in a leaf with boiled egg will represent Mindanao.

More than 40 different international street food dishes from Germany, Mexico, USA, Thailand, Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Singapore will also be sharing the limelight. Must-tries are Marmite chicken burger from Singapore, Kushikatsu Daruma from Japan and Claypot Apom Manis from Malaysia, to name a few.

WSFC is now in its fourth edition and will once again be hosted in Manila, which is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing gastro cities in Asia. It annually celebrates and addresses inherent opportunities of global heritage street food culture. Through this event, the Philippines once again takes the spotlight for being a premier destination for gastronomy and culture.

For more information about WSFC17 visit, www.wsfcongress.com

Monday, May 15, 2017

12:06 AM

CalCheese The Healthy And Yummy Snack For Wais Mom

Mayora Philippines has recently launched CalCheese, a new cheese wafer biscuit for wais mom. As an early Mother's Day celebration and held at the City of Dreams. 

Filipino moms will not have to choose between treats that their kids will like and the snacks who are nutritious. Why? Because CalCheese is made from real cheddar cheese and milk that makes it as a source of calcium and vitamins A, B1, B2 B6 and B12 makes CalCheese yummy and healthy. These nutrients help in a child's development by boosting their immune system, strengthen their bones, and gives them energy they need for the day.

As we all know, more parents today are very busy in life. We usually juggling with our work, family time and some errands all in a single day. However, we still make it a point that we give the best to our kids.

During the product launch, mommy bloggers shared their experiences and exchanged tips with their journey of parenthood. Dimples Romana and thevCalCheese Nutritionist and Regulatory Manager Joan Simpio demonstrated his busy moms can quickly prepare a delicious and healthy Baon for their children. Afterwards, mommies and their kids had explored the DreamPlay, trying out its different attractions and its creativity play center.

You can also experience CalCheese and it's now available in supermarkets and sari-sari stores nationwide. Moms and kids can also watch out for the nationwide CalCheese School Tour where Mayora Philippines will give out 1 million CalCheese samples to 500 schools. For more information visit mayors.com.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

3:03 AM

The 11th Annual TELUS Days Of Giving In Manila

The leading business outsourcing services provider TELUS International Philippines (TIP) in partnership with the non-profit organization, Hands on Manila (HOM) transformed a school and a community in Tondo, Manila for their annual company day.

It was served as the kickoff for the department of Education's yearly school cleanup program called Brigade Eskwela. Over 2,800 TIP volunteers came straight form a full night's shift t,o spend their Saturday at Rosario Almario Elementary School to refurbish some of the school's facilities and extend their helping hands to the surrounding community by sharing first aid, disaster preparedness, livelihood, and Jon interview skills.

Aside from repainting walls, repairing chairs, refurbishing bathrooms, planting gardens, and replacing school windows, TIP volunteers built a new kindergarten classroom to accommodate more students.

The company also conducted a dental mission for the students of the school and organized a workshop to train teachers in first aid and proper healthcare treatment, so they can better care for their students of n the event of accidents and disasters.

To further highlight the goals of the event and appeal to the caring culture of its team members, TIP created a chair exhibit that features broken chairs taken from Rosario Almario Elementary School and showcased them in the five TIP offices in Metro Manila. According to Carlos Giammattei, Brand Marketing and Culture Director at TIP, the exhibit is a symbol of hope for this year TDOG.

It was their fifth time supporting the Brigade Eskwela program and, to date, the TELUS Days of Giving activities have already helped tens of thousands of students in Metro Manila public schools, including the more than 9,000 elementary students attending crosiers Almario Elementary School.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

12:14 AM

Flaming Pizza And Unique Sandwiches Is The New Treats From Brooklyn's New York Pizza

On May 14, 2017, get ready for the newest treats from Brooklyn's New York Pizza. There will be additional four (4) new exciting dishes in their menu this Mothers' Day.

There will be new sandwiches that comes with fries that will you surely enjoy. These are the Ranging Buffalo with saucy and crispy buffalo chicken fillet with coleslaw and ranch dressing. Next is the Meatball Marinara, a blended meat and secret spices made into balls with Brooklyn's New York Pizza's original marinara sauce topped with mozzarella cheese for only Php 288 respectively and lastly, the Patriot Sub comes with deconstructed longganiza, sweet and tangy atchara, tomatoes and topped with fried egg for only Php 268.

Ranging Buffalo
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Meatball Marinara
The Patriot Sub
Well, not only that because you can also experience the real explosion as the Brooklyn's New York Pizza flaming pizza will invade your tables as it was releases the Pizza Bomb for  Php 460 only. It's a mixture of ham, bacon, Italian sausages, cheese and vegetables enclosed in a dome. The most exciting part of it, is that when you fire up the dome to lock in the flavors and gives the some a sweet taste. During the launch, I wonder what's the thing they poured into the dome before it was light-up. By the way, you can experience it when you dine-in and not available for take out.

The Pizza Bomb
They also served TLC Juice, Tanglad, Lemon and Calamansi. They are not offering it yet this May 14 but it will be coming out before the end of May.

TLC Juice
All these treats will be available on May 14, 2017 in all 7 branches of Brooklyn’s New York Pizza: Alabang Town Center (8509999), BF Homes (7757575), Chino Roces Makati (8969696), Robinson's Place Manila (4050505), Robinson's Place Las Piñas (5533555), Tomas Morato (3767676) and Madison Galleries Alabang Hills (7889935).

To get more updates on Brooklyn’s New York Pizza, just go to their social media accounts:
Facebook: Brooklyn’s New York Pizza
Instagram: @brooklynsnewyorkpizza
Hashtags: #HappyatBrooklyns #BNYPizza #TheBetterPizza

Monday, May 8, 2017

12:17 AM

Home Foodie Season 3 Offers "Madalicious Meals" Beginning May 15

Home Foodie Season 3 is coming. Delicious, easy and convenient dish and this Season 3 is all about. The Home Foodie couple Drew Arellano and Iya Villania-Arellano, together with the San Miguel Purefoods Celebrity Chefs, Llena Tan-Arenas, RJ Garcia and Rene Ruz will share more "Madalicious Meals" that can be cooked at your own home.

Last season, Iya starts as beginner cook but now ready to prepare recipe on her own while Drew tries to level up his cooking skills in either trendy or resto-inpired peg but still a very easy dishes that you can recreate.

There are 26 recipes that will presented in thematic combos to give their viewers a quick tips and ideas on meal pairings to eliminate meal planning woes.

The recipes that will featured this season has 5 main ingredients that are pantry-friendly and comes in 4-step procedures, using the finest quality products of San Miguel Pure Foods.

These are some dishes that you have to check out on the newest season:

This season, they will also launch the Home Foodie Madalicious Meals Mobile App where all Home Foodies can download the app on their smartphone and watch 60 seconds cooking demos. Not only that, the meal planning and preparation tips of the recipes featured on Home Foodie TV Episodes can also be downloaded.

Catch Home Foodie season 3 beginning on May 15, Mondays to Fridays after Unang Hirit on GMA 7.

Home Foodies can also visit the following online pages for a copy of the featured recipes, www.homefoodie.com.ph; Twitter at @homefoodiesPH; Facebook at Home Foodie and Instagram at @homefoodiePH.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

11:59 PM

GSM Premium Gin Supports The Local Art Scene

GSM Premium Gin brought elevated cocktail experience and the arts together at the recent Art in the Park held at the Jaime Velasquez Park, Salcedo Village in Makati City. Art in the Park is a gathering of a diverse group of artists and art enthusiasts with the mission of making visual arts accessible to everyone. 

While art aficionados enjoyed GSM Premium Gin’s handcrafted cocktails, they also contributed in producing a unique art installation wherein returned cocktail cups were recycled and turned into an instant art work that formed a rendition of the iconic Ginebra San Miguel logo of National Artist Fernando Amorsolo. In addition to the art installation, visitors modernized a stencil artwork of the St. Michael the Archangel logo by adding dashes of colors. 

“GSM Premium Gin is about elevating taste by making people experience the finer things in life. Our presence here at Art in the Park signifies that our brand appreciates art not just as a form of expression, but as a medium that can be purposeful. Through Art in the Park, we help grow local talent which is just the beginning of the greater things in store for the brand and for the art community,” said GSM Premium Gin Assistant Brand Manager Giselle Villanueva.
The Instagram-worthy GSM Premium Gin Cart was likewise an attraction in itself. Inspired by the 183 years of heritage and history of Ginebra San Miguel, the gin cart is also highlighted by the iconic logo of Amorsolo etched on its wooden finish. The full-service mobile bar offered visitors Ginebra San Miguel Premium Gin in expertly crafted cocktails such as the refreshing Calamansi Surprise, Sweet Lemony Martini and Mango Paradise, plus the classic Gin and Tonic, prepared by Ginebra San Miguel’s world-class mixologists. 

GSM Premium Gin is an exquisite blend of botanical extracts and juniper berries, splashed with a tang of delectable citrus and blended with high quality alcohol. GSM Premium Gin is a consistent Gold Quality Label awardee of the Monde Selection International Institute for Quality Selections. 

For more on GSM Premium Gin and its handcrafted cocktail mixes, visit www.facebook.com/GSMPremiumGin or www.gsmpremiumspirits.com.ph

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