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May 31, 2016

SALVATORE CUOMO MANILA: Setting the Standard for Neapolitan Pizza & Premium Casual Italian Dining in Manila! by Chef @Salvatore_Cuomo

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SALVATORE CUOMO is a premium casual Italian restaurant with Japanese influences by its namesake, Italian-Japanese Chef Salvatore Cuomo, specializing in Neapolitan pizza.

The Manila branch is a franchise of this popular restaurant by the Chili's Group, who always aims to introduce the finest food with a beautiful casual ambiance. 

Here's what to expect and what to order based on our intimate dinner preview with Chef Salvatore himself in Manila...

 

SALVATORE CUOMO PHILIPPINES
Uptown Parade Mall, 9th Avenue corner 38th St. (in front of The Palace Pool Club)
Telephone: +632 946-3072
Facebook: Salvatore Cuomo Philippines
Twitter: @salvatore_cuomo
Instagram: @salvatore_cuomo11
Website: https://salvatorecuomo.com/

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May 27, 2016

Beer Below Zero (BBZ) Bistro: Comfort Food & the Coldest Beer Ever!

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BEER BELOW ZERO (BBZ) is a Filipino-invented refrigeration technique where the beer--stored at -8 to -12 degree environments--are served ice cold but not frozen. The brand was created by Luigi Nuñez, Vinson Co Say, and Jay-jay Angala on May 16, 2008. Below zero beers, regardless of brand, are known for their distinct frost on the bottle and the ability to turn into slush with a simple tap.

BBZ Bistro is the official home of Beer Below Zero, serving the founders' favorite comfort food by Chef Ervin Co Say. Here are our favorites at BBZ Bistro...

 

BEER BELOW ZERO BISTRO
Kalayaan Avenue corner Rockwell Drive, Makati
Operating Hours: Open 11.00am to 10.00pm
Telephone: +632 777-2229
Mobile: +63 920 972-2901
Facebook: BBZ Degrees
Website: http://www.beerbelowzero.com/

Related Blog Post: Beer Below Zero Buzz...

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THE DALMORE 7 Senses Whisky Experience (A Photo Essay) @MakatiShangriLa #LetItBeGreat

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THE DALMORE is a British luxury brand and one of the world's most revered Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskies

We were invited to a tasting of 3 expressions--The Dalmore 12, The Dalmore 15, and The Dalmore King Alexander III--with Adam Knox, official spokesperson of The Dalmore. These was paired with a 6-course degustacion menu prepared by Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Galmiche. 

Here's a photo essay of and what we learned from the 7 senses whisky experience...

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May 26, 2016

#ARTBGC Festival 2016: Have you Seen the Awesome New Murals of BGC?! @ExploreBGC

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Bonifacio Global City fills its bare walls with gorgeous murals for the 2nd time in their ArtBGC Festival 2016. Working closely with Bonifacio Art Foundation, Inc. (BAFI), LeBasse Projects and Honeycomb Communities assemble a talented group of local and international artists to create works that inspire.

This year, there are more than ten new murals to be found around the city from muralists including Kris Abrigo, Trip63, Andrew Schoultz, and Franciso Diaz, just to name a few.

Here’s a quick tour of ArtBGC’s old and new through an artist’s lens...

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May 25, 2016

BEST OF BOHOL 2016: 7 New Awesome Experiences You Should not Miss!

The 2013 earthquake may have caused serious damage to Bohol's popular churches and structures, but that doesn't stop tourists from coming as there is more to Bohol than its Chocolate Hills, cute tarsiers, and old churches. 

Join us as we rediscover Bohol through Stand Up Paddling (SUP) across the Loboc River, fearlessly Bike Zipping across a picturesque view of the Chocolate Hills, Dolphin watching in Pamilacan, Snorkeling in Balicasag Reef Sanctuary, and enjoying the beautiful beaches of Anda.

Here are some of the new and familiar places we love in Bohol that will make you want to revisit...

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How to Make the Best Classic New York Cheesecake by @CheesecakebyGuy? (Recipe)

 

When it comes to cheesecakes, Chef Gregory Guy has it all figured out—making one isn’t hard, and that’s the beauty of it!

After taking a culinary course at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu in France, Chef Guy journeyed into entrepreneurship and opened up his own store, Cheesecakes by Guy, at Eastwood Mall, Quezon City.

“It all started with one cheesecake,” says Chef. Now his store sells more than 20 variations of cheesecake; from Green Tea, Red Velvet, and Queso de Bola just to name a few.

 

 

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Behind every fancy variation of this decadent dessert is the classic New York Cheesecake—and it’s Chef Guy’s bestseller.

Here’s how you can make it yourself ...

 

CHEESECAKES BY GUY
2nd Level, Eastwood Mall, Quezon City.
Operating Hours:
Sundays-Thursdays: 11AM to 11PM
Fridays-Saturdays: 11AM to 12 Midnight
Telephone: +632 584 3372
Mobile: +63 917 898 8396
Website: www.cheesecakesbyguy.com
Facebook: Cheesecakes by Guy
Instagram: @cheesecakesbyguy

 

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May 24, 2016

HENANN Bohol: Best Bohol Experience in Panglao's Largest Luxury Resort @HenannBohol!

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Henann Resort Bohol is the biggest luxury resort in Panglao island, with a 6.5-hectare property sitting on the shores of Bohol's famous Alona Beach.

Henann is named after its founder Dr. Henry Chusuey and his wife Ann (hence the name Hen-Ann), who acquired the former Alona Palms Beach Resort and surrounding areas.

 

We love the resort because of its family-friendly vibe, multiple pools, white sand beachfront along Alona beach, and sumptuous dinner buffet.

HENANN RESORT BOHOL
Alona Beach, Tawala Panglao Island, Bohol 6340, Philippines
Manila landline: +63 (2) 230-3000 to 03
Resort landline: +63 (38) 502-9141 to 44
Facebook: henannbohol
Twitter: @HenannBohol
Email: manila.hbl@henann.com

Check out low rates and availability from Agoda: Henann Resort Alona Beach

 

Here's why you should consider Henann as your resort base on your next Bohol trip...

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