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September 2017

#Travel, Taiwan

TAIWAN FOOD: The Ultimate Taipei Food Guide!

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Anyone who has been to Taipei knows how much the capital city of Taiwan loves FOOD. The city and its people seem to be very proud of their penchant for anything delicious.

So, if you’re planning to visit Taipei, you’re in for a treat as we tell you right here what’s really good and worth the extra pounds!

 

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#Restaurants

RUBY JACK’S MANILA: Tokyo’s Popular Steakhouse Elevates Its Menu! @CityofDreamsPH

Read First: RUBY JACK’S: Awesome Steakhouse in Tokyo, now in Manila! @CityofDreamsPH (Video)

RUBY JACK’S is a popular steakhouse in Tokyo famous for their dry-aged meat and premium grilled steaks.

Founded by Chef Matthew Crabbe, Edward Baffoe, and Nathan Smith, the seasonal restaurant constantly innovates their menu using only the best natural ingredients from both Japan and Italy.

 

Ruby Jack's Manila New Menu

The recently launched upgraded menu features not just high-grade steaks but also excellent seafood dishes and desserts! Here’s what to expect from Ruby Jack’s new menu in Manila…

 

RUBY JACK’S STEAKHOUSE & BAR MANILA
Upper Ground, City of Dreams Aseana cor. Roxas Boulevard, Parañaque
Operating Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Fri and Sat: 10:00 am – 2:00 am
Sunday: 10:00 am – 12:00 am
Telephone: +632 801-8888, +632 886-9646
Email: [email protected]
Websitehttp://rubyjacks.ph
FacebookRuby Jack’s Steakhouse & Bar Manila

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#Travel, Japan

Tokyo Helicopter Night Cruise (Photo Essay)

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The Tokyo Helicopter cruise is a fun and exciting way to see the beautiful city of Tokyo!

The 15minute ride takes you 600 meters high above the skyline, where you can enjoy the cites beautiful landmarks like Mt Fuji fading away in the background, or the famed Tokyo Sky Tree that darts from the ground like a neo-futuristic beacon made of steel and shimmering lights. 
  

Tokyo Helicopter Cruise: EXCEL AIR SERVICE INC.
14 Chidori, Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture 279-0032,  Japan
Operating Hours: Open every day except Thursdays 
Telephone: +81 47-380-5555  
Website: excel-air.com   

Daily Flight Schedules:
Day-Flight 4 pm-4:15 pm
Night-Flight 7:45 pm – 8 pm

Book the lowest  Tokyo Helicopter Cruise rates from Klook!

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#Restaurants

JING TING: Craving for Northern Chinese Noodles & Dumplings in Manila? @CityofDreamsPH

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JING TING is a 92-seater Northern Chinese Cuisine casual restaurant by the City of Dreams group, located at the upper ground level of the COD retail area.

Its name means “a little house” or “resting place” and is inspired by Northern Chinese “Hutongs.” A Hutong is a gathering place in an alley lined with gray-tiled houses and buildings in a traditional residential city in China like Beijing. 

It’s a cool new place to eat in City of Dreams, especially when you’re craving for Northen-style dimsum and hand-pulled noodles, Beijing Style. 

Here’s what to expect and what to order in Jing Ting…

 

JING TING 
Upper Ground Floor, City of Dreams, Aseana Boulevard corner Macapagal Avenue, Paranaque City
Operating Hours: Open Daily 10:00 AM – 4:00 AM
Websitehttps://www.cityofdreamsmanila.com/restaurants/jing-ting

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Manila Life

The Big Crunch Fry & Shake Chicken Project (Photo Essay)

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The new Big Crunch Fry & Shake is not only a breading mix for chicken, it’s also a flavor mix. We rarely fry our food, but we decided to try this since we’ve also been looking for easy recipes to cook at home and improve our baon options for the boys.

Here’s a photo essay of our Big Crunch Fry & Shake Chicken Project, which you can also try at home…

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Events, Manila Life

MARQUIS BGC: Unfolding Beautiful Memories @MarquisEventsPH (What to Expect?)

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MARQUIS is a 1,000-seater events place for your premium, bespoke, and imaginative celebrations, located on the 3rd floor of the Kidzania Building.  

The Sarus Grand Ballroom is as beautiful as Shangri-La Fort’s ballroom, with interiors inspired by origami and a thousand folded cranes. It’s the new “NBC Tent” at the heart of BGC, where you can hold your corporate events, debuts, proms, weddings, and even kiddie parties. 

Here’s what to expect at the new Marquis Events Place in BGC … 

MARQUIS EVENTS PLACE
Third Floor Park Triangle Building, 3245 11th Avenue North, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
Telephone: +632 663 7487, +632 618-7299, +632 618-7253
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @MarquisEventsPlace
Instagram: @marquiseventsph
Website: www.marquis.ph

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Events, Manila Life

SMX Aura: Your One-Stop Shop For All Your Event Needs @SMAuraPremier

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SMX Convention Center at SM Aura Premier is not just any events place. It is a multi-purpose event center inside one of the most recognizable malls in Taguig. It is the humble offspring of the huge and grand SMX Convention Center in Pasay, Manila. This one might not be as big as the original, but what it lacks in space, it makes up for in versatility and adaptability. 

Recently, they opened their function hall to people who wanted a taste of the amazing food by M Catering and to display just how diverse the place can be. 

 

SMX AURA CONVENTION CENTER
3F, SM Aura Premier, Taguig City
Telephone: +632 779 8635
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @smxconventioncenter
Facebook: SMX Aura
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 am – 10:00 pm 

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#Philippines

The Age of Zentennials: How to Raise Gen Z?

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Zentennials or Gen Z refers to the generation of children born at the turn of the century. They represent 30% of the population and are quickly becoming the dominant changemakers in the digital age.

The Raising Gen Z Conference organized by Our Awesome Planet and Mommy Mundo is the first ever parenting event that empowers Zentennials to become the Greatest Filipino Generation

Here are my top 8 learnings and insights about Raising Gen Z… 

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#Restaurants, Food

OGETSU HIME: Elevating the Authentic Japanese Experience @SMMegaMall

by Monique Tendencia

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Ogetsu Hime aims to offer only the best authentic Japanese dishes in the Metro. They import the freshest catch regularly from Tsukiji Market, and the world’s rarest Matsusaka beef is given the treatment and attention it deserves.

For the longest time, Ogetsu Hime has had its lone branch in SM Aura. Now, they have finally opened their doors in SM Megamall to serve the Ortigas crowd.

Here’s what to expect and what we think about Ogetsu Hime…

OGETSU HIME
3F, Mega Fashion Hall
Telephone: +632 470-8241, 637-7510 
Mobile: +63 917 576 2377 
Instagram: @ogetsuhime
Facebook: OgetsuHime
Operating Hours:
Mon – Fri Lunch is 11 am- 3pm
Mon-Fri Dinner is 5 pm – 9:45 pm
Sat & Sun - 11 am up to 9:45 pm

Related Blog Post: OGETSU HIME: "Goddess of Food": Japanese A la Carte Dining by the Villavicencio's 

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#Travel, Japan

ROBOT RESTAURANT: An Exciting Modern-Day Kabuki Experience in Tokyo!

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Robot Restaurant is a modern-day cabaret show that has become one of Japans top tourist attractions

The live entertainment is a crazy combination of eastern and western pop culture, modern dance, light-shows, Japanese mecha, and live anime! The only way to truly describe Robot Restaurant is that, it is a type of modern-day Kabuki.  

The 90-minute spectacle is divided into four acts that feature an array of friendly and heroic creatures who have to fend off an invasion by the Evil Robot Empire or something — to be quite honest we weren't really sure what was going on, but we loved every minute of it!  

However, visitors shouldn't expect a typical dining experience, as it's more about the show than food. While meals are available for an extra charge, you can also buy refreshments and snacks between each act. 

If you ever find yourself in Tokyo and have a few minutes to spare, with a few bucks to spend, Robot Restaurant should be on your to-do list when visiting Tokyo.  It is something that is purely Japanese and something you can only see in Japan. 

(Tip: Eat before you watch the show, so you can focus on the amazing performances and animatronics.) 


ROBOT RESTAURANT
160-0021  1-7-1 Kabukicho Shinjuku Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Hours:
3:30pm—11:30pm Daily
Phone:
+81 3-3200-5500 
Web: www.shinjuku-robot.com

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