#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, International

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

Book the best Robot Restaurant rates from Klook!

Check out Tokyo Subway Ticket (24, 48 or 72 Hours) rates from Klook.

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#Philippines, #Travel, Uncategorized

MSO Sweet Symphonies: Manila Symphony Orchestra in Iloilo City! (Photo Essay)

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The Manila Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is a 55-piece world-class ensemble founded in 1926. It is regarded as Asia’s first symphony orchestra.

Ilonggos were in for a treat when MSO played their hearts out in two of the most iconic places in Iloilo as part of the 80th Iloilo City Charter Day celebration.

 

The two-night spectacle was under the baton of master conductor Professor Arturo Molina. On August 25 and 26, the Manila Symphony Orchestra wooed music lovers with “Sweet Symphonies: Bach vs. Beatles” and “Soundtracks and Symphonies” at the iconic Molo Church and the Iloilo Convention Center, respectively.

Here's what happened during the grand two-day celebration… 

 

Awesome Iloilo Series:

RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?!
 ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!
MSO Sweet Symphonies: Manila Symphony Orchestra in Iloilo City! (Photo Essay)

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#Restaurants

Spend Your Weekends with Citi this Christmas Season!

Dine on Weekends, Swipe your Citi Card, and win back your dining bill!

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Citi has a cool dining promotion every Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays where you can get a chance to win back your total dining bill or a max of P5,000 after you swipe your card

Here's why you should use your Citi credit card when you dine every weekend this Christmas season…

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#Restaurants

Eat Sustainable Local Food for Our Sustainable Future! @WWF_Philippines

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Sustainable Food is all about knowing if you are eating locally sourced food produced by eco-friendly methods and ingredients with the profits going back to support the local community. 

What this means is importing ingredients is out, but eating local ingredient is in; eating at foreign franchises is out, and eating at a socially responsible local restaurant is in.

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines, with the mission of “Transforming Lives, organized a benefit dinner to educate Filipinos on the importance of sustainable consumption and supporting our local farmers and fishermen by eating local. 

Here's a photo essay of the Sustainable Food, Sustainable Future benefit dinner…

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#Accommodations, #Philippines

RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?! @richmonde.rhi

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Richmonde Hotel Iloilo is a 149-room, 4-star hotel, at Iloilo Business Park that highlights exclusivity and privacy for its guests.

Its location makes it the perfect jump-off point for all your Iloilo activities. Ortiz Wharf, the port of entry for Guimaras is just 20 minutes away, while Jaro Cathedral is just five minutes away.

Here is a photo essay of our awesome Richmonde Hotel Iloilo experience and why you should stay here on your next Iloilo trip…

 

RICHMONDE HOTEL ILOILO
Megaworld Boulevard corner Enterprise Road, Iloilo Business Park, Mandurriao, Iloilo City
Telephone: +63 33 328 7888
Email: rhi@richmondehotel.com.ph
Facebook: RichmondeHotelIloilo
Instagram: @richmonde.rhi
Website: http://www.richmondehoteliloilo.com.ph/

Check out low Richmonde Iloilo rates and availability from Booking and Agoda.

 

Awesome Iloilo Series:

RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?!
 ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!
MSO Sweet Symphonies: Manila Symphony Orchestra in Iloilo City! (Photo Essay)

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#Philippines

ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!

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When one hears the name Iloilo, it’s usually food that comes to mind–La Paz Batchoy, Pansit Molo, and Butterscotch. Secondary to that is the annual Dinagyang Festival. But there’s more to Iloilo than just its food and festivities.

Iloilo is a province that’s rich in culture and history, and its centuries-old churches and heritage houses are a testament to this. Each structure has their own rich story to tell.

Here are Iloilo’s must-visit heritage churches and houses…

 

Awesome Iloilo Series:

RICHMONDE ILOILO: Luxurious Ilonggo Hospitality at the Best Hotel in Iloilo?!
 ILOILO HERITAGE: Must Visit Churches and Heritage Houses in Iloilo!
MSO Sweet Symphonies: Manila Symphony Orchestra in Iloilo City! (Photo E

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#Restaurants

NHÀ EM: Vietnamese Soul Food Cuisine @SMAuraPremier

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Nhà Em, which means "My Home", is a Vietnamese restaurant serving home-inspired Vietnamese cuisine in a mall-based environment. The flagship store opened in the beautiful 5/f Sky Park of SM Aura.

It's a good place to enjoy a hot bowl of pho during the rainy days, or if you simply want to eat not-your-usual Vietnamese dishes.  

Here's what to expect and what to order at Nhà Em…

Nhà Em Vietnamese Restaurant
5/F SM Aura Sky Park, Taguig
Telephone: +632 541-5436
Mobile: +63 956 877-6180
Instagram: @nhaemph
Facebook: Nhà Em Vietnamese Cuisine
Operating Hours: 10.00am – 11.00pm daily

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#Restaurants

FLAME: Chef David Pardo de Ayala’s Seasoned to Perfection Charity Dinner! @DiscoveryPrimea

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Chef David Pardo de Ayala, current GM of Discovery Primea, belongs to the generation of chefs that trail blazed fine quality cuisine outside the hotels and paved the way for the restaurant boom in Manila.

He came out of chef retirement to go back to the kitchen and cook a 6-course retrospective dinner to raise funds to support the Dumagat Tribe through Waves for Water.

Here's a photo essay of the awesome dinner with Beringer Wine pairing…

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