Wednesday, July 25, 2012

FOODIE ADVENTURES FROM NORTH TO SOUTH THIS WEEKEND!

If you want to indulge in your culinary cravings this weekend, you’re in luck! The Mezza Norte night food market opens in Quezon City on Thursday and the Ulimate Taste Test holds its ninth round in Alabang on Sunday!


Tuesday, July 24, 2012

FREE Ice Cream at M & S Greenbelt 5

Mark your calendars! Marks & Spencer is giving away an awesome treat!  As they launch their very own ice cream, they’re inviting everyone to grab a taste of this heavenly goodness on July 26, Thursday.
The ice cream tasting event will be open from 2pm onwards at the Marks & Spencer store in Greenbelt 5. Spread the word and the sweet experience!

See you there
Happy eating everyone............


Sunday, July 22, 2012

My Lunch Buffet Attack at Bayview Hotel


It’s been years since I visited the Bayview Hotel, that’s why nothing can stop me for revisiting the place one more. Battling my way through the heavy traffic and downpours of rain, I manage to get in at around 11:00 am where I prepared myself to attack …….. Buffet Attack.
The Bayview Coffee Shop is located at the hotel’s main lobby. You could easily find your way thru the beat of your stomach, for it serves sumptuous dishes for its lunch buffet.  The place gave a relaxing feeling of home and Filipino atmosphere.
 
Just a piece of advice, be sure to have an empty stomach for you to enjoy all the delicious cuisine that Bayview Hotel Offers.  For only P450, you will enjoy the entire lunch buffet. I had 3 rounds of the main meal before I got myself to go for the dessert.



Friday, July 13, 2012

Chef's Quarter Restaurants Catering Services

I was at the Chef’s Quarter Megamall last July 3, 2011 for a lunch meeting , I find the dishes not only delicious  but it pass the normal serving sizes that I usually find in the metro.
The Only Thing Thats Expensive Is Your Taste

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Kulinarya Kalayaan Food Festival at Bayview Hotel


I been going around the metro to get a taste of the cuisine that different hotels offers. Last Friday, I was able to visit again (the 1st time was during the wedding of my Kumare) one of the oldest hotels in the Metro Manila, the BayView Park Hotel. Bayview Hotel been existing for 75 years now and they are part of the” Kulinarya Kalayaan Food Festival”, a month long festival that was launched last May 28 until June 31but was extended until the later part of July due to its success. In cooperation with the Department of Tourism and also participated by Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines, the said festival is situated at the BayView Hotel Coffee Shop. With the wide array of dishes which display creativity and authenticity, you will get a taste of the unique blend that only the hotel can provide for your taste buds will not be disappointed.








 Happy Eating............................

Friday, July 6, 2012

San Marino Yellow Fin Tuna Gift Set


Just got home from the office and there’s no time to cook luckily we still have some stock of my ever reliable San Marino Yellow Fin Tuna. When you have children that are so health conscious, you have to be careful in choosing your goods from the supermarket. We never get run out of stock of San Marino Corned Tuna or the Healthy Line.

Whether you make a different dish out of the San Marino Corned Tuna or just have it right from the can, you still get that nutrition from the Omega 3.

 

The good news is there’s a gift set worth PHP 320 per set and is available in the supermarket.
Here’s my own set and hope I could post again all the recipes that I made with my San Marino Yellow Fin Tuna Fillet

It's only available in a limited time , so better hurry to your nearest supermarket and get your own gift set

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Flavors of Asia at Marriott Manila

I love to eat and dine, I had a been to several hotels in the metro to get a taste of their cuisine  and I could say there are things that had them stand out from the rest of the pack . Marriot Manila make sure that you’ll come back for more for of their cuisine.
I could say,  one of the best ways to experience Asia is through its food—historic, flavorful, and vast and many would agree with me , I’m sure of that . Especially for the Southeast Asian region that boasts a multi-cultural and hard-hitting influence with the way we enjoy cooking and eating, it’s no wonder why dishes that hail from these regions are considered a feast for the senses. 
To pay tribute to this revered cuisine of the world; Marriott Manila brings home four of the Asia ’s most famous cuisines.  From Thailand , Malaysia , Indonesia and Vietnam , Marriott Cafe tantalizes everyone with a masterpiece through a month-long celebration of Oriental flavors that’s uniquely Marriott.

What else could be more exciting other than a larger than life encounter with Renaissance Kuala Lumpur’s Ruhizad Muri, JW Marriott Jakarta’s Dadang Wahyudi, Renaissance Riverside Saigon Phan Tien Hoa, and JW Marriott Bangkok Thanatorn Krobsuay. Boasting with culinary career track that is dynamically diverse, expect only authentic and a palate tickling adventure anyone could get. 
For only P2, 300 net from Sunday to Thursday and P2, 500 net for Friday and Saturday, enjoy a charming Asian dinner that assures an enjoyable age-old tradition of bonding through a delicious mix of aromatic, spicy, rich, sweet, and hot Flavors of Asia.
Back by popular demand, Thai food definitely deserves all the hype for its four fundamental tastes that we Filipinos love: sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. Chef Thanatorn Krobsuay who trail blazed the first two consecutive most-talked about Thai Food Fest at Marriott Café, there’s no denying that it’s one of the cuisines we regularly crave for. This year, chef Thanathorn makes the selections more lavish and worth discovering with his new menu line up such as: deep fried sea bass with chili sauce, sautéed squid with pineapple and cucumber, beef balls cooked with typical Malay sauce, and braised beef spiced with turmeric and coconut.

More than its legendary nasi lemak, chef Ruhizad Muri gives foodies a taste of Malaysia ’s noteworthy nyonya cuisine.  A signature Penang type of cooking that blends spices from roots (galangal, turmeric, and ginger); leaves (pandan, lime, and laksa); fruit (lemon, tamarind, and green mangoes); together with other ingredients like shrimp paste and chilies.  Imbibed from Thai cooking style, chef Ruhizad puts an interesting twist with the time-honored wok dishes of Malaysia . This section invites everyone as well to get creative with blue crab, shrimps, dilis fish, beef tenderloin, chicken, clams, barbeque chicken, steamed fish, assorted vegetables peppered with Malaysian spices.

Another Southeast Asian cuisine that deserves to be in the limelight is Indonesian. Popular for their satay which shows Asians’ love affair for grilled meats, chef Dadang Wahyudi makes skewers tastier and more appetizing with these selections: chicken, shrimps, calamari, beef, goat, pork and fish in assorted marinations! Another must-try is the bebek betutu klung klung, an all-spiced up Balinese dish enhanced by a host of pungent roots, herbs, and seasoning. Both locals and visitors are just so psyched about this heavenly roasted duck recipe that it’s considered a dish specially reserved for big banquets and ceremonies.
A native of Ho Chi Minh, chef Phan Thien Hoa presents well-rounded Vietnamese dishes notable for its minimal use of oil, bountiful use of herbs and vegetables– which shouldn’t make one wonder why it ranks as one of the healthiest foods in the world! Most travelers would agree that a Vietnam trip is never complete without tasting a steamy and flavorful bowl of pho. Considered the heart and soul of Vietnamese cuisine, it features a delicious play on broth, rice noodles, meat, herbs and spices. Another delicacy that Vietnam is famous for is the Vietnamese spring rolls—soft rice wrappers filled with choicest meats and vegetables such as shrimps, tofu, chicken, and beef. Enjoy it fresh and slow at this special section which will make you feel the charming street-food style eating in Vietnam .

And with the Philippines long coast line, it’s a crime to miss out our very owns seafood choices. Your meal will never be complete without the tiger prawns, steamed lobster on ice, marinated marina clam and curacha crab which are all highly regarded for its freshness, standout taste and quality. So make sure this cold section is part of your eating plan.
While the West is abundant with milk for most of their dessert recipes, Southeast Asians on the other hand capitalize on the creamy goodness of coconut milk, whether it’s for glutinous rice or fruits. A mix of sweet, savory, hot and cold, these should be a flavorful last hurrah for a really good meal: pandan crepes rolled with caramelize coconut, stewed green bean with palm sugar, banana in sweet coconut, pandan leave jelly plus other famous delicacies that will surely strike anyone’s fancy.

Much more, we believe that food and travel are a perfect way to go if someone wants to have an in-depth experience of a local destination. With this in mind, our Marriott properties in Thailand, Malaysia , Indonesia and Vietnam , are giving away three days and two nights gift certificates to four lucky diners of Flavors of Asia—all you need to fully enjoy a one hundred percent Asian experience!
Bringing an authentic taste of local life and hospitality, our four chefs will also conduct a special cooking class for only P1, 500 net inclusive of a hearty lunch: July 9, Thai; July 16, Malaysian, July 23 Vietnamese; and July 30, Indonesian. If you wish to experience this treat that’s injected with fun and information, consider enjoying Asian cuisine by learning to cook it yourself!
Instead of hitting the usual haunt, invite the group over and explore a night of culinary adventure at Marriott Café, guaranteed to give anyone a quick passport to Asia .
For inquiries or reservations, call Marriott Café at 988-9999.


ABOUT MARRIOTT HOTEL MANILA:

An inviting beacon set in the world-class casino entertainment complex of Resorts World Manila, Marriott Hotel Manila is the place to work and play. Ideally located in Newport City across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, it is a convenient 15 minute drive from Makati Business District and Bonifacio Global City . Affording a splendid view of the adjoining 18-hole Villamor Golf Course, it boasts 342 exquisite guest accommodations that offers luxurious bedding, in-room safe, mini-bar, high-speed Internet, air conditioning, 40″ full high definition LCDs with IPTV, videos on demand and jack pack plug-and-play system. The hotel features excellent dining options such as Marriott Cafe, Cru Steakhouse, Java+ and Lobby Lounge. Leisure facilities include Quan Spa, Health Club, Salon and Newport Mall. With a Grand Ballroom and several meeting rooms, Marriott Hotel Manila is also the ultimate destination for meetings and events, from weddings to gala dinner celebrations.

Monday, July 2, 2012

Kroketten Opens Another Branch at SM MOA South Terminal

I choose to be healthy I choose Kroketten

Another food that satisfy the belly and yet healthy at the same time, not bad! Together with other blogger we headed straight to the south terminal of SM MOA to be part of the opening of another branch of Kroketten last June 23,2012.

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