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Tahong Island is the Latest Seafood Craze in the South

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Seafood is a good source of protein and vitamins. It is also rich in omega-3 fatty acid.
My love for seafood is overwhelmingly big as my appetite for it and with this being said, have you ever heard of the latest seafood craze in the south?


Last February 23rd, After an event in Quezon City we visited the Tahong Island in El Grande, BF Homes Paranaque. This place offers mouthwatering seafood dishes in which all the recipe was originally created by Mr. Edward Gutierrez, one of the owners of Tahong Island.


Tahong Island is the first business venture of the lovely couple Edward Gutierrez and Trish Aguilar. Their business started when Mr.Gutierrez's Baked Mussels became a hit to their coworkers and officemates. After that they decided to put up a store where everyone can order and have a taste of their mouthwatering seafood dishes. While Mr.Gutierrez is the one in charge in the kitchen, Ms.Aguilar is the one who handles the marketing and finance. Now this is one of the secret of succe…

Taco Bell's Cheesy Core Burrito

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Hi Lovelies! Who among you loves Burrito? How about chesse? If you both love Burrito and Cheese, like me. Then this post is for you.
Last week I was invited by Ms.Sol Razo of the Certificated Bloggers Group to attend a food event.  It was organized by Taco Bell Philippines. We visited their newest branch at 2nd floor Cyberpark Tower, Araneta Center Cubao, Quezon City.



 They like to introduce to all the food lovers out there the newest and latest product of  Taco Bell.
The Cheesy Core Burrito has a melted cheese in the center.It features a "core" of red nachos strips smothered with the Taco Bell's signature 3 cheese blend and nacho cheese sauce wrapped in a flour tortilla with seasoned Beef, Mexican rice,cool soir cream and red sauce. It's like a mini cheese Burrito stuffed inside classic Taco Bell Burrito.




The Cheesy Core Burrito is the 1st burrito that I've tried that has a melted cheese in the center. I can say that this is not your ordinary burrito. The chees…

Food Panda PH Good Food Tour " Dessert Edition "

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The Kitchen Mom was invited to join the Good Food Tour PH " Dessert Edition". Sweet Escape of The Kitchen Mom.

Why Sweet Escape? You will know why as you continue to read.

As The Kitchen Mom invades the Alabang Town Center ( ATC ) I with fellow food bloggers  visited 3 of the most popular dessert store in the south for the Good Food Tour PH " Dessert Edition " organized by Food Panda.




Our 1st Stop was at Bizu
 which started last 2001 as a kiosk in Glorietta and eventually grown to more branches and extended their menu from wide variety of pastries to great tasting french and mediterrenian food. From different best tasting macarons, chocolate truffles, cakes to other pastries, Bizu has really been a sophisticated brand.






“Our Pastries are very delicate and each menu item that we make has an artistry into it,” says Anna Sadang, Marketing Officer of Bizu. 


COLD STONE CREAMERY





Our next stop is at Cold Stone Creamery which has 20 branches all over Metro Manila, Tagaytay …

Love and Protect Your Hair with NOVUHAIR

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Our hair also needs attention and love. Its the crowning glory of every women. We should know how to properly protect it to make it more healthy and beautiful.
At times when people sees us too stressed out either at work or going through our personal lives, We would be advised to calm down and “Let our hair down”, this idiom’s meaning is to allow yourself to behave much more freely than usual and enjoy yourself.
To give us much more reason to be carefree, we must be confident on how we look and feel. Take time to take care of your appearance and take extra attention to your hair. Hair is considered as our crowning glory, hence, it is pertinent that we start with it. Here are a few tips in maintaining a healthy hair.
Observe good hygiene all the time – regularly wash your hair to remove dirt and grimes.
Be extra careful whenever combing your wet hair – your hair is vulnerable to breakage during this period.
Use towel to dry off your hair after shower – Using hair dryer can cause da…

GRILLA Filipino Cuisine - A Casual Filipino Family Restaurant

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Filipinos are well-known for hospitality and family gathering. We always serve Filipino dishes and we are proud of it. I love to cook Western and Italian Dishes but nothing can compare to our own  Filipino cuisine.
So, I was glad to receive an invite to dine in this casual Filipino family restaurant, Grilla in Pasay City. It's time for the Kitchen Mom to savor our own local cuisine 




Grilla Filipino Cuisine is a specialty casual Filipino family restaurant. They started their first branch in Antipolo in 1998 and in 2016 they opened their new store in SM MOA by the Bay. It started as one of the popular drinking and dining destination but the management decided to tweak its image to become more family friendly.
Grilla Filipino Cuisine offers new local dishes and foreign-inspired barbeques. Their concept and ideas are all original such as " Buckets of Beer' and Grilla Feast. They also represent a wide choice of authentic Filipino Dishes from all over the country.



Beef Kansi
Is the …

Staycation at Madison 101 Hotel + Tower

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If are looking for a nice and cozy place  to stay in the heart of Quezon City, Madison 101 Hotel and Tower is the right place for you.

I've been telling my friends, readers and co- bloggers that I'm going to focus on doing more reviews about travel, food, restaurant, hotel and resorts. To start my 2017 goals for my blog. The Kitchen Mom goes to Ouezon City for a 2 days and 1 night staycation at the Madison 101 Hotel and Tower



Our Room We stayed in a Deluxe Room which has twin beds,  perfect for family of four approximately  2 adults and 2 kids. Our room was located at the 9th floor of the hotel which gave us the opportunity to have the view of Manila area while having a room massage
The room is equipped with - personal fridge - electric kettle - Cable TV - WiFi


The Shower Room and Toilet is one of the 1st thing I check whenever we visit or stay in a place. It has been a part of my morning ritual to take 15-30 minutes in the bathroom and read the newspaper from there
Just like al…

5 Best Hotels to Celebrate Valentine's Day

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Excited for Valentine's Day  lovelies?

I don't pay much attention during Valentine's Day. If my husband give me box of chocolates and bouquet of flowers or just his smile, I'm still thankful and feel loved. He usually give me something that I always love to receive and for sure most of you knows what is it . .  but i think  I was really unfair to him. That's why I decided to check nice hotel for Valentine's Day!

So if you want to surprise your love one. Your wife/girlfriend, your hubby/boyfriend or the person dear to you.

Here are my Best Top 5 Hotel recommendation for you to visit or celebrate Valentine's Day.


Romantic Staycation at Madison 101 Hotel + Tower 



Package:
◾ Ruby Surprise Php 5740.00 Overnight stay in a Double Deluxe Room for 2, Balloon setup, Half dozen rose bouquet, Name balloon setup
Sapphire Surprise Php 8500.00 Overnight stay in a King Deluxe Room for 2, Balloon setup, A dozen rose bouquet, Name balloon setup, Plated dinner and setup, 1 bot…