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Tahong Island is the Latest Seafood Craze in the South

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. (L-R) Me, Mr. Edward Gutierrez and Trisha Aguilar, Natalie Tugade of Seraphimnotes blog. Photo Credit to Ms.Tugade. 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 i

Taco Bell's Cheesy Core Burrito

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 ca

Food Panda PH Good Food Tour " Dessert Edition "

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. Salted Egg Macaron “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

Love and Protect Your Hair with NOVUHAIR

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 hai r – your hair is vulnerable to breakage during this period. • Use towel to dry off your hair after shower – Using ha

GRILLA Filipino Cuisine - A Casual Filipino Family Restaurant

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 fr

Staycation at Madison 101 Hotel + Tower

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 minut

5 Best Hotels to Celebrate Valentine's Day

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