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Art for Everyone 2019 Art Fair in 18 SM Malls

Art is everywhere,  it comes in different forms or aspect but only in your eyes that you can discover the true beauty that lies behind. You don't need to go far to find that artwork that will captivate your eyes.

Don’t miss your chance to discover or own art from the next renowned Filipino art master! SM Supermalls is giving millennials, young homeowners and art enthusiasts an exciting opportunity to find potential art treasures at affordable prices at this year’s Art For Everyone in 18 participating SM malls nationwide.



Prepare your eyes and show your hidden love for art as you browse with the different works of our homegrown artists and have a chance to own one of their masterpieces and have a chance to discover their unending talents.

Art For Everyone, the country’s biggest art fair, is ongoing now till the second week of September, showcasing thousands of paintings, sculptures, and photographs from a curated roundup of renowned and up-and-coming artists.



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Rediscover your favorites at SM City Manila Foodcourt

I had the opportunity to visit SM City Manila just recently and it has improved a lot from the time that I visited it a few years back. One of the things that I missed about this mall is its Food Court, very nostalgic.

SM City Manila, From the day it opened way back April 12, 2000, Natividad Almeda-Lopez corner A. Villegas and San Marcelino Streets, Ermita Manila just beside Manila City Hall became the mall where locals from Manila and students from near universities and colleges found their new place to hang out with family and friends.

Known for its accessibility for several public transportations and just beside Manila City Hall, it has been a known mall  for Manillennials and Millenials who prefer convenience in shopping and a place where they can make appointments with government offices like Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Land Transportation Office (LTO), MARINA for Seafarers and the like. It was a one-stop-shop where you can enjoy shopping, ease-of-access and of course d…

Kuya J’s Halo-halo Espesyal sale at P55 only

There’s no doubt that a special trapdoor in our stomach was made exclusively for dessert; no matter how busog you are, there’s always room for everyone’s favorite course! Luckily, this August, Kuya J is offering an entire 50% limited discount on your favorite Kuya J halo-halo treat!

No need to spend a lot to satisfy your sweet tooth – Kuya J, one of the leading Filipino casual dining restaurants in the country, has got you covered. For only P55, you can avail of the Kuya J Halo-Halo Espesyal, Ube Halo-Halo, Saba Halo-Halo, or Duo Halo-Halo in all Kuya J branches nationwide!

The Halo-halo Espesyal is made of milky-smooth ice topped with homemade leche flan, sprinkled with crunchy cornflakes, and drizzled with sweet ube cream. Meanwhile, the Ube Halo-halo Espesyal has a rich ube ice and is filled with macapuno, nata de coco, caramelized saba, ube jam, and langka. Kuya J’s Saba Halo-halo Espesyal is loaded with sweet saba slices, yummy sago, and langka and drizzled with gulaman syrup.  …

10 Healthy Snacks for Kids to Enjoy

Kids are more active during their summer break than they are during the school year. To keep their energy levels up and prevent them from dehydration because of playing and other activities they need to eat more snacks that can help boost their immunity and good source of vitamins & minerals.

Here are 10 ideas for healthy snacking:
•Watery Fruits such as melon and berries with string cheese
•A carton of yogurt
•Turkey jerky (a good source of protein and helps replace sodium losses that occur through sweating) plus fruit
•Protein bars made with nuts, fruits, seeds, and little added sugar
•Half a turkey sandwich on whole-grain bread
•Hummus with baby carrots
•Mixed nuts
•Apple slices with peanut butter
•Celery sticks
•Air-popped popcorn

Don’t forget to keep your kids well hydrated too! Plain water is great, but a small amount of flavor may actually encourage your kids to drink more. Sports drinks may be appropriate for active kids, or you can add some pieces of fresh fruit to a wate…

Singapore's Famous Rong Hua Bak Kuh Teh is now in Manila

Bak Kuh Teh is the well-known morning meal in Singapore which means " Meat Bone Tea". This soup has 3 key main , ingredients; garlic, star anise and pepper. These herbs that are found in Bak Kuh Teh is known for its health benefits like preventing heart disease, healing herb, helps fight cancer.

Rong Hua Bak Kuh Teh is one of Singapore's oldest and famous restaurants which is  popular for its signature pork rib soup. They have 3 branches in Singapore ;MarinaSquare, Punggol Waterway Point, and in Fusionopolis. I heard a lot of good reviews about the Bak Kuh Teh thru my Filipino friends who are working in Singapore.


I was craving and curious to have a taste of this famous dish in Singapore. The good news is, I don't need to go that far since Rong Hua Bak Kuh Teh is opening their door to Filipinos as they opened its first store outside the Lion City.

Yesterday I was invited, to try the famous Rong Hua Bak Kuh Teh pork soups and some of their recommended dishes.




Bak Kuh T…

LBC and Shakey's offers free pizza upgrade

LBC, the leading courier company in the Philippines, partners with Shakey's in offering free pizza upgrade to its loyal customers.

Customers who claim their international remittance from any LBC branch will receive a promo code through SMS. When ordering pizza from any Shakey's outlet, just present the promo code to upgrade your Manager's Choice Thin Crust from large to party size. Promo is available for dine-in, carry-out and delivery transactions. Customers must delete the code upon availing themselves of the promo.

Take note that the upgrade is only for the Manager's Choice Thin Crust Pizza variant.

Shakey's SuperCard holders cannot use their 10% discount along with the LBC promo. The free pizza upgrade cannot also be used in conjunction with any other promo offerings. Senior citizens can have a choice of using their mandatory discount or this promotional discount by LBC and Shakey's.

The promo code can be used once only before November 1, 2019 at any Shake…

Perfect Baon Ideas for School and Work

Baon is a noun that’s quite difficult to translate into English. It can mean money, food, or other provisions taken to school, work, or on a journey. Pambaon will then be supplies, rations or requirements needed to sustain you while you are away from home.

Parents, stereotypically moms, are always on the lookout for nutritious, delicious and of course, economical foods that they can prepare for their kids as baon to bring to school. People who go to work also search for the same attributes to nourish their minds, body and soul when they leave their homes.

No need to overthink because it’s easy to find King Sue meat products at your nearby supermarkets and easier as well, to prepare food to go and bring as your baon. Here are some key ingredients from King Sue and the recipes that you can prepare for yourself and your loved ones. It’s what is called the perfect pambaon.

Greet your family with a welcoming “aloha” with the King Sue Hawaiian Ham. Best served in a hot pandesal, tossed in …

SM Hypermarket Street Food Festival 2019

The bigger, the better. This is something that we hear a lot especially when it comes to food, we Filipinos want value for the money that we spend or as they say a "bang for a buck".  This is one of the reasons why we love our street foods here in the Philippines, aside from being affordable, we also get big servings for it.




This is why the biggest gathering of the best of Pinoy street food and the top food brands of the Philippines comes back a lot bigger on its fourth year. SM Hypermarket’s Street Food Festival 2019 brings bigger savings with tastier event-exclusive promos on favorites Knorr, Maggi, Purefoods, Alaska, Bounty Fresh, CDO, Century, Del Monte, Farm Fresh, Mekeni, and Joy. Stalls and booths are guaranteed to be filled with super sulit bundled packs, amazing freebies, and huge discounts bringing absolute value to everyone’s shopping money.


The SM Hypermarket Street Food Festival features most of the legendary street food like SM’s best seller Turon with  Langka…

Jollibee’s Joly Space Adventure toys

This August, Jollikids can make fun galactic journeys to the farthest reaches of the universe as they play and prepare for blast off with their colorful spacecrafts from Jollibee’s latest set of Jolly Kiddie Meal toys, the Jolly Space Adventure!

With the newest set of connectible toys from the country’s leading fast-food chain, aspiring space explorers can imagine taking off for outer space to form their own galactic team with Jollibee and Friends riding their own spaceships.

Jollikids can patrol the ever-expanding universe with Jollibee as they move his spacecraft forward to watch the blasters move back and forth. They can also attach Hetty’s rocket and help her move onwards to see her glider launch its projectile!

Jollikids can zoom away from black holes by moving Popo’s spaceship forward to activate his spinning rocket. They can also help Yum see in the pitch-black darkness of space by moving his spacecraft forward to turn its lights on, and help Twirlie collect floating space roc…

Cooking like a pro

Learning how to cook is one of the most practical skills anyone can have. Cooking may be intimidating at first, especially if you are a beginner, but leading LPG solutions provider Solane believes that you can master it with consistent practice.

Chef Sau del Rosario, ambassador of Solane’s Kitchen Hero — a nationwide cooking competition which aims to recognize a new generation of local talented chefs — shares his secrets to acing your cooking skills in no time.

Read the recipe. Before you start cooking, be sure to read through the recipe. This will help you know which ingredients need to be chopped and prepped early on. Having everything prepared before cooking will speed up your cooking time and keep you from getting frazzled or confused.

Add creativity to your dishes. Being creative not only makes your food look appetizing but also makes the dining experience more exciting. For Chef Sau, this means being able to modernize your dish so it’s more relatable and appealing especially to…

Mang Inasal honors Session Groceries’ Iloisa Romaraog-Diga

Amid sensational stories that often hog media headlines, it is always reaffirming to know about Filipinos who go the extra mile to champion the welfare of others. Aiming to honor the noteworthy contribution of Filipinos whose passion and commitment go beyond the call of duty, Mang Inasal therefore conceived the yearly Gawad PiliPinoy.

Now on its fourth year, the Gawad PiliPinoy is an annual recognition given by Mang Inasal to selfless, local modern-day heroes who use their skills and competence to push advocacies that create a positive impact on communities.

“The Gawad PiliPinoy was actually inspired by the Chicken Inasal, the top-selling branded grilled chicken of Mang Inasal, that has been known for its 2-in-1 sa Laki, Nuot sa Ihaw Sarap. Gawad PiliPinoy awardees are Filipinos who passionately pursue advocacies on top of their respective day jobs or careers, and whose genuine concern for others have driven them to go out of their way to create meaningful impact on the lives of thei…

Baa Baa Thai Tea offers delicious blends and affordable milkteas

Everyone is going crazy over milk tea, the distinct taste, and aroma that makes you want to take a sip until the last drop. No wonder why a lot of us are always on the look for the best milk tea in town.

With all the milk tea stores offering their various mixes, it now goes down who has the best-tasting and refreshing milk tea among them all, and this is the reason why Baa Baa Thai Tea is changing the game.



With its unique Thai blend on their milk tea, Baa Baa Thai tea is setting a new standard on how milk tea should be. With their new branch ready to serve in 65 Panay Ave Quezon City, you can never go wrong with their Baa Baa Thai Milk Tea, Creme Brulee with pearls and the must-try Thai specials and fruit teas.



With their delicious blends and affordable prices, there is no wonder that in 3 months they were able to expand five branches across Metro Manila. Chef Joe De Ramos, Baa Baa Thai Tea Ceo, and Chef mentioned that his goal was to bring the experience that he had with the Thai c…