Visita Iglesia – Churches of Pampanga

Visita Iglesia – Churches of Pampanga
If you are planning for a visita Iglesia in Pampanga, maybe this is an ideal route of some famous old churches to be visited. One thing we’ve noticed on Pampanga’s famous old churches is, majority of them does not have the NHI (National Historical Institute) marker or metal thing displayed at the front or entrance of the church Preparation: Make sure you got an ice chest filled with bottled water and sodas along when you travel. Oh yes! bring chips too! because travelling Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) is kinda borring thou there are lots of gasoline stations for stop overs, but when you...
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Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez OF VASK Demonstrates at The Maya Kitchen

Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez OF VASK Demonstrates at The Maya Kitchen
This March 15 2014, Saturday, The Maya Kitchen and Chef Jose Luis Gonzalez of Vask Restaurant will be showing us some of the well known recipes of the northern Spain specifically the Basque Country. Chef Gonzalez, the executive chef of Vask, Modern Tapas & Gastronomic Cuisine in Bonifacio Global City is a native of Santander, Northern Spain. Been practicing his culinary expertise at a very young age. Chef Chele, as he is fondly called, finished his degree at Artxanda, Bilbao. His culinary acumen and attention to detail earned him a referral at the restaurant of Juan Mari Arzak, acknowledged as the...
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Market Basket at Festival Mall Alabang

Market Basket at Festival Mall Alabang
We were recently invited by friends to try out the newly opened Market Basket located at the new wing of Festival Mall, the River Park. I’ve never been there before but I already see this area with lots of construction activities whenever I pass around Corporate Avenue in Filinvest, Alabang. Anyway, the name of the restaurant is “Market Basket”, which is a Dampa-style restaurant. It’s different from the original Dampa because it’s cleaner and more sophisticated. Dampa, if you’re not familiar, is a type of restaurant in the Philippines where you can market for, and...
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Villa Tortuga

Villa Tortuga
Last November, my brother who works in Doha asked me to plan something for his vacation here in Manila. He wanted something that our whole family will enjoy as well. His vacation will fall on All Soul’s and All Saint’s Day (it’s a long weekend, so it was a perfect time for everyone). I suggested to him a place near Manila, which is the Heritage Town of Taal, Batangas. I know he’ll love it there because of the old houses and structures, which is something he likes. In my research for things to do in Taal, I stumbled upon this information about Villa Tortuga. It is a package that includes a walk and...
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Figaro’s All You Can Eat Dinner

Figaro’s All You Can Eat Dinner
Good news! Figaro just launched their all you can eat dinner for only 299 pesos! You can enjoy some of their deliciously selected pastas and sandwiches plus a bottomless lemonade for only 299 pesos. This is not a buffet dinner, they’ll be serving you one plate combination at a time. No sharing and no left overs, and for dine-in only. The all-you-can-eat dinner is valid from Monday to Friday from 6-9pm and this will run till February 25 2014. Here are the choices of pastas and sandwich you can enjoy on their all you can eat @ 299 pesos For Pastas: Pasta Arrabiatta, Carbonara, Al Tonno and Pesto...
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Pastry Ideas for this Holiday Season Parties

Pastry Ideas for this Holiday Season Parties
Celebrating holidays is one of my favorite part of my life. I made people happy through giving them presents and giving presents to people you love makes you fulfill your life agenda. There are lots of people loves sweets so I intend to buy them the best I can give. Since it’s holiday, I prefer to give themed pastry gifts. One of my favorite pastry and bread shop offers themed pastry that are ideal as gifts and party desserts as well. It is also a good idea to serve sweets as desserts to Holiday parties. Bizu Patisserie, is one of my favorite one stop pastry shop. And for this Holiday season,...
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