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2012 Year-End Celebration of Sykes

2012 Year-End Celebration of Sykes
I was invited to attend and experience Sykes 2012 year-end party last Dcember 16 at SMX. More than 7000 Sykesers gathered at the event venue and the party occupied 4 halls of SMX in short, they’d occupied the whole 1st floor of the venue. 7000 employees! That’s only the half of Sykes employees who attended the year party at SMX of 15,000. The other half remained at their offices for their regular shift. But then, Sykes management served also food & souvenirs for the employees who’s on their shift at their offices. Going back to the party. The event was hosted by Chico, Delamar...
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Dr. Chef Efren “Boy” Vasquez at the Maya Kitchen this December

Dr. Chef Efren “Boy” Vasquez at the Maya Kitchen this December
On December 8, Saturday, from 9am to 1pm, at the Maya Kitchen, Cafe Juanita’s Dr. Chef Efren “Boy” Vasquez will be demonstrating and teaching several great recipes for the Filipino Christmas Noche Buena – traditional dishes such as Rellenong Manok, Lengua Estofado, Baked Fresh Salmon with Mayo-Sigang Dressing, Bringhe, Pinoy Ratatoy and Halayang Mangga Tart and Pinsec. I’m really fascinated that one of my favorite restaurant-cafe will be demonstrating at the Maya Kitchen. The very well known Cafe Juanita, owned by Dr. Chef Efren Vasquez from Barangay San Isidro, Nueva Ecija, is...
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History of Pintaflores

History of Pintaflores
Here’s a brief story about the legend of Pintaflores in San Carlos of Negros Occidental. There were once a Princess who traveled from Cebu to a nearby island now known as San Carlos. Her name is Princess Nabingka. San Carlos used to be called Nabingkalan. The princess is known for her loveliness and intelligence. Princess Nabingka ruled the barrio (Nabingkalan) during the early part of the 17th century. There was a time that the princess got sick and wanted to get her strength back. She sought the advise of a local babaylan or a folk healer and he advised her to tell her people to plant flowers...
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This November at the Maya Kitchen : Sandy Daza

This November at the Maya Kitchen : Sandy Daza
This month of November, Sandy Daza will be at The Maya Kitchen! Sandy Daza will be demonstrating and teaching some techniques in cooking some HOME COOKED MEALS. Sandy is a very well known chef in the Philippines and he is also the son of a very well known cooking book author “Nora Daza”. My mom has a collection of her cookbooks at home as she always use it when she cooks new dish. During the late 80s, my mom and I loves watching cooking show of the Dazas. There I first saw Chef Sandy Daza, co-hosting cooking with the Dazas. Anyway, Chef Sandy graduated from New York’s Cornell University...
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The Maya Kitchen this October – Tapas and more!

The Maya Kitchen this October – Tapas and more!
Executive Chef Rene Ottlik will demonstrate his expertise in making Tapas on October 20 2012 at the Maya Kitchen in Makati City. He will show his take on tapas with his very own creations like Frittata of Sweet Pork, Orange Olive Tapenade and White Balsamic Dressing; Gazpacho; Crispy Chicken Croquettes with Garlic Aioli; Smoked Salmon Tartar, Cucumber Sour Cream and Black Pepper Crisp. Chef Rene Ottlik will also demonstrate how to make Churros and Almond Sponge Cake. What is Tapas? Tapas are finger foods that can be as simple as small morsels of meat, fish, vegetable or fruit or as elaborate as a hot...
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The Metro Alabang Department store and Supermarket Opens!

The Metro Alabang Department store and Supermarket Opens!
The Metro Alabang opened last week beside Alabang Town Center (ATC). Metro, the leading retail store in Cebu, owned and operated by Viscal Development Corporation (VICSAL), had a grand opening of their new department store in the south of the city. Metro Alabang aims to becoming a world class retail company with their mission of providing quality products at competitive prices with good cutomer service. As a shopper, I don’t need to go out of Alabang Town Center anymore to visit a department store because it’s now all there! The Metro Alabang at the ATC has a department store and sells...
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