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Glimpses of KidZania Manila

We were given the privilege of joining the 3-day preview of Kidzania (with hugely discounted rates) before they opened to the public on August 7, 2015. Situated in Fort Bonifacio Global City, near Serendra area, it was a city within … Continue reading

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Blacklisted Philippine couriers: Metrowide and Philfox

We have been users of Xend for years now. Xend used to be the only low-cost courier in the market, but nowadays we have more options, supposedly. Others offer much cheaper rates than Xend so we thought of trying them … Continue reading

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My Foodpanda Experience

Nowadays, online ordering is becoming a norm and an option often provided by restaurants for delivery apart from calling a hotline number. Foodpanda recently acquired City Delivery, one of the two big delivery service provider in the country (the other … Continue reading

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Makati Park and Garden: Reservation Fail

Makati Park and Garden’s reservation system should have a disclaimer that reads: “Reserve at your own risk.” Apparently a reservation slip does not actually guarantee you a reservation even if you’ve fully paid – you can still get bumped off … Continue reading

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Coming Home to Mandaue Foam

We are expecting a new baby girl into our lives. Such a major life-changing event requires a lot of preparation. It’s a good thing that Mandaue Foam offers furniture that suits our needs. A new bookcase is important to hold … Continue reading

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North Park Food Review

We didn’t plan on eating at another chinese restaurant so soon, but we felt obligated to eat here because it was the only restaurant at The Strip, where we parked our car. This is cheaper than parking in The Medical … Continue reading

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Kenny Rogers Roasters Food Review

Kenny Rogers, not the singer but the restaurant. Ironically, a lot of Filipinos associate the name to a restaurant rather than the famous singer. But then again, Kenny Rogers is known in the US and not so much in the … Continue reading

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House of Minis Food Review

Another one of those classic food vendor/stall that’s usually our default when we’re not in the mood to explore the Glorietta foodcourt. We eat here if we’re craving for affordable steaks and other meals on a hot plate. Filet Mignon … Continue reading

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David’s Tea House Food Review

The first time that I ate at this restaurant was with my parents. This occurred long before the major Greenbelt 5 renovation, so it was less crowded back then and there were still a lot of shops along Legazpi street. … Continue reading

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Go Greek Food Review

One of the more unique establishments in Glorietta 4 Foodcourt. Go Greek opened sometime around 2 years ago and we’re happy to note that it is still around as of this date. As the company’s name implies, it serves Greek/Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Pancake House Food Review

The PHI or Pancake House Inc. (publicly listed in the PSE: PCKH) led by Martin Lorenzo, was one of the first restaurants he acquired (Feb. 15, 2000) to begin his rapid expansion into the Philippine restaurant industry. Now, Pancake House … Continue reading

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World Chicken Food Review

One of the oldest food stalls in Glorietta 4, World Chicken has been around for as long as I can remember. The stalls around it have changed so many times and yet this stall has outlasted them all. It’s no … Continue reading

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How to Make Avocado Pudding

One of my childhood favorites, finding a big bowl of Tupperware in the refrigerator on Sunday mornings meant that mom was in the mood to make Avocado pudding (or maybe Avocado was just in season). So at the behest of … Continue reading

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