Naxional South American Diner in BGC

Naxional South American Diner is another colorful, hip place that has opened in Bonifacio Global City or BGC. In fact, so hip that Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach had her birthday celebration here this week. On weekends, one can also easily spot those expats and good-looking Brazilian models who have made Manila their home. But that's not really the point because the resto transports one to vibrant South America from its interiors alone, dominated by brick walls and eye catching murals or paintings. And on that day in August when they opened Naxional to the ... Continue Reading...

Sugar Factory of Las Vegas is now open in BGC!

Sugar Factory American Brasserie is the latest foreign restaurant chain to set up shop in Manila and is now open at the ground level High Street Park of Shangri-La at the Fort in Bonifacio Global City (BGC). The resto is an import from Las Vegas and New York City where it has gained celebrity status because of its couture lollipops, sizzling candy-themed cocktails and good old comfort food. Everything's unique and is a must-try! In my hands: Sugar Factory's dulce de leche milkshake in a chocolate-covered mug adorned with popcorn, and the s'mores martini. ... Continue Reading...

3-day Digital Walker Sale starts Sept. 30

It's time for the much-awaited annual Digital Walker Sale! The event happens on September 30 until October 2 at the SM Megamall-Mega Trade Hall 3. The timing couldn't be more perfect as it's a payday weekend for the duration of the sale and the value-conscious would like to find the best deals for themselves and for the special people in their life, especially now that Christmas is approaching. You read it right folks! Discounts on the branded tech items and accessories carried by Digital Walker will be up to 90% off. The line-up will include sale items on ... Continue Reading...

The store that forever tickles our fancy is now open in Megamall

One thing for sure: cuteness never goes out of style. And people of my generation (okay, let's not talk so much about ages here) will be so familiar with Tickles. This novelty store has been there for as long as we can remember. And I just saw it on their Facebook page. They were established in 1979! Even though I have much more clutter than I can handle, passing by a Tickles store never fails to turn my head. They have these really cool items that you know your kids will love, or just guaranteed to be conversation pieces among friends. So one day while I ... Continue Reading...

The best goodbyes at Centennial Garden in Santa Rosa, Laguna

A few days ago, our band of bloggers was out of town again but this time it was different. It was a trip to discover our own mortality and how we should prepare for the reality of dying someday. Morbid, you say? The serene surroundings of the sprawling Centennial Garden in Sta. Rosa, Laguna provided the perfect backdrop for thinking about the afterlife that day. Inasmuch as we try to enjoy life while as much as we can, we should also endeavor to leave behind our earthly existence in the best way possible.And this was it.... Centennial Garden is poised to ... Continue Reading...