Friday, April 29, 2016

McCormick Noodle and Seasoning Mixes Create Exciting Reasons to Celebrate Every Day

McCormick, the brand synonymous to flavor, is offering yet another exciting gustatory experience for Filipinos with the McCormick Noodle and Seasoning Mix. This newest addition to its growing line of recipe mixes aims to bring restaurant-worthy dishes to one's very own kitchen - without the complexity nor the painstaking hours of preparation. Available in 5 mouthwatering variants namely, Birthday Noodles, Pad Thai, Laksa, Chap Chae, and of course the all-time Filipino favorite Palabok, these authentic flavor-rich noodle recipes are sure to warrant celebrations even for the simplest of moments, like getting through a hectic day at work.
“Filipinos are more globally knowledgeable than ever in the aspect of food and as a result, have grown to continually seek for cuisines beyond the usual. We, at McCormick understand this. Hence, our drive has always been to come up with products that bring excitement back inhe brand synonymous to flavor, is offering yet another exciting gustatory experience for Filipinos with the McCormick Noodle and Seasoning Mix. This newest addition to its growing line of recipe mixes aims to bring restaurant-worthy dishes to one's very own kitchen - without the complexity nor the painstaking hours of preparation. Available in 5 mouthwatering variants namely, Birthday Noodles, Pad Thai, Laksa, Chap Chae, and of course the all-time Filipino favorite Palabok, these authentic flavor-rich noodle recipes are sure to warrant celebrations even for the simplest of moments, like getting through a hectic day at work.

The McCormick Noodle and Seasoning Mix pack contains the noodles and flavorful recipe mixes that are made from natural spices. The cooking process is made simple with 4 easy steps that can be completed in just about 30 minutes. One can add 2-3 of their favorite ingredients into the noodle dish to make it more enjoyable.

“McCormick is all about bringing passion to flavor. With McCormick Noodle and Seasoning Mix, we aim to push the envelope in how we fulfill consumers' needs. Putting together an intricate meal need not be tedious and complicated. With our noodle recipe mixes, anyone can make their daily dining experience extra special,” shared Kate Tan, Marketing Manager for McCormick Philippines.

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All #foodies unite for a day of gastronomic adventures, delicious feasts by the finest chefs, cooking demos, good music, and a taste of the new McCormick Noodle & Seasoning Mix at the McCormick Flavor Nation Festival happening tomorrow, 30 April at the Bonifacio High Street Central Ampitheather from 12noon to 9pm. Admission is free so tag along your families and friends! #McCormickFlavorNation #food 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

GStuff’s New Products Will Make Everyday Living Healthier, Our Bodies Happier!

G Stuff’s Healthy Ice Cream
Yes! GStuff will finally have its own Ice Cream. It is also set to be the Only Healthy Ice Cream in the Philippines! You can now satisfy your sweet cravings without the white sugar and white flour! Every scoop is without the guilt and the gluten, are non-fattening and non-dairy!

Their Six tasty flavours are Cappuccino, Strawberry Love, Mint Chip, Vegan Coco Mocha Jam, Vegan Coco Milk Choco, and Vegan Coco Mocha Jam. It comes in pint and cup. Soon in gallon and half-gallon.

Polish Your Nails to Health Spa Ritual believes that slowing down assures the attainment of enlightenment and leads to finding your inner beauty. This philosophy fuses the mind, body and spirit with the traditions and effectivity of a healing spa.  Theirs are products sourced from certified organic, vegan and fair trade ingredients from around the globe.

G Stuff now carries Spa Ritual’s Vegan Nail Lacquers and Nail Care Treatments. These nail polishes are free of toluene, formaldehyde, formaldehyde resin, camphor and DBP.

SpaRitual stays on the pulse of sustainability issues to ensure their products; processes and packaging are environmentally responsible. SpaRitual's brand philosophy encourages women to approach beauty as a holistic connection to oneself and to the environment.

G Stuff Now “Cuddles” With Cudsly
Popular online baby store, Cudsly, now carries G Stuff products to their list of brands on their website along with other best-selling parenting products and services in the country. Here’s to an alternative route to the long treks of the crowded baby stores and supermarkets, and shop online.

To all young moms, working moms and soon-to-be-moms, Cudsly is definitely the run-to website for your parenting needs. As a one-stop destination, Cudsly aims for you to have more time with your children than out pushing shopping carts around.

Your 3 New Favorites: Healthy Eats From Lobo, Batangas
145 km away from Manila, Lobo is a province in Batangas well-loved for its natural attractions with a very good coral and marine life covering sheltered mangrove forests and fish sanctuaries. Apart from its natural pride, Lobo is also a place rich in produce, and as a way to support their community, we are excited to introduce some of their food products you will love up to its last bite. GStuff will now carry three of their ‘heirloom recipes’ they have tweaked for a healthy bite. Now grown organically, these three products will soon replace the usual Pinoy delicacies because now they become ‘healthy local delicacies’.

Preserved Kamias which is locally produced by the people of (insert place). A perfect alternative to the American Dates, our Preserved Kamias is fermented naturally without any additives, no white sugar only Coco Sugar.  The Dried Langka with Stevia is Batangas’s version of a classic dried fruit snack we all love but this time it’s healthy. It has Stevia, a natural sugar substitute, which makes it extra healthy. Too, it harvests helps the community of farmers in Batangas and Mindoro. Tamarind with Coco Sugar. Instead of using white sugar, this delicacy uses Coco Sugar only. Plus has no single chemical preservatives.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Jollibee holds star-studded mall show to celebrate #8-7000, the country’s first nationwide delivery hotline

Jollibee, the country’s most popular fast food joint gathered hundreds recently at the launch of their nationwide delivery hotline #8-7000 via a star-studded mall show dubbed as “Isang Number Para Sa Pinas,” featuring three of their brand ambassadors Sarah Geronimo, Elmo Magalona and JK Labajo. The event was held at the open-aired SM Mall of Asia Music Hall in Pasay City.

Pop Star princess Sarah Geronimo together with Elmo Magalona and The Voice Kids runner-up JK Labajo all starred in Jollibee’s latest TV commercial where they promote the Philippines’ very first centralized hashtag hotline. The three celebrities wowed the crowd with their electrifying performances. And they capped it off by doing a three-piece performance of the catchy #8-7000 jingle.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Finding the right balance at home and at work with Chef Rob Pengson

Press release:

Many Filipino families are still trying to catch up with today’s fast-paced lifestyle and trying to adjust with it creates an imbalance when it comes to being with the family or when working. Chef Rob Pengson, one of the country’s well-known chefs, understands this well. He tries to make good use of his time, whether at work when getting meals out quick and hot off the kitchen, or at home where he can be with his family without carrying so much work-related stress.

 Chef Rob has found the right home appliance partner which can save him time, effort and money while allowing him to take care of his family’s comfort at home, in one of the world’s largest manufacturers of home appliances. Midea offers an array of products and solutions that are reinvented for a new generation and inspired by the way most people live now — products that make it easy for anyone to get the job done from the very first use.

GoodAh's Boy's Blowout Meals for Four: Perfect for Family and Friends

 Tired of looking for that gastronomic delight that fits a family of four on a lazy weekend or the ideal meal for a group of friends/officemates during lunch hour? Look no further! There's GoodAh’s "Boy's Blowout" for you to savor to your hearts' delight.

When you don't know where to go for a quick sumptuous meal, GoodAh's "Boy's Blowout" will surely be your best bet. It promises to satisfy group cravings and it's a perfect barkada or family meal. Named after its GoodAh brand ambassador, TV host Boy Abunda, GoodAh is the first fast-food, all-Filipino restaurant chain in the country that started the "Open 25 hours" and "8 Days a Week" type of food service operations.

Goodah's "Boy's Blowout" comes in two Sapat sa Apat sets: Set A includes Pork Sinigang, Sizzling Sisig, Fried Chicken (a new item on the GoodAh menu), and Garlic Kangkong. Set B, on the other hand, has Nilagang Baka, Garlic Kangkong, Sizzling Pork Chop, and Pork Barbecue.

Both meals come with a pitcher of refreshing, ice-cold Red Iced Tea and four cups of hot rice for that extra fill everyone will surely love and enjoy at the Goodah store nearest you. 

But the best part of it all is that GoodAh's "Boy's Blowout" is priced at an affordable P499 per set meal. It fits the family's budget or the barkada can simply share to enjoy these delicious meals.

It's a truly hot season, but the rays of the summer sun can't beat GoodAh's "Boy's Blowout" meals. No matter what time of day, everyone will certainly enjoy these sure-fire winner meals for that "Pagkaing Good for Every All."

GoodAh stores are located at BF Homes Parañaque, Bicutan, Eastwood, Gate 5 (along EDSA near Connecticut), Market! Market! and Metrowalk. For more details, visit, "like" them on Facebook (, Instagram (, or Twitter (

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Mango Tree presents an explosion of flavors at Thai Street Food Festival

If there is anything that Thailand knows best, it is definitely their street food. This has been proven over the years with their reputation as an internationally known destination for street food and their annual Songkran Festival.

And to celebrate this authenticity, Mango Tree and Mango Tree Bistro are holding a Thai Street Food Festival from April 20 until May 15 to offer diners a symphony of visual delight and an explosion of unique, gastronomic flavors and spices.

Chef Prapun Sampungpong or Chef Tum for short, the new executive chef on board, has meticulously designed an interesting line-up of dishes and street food favorites  from across Thailand. These will include items such as Tom Yum Chicken Poppers, Salmon Skin Crisps (Chicharon), Tom Yum Fries and Pork Dynamite, among others. The festival selection promises to be a culinary experience worth coming back for, to be enjoyed by many. Other items to look forward to include the Pla Meuk Thod or Fried Squid Rings; the Goong Phad Wonsen or Stir-fried Glass Noodles with Shrimps; and the Larb Pla Meuk or Spicy Squid Salad. And definitely not to be missed is the Thai style halo-halo!

Mango Tree is a global Thai food brand and this month-long event, which will take place in all Mango Tree and Mango Tree Bistro branches, is a testament to Thailand’s culture, authenticity and bursting flavors. It is in cooperation with Singha Beer and the Thai Trade Commission.

Located at 7th Ave. Bonifacio High Street Central, Bonifacio Global City, Mango Tree is open from 11am to 3pm and 5:30 to 11:30pm daily. Mango Tree Bistro, located at the 3rd level of TriNoma in Quezon City is open from 11am to 9pm, while the Greenbelt 3 branch in Makati, operates from 11am to 11pm daily.

 For reservations, please contact 621-3233 or 0917 534-2273 for Mango Tree BGC; 916-0297 or 0917 890-2166 for Mango Tree Bistro TriNoma, and 576-9052 or 0917-524-2273 for Mango Tree Bistro Greenbelt 3.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Make long days delightful with McDonald’s new merienda items

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Do you have to deal with unexpected scenarios that make your day longer than usual? Last minute calls that you have to take; long lines to get a ride going home; or a sea of hazard lights that will cost you another hour or two? No need to worry because McDonald’s offers more reasons to help you get through them with its new merienda items.

Get through the day even if it’s not going according to plan with McDonald’s new Smoky Cheeseburger and World Famous Fries now offered with Nacho Cheese or Honey Mustard dip.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Sambo Kojin Gives All Graduates FREE Gastronomic Feast!

Sambo Kojin fires up a free feast for Graduates. The foremost “Eat all you can Japanese Yakiniku, Korean Barbecue” restaurant Sambo Kojin fires up a flavorful feast of authentic Japanese and Korean favorites and treats this year’s graduates to a free buffet experience.

Celebrate your graduation with the best selection of top grade US marbled and tender beef and seafood dishes served fresh and spiced to be grilled, a wide selection of  sushi bar favorites, plus kamameshi, takoyaki, okonomiyaki, robatayaki, katsu, and furai from Japan, and mouthwatering staples from Korea like bibimbap, pajeon, chapchae, and yongnyam dalg jin (Korean fried chicken).

Sambo Kojin has got really good news for graduates too! They're giving all grads FREE buffet experience.