Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Loire Valley Wine-Pairing Buffet at Spiral Manila

The most sumptuous hotel buffet and the biggest array in Asia is found in the Philippines.  Top that with the finest wines to pair each dish, and you've got the most amazing dining experience.  Spiral's La Veranda is located at Sofitel Philippine Plaza, a luxury five-star hotel by the spectacular Manila Bay. French based Sofitel, in partnership with Le Cellier French Wine Selection, recently held a wine-pairing dinner, featuring wines from the vineyards of Fournier Pere et Fils from the Loire Valley in France.  Guest of honor was Monsieur Claude Fournier, who graced the occasion, bringing with him wines directly from his family-owned vineyards.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Professional Bloggers Taking it to the Next Level, Elects New Officers


The internet and mobile landscape is developing in such a rapid pace, it’s like melted mercury that seeps in the corners of every country in the planet.  In this digital age, internet and social media users increase in number every second, thus making online publishing and digital marketing a very effective communication tool for an individual, company and organization.  The publicity is immediate, viral, and the reach is unlimited.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

13th TOYCON: The Biggest Pop Culture Event, June 20-22

I believe all of us should maintain our child-like characteristics.  It is a source of positive attitude and inner happiness, which makes life more rosy.  But there really is a culture of toy collecting and a popularity in gaming, cosplaying and comic book collecting,   It is a whole new level altogether.  Thus, pop-culture events are cropping up in the Philippines, and the  TOYCON is now on its 13th year.  

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

CARMELO'S Continue Steak Legacy, Now in Greenbelt 5


There is only one name that is a cut above the rest when it comes to premium steaks.... Carmelo "Melo" Santiago.  The founder of Melo's Chain of Restaurants since 1988, he is undisputedly the country's Godfather on everything and anything "steak".  Pioneering wagyu steaks in the Philippines in 2007, his eldest daughter, Chef Cristina Santiago-Rivera is at the helm of the latest go-to-wagu-place in the country, aptly called CARMELO'S WAGYU STEAKS, located at the garden level of Greenbelt 5, Makati City.