Adarna Food & Culture – The Magic of the Rich Filipino Heritage

Adarna Food & Culture was conceptualized by partners Beth Angsioco and Chef Giney Villar showcasing Filipino antiques and different Filipino flavors around the country. The restaurant is a reapplication of Beth Angsioco’s Adarna house and the first resto for AHA-graduate Chef Giney Villar. The food and ambiance is quite unique so you got to check this out and let me know what you think.

Cafe Juanita – Eclectically Romantic

Cafe Juanita is an all time favorite for romantic dates within the metro. Its biggest asset is the sort of mish mash of things mixed with different kind of lights to create an eclectic romantic ambiance.

Bagoong Club – a Bagoong Themed Restaurant Everyone is Raving About

If you are looking for a unique Filipino restaurant where to bring your balikbayan or foreigner guests, you have to drive all the way to Bagoong Club (BC) in the Tomas Morato area in Quezon City. Most Filipinos are raving about this restaurant specializing on bagoong (salted and fermented fish paste). There are 7 variations of the Bagoong and you’ll encounter the first two– Bagoong Asya (P15) and Bagoong Umaga (P15), with the free singkamas appetizer. The traditional bagoong version is called Bagoong Lipunan (P15).

Manila International Book Fair

We bought and collected the 25 Best-Loved Children’s Books of all time from Adarna House, Lampara, Anvil Publishing and OMF. The Children’s Books are normally priced from P55-P65 and you can avail of 20-25% off depending on the publishing house and if you have a Manila International Book Fair 5-day pass card.

25 Best-Loved Pinoy Children’s Book Characters of all Time

Ang Ilustrador ng Kabataan (Ang INK) and Philippine Board on Books for Young People mounted a touring exhibit of the 25 of the Best-Loved Pinoy Children’s Books Characters of all time. It is based on a survey among hundreds of Filipino school children. I’m ashamed that I only know 3 out of the 25 pinoy characters. We decided to buy all the children’s books in the ongoing Manila International Book Fair in SMX Convention Center. You can catch the exhibit in the lobby of SMX Convention Center.

Philippine Travel Fair Tips

The Philippine Travel Fair is the Best Domestic Travel Fairs in the country where you can find cheap tickets, very good deals from airline, hotels, and resorts. All of the major tourist destinations in the country are represented in this travel fair. It is usually held around September and this year it happens Sept. 12-14, 2008 in Megatrade Hall in Megamall.

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