Thursday, June 23, 2016

Gyro V: Greek Doner Sandwich

Last February 2016, Innovention Food Resources Inc, the same group behind the Famous Belgian Waffles and Mare 24 Oras, opened Gyro V's first branch at SM North Edsa The Block. 



Gyro V, pronounced as "yeero V" is a greek inspired fast food concept that specializes in fusion kebab sandwiches. Their kebabs are made from 100% pure beef and chicken fillet, marinated to perfection. To have a distinctive taste, they use a secret sauce and a freshly baked bread delivered everyday to their store.


All Chicken Gyro Sandwich with Cheese - P105.00
I love their freshly baked bread that is perfectly crisp on the outside that adds texture to the Gyro Sandwich. The meat is tender and the additional cheese made it more flavorful. Since I'm not a fan of veggies, I opted to get the All Chicken with less veggies and more meat that I definitely enjoyed eating. 

Besides their best sellers Beef and Chicken Gyro Sandwiches, they also offer the Greeky Fries and Grilled Cheese:


Greeky Fries - P120.00
The Greeky Fries is good for sharing and has a generous amount of cheese, special sauce and beef kebab bits. Though a bit pricey, it is better if you order it together with a Gyro Sandwich for an additional P35.00 only.

Grilled Cheese w/ Special Dip - P75.00
The Grilled Cheese can be very addictive because it is really delicious. Made out of freshly baked bread with 3-4 different melted cheeses with their special dip that truly compliments the taste of the grilled cheese, you will probably enjoy every bite of this snack. They also have a refreshing Iced Tea available for only P55.00.



Gyro V currently has 2 branches at SM North and SM Mall Of Asia and they are planning to open branches at SM Megamall and Eastwood soon. They are also adding new products on their menu such as the Gyro Chicken Salad and Chicken or Beef Over Rice that will definitely be something to look forward to. 

It was a great tummy-filling experience that I certainly enjoyed, thanks to Sir Jeffrey of JDR Marketing and Gyro V owners Ms. Kate and Mr. Euclid Cezar for inviting us over. Looking forward to visiting the store again and grab some snacks soon since I always drop by at SM North before I go home from the office.

Gyro V is also open for franchising so if you are interested to be part of the Gyro V family, you may email them at franchise@gyro-v.com or contact them at 09175594318, 09153933388 or 4704783. To know more about Gyro V and the products they are offering, check out their website and Facebook page.

Gyro V
Ground Floor, The Block, SM City North EDSA
EDSA corner North Ave., Quezon City
09175594318/09153933388
Gyro V's Website


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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Let the kids jump and have fun with Bubi Trampoline

Every time I go to the mall with the kiddos and we pass by a playground, they go and ask if they can stay there for a while. The scenario has been like this when my oldest turned 4 years old and with the younger one getting more and more energetic each day, he would also try to join her sister in the playground. 

We've been seeing a new kiddie corner in a nearby mall and the kids have been wanting to try it. Known as the Bubi Trampoline, it is an indoor/outdoor trampoline covered with safety nets and filled with colorful balls inside. It also has balloons and led lights outside that can really attract kids to check it out.

 
To give you a little background of the Bubi Trampoline, it was actually established in our country back in 2011 and started to operate under SMAI (Sia and Mak Amusement Inc) on December 2013. The SMAI has been producing and distributing high quality trampolines all over Europe for more than 12 years and they've been constantly checking and improving the production to keep every customer extremely satisfied and happy with the trampolines. 


These Bubi Trampolines are not just for fun but it can also help in developing a child's motor skills, teach persistence and improving their self esteem and behavior. It may also reduce a child's restlessness, alleviate stress and strengthen their immune system. This could also help in a child's weight loss and maintenance.

Visit the nearest Bubi Trampoline soon and see your kids smile as they bounce all over the place and play with plastic balls with other kids. Below is the list of malls where you can find a Bubi Trampoline:

SM Malls:

Angono
Clark
Rosario
Baguio
Davao
San Lazaro
Baliwag
Fairview
San Pablo
Bicutan
Marilao
Sta.Rosa
Calamba
Molino
Tarlac
Cebu - Consolacion
Muntinlupa
Taytay
Cebu - Mabolo
Novaliches
Valenzuela
Cebu - Seaside
Palawan

Robinsons Malls:

Antipolo
Cainta
Metro East
Palawan

Other Malls:

AliMall
Farmer's Plaza
StarMall San Jose Del Monte
StarMall Taguig

To learn more about the Bubi Trampoline, you can visit their Website or follow them on their Facebook Page and Instagram Account. For sales and rental inquiries, please contact 9415708.
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Experience the Power of X with Caltex' new Delo Sport with ISOSYN technology

Days after I've watched the Xmen Apocalypse, I was very happy to be invited at an event by Caltex, in partnership with 20th Fox Century, that transformed SM Mall Of Asia Atrium into the X-men School for Gifted Youngsters. Thanks to ms. Mir of Fuentes Manila for the opportunity. 


X-men fans who wanted to experience the Power of X were given passports that has 4 fun and exciting activities that they need to complete to get a chance to win exclusive X-men gift bags.


Participants must visit each booth and get it stamped afterwards. Race against your opponent in an arcade game, Capture your best pose at the photo booth, Use your car knowledge in a Matching game and Release your power at the Hammer game booth:


What made the event even more awesome is the presence of models dressed in X-men characters!


During the event, Caltex also launched their newest product which is the Delo Sports with ISOSYN technology. It also has a booth in the events area where motorists can learn from experts on how they could protect and maximize the power of their car engines using the product.


“At Caltex, our customers are the cornerstone of our business. Every bottle of Caltex Havoline and Delo engine oil is imbued with the power to protect their engines and deliver optimized performance. To help our customers ‘Enjoy the Journey’ even more, we’ve tailored exclusive offers and activities to make every journey with Caltex an exciting one,” says Joseph Bronfman, CPI Area Business Manager for Lubricants, Philippines and Vietnam. “This is also a very opportune event as we introduce Delo Sports, the latest from the Caltex diesel engine oil product family, which will allow motorists to experience the full power and performance of their diesel engines in their everyday drive.”


The Delo Sport is specifically designed for SUVs and Pickup Trucks and it provides an enhanced engine protection and power even under the most challenging driving conditions. With its renowned ISOSYN technology, the combination of premium base oil and high performance additives that provides superb parts protection, Delo Sports has high oxidation stability, excellent dispersancy and anti-wear characteristics thus extending engine life. It provides excellent deposit control which is a must for turbocharged diesel engines that encounters very high temperatures during on or off-road driving conditions. 


There are 2 types of Delo Sport with ISOSYN techology: the Fully Synthetic SAE 5W-40 which is designed to provide ultimate protection for diesel-powered sport utility and sport activity recreational vehicles that require heavy-duty type engine oils with the highest performance rating of API CJ-4 and the other one is the Synthetic Blend SAE 10W-30 which is specially designed for the latest models of sports utility vehicles fitted with common rail fuel injection systems where API CI-4 performance is required.

To know more about these new products, visit Caltex' website and to be updated with the latest promos, follow Caltex' social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.
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Monday, June 20, 2016

Jollibee celebrates Independence Day with its #PinoyandProud campaign

Jollibee, our country's #1 fast food chain, has been very vocal in supporting the upcoming 118th Independence Day celebration and just last May 31, 2016, I was very happy to be invited to an intimate press event as they introduce their newest #PinoyandProud: Ang Sarap, Ang Saya Maging Pilipino Campaign held at Jollibee E.Rodriguez branch. Thank you very much to Ms. Millet, Ms. Annalyn and Ms. Chen of DDB Group Philippines and Ripple 8 for the opportunity.



This is third time that Jollibee had a Pinoy Pride Campaign: first was last 2014 with "Foreignoy" that was all about foreigners who considers themselves as Pinoy at Heart and second was last year with entitled: Happy Birthday Pilipinas where Jollibee compiled wishes, hopes and promises of Filipino citizens. 



“Being a homegrown Pinoy brand is always a source of immense pride for Jollibee,” said Francis E. Flores, Jollibee Global Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Marketing. “This year, we are celebrating the amazing Filipino spirit and our unique traits that put the sarap and saya to being Pinoy.”

Brand Communications Director and Head of Kids Marketing, Arline Adeva
Brand PR and Engagement Manager, Cat Trivino
Jollibee Brand Manager for Yum! Burger, Mathew Whang
During the press event, Jollibee introduced what the 2016 #PinoyandProud campaign has in store for everyone. It started off with the newest Sarap at Saya anthem written by hitmaker Thyro and performed live with Yumi:



”The song captures the essence of the resilient, compassionate, and joy-filled Filipino spirit.“Today, there are so many reasons to celebrate being Pinoy,” shares Flores. “Filipinos have proven that they are capable of being truly world class in everything they do.” 

Next, they gave a sneak peak of Jollibee and Friends' newest attires for Independence Day, the traditional Filipiniana costumes, as Jollibee wowed all the attendees of the press event with his Barong Tagalog. 


Jollibee Brand Manager for Yum! Burger, Mathew Whang, Brand PR and Engagement Manager Cat Trivino, Jollibee and Brand Communications Director and Head of Kids Marketing Arline Adeva shows the limited edition Pinoy Favorites: Adobo Flakes Yum! Burger and Halo Halo Sundae
Our favorite chicken joy bucket will also have a limited edition design for Independence Day with the complete gang wearing traditional Filipiniana costumes:



For viber users, you'll definitely love Jollibee's newest Independence Day themed sticker pack so that you can share to your friends how #PinoyandProud you are through these super cute stickers!



Lastly, two new limited edition Pinoy Favorites are now added on Jollibee's menu as they launch the Adobo Flakes Yum! Burger and the Halo Halo Sundae that everyone will surely enjoy:



The Adobo Flakes Yum! Burger is made with 100% beef and made even more tastier and juicier with real beefy adobo flakes and special adobo sauce:


Adobo Flakes Yum! Burger - P59.00
The Halo-Halo Sundae is a great addition to Jollibee's dessert offerings . It has our favorite Halo-Halo ingredients: nata de coco, macapuno, sweetened banana, gelatin, etc. that can easily be addictive.


Halo Halo Sundae - P35.00
Truly, Jollibee's gestures such as the Pinoy Pride campaign can really make every Filipino realize how fun and exciting it is to be one. Let it be a reminder that being a Filipino is something to be proud of.

To know more about the #PinoyandProud 2016 campaign and to get updates on their upcoming events, kindly follow Jollibee's social medias: Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Party Beyond Ordinary with Victoria Court Themed Rooms

Victoria Court has been one of the pioneers in the motel industry since they opened their first branch in Pasay during the 70s. They have been known to provide Quality Service which the customers really appreciate resulting to the growth of the company. Years later, they have decided to venture on building quality lodging and services at premium prices. This way, the motel industry has now become a drive-in hotel with rooms completely equipped with colored TV, bath tubs, jacuzzis and AC units. Currently, Victoria Court expanded even more as they now offer Thematic Party and Events Rooms that are incredibly designed and built that will surely wow anyone who sees them.



Luckily, I was one of the bloggers who were invited to check out their Party Rooms at Victoria Court Pasig Branch and to witness the unveiling of their newest Themed Party Room, the Space Wars (Thanks to ms. Grace of Tag Media and Ms. Erika of Victoria Court).

Let me first share to you the food they provided for us that are "Space Wars" themed as well:


Trooper Onigiri
Imperial Pasta
Dark Side Burger
Panatrooper

After dinner, a futuristic and entertaining light dance number was held at the open space of Victoria Court Canley:



VC Ambassadors Jinri Park, Aubrey Miles and Troy Montero also graced the event together with Storm Troopers:



We were then toured to their newest themed party room inspired by the film Star Wars:

Space Wars:



Once you enter the room, costumes and light sabers are available to be used by avid fans who want to be in character during their stay at the Space Wars. Then, they will be greeted by the "Infinity Floor" and an interactive Space Ship cockpit that actually moves up when you push the controls forward. You can also control the room's light using the buttons found in the space craft.



The jacuzzi can be found at the center of the room but a bathroom and a comfort room are also available, with a huge photo of a Shadow trooper in the shower room.



Definitely an awesome room for those who would like to celebrate a special occasion with a "Star Wars" theme. 

After visiting Space Wars, we were also brought to see the other themed Party rooms such as the Moulin Rouge, Cirque, Fifty Shades, Princess Jasmine's Suite, Venice Room and Asgard:

Moulin Rouge: P12,000/5hours (30pax)



Cirque: P15,000/5hours (35pax)



Fifty Shades: P12,000/5hours (30pax)



Princess Jasmine's Suite: P12,000/5hours (25pax)



Venice Room: P12,000/5hours (25pax)



Asgard: P8,000/5hours (25pax)



To know more about their food packages and rates for couple or smaller groups, you may call 6712317 or 09178273783 or email party_reservation@victoriacourt.biz. You may also visit their Website and follow their social media accounts to get updates and room promos: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube
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