Friday, November 21, 2014

Figaro's Yuletide Offerings

Figaro has recently launched their Yuletide Drinks through their Christmas flavors of Praline and Speculoos. 

Figaro Yuletide Drinks 

Praline Frost and Speculoos Frost - P145 (16oz.) and P165 (20pz.),  
Praline Latte and Speculoos Latte - P119 (8oz.)

Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Book of Revelation Made Clear Review

Lately, our household has had some interesting talks and questions about topic end times. This arose after watching a video about the blood moon and its possible connection with things prophesied in the book of Revelation and after the recent showing of the movie Left Behind.

Topics about prophecy and eschatology are difficult to discuss and teach about even as a man who has read and taught about it. Thanks to "The Book of Revelation Made Clear: A Down-to-Earth Guide to Understanding the Most Mysterious Book of the Bible" by Tim LaHaye and Timothy Parker, Revelation can now be understood easier.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Kris Aquino is Chowking's Newest Franchisee

We could not have expected an event less grand than when Chowking officially welcomed Kris Aquino as their newest franchisee last week at White Space in Makati City. Although we had to wait a while, with a handful of bouncers all over the place, we kind of expected it to be well secured since the main person is a member of the first family. The members of the media were given Chinese treats as we waited for Kris.

A favorite from amongst the treats was the Chinese Calligraphy. Above is the actual video I took while the Chinese Calligrapher was skillfully drawing my wife's name on a xuan paper (or Shuen paper or rice paper, is a kind of paper originating in ancient China used for writing and painting).

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Beeffalo: Ribs and Steaks in Marikina City

If you are looking for a place in Marikina City or Rizal area where you can find tender and juicy Baby Back ribs or steaks that are grilled perfectly, then Beeffalo by Hot Rocks is the place to go. Years ago, my family frequented a place in Bagumbayan/Libis, Quezon City area called Hot Rocks, located inside the Club Six-Fifty parking compound. It was a discovery that changed our lunch habit every Sunday because it made us crave for their medium-rare Porterhouse steak. 

Beeffalo, all geared up for Halloween

Beeffalo's Baby Back Ribs is available with Java rice in Single (PHP 270) or Full order (PHP 740)

Beeffalo's Porterhouse steak, also available in two orders: 250 grams (PHP 385) and 450 grams (PHP 650)

You can use this guide below as to how you want your grilled steak:

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Rethink your drink: Hydration is key to a healthy, happy life

What we drink and how many times we drink is the key to a healthy and happy life. Too often, though, many of us think of only two elements as we go through our daily challenges in work or at home: food and fitness. It does not matter how many diet plans we missed or exercise regimens that we did not complete; at the back of our minds, we believe that it is essential to eat the right foods and perform physical activities regularly if we are to meet the demands in our personal and professional spheres.
All this is well and good, but it still lacks the third, and unfortunately often-ignored, aspect that is also important to our physical and mental well-being: hydration. In the medical sense, hydration means “adding water to our body.” To many of us, this means following the age-old rule taught to us since childhood that is to drink eight glasses of water a day. It is a healthy advice that we try to follow but often overlook. How many of us do make it a point to take that much amount of water intake? 

The only time we do become aware of the need to fill up our body with fluid is when we engage in physical activity. Thirty minutes of pounding the treadmill at the gym, whipping up a storm in dance class, or just a brisk walk around the neighborhood – the minute sweat breaks out of our body and the pangs of thirst set in, that’s when we tend to look for the nearest water cooler or, if we are smart, grab the thermos we brought with us.