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Starbucks introduces two indulgent beverages this February 2017

The Heart Month of February will see two indulgent beverages from Starbucks, the return of the Starbucks Tribute Blend, and more. Starting February 21, enjoy the flavors of the Tahitian Vanilla Macchiato and Valencia Orange Cocoa Cappuccino. Tahitian Vanilla Macchiato offers a twist on the classic pairing of vanilla and coffee. Its floral aroma and Read More

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Starbucks 2017 kickstarters: new Starbucks cards, food, beverages, and more

2017 is starting out with a bang. The Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day are not far away. Starbucks kicks off  the year with its Starbucks 2017 kickstarters —  eye candy items like new Starbucks cards, merchandise, and delectable new food creations as well as beverages. Read till the end because there is a Valentine’s Read More

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Enjoy Christmas 2016 with Starbucks holiday food and beverage items

It’s my favorite time of the year again — Christmas time! Starbucks holiday food and beverage items are here once more to put us in that Christmas spirit as early as now. Going by the Christmas theme: “Crafted by Hand and Heart“, Starbucks’ food and beverage choices indeed celebrate the treasure of creating by hand and Read More

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Nationwide Tinapay Natin bread baking competition announces winning young bakers

While we are a rice-consuming nation, bread is not far behind. Many breakfast dishes include our popular local pan de sal or some other types of breads.Just check out our local bakeries and you would find creative bread items such as baked siopao (siopao ingredients inside bread instead of a bun). Innovations can be found even with Read More

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Starbucks Ready-to-Drink Bottled Frappuccino is here!

Wheeeee! It’s finally here! Starbucks has brought its bottled, ready-to-drink Bottled Frappuccino to all its stores in the Philippines.

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Baskin-Robbins brings scooping happiness to Bonifacio High Street

My ice cream brand of choice — Baskin-Robbins— during the two years I was in the U.S. taking my masters just opened its 14th branch at B8, Bonifacio High Street in Taguig City. Baskin-Robbins was founded ini 1945 by (who else?) Baskin and Robbins! Since then, the brand has created more than 1,300 ice cream Read More

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Tea lovers, get ready for Starbucks Teavana!

I am a coffee drinker in the morning but in the afternoon, when I want a hot drink and my body cannot tolerate caffeine after 12 noon, I go for very light tea. So, what a delight it was to be invited to a Starbucks event that was NOT about coffee but all about TEA!!! Read More

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New Starbucks cards feature Manila, Cebu and a special edition Siren card

In celebration of its 3rd anniversary in the Philippines, Starbucks is launching on August 8, 2016 two (2) beautiful Starbucks cards that will showcase the rich history of the Philippines plus a Special Edition Siren Starbucks Card. The two Philippine-themed Starbucks cards are the Manila Starbucks Card (available only in Manila) and the Cebu Starbucks Read More

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Authentic Vietnamese casual dining at Annam Noodle Bar

The portal to a Vietnamese casual dining experience is in Metro Manila. Located in the Eastwood area, Annam Noodle Bar (Annam, for short) is right in the hustle and bustle of the residential and commercial area.  

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McCormick introduces its noodle and seasoning mixes

Every time I hear the word “McCormick”, what comes to my mind are the rows upon rows of green spice bottles in the supermarket and in our kitchen. We grew up with McCormick’s different spices which my Mom always bought. So…..being invited to a McCormick event got me excited…. Yes!!! McCormick launched a new product Read More

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