Don Andres Kitchen : A Peruvian Restaurant Located at the Heart of Quezon City

#26 Courtyard Building , Sgt. Esguerra Street , Barangay South Triangle – Quezon City , Philippines

Arroz Con Mariscos

Arroz con mariscos is not only delightful and colorful in abundance of Peruvian bountiful harvest of the sea. The love for rice ( arroz) and seafood assorted seafood like tiger prawns , Peruvian mussels, clams simmered , coriander leaves in wine sauce topped with bell pepper and celery .  It is one of the specialties of this restaurant and can be shared with 3 to 5 people .It cost Php 380

 The restaurant which started its operation last November 2014. The name of the restaurant was derived from Andres Bonifacio a revolutionary hero during the Spanish regime, hence its name.  The partners decided to do an extensive research on the worldwide success of Peruvian restaurants in California, New York and Europe.  They even hired a Peruvian chef  adjusting it to local Filipino taste .

Interior

The restaurant can accommodate up to 60 people at any given time with an outdoor patio area good for 20 to 30 people.  It is very stylish combining Peruvian arts , fixture , lighting and patterns into the interiors of the place.

stylish Nazca inspired drawings and Peruvian weave pattern

Pulpo Al Olivo

This Dish is sliced octopus coked in citrus juice , saltine crackers with Botija olive sauce  ( seasonal) Can be shared with 3 to 5 people and ideal as an appetizer . Php 290

Choros A La Chalaca

Presented in black Chinese duck spoon , The appetizer comprised of  Peruvian mussels , chopped onions with citrus corn salsa Php 320

Ceviche de Pescado

Marinated fish-Hawaiian called them Mahi-mahi  , Dorado ( Spanish ) or Dolphin fish  cured in citrus juice with yellow chili sauce. Similar with our Kinilaw  Php 280

Classicos Y Otros ( Main Dishes )

Lomo Saltado

This is quite similar with Filipino adobo but with the use of beef tenderlion strips , onions tomatoes , fried potatoes  with fresh chopped parsley leaves and parsley  – The main dish can be shared between 3 to 5 people Php 420

Chorizo Al Plato

A great appetizer which consist of grilled chorizo with garlic served with side dish . This is good for 3 to 5 people sharing Php 260

Pollo Entero

The whole chicken is marinated with special herbs and slowly cooked rotisserie style . There is an option of adding rice or mashed potatoes –  This whole chicken can be shared between 4 to 6 people . ONE of the BEST Sellers and Signature DishPhp 590 without side dish and Php 650 with side dishes.

Brochetas De Lomo

Beef tenderloin skewers with bell pepper and onions served with fries and dip.

The skewers can be shared with 2 to 3 people  –Php 420

Arroz con Mejillones

Mixed Rice with Peruvian Mussels simmered in white wine Php 380

Saguchon De Chicharon

It is Barra with mayo topped with sliced ham, sweet potatoes, Peruvian onion salsa and batata chips . The sandwich combo can be shared between 3 to 5 people .Php 225

Lengua Guisada

Ox tongue marinated and cooked Peruvian style with mashed potatoes . Php 420

Inca Kola

This is not your ordinary soft-drink in the market. It had a lesser carbonated content and had a bubble gum taste. Php 175

Postres ( Desserts )

Alfajores

Alfajores is a shortbread cookies with Dulce de Leche filling . The texture and taste is almost like the uraro biscuits with softer texture . This is best accompanied with coffee , tea or chocolate.  Php 65 per 3 pieces

Pie de Limon

This is a Peruvian pie stuffed with key lime – Php 145 per slice

Tres Leche

Sponge cake with creme topping soaked in three kinds of milk. Php 165 per slice

group photo

Note: Prices that are quoted are based from the restaurant existing menu and all prices are inclusive of 12% VAT and subject to 7% service charge

Address: #26 Courtyard Building , Sgt. Esguerra Street , Barangay South Triangle – Quezon City

Operational Hours: Mondays to Sundays 11:00am to 3:00pm , 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/DonAndresRestaurant?fref=ts

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DC Comics and Toys Memorabilia Exhibit At SM North EDSA

The Block, SM North EDSA, Quezon City – Philippines

We invite everyone to attend the three day World of DC Comics PH event and Visit the collectibles booth and DC Comics memorabilia exhibit this April 17-19 – Discover the exciting world of DC Comics in SM North EDSA THE BLOCK, in Quezon City.

DC SUPERHEROES COSPLAY CONTEST – APRIL 11-12 Join the pocket events leg this April 11-12 in SM City Angono, BF Paranaque, Bicutan, Fairview, Manila, Sta Mesa

Join the World of DC Comics PH pocket events.. and learn more about the upcoming World record event on April 18, 2015 ALL STAR FUN RUN – APRIL 18 Wear the DC superheroes race singlets and Join the All Star Fun Run of World of DC Comics PH this April 18 in SM MOA

WORLD RECORD EVENT – APRIL 18 The Philippines will attempt to gather the largest costumed DC superheroes on April 18 in SM North EDSA-The Block

Join the world record, wear your costume and be counted. DC Comics Superhero World Record PH details: http://dcworldrecord.worldofdcph.com/

for details visit www.worldofdcph.com /

PARUN ng Cowboy Grill – A Fun Run For A Cause

Quezon Avenue, Quezon City-Philippines

L-R Mr. Joey Locsin ( HR Training Officer) , Ms. Abby Zulueta ( Beep) Mr. Joseph Balbino ( President , Pinoy Aspiring Runners ) Father Julio Cuesta ( Director – Cotolengco Filipino ) , Ms. Marianne C. Escobar ( Marketing Manager ) and Ms. Jinky Tolentino ( HR Manager)

Cowboy Grill which is celebrating their 21st founding anniversary , Golden Pizza , Inc which is celebrating their 40th anniversary in partnership with Maynilad, Mizuno, Polar, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Takbo.ph , Pinoy Aspiring Runners is organizing a “PaRun ng Cowboy” – a Cowboy-inspired fun run which aims to help the kids of Cottolengo Filipino Foundation.  The registration had started last March 15, 2015 and the organizers are expecting a larger turn-out of participants as there are several groups which signify their interest in joining the FUN RUN for a CAUSE.

PaRun ng Cowboy Grill poster

Cowboy Grill’s best in-house bands will also come to entertain the participants during the after-party. There will also be on the spot raffle contest and other freebies . On the spot registration will also be accepted and those who wanted to help the cause can reach the organizers .

Event Information

PaRun ng Cowboy
May 17, 2015
CCP Complex
3k/5k/10k

Registration Fees:
10k – P650
5k – P550
3k – P450

Inclusive of singlet, Race Bib, Medal & Cowboy Hat (to be given at the finish line)

Registration Venues:
1.) Mizuno Stores
– Mall of Asia
– Trinoma
– Megamall
– Bonifacio Global City
– Alabang Town Center

2.) Cowboy Grill Branches
– Mabini corner Arquiza St. Ermita Manila , Tel No. 525-1474
– Malate: Remedios cor Madre Ignacia St. Malate Manila, Tel No. 522-0429
– Las Pinas : Alabang-Zapote Road, Las Pinas City (near SM Southmall), Tel No. 801-7644
– Delta-Quezon Ave corner Timog Avenue Quezon City, Tel No. 922-1130

For more information:
Mobile: 09328472853 / 09158425951 / 09276872757
Email: cowboygrill.run@gmail.com
Website: http://www.cowboygrill.ph

Company Profile: Cowboy Grill is operated by Golden Pizza Inc., a corporation duly registered at Securities and Exchange Commission since September 10, 1974. Head office is located at 3rd Floor Tuscan Building, 114 V.A. Rufino St. Legaspi Village, Makati City with postal code of 1229. Established by its Founding chairman, Mr. Leopoldo L. Prieto, who brought the first Shakey’s Pizza Restaurant in the Philippines

Website: http://cowboygrill.ph/

Cottolengco Filipino : http://www.cottolengofilipino.org/

Organization: http://cottolengofilipino.com/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/COTTOLENGO-FILIPINO-INC/246432648246

Manny Pacquiao Commemorative Stamps to be Issued by PHLPOST

Manila Central Post Office, Liwasang Bonifacio , Ermita , 1000 , Manila-Philippines

Manny Pacquiao commemorative souvenir sheet stamp priced at Php 40 each

 Philippine Postal Corporation will be releasing special postage stamps to show support for eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao as he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in what is dubbed as the “Fight of the Century.” Set to be released for Php 10 each, PHLPost will be putting out a total of 500,000 copies of  the Manny Pacquiao “Fight of the Century” postage stamps. 30,000 copies of the souvenir sheet will also be released, priced at Php 40 each. Aside from the Php 40.00 souvenir sheet.

Php 10.00 stamp

There will be First Day Cover which will cost around Php 100 plus 12% VAT and the ordinary Php 10.00 definitive stamp.

Manny Pacquiao block of 4 souvenir sheet issued by PHLPOST in 2008

Pacquiao was already featured in a postage stamp in 2008, ahead of his June bout with David Diaz.  It is rare that Phlpost issues living Filipinos , Aside from current presidents , visiting head of states past issuance included Miss Universe 1969 Gloria Diaz and Miss Universe 1973 Margarita Moran  commemorative stamp which was issued in 1994 when the country hosted the Miss Universe pageant. Miss World 2013 Megan Young is one of the few living Filipinos honored with such issuance. The stamps, souvenir sheets and official first day cover shall be available at the Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and  post offices nationwide.  For inquiries, please call 527-01-08 or 527-01-32.

Note: This was the publicity release coming from PHLPOST that the stamps will be available in major post offices nationwide.

8 Exciting Reasons to Visit the 2015 Manila International Auto Show ( MIAS )

World Trade Center and Philippine Trade Training Center , Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Pasay City -Philippines

MIAS 2015

The Manila International Auto Show is now on its 11th year , with over 500,000 attendees since it started the annual show . There are almost 200 participating companies from automotive sector , 500 exhibitors and  car collector’s club  and over 400 car displays. The show features rand new cars, hybrid cars , concept car launches from the country’s top automobile brands .

Here are the 8 Exciting Reasons to Visit the MIAS 2015

8. Kid Friendly Place and Safety Play  –  Volkswagen booth in partnership with Department of Transportation and Communication , Safe Kid promotes a safe place to play and how to properly train children  proper street signs , road safety thru playing . These cute kids which were accompanied by their parents were instrumental in early training .

kids ride the miniature volkswagen cars
Every day, more than 500 children lose their lives in traffic crashes globally. Thousands are injured. Please join Safe Kids in supporting #SaveKidsLives, the official worldwide campaign for Global Road Safety Week.

Website: http://www.safekids.org/

7. Cosplay and Car Becomes Alive – Bumblee Bee and Its Car counterpart . Bumblebee is a small, yellow  Autobot  with the altmode of a compact car.

The vehicles used for Bumblebee, Ironhide, Jazz and Ratchet were put on display by General Motors .

6. Vintage Cars most general sense, an old automobile, and in the narrower senses of car enthusiasts and collectors. They remind an era where these car models were made and some of the restored car were on display at the Philippine Trade Training Center . There are several dozens of cars exhibited from early 1900’s to late 1990’s style are on display.

5. Car Test Drive and Road Gear Devices – Another feature of the show is for test the road safety and car endurance . Just do not forget to bring a valid driver’s license and a lot of guts!

SCS Group with President and CEO Mr. Alex B. Sycip

 SCS Group provides the best in vehicle tracking and security solutions. As distributors of Tramigo Philippines, . The trackers are unique in that they provide far more features than any other product on the market, not to mention the user friendly software and no monthly fees.

Website: http://www.scsgroupinc.com/

4. Popemobile , Celebrity Cars on Display

1976 British Leyland Mini 1000 ( Austin Citron Green in colour ) which is popularly used by Mr. BEAN.

The most popular display is the Popemobile used by Pope Francis recent visit January 15 to 19, 2015 . The jeepney inspired- vehicle attracts a lot of photo opportunities among the visitors of the event.

Salamander ( the Salamander can travel both on land and in water )

The name Atoy Llave is the one behind Atoy Bodykits– The company is known for their customization of cars  .  The country had a series of floods and strong typhoons which can caused much devastation.   It stemmed from Llave’s desire to do something really useful for the benefit of his countrymen. That and his wish to put the Philippines on the global automotive map.

He made this in partnership with a new company called H2O Technologies, developing it in particular with the firm’s technical head, Mr. Lamberto Armada.

Subaru Outback

3. Miniature Cars and Die Cast Car on Exhibit

Mr. Rowel Panizares – art director and creative services owned these miniature die cast toys

ghost buster toys and die cast cars

Diecast Car Collectors of the Philippines members proudly exhibited their collection of die-cast cars of different car models and companies. There are over a dozen panels showcasing hundreds of toy car in various scale models.

Mark Lester Q. Bellerde collection

The club is mostly consist of Filipinos who love to collect replica or small model of cars.

Website: http://www.dcph.info/board/portal/

2.) Freebies, Contests and Pretty Ladies

car launching

MAPFRE Insular

MAPFRE Insular gave away interesting notepads, umbrellas , pencils to the visitors .  Just sign-up with your name, contact information and email and have a chance to get these exciting prizes .

Caramundi

Motolite

Motolite is one of the largest battery company in the country. There is on the spot games, photo opportunities, free coffee , eco bag and charger for those visiting their booth. The only catch is to sign-up at their booth , play the games and download the Motolite apps in to your cellphone.

Mr. Jose Gonzales ( Brand Assistant )

Website: http://www.motolite.com/

1.) Bagong Kotse , 1 Month Libre Promo by BPI Family Savings Bank and other Company Promos.

Mr. Juan Miguel A. Santiano ( Senior Brand Manager – BPI Family Saving Bank)

Bank of the Philippine Islands Family Auto loan allow anyone with access to internet and computer easy car ownership as the free 1-month amortization that gives a breather from initial amortization.  ” At the MIAS , BPI Family Auto Loan makes the best happen for you and your family ! Take advantage of our outrageously unique offer that gives you a significant amount for free. along with other treats . Enjoy memorable summer road trips with your family in your new car , made easy with BPI Family Auto Loan ! says Pepe Carlos , VP and Head of BPI Family Auto Loan Division.

Bank of the Philippines Islands

When i went to the BPI booth , there were a lot of inquiries about their Auto loan . The promo is also available at any BPI Family Savings Bank nationwide until April 30, 2015.

Website: http://www.bpiloans.com/

Note: The entrance is Php 80 for senior citizens and Php 100 for the general public and students . The show will run until this sunday April 12, 2015. The show is from 10:00am to 10:00pm