Mang Boy Alfredo Lugawan Opens at Kingspoint Subdivision

Mang Boy Alfredo Lugawan and Tapsilogan opens their third branch in Katipunan Avenue corner King George street within Kingspoint subdivision in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.


friendly staff of the restaurant

It is just few blocks away from the Christ the King of the Universe Parish. We did a couple of local visit to this lugawan ( Rockville Subdivision) few years ago together with a small group of local bloggers/ vloggers living within Novaliches.


menu board

This used to be the community’s favorite Laurence & Laurenz Tapsilogan at iba pa for several years before a videoke/bar opened there for about 1 year and eventually closed down last January 2019.

Humble Beginnings

The lugawan had its humble beginnings in Rockville subdivision within Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches. They already had some popular clientele which dined-in at their place for the past 10 years. It is near the popular Ocampo Bakery ( which was once dubbed as Bakery of the Stars). Mang Boy Alfredo Lugawan also opened another branch within Villaflor Village in Barangay Gulod, Novaliches few days ago.


interior at nigh-time ( photo taken last March 23, 2019)

What makes this home grown restaurant popular, is the affordability of their rice porridge ( lugaw), bagnet, arroz caldo, bulalo and tapsilog meals.


Mang Boy Alfredo Lugawan atbp. (Kingspoint Subdivision branch )

We have visited the lugawan last night but it was still close, They just opened the lights which attracted scores of residents within the subdivision. The ambiance reflect a homey ambiance with clear, catchy signage and well-lighted place.


Mang Boy Alfredo Lugawan interior

There is amble dining space ideal between 48 to 50 customers at any given. Given its good location and family oriented dishes. This will surely become a hit among joggers, students, parishioners, residents, commuters, food connoisseurs and bloggers living within the vicinity.


 lunch time opening day

We also think that this will give Janet’s ( another home grown restaurant in Novaliches) a big head to head battle.


fried tokwa and lugaw

Lugaw ( Php 15.00 ) – Their lugaw is not too salty. A little squeeze of calamansi, chili oil and pepper with enhance its spiciness.  Perfect comfort meal at any time of the day.

Fried Tokwa ( Php 10.00) This goes well as topping in any lugaw. Perfect with their special spicy vinegar dip.

Fried Lumpia ( Php 10.00 )Unfortunately, this was unavailable when we ordered at the restaurant.


Beef Mami ( Php 49.00) – The beef meat is tender and the noodles is not overly soggy. It also had hard-boiled chicken egg topped with fresh cabbage leaves.

Chicken Arroz Caldo ( Php 59.00) -Not too bad with thick rice porridge, chicken and calamansi. A dash of spicy chili oil and pepper will make this a little bit spicy.

Pancit Miki Bihon ( Php 60)- Thumbs up for this noodle dish- This is ideal between 1 to 2 people ( for sharing ) We were amaze with the generous topping of crispy fried bagnet.

We cannot wait to taste their famed chicken barbecue, desserts, beef misono, chicken teriyaki, pork tonkatsu, bagnet, fresh lumpia, bulalo, sizzling dishes on our next review.

Try to visit them at their FB page and have a decent review at TripAdvisor and Zomatoph.

Note and Full Disclosure : This is a honest review and the prices quoted are good for the certain time period. Subject to price increases. 

Operation : 24 hours, Everyday

Address: King George corner Katipunan Avenue,Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City-027966086/ 0917-1672251

Address: 1 Emerald Street, Rockville Subdivision, San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City -029096057/ 0917-50503365

Address: Villaflor,Barangay Gulod, Novaliches,Quezon City- 0221-82499/ 0917-1289415



General Emilio Aguinaldo’s 150th Anniversary Stamp Launching

This year’s mark the 150th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, the first and youngest President of the Philippine Republic, President Aguinaldo led Filipino revolutionary forces in an uprising against the Spanish Government in 1896 and declared Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite province.


PHLPost chairman Norman Fulgencio presented the Commemorative Aguinaldo Stamps Frame to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Alexei B. Nograles, who represented President Rodrigo Duterte in the event in Cavite.

Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has issued commemorative stamps to honor the late revolutionary leader in fitting ceremonies held at the historic Aguinaldo mansion in Kawit, Cavite province earlier this morning.


Duterte recently issued Presidential Proclamation 621 declaring March 22, his birthday as “Emilio Aguinaldo Day.” He said Aguinaldo symbolizes the desire of the nation to be self reliant, independent and free from oppression.


first day cover with Php 55.00 souvenir sheet

The commemorative stamp features the colorful illustration of General Emilio Aguinaldo in P12 denomination and the Souvenir Sheet, which will be sold at P55 each. There will be two first day covers

PHLPost in-house artist Mr. Rodine Teodoro designed the two different denomination of the stamp. The corporation had printed limited 50,000 pieces of the stamps.

Stamps and official first day covers of the President Emilio Aguinaldo stamp are available starting March 22 at the Philatelic Counter, Manila Central Post Office, Liwasang Bonifacio 1000, Manila and post offices in the country.

8 Health Benefits Using PhOligo

PhOligo is an essential prebiotic that helps balance the human microbiome by boosting the growth of beneficial bacteria while inhibiting harmful ones.

8 Health Benefits by using PhOligo


1.) PhOligo is PLANT-DERIVED had been clinically tested for its safety and health functions.

2.) Helps relive constipation.

3.) Aids in the absorption of vitamins and minerals.

4.) Develops and improves the immune system.

5.) Helps indigestion.

6.) Reduces risks for wide variety of disorders.

7.) Suitable for all ages- Its natural slightly sweet taste and high solubility and stability in hot or cold water. One can add to powdered milk, coffee or juice.

8. ) Improves one’s MICROECOLOGY– Prebiotic fiber is not as fragile as probiotic bacteria because it is not affected by heat, stomach acid, or time.  Nor does the fermentation process differ depending on the individual.

What is Prebiotic and Probiotic?

PREBIOTICS and PROBIOTICS may sound familiar, but these supplements are different and have different roles in one’s digestive system. One must first know what are these and how these can be beneficial in our daily lives.

PREBIOTIC FIBER were non-digestible part of foods like banana peels, onions and garlic, skin of apples,beans, and many others. Prebiotic fiber goes through the small intestine undigested and is fermented when it reaches the large colon.

PROBIOTICS are live beneficial bacteria that are naturally created by the process of fermentation in foods like yogurt, sauerkraut, miso soup, kimchi, yakult and others. Most are cultured and are sensitive to heat and temperature fluctuations.


PhOligo can be mixed with different powdered drinks and beverages without affecting the taste


We tried using PhOligo for about a week and it is compatible in powdered juice, soup, macaroni soups, fried chicken. lugaw, kaldereta and chopseuy. It does not affect the taste and mixes well.  In some instance, adding just 1 pack even enhances the taste of the soup even fried chicken. We just add 1 PhOligo powder mixture over the fried chicken batter (1 kilo). We did not find it affected the taste of the food.

My cousin which would normally take a poop at least 3 to 4 times a week, but after taking food mixed PhOligo, He would have it at least one a day and would also sleep longer by at least 1 hour longer than the usual. ( Same story in my case).

He would fart several times a day but after the intake, It reduces to just a few and less odor.


We would recommend PhOligo to all those who wanted to have a healthier lifestyle. The price is affordable ( Php 280 per box) which contain 7 sachets x 5 grams. One will not go a long way just to find a sales person or refrigerate the item, since it can be stored in food cabinet for a long time.

Note: Price posted at this website, may be subject for change without prior notification.

For those interested, Please try to visit

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Los Baños Horticultural Society Annual Show 2019

Los Baños Horticultural Society in cooperation with University of the Philippines (Los Baños), Department of Tourism region IV-A and Department of Trade and Industry region IV-A will be having their annual show from April 5 to 14 , 2019.


There will be several landscape exhibits, individual plant competition, trade fairs and product display at the Senior Social Hall gardens within the university. A minimal entrance fees of Php 25 for the general public and Php 20 for students, senior citizens and pwd’s with valid Id’s. Exhibit and commercial booth opens from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm



Cactus and Succulents Convention

Cacti and succulent lovers, growers and hobbyists will have another reason to rejoice. There will be a two-day convention from May 18 and 19, 2019 at Sequioa Hotel in Quezon City.



 Participation fees is Php 2,500 per day for those attending the 2 day convention, the fee is Php 4,500 ( bundle pack) comes with free snacks and each ticket gets you a chance to win a Keith Kitoi Taylor pot and cactus and succulents from the sponsors.

Among the local guest speakers included Mr. Lino Rom, Mr. Butchi Romero, Nonoy Sionosa, Chong Pasion, Dan Saclangan, Ron Apostol, Joey de Castro and Wilson Simuangco Angel.

Do not forget to visit the Facebook Page for more information and how to reserve a slot for the convention.



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