NBA All-Star and Minnesota Timberwolves Kevin Love to Grace Master Game Face All-Star Challenge

SM Mall of Asia – Music Hall , Pasay City -Philippines

It was an afternoon of fun filled activities, with thousands of screaming fans from different parts of the country. The activities started at past noontime when several teams from different parts of the country met at the finals of face-off challenge .

Team Manila and Team Davao

The  finalists from Team Manila and Team Davao had their ultimate face-off challenge 3 on 3 challenge , with Team Manila clinching a total of 15 points to win the coveted Php 100,000  and gift packs from Master Eskinol .

There were on the spot raffle contest where a lucky visitor won an exciting Samsung Galaxy S-5 winner .

Team Chris Tiu and Team Marc Pingris

De La Salle University Pep Squad

Kevin Love

We are excited to bring to the country three-time NBA All- Star player Mr. Kevin love. Dubbed by the Associated Press as the new face of the Timberwolves franchise, we will see him put his MASTER Game Face  on to electrifying Pinoy basketball fans with his skills and signature moves to elevate Master Game Face to an even higher lever this 2014 ” said Mr. Jonathan Pua – Unilever -Philippines Male Grooming brand manager.

Tickets to the Master Game Face All Star Basketball Challenge featuring the PBA, UAAP and NCCA players plus NBA STAR Mr. Kevin Love to be held on June 21, 2014 at SMART Araneta Coliseum can be purchase from Ticketnet outlets or at their Website: http://www.ticketnet.com.ph/

Contact : 911-55-55

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/MasterPhilippines

 

 

 

KFC -NBA bucket meal promo with playing cards

KFC one of the leading fast food restaurant had release 4 NBA tumbler set in time for the NBA season.  With additional Php 60.00 added in the NBA bucket meal promo and additional NBA playing cards .

There are people who collects NBA memorabilia, playing cards in the country.  for more information about their bucket meal promo item please try to visit their website. Promotional period is from March 19 to May 6, 2013. ( as stock allows

KFC Philippines : http://www.kfc.ph/bucket

Ultimate Buffet Experience at Tramway Bayview, Pasay

Tramway Bayview, Pasay branch had one of the biggest sitting capacity buffet restaurant which had around 1,000 sitting capacity at any given time. This used to be the site of Dragon Gate restaurant.

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buffet dishes

We would always dine at  Tramway Timog branch and Tramway Banawe branch. The price of their lunch buffet is quite affordable.

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ground floor

The selection is quite varied with Filipino, Chinese, Japanese and international dishes.

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Tramway Bayview Buffet Restaurant facade

It is good to arrive at least 20 to 30 minutes before the appointed time, parking is limited within Roxas boulevard. Pre-booking is advise for those having a large group.

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Ultimate Buffet Dishes

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buffet rate posted as of November 6, 2019

There were at least a dozen main dishes and were divided into salad, main dishes, soup, steamed buns and desserts.

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Fried Spring Chicken

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Beef  Kaldereta

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Yang Chow Fried Rice

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Steam Pangasius Fish

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condiments

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halaan with tausi

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deep fried siomai

The deep fried siomai is okey but would prefer lumpiang shanghai. This dish is quite redundant.

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fried tofu

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sweet and sour pork

Main Dishes: Steamed Pangasius Fish, Orange Pork, Chopseuy, Fried Spring Chicken, Fried Tofu, Pancit Canton, Beef Kaldereta, Deep Fried Siomai,, Sweet and Sour Pork, Spaghetti, Clam, Egg roll.

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siopao asado

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The downturn was the Spaghetti sauce, It is almost pale orange. Plus the pasta is soggy not aldente. They should have added more ground meat.

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Japanese rolls

Salad and Rolls: Maki, Vegetable Salad, Tossed Lettuce, Carrots, Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Onions (with Salad Dressing: Thousand Island Sauce)

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egg drop soup

Steam Buns: Steam Pork Asado , Siomai, Yang Chow Fried Rice, Egg Drop Soup

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pancit canton

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chopseuy

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cheese cup cake and coconut macaroon

Desserts: Palitaw, Buchi, Cheese Cupcake, Coconut Macaroon,Mochi, Brownie, Macaroni Salad, Buko Pandan Jelly, Coffee Gelatin, Fruit Gelatin, Sliced Watermelon and Sliced Papaya.

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buchi, mochi, fruit gelatin and maja blanca

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top- macaroni salad, coffee jelly, buko pandan with sago jelly: bottom: brownies, palitaw

Each table had 1 pitcher of ice tea which is an added cost for those planning to have customized buffet. Some customers opt to add a little more in order to add some more dishes.

The restaurant also had several private room, Dos Palmas is located at the second floor and can accommodate between 60 to 70 persons.

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There were a lot of factors in rating this restaurant. Price wise, it is not bad for Php 289.00. They must try to improve on some of their dishes and desserts. Some are quite redundant.

Overall, I would give our lunch buffet experience a 7.30 out of 10 rating. The service crew is quite friendly and even gave a survey form after we finished eating. The survey form that we filled-up hopefully would be use by the management to improve their dishes and even service.

Buffet Rate: Php 289 Adult, Php 206.46 Senior Citizen with valid Id’s, Php 205 children height between 3 to 4 feet, Php 112 children height between 2 to 3 feet.

Note: Buffet prices posted are subject to change without prior notice. Some of the dishes were customized by the organizers.  All the opinion express were based on the actual experience and is not connected nor sponsored by the restaurant.

Operating Hours:

Lunch Time: ( Weekdays)                 Lunch Time:     ( Weekends)
1st Batch – 11:00am to 1:00pm             1st Batch – 11:00am to 1:00pm
2nd Batch – 1:00pm to 3:00pm              2nd Batch – 1:30 pm to 3:30pm
Dinner Time:
1st Batch – 6:00pm to 8:00pm                1st Batch- 6:00pm to 8:00pm
2nd Batch – 8:00pm to 10:00pm           2nd Batch – 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Address: Tramway Bayview Buffet, 1600 Roxas Boulevard corner Layug St. San Jose, Pasay City.

Other Branches:
1. Tramway Buffet Plaza
Lower Ground Floor, Worldwide Corporate Center, Shaw Boulevard, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City
Contact numbers: (02) 8617129, (02) 7066351
2. Tramway Garden Buffet
65 Timog Avenue, South Triangle, Quezon City
Contact number: (02) 4152005
3. Tramway Tea House
Alcaraz Street, Santo Domingo, Quezon City
Contact number: (02) 4111565

Flores Para Los Muertos Mural Paintings at Manila North Cemetery

Flores Para Los Muertos (Flowers for the Dead) was a joint project between of Pino Art Museum, Davies Paints, Boysen and the Manila city government last October 6, 2019.

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butterflies and birds

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Caesalpinia pulcherrima is a flowering shrub introduced to the country during the Spanish colonial regime.

Locally called peacock flower, caballero, bulaklak ng paraiso or paradise flower.

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heliconia

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hibiscus or gumamela

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bougainvillea

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lilium hybrid or commonly called star gazer

Collective Art

There were at least 300 creative artists from Ilocos Sur, Tarlac, Bulacan and Rizal provinces volunteered to come together and paint this mural.

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sunflowers

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 hydrangeas or milflores

Mr. Ferdie Montemayor ( artist) spearheaded in organizing the volunteers, together with other artists from the Pinto Art Museum.

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 looked like santan or ixora

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The team managed to paint the whole mural in just 10 hours which included 3rd district Congressman John Marvin ” Yul Servo” Nieto.

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bird of the paradise

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Managed to visit the wall few days after they painted the perimeter walls of the Manila North Cemetery.

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chrysanthemum

This also gives more time for the paint to age and the art work to mature.

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toucan and butterflies

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tulips

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roses

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Project

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 The project hoped to brighten the bare white wash walls of the cemetery which borders Manila and Quezon City.

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Zanthedeschia hybrid and Rapidophora leaves

The wall paintings is located along the 500 meters perimeter wall along Andres Bonifacio Avenue.

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Vanda hybrids

According to a long time resident of the area, The local government should also improve on the street lighting along the stretch of the avenue.

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Vanda sanderiana and hybrids

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Phalaenopsis hybrid aka moth orchids

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anthurium

The most popular flowers which the artists painted were orchids, hibiscus ( gumamela), tulips, anthuriums and bougainvilleas.

The public is also advise not to put graffiti or destroy the wall painting.

Stamp Artists Shine at National Stamp Collecting Month 2019

Stamp stamp artists were accorded honors at the 252nd postal service anniversary and National Stamp Collecting Month at Manila Central Post Office in Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila.

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Philippine Philatelic Federation members group photo / courtesy of Mr. Isidro Tan

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Mr. Norman Fulgencio ( photo courtesy of Ms. Mabelle Tenorio )

The program started around 3:00 pm with opening remark from Mr. Maximo Santa Maria III ( Business Development and OIC Marketing) and Chairman Norman N. Fulgencio ( Philippine Postal Corporation).

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L-r Mr. Maximo Santa Maria III together with Mr. Norman Fulgencio, Ms. Eunice Dabu and former Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin.

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Mr. Jose Antonio A. Jayme ( courtesy of Ms. Zenaida Trambulo)

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stamp designers and artists were given recognition ( photo courtesy of Ms. Mabelle Tenorio)

The art exhibition also included works of art which features local stamp artists and designers of Philippine stamps. Among the stamp designers and artists invited were Mr. Victorino Servo, Ms. Eunice Dabu, Mr.Rodine Teodoro, Mr. Jose Antonio A. Jayme among others.

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National Stamp Collecting Month

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Pilipinas Philately team

The highlight of the event is an exhibit titled “The Art of History,” featuring the stamps designed by Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPOST) artists, flora, fauna, sketches, stamps artwork in Philippine history.

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former chief justice Lucas Bersamin ( photo courtesy of Pilipinas Philately)

Special guest of honor includes Former Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin (25th Chief Justice of the Philippines),Philippine Philatelic Federation members, Heritage advocate groups, PHLPOST officials, media and the general public.

A lot of activities are in line with the month-long stamp collecting month and anniversary of the postal service.

There will be a FREE Postal Heritage Guided Tour and Talks on November 16, 2019 Saturday from 8:50 am to 12:00 noon. Do not forget to come and participate.