Saver’s Haul Sale in Kingspoint

I saw a blue tent along Katipunan Avenue within Kingspoint Subdivision in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City last February 24 Monday.

There were t-shirts on sale for male, female and unisex. The t-shirts were export overruns from Bangladesh and abroad.

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Mr. Ruxelle Gencel Espiritu holding t-shirt

The quality of their t-shirt is generally okey, But we have a hard time getting some of our size.

Saver’s Haul Sale

Saver’s Haul have at least a dozen known brands up for sale. They are open to other resellers. They will be at their stall for until middle of March 2020. Those who wanted to visit their site, They also have FB account.

For those planning to visit the tent, They are there between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Contact Person:  Mr. Ruxelle Gencel Espiritu (0948-1637688)

Delightful Meal at Samgyup Master in Yarda Food Hub

Samgyup Master specializes in Korean style samgyupsal marinated meat with as much as 18 side dishes. We decided to try their weekday promo which started last December 2019.

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marinated pork and chicken with side dishes

We arrived past 5:00pm at Yarda Food Hub located within Katipunan Avenue within Kingspoint Subdivision in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches.

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Yarda Food Hub

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Mr. Del Sanchez was the first to arrived followed by fellow blogger Paulo Ortega then Mr. Darwin Arnuco was the last to arrive. The attendant seems busy and took at least more than 40 minutes before we got our first orders.

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group photo

We have a get together last January 16 and took some time to eat at the  Yarda Food Hub.

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The marinated pork, chicken is soft and like tocino. It is best cooked only for few minutes.

Samgyup Master Promo

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We ordered the Php 199 promo which used to be at Php 249.00 before the food stall that their month -long promo.

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dishes

In general, we liked the side dishes like fish cake, egg roll, lettuce with mayonnaise, sweetened anchovy with peanuts, tofu gochujang sauce, kimchi, cabbage salad,braised potato marble. The squid ball , marinated chicken wings and pork siomai seems to be out of place in the side dishes.

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The discount promo is from Monday to Thursday and is valid until January 30, 2020. They also have Php 399 and Php 499 which is not included in the promo.

The team was allotted only two hours to finished all the food. We were given a bowl of ramen before we end food trip.

Note: The author is not part of the management of the Yarda Food Hub and Samgyup Master.

Samgyup Master

Address: Yarda Food Hub

Contact: 0933 822 6798

Katipunan Avenue, Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations: Sundays to Thursdays – 4:00 pm to 12midnight , Fridays and Saturdays 4:00 pm to 1:00 am

Cream and Scoop Milk Tea at Yarda Food Hub in Kingspoint

Cream and Scoop Milk Tea had celebrated their soft opening with an in-house promo of buy 2 and take 1 milk tea on October 13, 2019 sunday.

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Cream and Scoop Milk Tea logo 

The logo looked catchy and similar with the popular and familiar brand in the market.

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Cream and Scoop Milk Tea: Buy 2 Take 1 PROMO

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almond milk tea, hazelnut milk tea (Php 75.00) and tiger cream madness ( Php 100 ) regular

This is one of the newest stall outlet within Yarda Food Hub within Kingspoint subdivision , Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City which opened to the general public. There were at least two dozen flavors to choose from.

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chocolate and cookies and cream flavored cream

This was a one day promo and we tried to get a taste of their famed tiger milk tea and other flavors. They would normally put between 20% to 25% sugar syrup into their milk tea.

We requested that the sugar syrup to be 15% of the milk tea which is still sweet for our taste. It was good that they tried to customized the sweetness of their milk tea.

The packaging plastic cup of their milk tea is very similar with ChawadiCup Tea which we visited during our food and heritage tour along Ongpin street.

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left to right : Mr. John Micheal, Mr. Ruel Bautista, Ms. Heryl Love Desiderio and Mr. Dean Pasay

Within 6 kilometer radius there are at least half dozen known milk tea and frappe stores. Hope that the craze will transform into sales at their stall in Yarda Food Hub.

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Cream and Scoop menu board

Some of the recommended blend were Oreo, Tiger, Strawberry, Mango, Almond, Hazelnut and They also have lemon series , mojito and fresh tea. Prices ranges from Php 60.00 to Php 110.00 grande. For those who wanted add-ons there were tapioca pearls, nata de coco,assorted jelly, pudding, yakult, coffee jelly, whip cream, cream puff from Php 10 to Php 20.00 more.

Address: Cream and Scoop Milk Tea – Yarda Food Hub, along Katipunan Avenue ( SB road), Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

For inquiries and orders: 0995-744-1357/ 0917-354-0405

Operations : Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday / 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight / Sunday 4:00 pm to 1:00 am

Note and Full Disclosure: The author is not part of the marketing and management team of the milk tea stall outlet.

Yarda Food Hub 3rd Anniversary Bash in Kingspoint

Yarda Food Hub which is located along Katipunan Avenue within Kingspoint subdivision had celebrated their 3rd anniversary on September 14 saturday with a big bash.

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live band

The main street of Katipunan Avenue was filled by cars and motorcycle as early as 4:00 pm with patrons from nearby Goodwill Homes 1, San Pedro IX, California Village, Congressional Village, Saint Charbel to as far as Caloocan, Valenzuela, Bayan ng Novaliches, Bulacan and Pampanga provinces.

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jam packed place

3rd Anniversary Celebrations

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Yarda signage is well lighted at night

Some of the original stall holders within Yarda Food Hub like Baliwag Lechon, R. Lapid’s  had since been replaced with other stall. It had been a roller coaster ride since they started their soft operations in September 8 of 2016.

Gara’s Lechon Bacolod which opened from middle of 2017 to late 2018 had also since closed down. We would missed their pancit topped with lechon. The lechon stall was owned by comedienne Pooh together with his circle of friends.

There were three acacia trees which serves as shade to all their customers. Despite the early evening downpour, Customers and fans had enjoyed the whole night party and band playing music which started even before 7:00 pm.

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Among the special performances of Ms. Cooky Chua, Ms. Naldy Padilla, Ms. Lei Bautista and Mr. Wency Cornejo with Workshop Band and Keon Band, who literally brought the house down.

Note and Full Disclosure : The author is not connected with the management of Yarda Food Hub and is just an ordinary “suki” customer of the place.

Address: Yarda Food Hub

Katipunan Avenue, Kingspoint subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, 1116, Quezon City

Operations: Everyday

Operational Hours: 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight 

Easter Vigil 2019 at Christ the King of the Universe Parish in Kingspoint, Novaliches

Holy Week is one of the most important event in the Catholic church. One of the most anticipated event at the Christ the King of the Universe parish within Kingspoint subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches in Quezon City is the annual Easter vigil.

church historical marker

A small chapel was constructed early in 1980. While several minor renovations were made in the late 1980’s and enlargement of the chapel was done in the mid-1990’s. The church enlarged in 2001 and became a full pledge parish of the diocese of Novaliches in 2004.

holy week schedule of activities

The full holy week schedule was posted at several vantage points within the subdivision and FB page of the parish. Easter day celebration in the mid- 1980’s and 1990’s were simple.

Christ the King of the Universe parish ( vigil rites)

Images inside churches remain draped in purple. The administration of sacraments is severely limited.

facade of the church

The shift from mourning to joy begins at night with the observance of the Easter Vigil, the third and final day of the Paschal Triduum that began on Maundy Thursday. There was also the procession of Santo Entierro during Good Friday.

Someone from the parish invited me to the vigil which led up to the reenactment of the Easter day “Salubong”.

registration area

Easter day salubong was participated by the community of Kingspoint Subdivision, San Pedro IX, Goodwill Homes 1, Grand Monaco Villas, Dupax compound, Oro compound, Alipio compound, Kasiyahan Village up to California Village in nearby Barangay San Bartolome.

The rite is customarily performed in the early hours of Easter before the first Mass, Which is normally held at around past 4:00 am, while some of the parishioners are already inside the church as early as 3:00am.

participants climb the makeshift platform

Unlike in Makati or some places, Easter Vigil and Salubong takes place around midnight. Easter day celebration within Christ the King of the Universe parish usually happen early dawn at around past 3:00 am.

Easter salubong ritual is meant to depict the apocryphal reunion of Christ and his Mother, the Virgin Mary, after the Resurrection. Statues of both are borne in two separate processions that converge at a designated area which is often an open space with a purpose-built scaffolding at the main entrance of the parish.

children in white dress and wings

The high point of the easter day rites is the angel dramatically removes the veil from the Virgin’s icon, signalling the abrupt end to her grieving and the period of mourning. The veil may simply be pulled off the statue, or tied to balloons or doves that are released into early dawn rites. With white balloons released at the church.

Ms. Jhuie Annika P. Delagala from California Village

Ms. Jhuie Annika Delagala is is hoisted at the makeshift entrance and was the one who took the viel from the blessed mary.

Dozens of children in white dress, with angel wings. While 4 children dress as angels threw in flower petals unto the processional carriages.

start of the easter salubong celebration

The celebrations started with an early morning mass by 5:00 am. The regular mass was celebrated by 6:00 am.

Christ the King of the Universe parish entrance

morning mass at past 10:00 am

Christ the King of the Universe parish within Kingspoint subdivision is getting elaborate and more parishioner are joining the annual Easter celebrations.

Address: King Christian Street, Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, 1116 Quezon City, Philippines

 Contact : (02) 937 8941