Food Tasting Event Features Breakfast in Bread at Trinoma

Food Tasting event is a much anticipated event organized by ABS-CBN channel 2, Food Magazine , Trinoma , Kamuning Bakery , Tefal with side participation of  Alpha Corporate Event at Trinoma Mall at the heart of Quezon City shopping and business district .

Every quarter, Food Magazine invites kitchen masters from various restaurants and bakeshops to take the lead in demonstrating exciting recipes at Food Tastings.

We are fortunate enough to be given complimentary ticket for the event , This is a short cooking demonstration by top chefs and restaurateurs in the country.  The feature was easy to made breakfast meals .

The tickets were distributed around past 2:00pm for the supposedly 4:00 pm demonstration and food tasting event.  The event started around 4:30pm  with Chef Portia Baluyut, Pixie Sevilla and Ms. Kimberly Ann Boadilla in Food Tasting: Breakfast in Bread course. In the two hour crash course, the guest chefs presented several breakfast concoctions using bread as the main course.

Shibuya Benedict Savory Toast

One of the favorite Japanese restaurants in Trinoma is Cafe Shibuya. This is an easy to cook breakfast dish by Chef Kimberly Ann Boadilla.

Pan de Suelo platter or sampler plate

Chef Albert Rance and Mr. Wilson Lee-Flores, explains how their best-selling Pan De Suelo pairs perfectly with their homemade corned beef, adobo, and menudo. The platter / sampler is available at only(Php 165 ) at Kamuning Bakery .

Chef Pixie Sevilla showcase two breakfast dish which consists of breakfast noodle dish with diced longganisang Macau, Chinese sausage, all purpose cream, Sapporo sotanghon noodles, chopped onions, spring onions for garnish.

Breakfast noodle omelette included Saporro sotanghon noodles, shredded bottled tuyo or sardines, chopped garlic, chopped tomatoes, 6 to 8 eggs and 75 grams of kesong puti (carabao’s milk soft cheese) crumbled into pieces.

Chef Portia Baluyut

Chef Portia Baluyut a well-known chef, proprietor of Rustic Mornings at Isabelo Garden in Marikina and host of Lifestyle’s ” A Pinch of Portia”. She shared some of the ingredients for two breakfast meals which uses 1 day -old bread French baguette.

She shared Mushroom and Spinach Strata, Grilled Sausages and Grilled Tomatoes with Pesto and Chocolate Banana French Toast Bake with Walnut Streusel.

There were 6 morning breakfast meals that were served during the two hour cooking demonstration and exciting raffle items( apron ) c/o Tefal .


Pizza and Pasta at Sbarro, Trinoma branch

Sbarro is one of the leading pizza and pasta in the United States . There are some branches in the country. Although this is not my first time eating at this place. We are regular customers at this branch , since it opened.

SBARRO, Trinoma branch

The restaurant had a sitting capacity of at least 50 to 85 at any given time . Good lightning and very simple interior .


My friend ordered a value meal chicken with rice and i ordered a sliced of pizza with pasta .

Stuffed Pizza Chicago White and Chicago Everything , Stromboli ham and cheese and Stromboli ham, pineapple and pepperoni 

The pizza was still hot since it was just cooked when the restaurant opened. I think that we are also the first customers.

blueberry cheesecake is also a delight

There is an active Sbarro Philippines FB page where customers can look at the promos and other announcement .



Sumptous Buffet Dining Experience at Cabalen , Trinoma

Sumptuous buffet dining can be experience in one of the pioneers in buffet dining ,  there is one thing that would surely place a bet on, you will be pleased with a buffet experience at Cabalen.

 Group of Restaurant Chains

President and Founder Ms. Maritel O. Nievera, Cabalen continues to move to the top of the food industry with 5 new brands—Soi, Mangan, Salu-Salu , Eat Pinoy and  BKK Express .  Cabalen started as a small humble Filipino delicacy counter, it has grew into several branches here and abroad.

buffet table with lumpiang sariwa, tokwa’t baboy , okoy , fried kangkong and condiments

The restaurant’s ambiance results from the interplay of its interior , Each restaurant branches had different ambiance .

pork tocino

Trinoma branch is different from the other having large capiz chandelier with simple hardwood tables and chairs, simple flower arrangement , reflective of home-style family dishes .

adobong manok

There were over 30 different kinds of dishes from adobong manok , gintaang kuhol , pancit , tocino , longganisa , lechon kawali , fried okoy or shrimp fritters, fried kangkong , grilled chicken, callos  , salad bar , soup station , desserts  and a whole lot more .

soup station with bulalo soup and arroz caldo 

 Trinoma had 120 sitting capacity , It is wise for customers to book for a slot especially during weekends .

Value for Money

Whenever we have get-together , family friends , barkadas or company  . We would always eat at Cabalen . For this Yuletide season , one can enjoy favorite Filipino dishes like paella negra , bringhe among others.

Giving Back to Communities

With Cabalen’s ” Eat and Help Campaign ” , a portion of every amount you spend goes to Cabalen Para sa Kabataan Program.


1. Participants must be residing in the Philippines.

2. The selected winner will be informed via Facebook chat. He / She shall respond within the week, otherwise the prize will be forfeited. Another contestant shall then be picked.

3. We will be randomly picking the winner from the comments on December 26 (Monday). The winner must avail of the prize within the week . He / She shall respond within the week, otherwise the prize will be forfeited. Another contestant shall then be picked.

PRIZE- Buffet Passes for Two

  1. Like and tag Cabalen’s Facebook Page & Philippine Entertainment , Events and People FB 
  2. Follow and tag Cabalen’s Instagram account
  3. Share / Regram the blog giveaway on your Facebook
  4. Use the hashtags #Cabalen3Dekada & #HolidaysatCabalen
  5.  Tag at least 1 person at FB who you wanted to experience the Buffet dining experience .
  6. The winners will be notified via FB PM on how to claim their prize.


Live Mas and Celebrate Change at Taco Bell

Gateway Mall, Cubao, Quezon City -Philippines

 wide array of food menus to choose from

 Taco Bell has become a destination of Metro Manila’s young and active individuals who hunger for a great dining adventure. The company started their operations since October 18, 2004.  The restaurant is getting a lot of good reviews from its customers and currently expanding its market to cater more people.

Gateway Mall , Cubao

Taco Bell Philippines now has three stores located at the G/F and 3rd Level of Gateway Mall, Food Express of Gateway Mall and 2nd Level Trinoma, Quezon City. More stores are set to be opened in strategic locations in Metro Manila in the years to come.

 wide space

The restaurant outlet brings out a more energetic and rustic feeling  , with its bright colorful lighting , stylish furnishing , wide open spaces not to mention a FREE Wi-Fi internet connection and a Charging station . It is a place to take time -off , chill out and relax.

All new Taco Bell opened the very first Live MÁs store in South East Asia, delighting its loyal customers with their new look and wide array of Mexican dishes.

 churros with chocolate dip

Churros is a fried dough pastry predominantly choux snacks. The snack are popular in Spain, France, Mexico , Latin America, United States and the Philippines .

value meal with rice and dips

The chips is quite addicting and had a distinct taste. It is best serve hot .

fellow bloggers, freelance writers enjoyed the meal

MÁS HEART as Taco Bell goes the extra mile in serving their customers and MÁS VALUE in serving the best quality food at prices that the customers love.

 For Orders and Reservation , Please try to contact or visit the following stores:

Taco Bell Gateway: 911-6400†
Taco Bell Food Express: 911-3130†
Taco Bell Trinoma: 901-3634†


Facebook Page: TacoBellPHL

Caritas Manila : Buy and Share Expo 2013 at Trinoma Mall

BUY and Share EXPO 2013

Caritas Manila will be holding its anniversary expo this coming November 29 to December 1, 2013 at the Activity Center of Ayala’s- Trinoma Mall in Quezon City. This event aims to raise funds to help sustain the pro-poor programs of Caritas Manila.  This season will be perfect time to buy unique products for Christmas giveaways and company parties.

With the theme, “Celebrating 60 Years of Living Faith in its Social Mission”, this year’s anniversary exposition is showcasing products made by social entrepreneurs via Caritas Manila’s own social enterprises—Caritas Margins and Segunda Mana.

There will be about 50 social enterprise booths during the exposition .  Aside from the social enterprise booths , there will be a  fashion show, daily livelihood seminars, a cooking demonstration during the 3-day event.

Among the celebrity endorser of the event is basketball , entrepreneur , model and television host Mr. Chris Tiu .

Social Enterprise Center

For every product you BUY, you actually GIVE to someone in need. You help build better lives . Unlike any trade fairs, there is NO ENTRANCE FEES !

hand -made bags

Here are the Reasons:

For every item you purchase , one community of  a less privilege sector earns. You give hope to Caritas Margins while saving lives every day by ensuring their job and income generation activities. Low-income families will be able to break cycles that keep them from healthy meals on the table daily.

different kinds of products from indigent communities that Caritas Manila supports will be for sale during the expo

Environmentally safe products like home care items, dish washing liquids, detergents, hand liquid soaps, recycled items made from water hyacinths , straws, soft drinks bottles, tetra packs and among others.

Part of the Sales will help sustain Caritas Manila’s pro-poor programs, specifically on Skills and Livelihood Training, Youth Servant Leadership and Education Programs, Scholarship projects , Inmates , in helping  people acquire skills and training is necessary to feed their families. You help empower them towards self-sufficiency.

Buying a product for oneself or for someone else to appreciate is fostering goodwill. Either way will serve you best.

Caritas Manila is also looking for volunteers and organizations which can partner with them in their causes.

Program for the 3-day Event

Day 1 – Opening – November 29
        Meet & greet with celebrity guests/Press Con
        Healing Mass
        Showcase of Caritas Margins Products, talents c/o modelling agency
Day 2 – November 30
        Cooking with Chef Jessie
        Variety Show
        YSLEP Performers
        Healing Mass
Day 3 – December 1
        YSLEP Performers
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