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Belmont Outdoor Lounge

IN THE MIDDLE of the rows of hotels found in Newport City sits a quaint rooftop that is quickly becoming a haven for travelers and vacationers for a relaxing evening. Rooftop 11 is Belmont Hotel Manila’s open-air bar with a pool, hot tub and stunning city views. Enjoy their hit Grill and Chill Night with grilled meat and seafood served with a choice of vegetables or potatoes. Live acoustic performances of classic and modern hits begin at 7 p.m. Grill and Chill nights take place on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Prices vary depending on the choice of grills. Rooftop 11 has also partnered with Nipa Brew, locally brewed craft beers. The hotel’s selection includes Tropic Haze, Professor’s Brew, Fizzo and Release Me From Lockdown. Meanwhile, to celebrate International Women’s Month, female guests will be treated to a complimentary pink cocktail with a minimum total bill of 500 pesos for the month of March. For more information, email [email protected] or call 5318-8888.

Summer drinks, more at Discovery Shores Boracay

AS PART OF Discovery Shores Boracay’s “Happy Summer” campaign, there are value-for-money culinary offers and accommodation offers, among others. Choose between unlimited servings of Cuba Libre, Mai Tai, Rum Rita, Caiprinha, Daquiri for P++890 per person Monday-Thursday, 4-7pm at the Sand Bar, or premium gin cocktails at 1 590 P++ per person every day from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Sand Bar and the 360 ​​Roof Lounge. For those who want to have plenty of toast on their favorite summer blends, they can order the Pitcher Perfect deal with cocktails served by the pitcher at P990++ daily at the Sand Bar and 360 Roof Lounge. Customers can take 20% off Tomahawk steaks for lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday or enjoy a free Pepperoni or Margherita pizza when ordering a whole gourmet pizza from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Forno Osteria restaurant at Monday to Thursday. For fresh seafood, guests can reserve a table at Indigo Restaurant for a family meal or at Indigo’s Signature Seafood Board featuring Boston lobster, mud crabs, clams, shrimp and Chilean mussels. A Happy Summer reservation at Discovery Shores Boracay starts at P14,999++ per night in a junior suite, including daily breakfast for two at Sands Restaurant, round-trip Caticlan airport transfers for two, a series free Happy Summer cocktails per adult per night and P3,000 in dining credits at Forno Osteria or Indigo Restaurant per two night stay. The “Happy Summer” package is available until May 31. The package is valid for a minimum stay of two nights. For information and reservations, visit, or call (632) 7720-8888 for Discovery Shores Boracay. A summary of Boracay’s travel requirements are listed at

Club Paradise is looking forward to a happy summer

CLUB Paradise Palawan’s “Happy Summer” campaign includes culinary offers and value-for-money accommodation offers. Customers can choose to cool down with a glass of fruit and milkshake, or opt for a glass of Minty Matcha, a minty cocktail with a splash of green tea for P550+ per glass. For those who want to bring a fun cooler to their room, private patio, or beachside and have plenty of servings of their favorite cocktail, cold beers, wine, and cold canned sodas, they can order “Booze by the Ice Box’ or Bar-on-the-Go, with drinks specially prepared for them by their personal bartender.Guests can enjoy gourmet pizza, freshly made by the pool, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Happy Summer” at Club Paradise Palawan start at P++13,999 per night in a Garden Suite which includes a daily breakfast at Firefish Restaurant for two, roundtrip Busuanga airport transfers for two, a series free Happy Summer cocktails per adult per night and P3000 in dining credits at Firefish Restaurant per two night stay The Happy Summer package is available until May 31. The package is valid for a minimum stay. m two nights. For information and reservations, visit or call (632) 7719-6971. A summary of travel requirements from Coron to

Panda Express presents Kung Pao fish

EXCLUSIVELY created for Panda Express in the Philippines, the tasty Kung Pao Fish, its latest seafood dish, is now on the menu, just in time for Lent and available for a limited time. Kung Pao Fish is inspired by a classic panda dish, Kung Pao Chicken. Panda Express gives the dish a unique twist by using lightly breaded boneless fish, a wide variety of freshly cut vegetables as well as crunchy peanuts, all tossed in a flavorful sauce with a kick. This new addition to the menu is available at all participating Panda Express stores, including Don Antonio and SM North EDSA in Quezon City, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong, SM Grand Central in Caloocan, Robinsons Place Mall in Manila and Double Dragon Meridian Park in Pasay. Besides Kung Pao fish, customers can try a variety of other plant-based and seafood dishes, such as eggplant tofu, prepared with fresh eggplant, peppers and tofu, wok-stirred in a sauce sweet and spicy; and Honey Walnut Shrimp, made with large tempura-battered shrimp, wok-stirred in a sweet honey sauce and topped with glazed walnuts. Eat in, take away or opt for delivery via or foodpanda.

Nespresso launches Miami Espresso

NESPRESSO expands its World Explorations range with the addition of a new limited edition espresso coffee: the Miami Espresso. The World Explorations range, which embodies the diversity of local coffee cultures, was launched in the Philippines in early 2021 with a permanent lungo (long coffee). The arrival of Miami Espresso marks the start of the brand’s expansion by adding espresso blends to the lineup. Miami Espresso is a bold blend of Arabica and Robusta coffees that showcase roasted, woody and grainy notes. Sip it like a cafecito (short coffee) black or sprinkled with brown sugar to enjoy like a local. Nespresso World Explorations Miami Espresso is available for a limited time in local Nespresso boutiques, pop-up stores and online at

New Jollibee sundae, tuna pie for the summer

JOLLIBEE has upgraded a classic favorite, the Cookies ‘n Cream Sundae by adding even more crushed Vanilla Soft Cream Oreo Cookies, which is topped with a whole Oreo, crushed Oreos and a chocolate coating. The Cookies ‘n’ Cream Sundae is available for P45 at all Jollibee branches in Metro Manila and will be available nationwide from March 29. Meanwhile, just in time for Lent, Jollibee has released its Tuna Pie, available in Original and Spicy Flavors. The Jollibee Tuna Pie is available for P45 for the Original Solo, P132 for the Original Trio, P49 for Spicy Solo and P145 for the Spicy Trio at all Jollibee stores nationwide.

Conti goes healthy

THIS YEAR, Conti’s Bakeshop and Restaurant is offering a new line of products, Healthy Grain Bowls and Gourmet Greens. Healthy Grain Bowls are similar to rice toppings, but instead of white rice, these seafood meals are paired with locally sourced grains called Adlai – rich in nutrients, energizing, high in protein and low in glucose. The range consists of Gluten Free Adlai Scallop Risotto, Garlic Squid Adlai and Ginger Soy Shrimp Adlai. Meanwhile, Gourmet Greens combines fresh greens, fruits, vegetables and nuts with Conti’s own salad dressings, homemade from farm-fresh ingredients. The line is made up of Ensalada, a mixture of crunchy mustard greens, red cherry tomatoes, green papaya, white radish and salted egg, garnished with pili walnuts and served with a bagoong Vinaigrette; and calamari salad, made with calamari, mixed greens, cherry tomatoes and alfalfa sprouts, served with a citrus soy ginger vinaigrette. For more details, visit or check out the Facebook (@contispastryshopandrestaurant) and Instagram (@contis_ph) pages.

Raw Bites PH makes healthy snacks and drinks

GAIL Go and Jane Dee created Raw Bites PH in 2017, a digital store dedicated to providing nutritious and healthy meals and drinks. The LOCAD cloud logistics platform, which helps them innovate, ensures that items stay fresh, accessible and delicious. Raw Bites PH began as a snack subscription box company, sending subscribers healthy imported snacks monthly. Go and Dee followed this approach for two years before they could assess what tickled people’s taste buds. With the launch of its website and marketplaces, the online store is giving more people easy access to their products. Today, he offers a list of healthy food alternatives and non-dairy beverages. With its growing popularity, Raw Bites PH was unable to keep up with the sudden increase in orders, so they brought in LOCAD’s expertise in warehousing and logistics. Since then, he has been helping owners meet growing demands for their products. Sustainability is a growing consideration for e-commerce shoppers these days, as shown by LOCAD’s research into key e-commerce trends for 2022. The report found that 92% of SEA customers are willing to pay more for brands offering sustainable products. Raw Bites PH is ready to meet this trend because of its commitment to sustainability.

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