Day 303/365: Malabon’s Best

Day 303/365: Malabon's Best

October 31, 2011

If you happen to read my Day 302, where I experience a First Day Last Day moment. Today is the continuation of my life breakthroughs. I believe I am now ready to face a long challenge that is holding me back for almost 15 years now, to face my own father. My story is an open book for my friends and colleagues, most to those who knows my mother and our sad stories. It is a victim stories which I have to put an end and move to a present life.

I was born in Malabon, raised and grew up in Malabon for 23 years before I decided to move out from our house, and hop houses due to serious family problems. It was my victim story but to cut the story short, I have learned from it and being a father now – it is time for me to do this they so called ‘miraculous gestures’

As early as 9am, we are ready and left our home with my family, brother, sister-in law and her sons and our destination is to visit our old house in Malabon. I am not sure what awaits us, so we first had our lunch at Judy Ann’s Restaurant Malabon. My Uncle Bino actually keeps on boasting their Crispy Pata (Pork Knuckles) and to be honest, I’d been seeing this restaurant for ages but I havent tried it. Anyway, this is time to fill in our tummy’s by Malabon’s Best Hole in a Wall Restaurant- Jamicos Restaurant famous Crispy Pata. Though I am hungry and would like to eat as much as I want, I am actually nervous on this breakthrough that I need to accomplish as soon as possible. We ordered for a Large Crispy Pata, Torta, Pansit Miki-Bihon, Special Fried Rice and Hototay Soup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Crispy Pata is awesome! it is crispy, well cooked, and yes, it is one of Malabon’s Best. The other food was really filling and tastes good too. I just need to take some bite of Crispy Pata and had a cup of my favorite Hototay soup to be ready on my face off with my father. I am definitely on a peace mode and not expecting any high blood moments.

Anyway, I have a key to all of these breakthrough. My wife and daughter Zcy, whom I wanted to introduce to my Tatay. And I bet he will be surprise to meet Nancy, my daugher 🙂 named after my mother.

So today is filling up our stomach first before the heavy drama moments. Thanks to Jamico’s restaurant for making us brave! and salute to their very friendly food value! We even have a take home from what we have ordered for 6 pax which is only worth almost P200 each. I will surely go back and buy this yummy Crispy Pata for take out.

 

Jamicos Restaurant

Address: 201 Gen. Luna St., Malabon City (in front of Meralco) Tel# 281-41-93

Now, on to my breakthrough. The face off was really light, though I could feel the “curiosity” on what happened to my son? My intent is true on bringing my family there and close all issues and gaps we have for decades. It is my gesture of peace for him and his new family. I finally met my half-sister, and even embrace her mother. It could be the courage and guidance of my Nanay and Kuya in heaven, for sure they are smiling seeing us “together again”. We also visited our grandmother, Lola Idad with my Tatay who was so excited to show to the rest of the community in the streets that “Hey, Look at my sons and their family” we are now happy and at peace. I cant deny how happy I am deep inside that I was able to unlock all my fears and walk in the street with pride with a thoughts that everything should end well and we can all start anew. Thanks to my brother Mond as well for having an open mind and join me on this breakthrough, and yes, when I post our pictures in Facebook, so many people have commented and even cried for what they have witnessed. I am glad I was able to share some happiness and inspiration to others. I’ve got Super Likes and very touching messages in my Facebook wall which is not anymore a surprise. I just believe that forgiveness is the key so we can all start a new life. I believe I just connected some links to make the impossible, possible! And make unbelievable, believable.

Thanks to my StarShooter 83 family for bringing The Magnifico in me! and yes, I am a true blooded Malabon’s Best! burp! (its the Crispy Pata)

Magnifico & BraveHeart

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Day 302/365: Masuki, Binondo’s Original Mami and Siopao House

Day 302/365: Masuki, Binondo's Original Mami and Siopao House

October 30, 2011

Today is unbelievably extra ordinary. The experience I had this morning is My First-Last Day story of someone I called “Nanay” until she gave her last breath away after hearing me and touching her hands. To you, Nanay Aurelia. Thank You for sharing your life and this unforgettable experience I had been resisting since my mother and eldest brother’s death. To be beside to someone on their time of death. Now I know how it feels, and the importance of saying goodbye’s and just being there. May the Lord Bless You and keep you Nanay Aurelia.

And so that is how I started my entire morning with my team mates, visiting the elderly people of Missionaries of Charity in Manila. The service of being there and seeing what the future may behold for everyone, if we will ignore our present lives, getting old alone? away from our ever dearest love ones? and die without them besides us. Truly sad and moving, but hey! this opens a lot of an eye opener for each one of us, Its not yet too late. There is still hope and today is the day to create what the future may look like for us.

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Our entire afternoon was all about finding a place to eat in Binondo, courtesy of our tour guide – The Uy’s” .We  all went to this Mami House where everyone was truly surprised on the big servings of the Siopao which will really fill up your stomach. The Special Siopao is really huge! and the filling is really tasty, combined it with your special Chicken Mami is my reward for our Morning Service in the Charity.

About  Masuki Mami Restaurant (formerly known as Ma Kong) was established Ma Chi On in 1930 as a small eatery in Binondo. For more than half a century now, the company has been using the recipe that made it grow to be the restaurant that serves the public with food that epitomizes authenticity and cuisine perfection of a Chinese Mami and Siopao meals. Masuki’s extensive menu composed of siopao, siomai and different variations of mami noodles.   Siopao Boy will still offer the same food as Masuki but the company came up with budget sized Mami, Siopao and Siomai to fit everyone’s lifestyle. Aside from the traditional Chinese merienda, Siopao Boy will serve rice toppings and other dimsum variety.

 Ms. Willen Ma, a graduate of College of Pharmacy at Centro Escolar University is the Operations Manager of Masuki Branch in Manila for 7 years.  She is also in charge of the purchasing and production departments of the company.  Mr. Bowie Kho, on the other hand, has been a front desk officer of a hotel for 6 years and is in charge of the overall HRD and Operations Manager of Masuki Branch in Greenhills and Siopao Boy in AIC Gold Tower.  

 

Contact Information:

MASUKI MAMI RESTAURANT

931 Benavidez Street, Binondo, Manila

Phone # 244-07-45 / 243-26-74

 

 MASUKI MAMI HOUSE

368 Unit 203 Sekai Center, Ortigas Avenue Cor. Madison Street, Greenhills, San Juan 

Phone # 744-27-20 / 744-27-21

 

SIOPAO BOY by MASUKI

AIC Gold Tower, 101 F. Ortigas Cor. Garnett Street, Ortigas Commercial Center,

Pasig City, Phone # 914-10-66

 


Day 301/365: Face-off with The Two Beasts – Snakes and Crocodile

Day 301/365: Face-off with The Two Beasts - Snakes and Crocodile

October 29, 2011

They call it a Life Breakthrough, and I need to prove something that I am courageous and strong being the Magnifico. At first. I thought of walking in a first class mall wearing a plain white sando, slippers and a torn jeans. The purpose is to overcome “the looking good issue” but it will be too simple for me, and I know I can do it without even pushing myself. The next is to call someone whom I never spoke with for ages, but I dont have the number (excuses). So I seek for help and call my wife. ” Honey, what I do fear most? ” You are afraid of snakes and creepy huge cold blooded reptiles!” Am I? probably she just love watching the Anaconda Series and Lake Placid. But the truth is, I never tried to touch a snake (phyton) or even wish  to hug a crocodile. Who would like to be sweet and cuddly with these reptiles anyway?

Where does my ride leads me? I just found myself in Manila Zoo, and lining up in the picture booth of a Yellow Huge Snake, probably 8 feet Long. Courage leads me to face this fear. I never thought that all those goosebumps is just for seconds and will just fade away when the snake is already on your neck. The mix emotions of fear but its fun yet exciting was there for a minute until I hit a life record of bravery that Hey I did it! I feel like Zuma with these huge reptile in my body! And with so much excitement after the first breakthrough, I still have the courage to cuddle another reptile! The Crocodile, the first time I saw this baby creature, I just point only my finger to his nose, but now…let me see if I can hold and carry him like a baby? Unbelievably not scary at all! Yes, the snap had some safety wrap on it , but considering how it looks? and how the skin feels rubbing on your body with those sharp nails? It’s just fun! and facing my greatest fear. Oh no, I still have more potion of bravery for this day so I grab a huge python with so much courage and put it on my shoulder, and let him slide in to my arms. Whew! I never thought it will be so easy and really exciting! Thanks to buddy Mich for supporting me all the way for this breakthrough!

What does this Face Off with the Beasts really meant for me? I realized that it was just an image and representation of the true beasts in my life. Those fears of being eaten alive by people who will always be there to forsake you, challenge you the most, and even curse you to death. They may be normal on your eyes, with the silence and intent to slander you unguarded, and would like to ruin your character. They are the Crocodiles of my past. And hey I just cuddle the real one which they are probably portraying in real life. Copycat!

The snakes same as crocodile is also a symbolism of evilness, we all saw it in Adam and Eve story, we read it on Bible verses, and sorts of stories that it represents danger, the devil and death. In our life, we have to face it at one time and we should be ready and brave to live in our true values as God’s children, who loves peace, kindness, and goodwill to mankind. I never thought that you can hold the symbolism as a human and the irony is we have the full control on it. It looks freaky, and you may feel the power that you have it on your arms to scare away other people, but the truth is- either by its symbolism and reality, fear is just on our mind. And there is only one solution to unleash and face these fears. A total shift! Be courageous, passionate, loving and trusting! It’s not magic but a genuine power and strength that is just there in our hearts.

 

 

Day 300/365: The Cutest Darna! @ 5 Months

Day 300/365: The Cutest Darna! @ 5 Months

October 28, 2011

Who is Darna?  Her real name is Narda. She is transforming from human to an extra terrestrial being with super powers. Similar to DC’s Hero Wonder Woman, Superman, Lastic Man, etc. Mars Ravelo’s has an equivalent FIlipino Super friends- Darna, Captain Barbel, Lastikman and Dyesebel.

Her famous enemies: Valentina (goddess of the snakes”); Armida the Hawk Woman, Babaing Impakta (The conjoined Evil Twins), Babaing Tuod (Lucifera the Tree Monster), Babaing Linta (Garda the Leech Woman), Isputnik., Giants, Ms. Luna (Manananggal), Braguda (Queen of Darkness) & her Anomalka Warriors, Mambabarang (Warlock King of Insects), Sulfura, Molecula (Shape-shifter), Nosforamus (Grim Reaper & right hand man of Braguda), Dr. Zombie (Re-Animator of corpses), Black Darna

Darna has a brother named Ding who knows about her secret and they both love their granny  Isabel (grandmother)

First Appearance: “Darna”, Pilipino Komiks #77 (Pilipino Comics, May 13th 1950) , Powers/Abilities: Possesses the “allure of Venus, the glory of Apollo and the strength of Samson”. Flight, super strength, super speed and indestructible to all man made weapons. She can switch between forms by stating their names (Darna to become Darna, Narda to become Narda), though unlike others who similarly transform using trigger words, she must also want to transform when she utters the name; in other words, she can say the name of whichever form she is not using without automatically changing. The White Stone of the Adranika (a.k.a. Darna’s Magic White Stone) – properties as revealed in the latest tv series:

  • Contained within the magic white stone of the Adranika is the very essence of this noble race’s power. When this mystic talisman is ingested by the Earth girl, Narda- she is able to channel the persona of DARNA by yelling this name. But ingesting the stone and yelling the name is not enough in channeling the “spirit of the stone”.

  • She must have a pure heart with a selfless dedication to protecting the innocent and vanquishing evil. Narda cannot become Darna if her motivations are fueled by hatred and/ or vengeance. The power of Darna cannot be harnessed properly by a person easily allow themselves to be overcome by their emotions and/or selfish desire. Discipline and training is essential. This is why it is forbidden for the host to fall in love or to be selfish. More importantly, the Darna persona (which is the very embodiment of Adranikan power) cannot be channeled by just anyone. Only a person chosen by the magic stone itself can become DARNA and that is Narda, also known as “the chosen one”.

  • The white stone may be the only one of its kind but it does have an opposite- the Black Stone of the Anomalka which is under the possession of Braguda- the Queen of Darkness and ruler of the Anomalkas (Planet Marte’s Evil underground dwelling race). Braguda has long sought the Adranikan stone because anyone who possesses both the black stone od the Anomalka and white stone of the Adranika will have the power necessary to conquer and dominate any planet. Although Braguda cannot channel the persona of “Darna” should she manage to acquire it, she can utilize the stone’s energy to boost her own and be a threat to the universe. This is why the magic white stone must never be allowed to fall into the hands of Braguda.

In the recent tv series, Darna released all her pent-up negative emotions, which took on a form of their own, Black Darna. (Hmmm same as Black Spidey?)

History: When young Narda witnessed a falling star late one night and went to investigate where it landed, she found a strange little stone (revealed to be from the planet Marte, and containing the mystical essence of the Andranika inhabitants of same) with the word Darna written on it. Hearing others approaching, she popped it in her mouth and in a moment of impetuousness, swallowed it. Instantly she was overtaken by a sensation of travelling through space, and collapsed. She was found by her guardian, her grandmother, who took her home and put her to bed. Later she asked Narda what had happened, and the young girl recounted the story of her find. But when she said the word that had been inscribed on the stone, she was instantly transformed in a flash of lightning into a tall, Amazonian woman. This was Darna, a mighty warrior of Marte, named after the mythological Adarna bird. Narda was channeling the alien woman. Luckily Darna meant no harm and by saying Narda, she was able to change back.

Since then Darna has been a constant protector of the innocent and helpless people from a variety of threats and villains.

Darna has been around since 1950. According to the Manila Times “Darna is a cultural icon born at a time when the Philippines was struggling to come out of the devastation of World War II. She served as a salve to a country looking for champion.” She has appeared in films, played by Rosa del Rosario (Darna, 1951, plus Darna at ang Babaeng Lawin, 1952), Liza Moreno (Si Darna at ang babaeng impakta, 1963, plus Isputnik vs. Darna, 1963), Eva Montes (Darna at ang babaeng tuod, 1964), Gina Pareño (Si Darna at ang Planetman, 1969); Vilma Santos (Lipad, Darna, lipad!, 1973, plus Darna at Ding, 1980); Brenda del Rio (Darna Kuno, 1979); and Nanette Medved (Darna, 1991). She was also the star of a 1977 TV series by Lorna Tolentino, a 1986 cartoon series by GMA 7, and a stage production by Ballet Manila which starred Liza Macuja. On April 4, 2005 the Pilot Episode of “Darna:The TV Series” aired on GMA-7 in both the Philippines and Japan. Starring Angel Locsin as Darna, the series is the highest rated Filipino Prime-Time TV Series.

In 1947 writer Mars Ravelo and artist Nestor Redondo created a female superhero for Bulaklak comics – Varga. Ravelo’s daughter, Rita R.de la Cruz, says her father based her on images of Superman he saw in comics brought to the Phillipines by U.S. soldiers. When Ravelo left Bulaklak two years later after a falling out with the editor, he couldn’t take his creation with him, as she belonged to the company. So instead he took the concept and image, and renamed her Darna, after the Adarna bird of Philippine mythology. Over the years she appeared in Kenkoy, Liwayway, Kampeon and Atlas Comics; this last company published her in English and in colour, but apparently of the storylines were of “low quality” (according to Ruta de la Cruz), which offset these attempts to widen her sales appeal. She is currently being published by Mango Comics , who hope to bring her adventures not only to another generation of Filipinos, but also to a broader, worldwide, audience too.

Source: http://www.internationalhero.co.uk/d/darna.htm

My Cutest Darna Version:

Years from now, my daughter will surely read or saw this Filipino epic heroine. And I bet she will be surprise or probably went hilarious seeing this post on the web 🙂 That once upon a time. She was a Baby Darna! Happy 5th Month Old my baby!

Day 299/365: What’s with BB? BlackBerry

Day 299/365: What's with BB? BlackBerry

October 27, 2011

What is Blackberry? The company itself define BB as “a solution that will enable you to accomplish more by keeping you in touch with information, colleagues and friends.It consists of smartphones integrated with software that enables access to a variety of data and communication services. BlackBerry smartphones allow you to stay in touch with everything that matters to you while you’re on the go. Email, phone, maps, organizer, applications, games, the Internet and more. Some smartphones even include a media player and/or camera so you really have everything you need in one stylish device. The BlackBerry solution supports leading enterprise email platforms and can be customized to meet the needs of one person or an entire enterprise, to any scale, in any industry.

Speaking of their “smart” phone. BlackBerry® smartphones provide you with the power to connect to everything that matters in your professional and personal lives. That whatever your needs, there’s a BlackBerry smartphone to suit your lifestyle.

  • While you’re on the go, keep in touch with email, instant messaging and advanced phone functionality
  • Go beyond communications with features like a built-in camera, multi-media and social networking capabilities
  • Stay on top of your life wherever it takes you with the Internet, GPS, BlackBerry® Maps and more
  • BlackBerry smartphones are designed with an easy-to-use QWERTY style keyboard or SureType® keyboard technology. Along with the intuitive trackball on many models, that means typing and navigating couldn’t be easier

Let us do a comparison? Blackberry vs IPhone

I am an Iphone user but let us do some research on these two big names! and for the sake of  either Personal and Business use.

For the last 5 years I know BB, most of the companies run Blackberry server products. From the connectivity to Microsoft Exchange server and the ease of mobile e-mail, the Blackberry is far superior to the iPhone. Blackberry was created with business use in mind. While it may have a slower CPU, the Blackberry makes up for it with its office applications. There is a reason it’s nicknamed “the Crackberry.” Have you ever seen a sales guy not fiddling with or talking on his Blackberry phone? Also, when it comes to security on the Blackberry, well, let’s just say it’s secure enough. Just imagine President Obama is using a BB!  How come President Noynoy uses Iphone? (maybe he got Siri? her new GF?) Further, The BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution has been approved for storing and transmitting sensitive data by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as well as government organizations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Austria, Australia and New Zealand. So who wants to challenge the Aliens in tapping on the BB Security? Calling the Transformers and Xmen!

So how about my cool friendly Steve Jobs phone? The  iPhone has more storage, a faster CPU and more RAM. All great attributes for playing games, listening to music, taking pictures, and games games games on a boring hours. As I’ve witnessed at work, the iPhone is the anti-productivity phone. Don’t pretend like you are holier than thou and don’t spend countless work hours downloading apps and playing Angry Bird or Plants vs Zombies or any of the thousand other games. And when it became compatible with Exchange Server, which was a huge step toward integrating with business. The iPhone has made great strides in favor of business use (including our VP’s who like to listen to music on their Ipods) Many businesses are making the switch and many handy applications are specific to certain industries, such as medical apps for drug reference or symptom tracking that are gaining popularity with those in the medical field. And the media people who loves to take picture, and us user who likes to document all the foods and interesting photos in our tweeter and facebook accounts. However, there are still security concerns with the phone, though those are being addressed for future releases.

As for personal usage, the Blackberry is a sturdy and reliable phone. But due to the wide range of applications and amazing graphical interface and selection of games, the iPhone wins the personal use battle by a wide margin.

So I guess its a draw. If you want a cool entertaining toy – go get an Iphone. but if it is for business then its BB!

 

Day 298/365: King Crab House

Day 298/365: King Crab House

October 26, 2011

Another night hunt for dinner and wifey is craving for a seafood. Where to go in San Juan area for a seafood craving? most that we want a huge crab. From Sugarleaf Wilson, we had an adventure walk and we check out all the food  store up to Jose Abad Santos in Little Baguio, and presto! It’s a King Crab House! We immediately check their menu, ask the friendly server to recommend their best crabs. It is a typical Chinese restaurant with a table ready white plates and bowls, offering hot teams,  The interior is simple and comfortable, the touch of green and yellow makes it homey. And yes, the server was already telling stories that she is working there for almost 10 years already! Amazing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What did we have? We had a Hototay Soup, Yang Chao Fried Rice and their Steam Onion and Ginger Crabs! Yum Yum! Other varieties are steamed, baked, or in coconut milk, curry, olive oil or prepared with sotanghon or rice in a pot, or simply in salt and pepper. It is indeed a gastronomic dinner adventure! its worth the price of P1400 for two!

Check the pictures and see how yummy the crab is! However, wifey said “Nothing beats Pareng Enzo Uy crabs” I truly agree 🙂

Other information:

Delivery is free within the areas of San Juan, Mandaluyong, Pasig, and New Manila.  Call 723-8820 (San Juan branch) for more information.  King Crab House also has branches in Paranaque and in Retiro, Quezon City.

King Crab House is at 327 P. Guevarra St. cor. Wilson St., San Juan

 

Day 296 & 297 : A Tale of Two Sites (Restroom and Garage)

Day 296 & 297 : A Tale of Two Sites (Restroom and Garage)

October 24, 2011 : Day 296

Our Sugarleaf Restoom, Very Clean and Well Sanitized. This is always a customer major concern whenever they visit any restaurant or food store (including myself) to check how clean is their restroom. The restroom is designed with imported tiles and wall mirrors to make it bigger . It has a toilet bowl and urinals for men. There is also a natural freshener to make a customer experience “fresh” and “clean”

The shot is experimental to project an infinity reflective image from a three walled mirror. I find it cool using an available fluorescent light, nothing really spectacular 🙂 Just loving the image concept.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 25, 2011: Day 297

Have you ever seen any car shop which is clean and tidy? Well, this is the usual Car Shop located on a Garage with plank of woods and motors being repaired. The site is actually good for any urban fashion photo shoot. I just forgot my reflector to make my self portrait pops out. It’s a daylight with nice sun rays, but wifey cannot check the lighting source so I have to be comfortable with a few shots. What I like best on this place was their motor and metals on the floors, which I took a shot and can be use to play with any metal theme skins or concepts. Interesting images right?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So this is my Project 365 Tale of the Two Sites. A place to dispose human dirts! nice and clean and another place which human dispose unwanted stuff (garage).

Day 295/365: Sugarleaf’s New Treats, Jello’s Probiotic Ice Cream and Sweety Pies

Day 295/365: Sugarleaf's New Treats, Jello's Probiotic Ice Cream and Sweety Pies

October 23, 2011

Sweety Pies and Jello’s Ice Cream debut at Sugarleaf…foods that nourish

Jello’s Ice Cream is the brand given by Rman Lorenzo for Angelo’s new ice cream line. As per Angelo “I’ve always dreamed of having an ice cream parlour when I was a kid. Little did I know that Sugarleaf would be the avenue to achieve this yet still be able to give a lot of health benefits to its consumers.” Most flavours are vegan (coconut milk base provides creaminess without dairy products and cholesterol), low in fat and sugar, and contain billions of probiotics from the incorporation of Goody Coco-kefir. Thanks to Jeren Cabral – Lorenzo who formulated the coco kefir fermentation to make Jello’s Ice Cream tastes good!

Jello's Probiotic Ice Cream and Sweety Pies DebutJIC features five bestselling flavours Vegan jolly green (spirulina, green tea and malunggay), Triple chocolate (raw cacao-tsokolate-cocoa), Vegan 5-berry (acai-blueberry-cherry-raspberry-strawberry), Cherry-pistachio and Vegan vanilla2 bean. Limited-edition flavours include blueberry cheesecake, sapin-sapin, macaroon, mung bean mocha, sans rival, pastillas de leche, Arabica almond and more.

With prior notice, special orders for your dream ice cream flavour combination can be created in a healthier version! Special orders for macadamia-chocolate, strawberry-kiwi and after 8 (chocolate mint) have been made for loyal customers. “We’ve had customers who shared that they have family members who do not like ice cream but have completely consumed entire packs of Jello’s Ice Cream.”

Sweety Pies…baked healthier is the brainchild of Gina Yambot who is an advocate of healthier dining options. Most cakes and pastries use coconut sugar, a natural sweetener that is low-glycemic and can be enjoyed by diabetics (still in moderate amounts). Refined white sugar is completely avoided in the entire restaurant. Wheat flour is used to provide additional fibre. Best sellers include organic carrot cake, sans rival, nut pies (macadamia, pecan and almond) and kefir cheesecake – creamy but low-fat and just very slightly tart as cream cheese is substituted with kefir curds sweetened with raw wild honey topped with organic blueberry.

Jello’s Ice Cream and Sweety Pies strengthen its roster of healthy-eats including Healthy Picks organic fruits, vegetables and prepared products and Goody Kefir probiotic line of food and beverages.

Drop by Sugarleaf located at G/F Health Cube Building, 226 Wilson Street, West Greenhills in San Juan (between Kink Cakes and BDO) and G/2F of MEDICard Lifestyle Centre at the corner of Paseo de Roxas and Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue!

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Day 294/365: Spartire Gig at Carol’s Texan 5

Day 294/365: Spartire Gig at Carol's Texan 5

October 22, 2011

Follow your dreams, share your talents and have fun! Congratulations to the first gig of Spartire at Carol’s Texan 5. The band started during their college days and reunited to  share their music talents to beautiful people of PSI (Purposeful Stewardship Institute) including their family and friends. “Spartire” name came from an Italian word “to share, divide and  distribute” and this is the same goal they would like to spread to music lovers- sharing their best songs to everyone.

The other cool thing for this event was the place itself!  Carol’s Texan 5, an American Wild West inspired food which opens last 2008. According to Texan’s 5 owner- Carol Chan, she is a big fan of American food and loves to cook ribs and buffalo wings, and her best recipe is the Five main dishes – Ribs, Fish, Buffalo Wings, Roast Beef, and Tomato Basil Pasta, and the rest is history for Carol’s Texan 5.

So just imagine yourself having fun with the music of Spartire with good friends and family enjoying great foods of Carol’s Texan 5. It’s happiness 🙂

Spartire’s members are as follows: Chester Espanola, Camille Merza, Jhune Bennet Santos, Jesi Cruz, Ambrey Carniyan, and Jose Esmael Obedoza. Like them at Facebook Page! Go Camz! Your Fireworks rocks!

Carol’s Texan 5 is located at 2F 713 J. Abad Santos St. Little Baguio, San Juan (02) 727-3843 / 0922-4850154

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