Bespoke Dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu

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 Check out what Happy Ongpauco-Tiu @happyongpauco_tiu is cooking up nowadays in today’s Philippine Star @philippinestar Lifestyle section ( Click below to go to the article )Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (21)Javier's Birthday by Private Dining

 Happy prepared a most special dinner.  Here are more photos from that eveningJavier's Birthday by Private Dining (16) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (6)Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (2)Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (4) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (8) The Spanish TablePrivate dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 11Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (3)Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 8 Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 10 Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (10) The French CartJavier's Birthday by Private Dining (7) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (17)Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (12)Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 20Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu french 2Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu french Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 13Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (9) The Indian Deskthe indian desk private dining happy ongpauco tiuJavier's Birthday by Private Dining (5) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (14) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (13) The Filipino ClosetThe filipino cabinet happy Tiu private diningPrivate dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 18Private dining by Happy Ongpauco Tiu 19Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (20) Javier's Birthday by Private Dining (1)
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Happy 50th Birthday Suharto

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So happy to be able to celebrate with Suharto and his family for his 50th birthday!!  Happy 50th Birthday Suharto (2) At Yakiniku Sakura :-)  We have not eaten here in such a long time but in the first two months of the year we have eaten here twice already :-)

Previous entry:  New Year’s Dinner at Sakura Jan. 22, 2016

It seems to be making a come back :-)

We had the dinner set for 3 US Prime Rib which is really perfect for sharing in a big groupHappy 50th Birthday Suharto (3) First time for us to try this – US Prime Rib Steak Cut – It’s thicker than the usual Yakiniku – YUM! :-)Happy 50th Birthday Suharto (4) Wa Gyu HoromonHappy 50th Birthday Suharto (5)New Year's Day Dinner at Sakura (2)Birthday cake :-)
Happy 50th Birthday Suharto (6) Happy 50th!  Waiting for the real celebration :-)  WE LOVE YOU SUHARTS! :-)Happy 50th Birthday Suharto (7) So nice to see Sihanouk who we hardly get to see and these two guys who are growing up so fast – Gabe and Benny Jr.Happy 50th Birthday Suharto (1)

Share the Love

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My Mom always reminds me that we should not stop giving gifts to each other!  Whether it be Christmas, Birthday or Valentine’s Day.  So, we need to SHARE THE LOVE and make sure we get our better halves something for Valentine’s Day and we should expect something back as well :-)  There no better place to get the most unique and special gifts except from Rustan’s.  Here are some gift suggestions

 Love the Kate Spade home line!share the love rustans valentines 2016 kate spadeValentine's Event - Heart to Heart (2) share the love rustans valentines 2016 1Valentine's Event - Heart to Heart (3) Valentine's Event - Heart to Heart (4) Valentine's Event - Heart to Heart (5) Make sure you give yourselves gifts too and pamper yourselves so you will look good for your better halves :-)  Here are Heart2Heart’s picks :-)Valentine's Event - Heart to Heart (1)
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World’s Largest flower garden

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The world’s largest flower garden… in the last place you would expect: Rainbow-coloured oasis with 45 MILLION flowers is in the middle of a desert

  • The Dubai Miracle Garden features over 45 flower species imported from all over the world 
  • A multitude of shaped archways, flowerbeds and structures can be seen at the 18-acre site
  • The colourful array is watered by a system that recycles waste water while avoiding evaporation

Dubai Miracle Garden is world’s biggest flower garden. It is situated in the North West Quadrant of Arabian Ranches interchange

World's Largest flower garden (9)This amazing tourist attraction is a Guinness Record Holder for the Largest Vertical Garden. Also popular is the heart shaped flower beds at the Alley of Hearts

World's Largest flower garden (14)Dubai Miracle Garden has more than 45 million blooming flowers with stunning colour combinations achieved through 45 diff

World's Largest flower garden (17)Bordered by windmills, this area provides parking, sitting areas, a prayer room and shops for visitors to Dubai Miracle Garden

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Bordered by windmills, this area provides parking, sitting areas, a prayer room and shops for visitors to Dubai Miracle GardenWorld's Largest flower garden (8)

The Dubai Miracle Garden features a sensational 45 million flowers over a 18-acre site, from breathtaking flowerbeds to heart-shaped archways and adorned castles

World's Largest flower garden (7)The spectacular bonanza provides a colourful oasis for the eyes of city workers, who can escape to the natural splendour

World's Largest flower garden (3)In order to create a fresh experience for guests visiting the rainbow gardens, the displays are changed seasonally

World's Largest flower garden (12)These have included millions of flowers in the shape of the UAE’s flag, floral clock, a Ferrari car with driver decorated by flowers, a vertical buried car zone, flower apple structures, artificial animals, flower boats and an Islamic Arch Design

World's Largest flower garden (13)At the moment, there are 45 species of flowers in the garden, which are imported in from all around the world

World's Largest flower garden (10)If the natural landscape was not incredible enough, what makes this attraction particularly impressive is the unique sub-surface irrigation system that recycles waste water via drip irrigation while avoiding evaporation and saving up to 75 per cent of water and energy

World's Largest flower garden (1)A fantasy flower house at the Miracle Garden, which has plants growing over its turrets, doors, walls and towers

World's Largest flower garden (12)A pathway shaded by umbrellas at the Miracle Garden, provides a colourful walkway for visiting guests

World's Largest flower garden (16)Peacock topiary covered in an array of colourful flowers at the largest natural flower garden in the world

World's Largest flower garden (15)There is no limit to the imagination gone into the design of the gardens, which include flowers streaming like hair from a giant human

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Barrels tipping streams of flowers, and peacocks with colourful plumages are featured in the creative attraction

World's Largest flower garden (4)Even Disney characters such as Mater from Cars can be seen at the Dubai oasis, of course decorated with flowerbeds

World's Largest flower garden (6)Giant structures can be viewed in the park, covered from top to bottom in an array of flowers

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Central Square Raffle Winner

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There’s a very good reason to celebrate the new year for Mr. Arthur C. Cortez, who just won a brand new LEXUS NX200t from Central Square’s holiday raffle promo.

Mr. Cortez accepted the keys to his brand new SUV from Catherine Huang of SSI Group, Inc. at the Lexus showroom in Taguig. Also in attendance to congratulate Mr. Cortez and his family were SSI Group, Inc.’s Shaira Creencia, Central Square Operations Manager, and Malu Francisco, Marketing Communications Manager; HSBC Philippines’ Anya Katigbak, SVP and Head of Marketing, and Jasmine Gonzales, VP for Customer Value Mangement; as well as Lexus Manila’s Toshihiko Hiranuma, Executive Vice President.

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In partnership with HSBC Philippines, the “Christmas Central” promo ran from October 30, 2015 to January 5, 2016 in Central Square and Bonifacio High Street Central where each customer was entitled to one raffle ticket for every PHP 3,000 or PHP 1,000 single receipt purchases at select retail or food establishments.

CENTRAL SQUARE INFORMATION

 5th Avenue cor. 30th St., Bonifacio High Street Central, BGC Taguig

Mall Hours:     11am-10pm, Sunday – Thursday

                     11am-11pm, Friday – Saturday

Trunkline:      9585660

Kikufuji with Bambi

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I’m not kidding when I say this friend of mine likes to feed us! This is her second time to take me here in one of her favourite places – Kikufuji.  Her Tito Benjie was there too! :-)Tsukuji with Bambi (5)

 UniTsukuji with Bambi (2) Uni TempuraTsukuji with Bambi (12)Grilled pork ribsTsukuji with Bambi (3)Salmon Shake ( Tail )  Only P 200 + for these two tails! 
Tsukuji with Bambi (6)All set lunch meals have spicy tunaTsukuji with Bambi (4) But Bambi gets a special one with more mayo and more tempura crumbs! haha!!  She’s a regular here and she even knows which Chef has to cook her dishesTsukuji with Bambi (7) Chirashi of Bambi – her favouriteTsukuji with Bambi (8) Tsukuji with Bambi (9) Saba for me :-) Tsukuji with Bambi (10) Unagi for RinaTsukuji with Bambi (11)Group shot :-)
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Divas and Rockstars

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 It’s a Diva and Rockstar party at the Annual Starbucks @starbucksph dinner! Divas and rockstars starbucks PhilippinesDivas and Rockstars (1)Divas and Rockstars (4) Divas and Rockstars (5)

 Chairman Dad and Director for Store Development Mom as Sonny and Cher – I love it!  Thank you Pam for styling them 😉Cher and Sonny at the Starbucks dinner philippinesCOO Noey Lopez Divas and Rockstars (10)F & B and Marketing Director, Keith Cole as Jason Mraz :-)Divas and Rockstars (11) AwardeesDivas and Rockstars (6)  COO Noey LOPEZ as John Lennon, Store Devt Manager Quito LOPEZ as Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Director for Store Devt Mom Menchu LOPEZ as Cher, Director for Store Operations Angela Cole as J Lo and Chairman Dad Jun Lopez as Sonny Bono
Divas and Rockstars (8)Divas and Rockstars (7) Whenever COO Noey Lopez is in a Gourmet Garage Catering – they always prepare these special cheese sticks :-)  Our family’s childhood favorite!!Divas and Rockstars (9)Divas and Rockstars (15)The whole family is always game :-)Divas and Rockstars (12) Divas and Rockstars (13) Divas and Rockstars (2)Divas and Rockstars (14) I like this lady :-)  Susan Montefalcon, the Audit Manager :-) Divas and Rockstars (16)  Someone came as Diva Tessa Prieto Valdes @seaprincess888 yay!!!!!Divas and Rockstars (17) Divas and Rockstars (18) Divas and Rockstars (19) Divas and Rockstars (20)Best dressed contest
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