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Sip Sak part 2

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We were so happy to be back in Sip Sak

 Previous entry:  Sip Sak November 17, 2014
Sip Sak Part 2 (2)  Grilled Portuguese Octopus
Plum vinaigrette at Sip Sak #sipsaknyc#h2hny #h2hnyc2017Sip Sak Part 2 (3)  Braised Artichokes and Fava Bean
Fresh dill & lemon in Sip Sak #sipsaknyc#h2hny #h2hnyc2017Sip Sak Part 2 (4) Sip Sak Part 2 (5)  Lamb Shish Kebab at Sip Sak #sipsaknyc #h2hny #h2hnyc2017#H2HLambSip Sak Part 2 (6)  BaklavaSip Sak Part 2 (7)  For 3 full days I didn’t go out but today we had lunch with our dear friend Jonathan @jonathanmattiwho is always so stylish!   Our goal is to meet up with him wherever we are all over the world :-)   We are supposed to consult with him for interior design but we consult with him for everything :-)  James asks him all sorts of advice  And we enjoy him .   Today he had a witty line “If you have an ugly house in America, it’s your fault na!”  haha!! #h2hny#h2hnyc2017 #h2hinteriordesigners#H2HQuotesSip Sak Part 2 (1)

Juice +

By | Health and Fitness, Homes and Interiors, New York | No Comments

Love pre ware homes!  juice (2)juice (1)

 We came to visit Carla and Sam juice (19)

 In Carla’s beautiful home!!juice (9) juice (3) juice (6) juice (5)  With a beautiful view!!!!juice (8)juice (4) juice (10)juice (13)
 Even in New York City, the Pinays are health conscious and are taking Juice + Carla Villacorta and Sam Lopez @samanthalopeznyc has a magic product is and contact her if you are interested. She will be coming to Manila in June #juiceplus #h2hny #h2hnyc2017#h2hhealthyproducts #h2hdralovejuice (18) juice (14) juice (17) juice (15) juice (11) juice (12)juice (16)juice (7)Click below to go to the website and to contact Sam Lopez

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Juice Plus+ provides whole food based nutrition to promote a balanced diet to ensure you get enough servings of fruits, vegetables & grains. Learn more now!

Dinner at the NYC Sweeties

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 Lovely dinner at the new home of Tito Stephen @88sdy and Tita Reggie which is truly so full of LOVE!!Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (1)

 They have a big balcony in front and behind their condo so they grilled some steak and lamb for dinner. Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (12)

Everything was Yum!  Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (6) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (7) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (8) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (9) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (10) So happy to have dinner with the “Sweeties” – Tito Stephen @88sdyand Tita Reggie Young- Our family here in NYC. Truly the sweetest couple.  So much LOVE in their new home in New York !  Soon they will be opening a lingerie store and a restaurant called Burger and Chismis  in the lower east side. Looking forward ! #h2hpeople #h2hny #h2hnyc2017Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (13) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (14) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (15) So nice to meet Carlo @steadythugand Monica Santos who are newly married and both working in New York #h2hny#h2hnyc2017Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (3) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (16) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (17) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (18) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (19) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (2) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (20) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (21) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (22) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (23)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (11) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (4)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (24)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (25)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (26)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (27) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (29)Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (28) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (30)  LOVE this Guest book – so funny and unique. It was inside the guest bathroom of Tito Stephen @88sdy and Tita Reg #h2hny#h2hnyc2017Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (31) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (32) Dinner at the NYC Sweeties (33)
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Edwin and Jerry

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So happy to meet Edwin Josue. He has been a real estate broker in Manhattan for more than 30 years. There were only 5,000 brokers when he started and now there are 30,000 in New York. He is now with Halstead Properties.

Edwin and Jerry (11)He is also the partner of Jerry Sibal @jerrysibal. He moved to New York 30 years ago and worked for world renowned Floral designer, Preston Bailey.  He went on his own later on and did interior design and event styling. He published a book with photos of the events that he did. He’s favorite client is Richard Branson who he says is very very nice. Other clients are Oprah and Celine Dion.   He has a warehouse to keep all his props though he says he never repeats a design #jerrysibaldesign #h2hny #h2hnyc2017#h2hpeople #h2hdesignersEdwin and Jerry (12)Edwin and Jerry (2) Edwin and Jerry (3) Edwin and Jerry (4)
Edwin and Jerry (5) Edwin and Jerry (9) We also visited their home :-) of course designed by JerryEdwin and Jerry (10)Edwin and Jerry (8)Edwin and Jerry (6)Edwin and Jerry (7)Edwin and Jerry (1)

Pottery Barn launches its Designer’s Circle Rewards Program

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Infuse your personal touch and style to create a truly warm and welcoming ambience. Transform any space into a beautiful setting or a house into a home with fine furnishings from Pottery Barn, the premier destination for home and décor.

(Top Row L-R) Wilfrid and Maritess Magcase

(Middle Row L-R) Carlo Calma, Dominic Galicia, Emmanuel Miñana, President of SSI Group, Inc. Anthony Huang, Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez, Anna Angara, sisters Cynthia and Ivy Almario, Eric Paras, Cyndi Fernandez-Beltran, Dan Lichauco, and Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan

(Bottom Row L-R) Susan Joven, Nina Huang, Jason Buensalido, Joey Yupangco, and Chito Antonio

Through this members-only initiative, Pottery Barn aims to help designers bring to life their style visions through special rewards, promos and discounts, and access to exclusive products reviews and events.

1“Pottery Barn has an uncompromising devotion to quality, and this is seen and felt in all of its collections and family brands such as West Elm and Pottery Barn Kids. With its extensive selection of home furnishings – from décor to furniture and more, Pottery Barn helps interior designers meet the demands of their discerning clientele. With Pottery Barn, you are assured of quality pieces that exude warmth and a timeless appeal,” says Anthony Huang, President of SSI Group, Inc.

Nina Huang and husband, President of SSI Group, Inc. Anthony Huang2From the living room to dining room, bedroom and bath, Pottery Barn adds that perfect touch to create a comforting, yet contemporary feel in your home. With its wide palette of soft textures and versatile fabrics, Pottery Barn offers its customers timeless collections of unparalleled quality, style and value.

Wilfrid and Maritess Magcase, Joey Yupangco, Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez, President of SSI Group, Inc. Anthony Huang, Jason Buensalido, Nina Huang

3Sisters Ivy and Cynthia Almario, Nina Huang, and Susan Joven4Dan Lichauco and President of SSI Group, Inc. Anthony Huang5President of SSI Group, Inc. Anthony Huang and Chito Antonio6Carlo Calma, Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez, Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan7Cynthia Almario, Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez, Ivy Almario, Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan8 Wilfrid and Maritess Magcase, Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez, Joey Yupangco9Rustan Commercial Corporation Member of the Board Maritess Tantoco-Enriquez and Anna Angara 10Nina Huang and Joey Yupangco11Merchandise Manager of West Elm Clarissa Reyes and Carlo Calma12Joey Yupangco and Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan 13Chito Antonio, Joey Yupangco, and Jason Buensalido 14Maritess and Wilfrid Magcase, Jason Buensalido, Dominic Galicia15Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan, Eric Paras, Chito Antonio, and Dominic Galicia16Jason Buensalido and Cyndi Fernandez-Beltran 17Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan with sister Cynthia and Ivy Almario18Home Stylist of West Elm Isaiah See and Cynthia Almario 19Chito Antonio and Merchandising Group Manager of Pottery Barn Group Regina Bonoan 20Cyndi Fernandez-Beltran, Merchandise Manager of Pottery Kids Donn Yambao, and Merchandise Manager of Pottery Barn Katrina Villongco-Albar 21Ivy Almario, Wilfrid and Maritess Magcase, Cynthia Almario, and Emmanual Miñana 22Now, designers can have their pick of elegant pieces that blend seamlessly with any style. From the classic to the contemporary, from rustic to industrial chic, exclusive collaborations, handcrafted collections and one-of-a-kind, multi-function pieces offer an assortment of relaxed versatility. Be inspired to decorate your spaces and make every room your obra maestro.

At Pottery Barn, find everything you’ll need to make your style visions come to life.

In the Philippines, Pottery Barn is exclusively distributed by Stores Specialists, Inc., and is located at Central Square in Bonifacio High Street Central and Estancia at Capitol Commons. Visit facebook.com/PotteryBarnPH or follow @potterybarnPH and @ssilifeph on Instagram for more information.

Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon’s

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Super fun evening at Ramon Padilla’s @ramonatlargehome in Brooklyn :-) Thank you Ramon for hosting and sharing your beautiful home with us – definitely better than eating out #h2hny #h2hnyc2017

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Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (8)Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (31)Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (15)  Super cute Coton de Tulear of Ramon @ramonatlarge – Her name is Beefsteak :-)  Ramon told us he had to apply and fill out a 5 page form even before she was born. He brings her everywhere he goes Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (9)Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (16)The photo below are her siblings – zoom in to find out their names  #CotondetulearBeefsteak Cotton de tulear dogDinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (7)  Philippine art!!! Thank you Ramon for promoting our very own in New York!!Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (11) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (12)Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (17)Dinner :-)   Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (10)Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (13) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (14)Ramon is a great cook!!!!  
Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (32)Korean kimchi soup – YUM!!!
Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (18) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (33) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (19) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (20) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (21)  Bossam ( Korean roast pork) – pork butt from a Chelsea butcher brined and roasted for 7 hours by Ramon @ramonatlarge – super yum ! #bossam#H2HPorkDinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (34) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (22) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (23)  Yummy!!! Brooklyn Blackout cake – Chocolate cake, chocolate pudding, fudge frosting from Two Little Hens @twolittleredhens  brought by New Yorkers – Marco @iamarcoantonio and Jackie @jaxcantonio #TwoLittleRedHens #h2hny#h2hnyc2017 #h2hchocolate #h2hcakes#h2hdessertfindsDinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (24) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (25) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (35) Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (26)  Portrait of Jerome -birthday gift of Ramon :-)  Dinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (36) So happy to see part of #morokrew @thecrazycook_ph@iamarcoantonio #jpcastiyo@jaxcantonio @james_de_jesus@mannydr and reunite for a home cooked dinner by Ramon @ramonatlarge  #h2hnyc2017 #h2hny #newyorkrewDinner in Brooklyn at Ramon's (1)

The Moment Group Headquarters

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  I invited myself over to visit the new office of the Moment Group #theMomentGroup haha!!

So nice!! Thank you Maita @maitaq for the tour.

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They started 4 years ago with 15 people and had to move since now they are 140 people!   wow! Amazing!!!  More power #H2HOfficethe-moment-group-headquarters-3the-moment-group-headquarters-2the-moment-group-headquarters-4the-moment-group-headquarters-5 the-moment-group-headquarters-6the-moment-group-headquarters-7 the-moment-group-headquarters-9 the-moment-group-headquarters-8   the office of the Moment Group #theMomentGroup owners – Jon Syjuco, Abba Napa @abbanapa and Eli Antonino @eantonino I love it because they have one office room for all of them which shows how close they are, that they work as a team and not in isolationthe-moment-group-headquarters-11 the-moment-group-headquarters-10 VISION!the-moment-group-headquarters-12 the-moment-group-headquarters-14the-moment-group-headquarters-13 the-moment-group-headquarters-15Office of Tara Santos @tarasantos is so neat :-)    I’m compiling photos of offices of different people because it tells a lot about the person :-) #theMomentGroup #H2HOffices the-moment-group-headquarters-1

Visiting Len

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Visiting Len in her beautiful abode

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My favorite in the coffee table of Len @lenl0pez is the Kusama in the middle ? #H2HHomes #H2HArt #Kusama

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visiting-len-11 visiting-len-8Finally I get to try the Buko pie of @wildflourmanila Yum?Love the topping and sauce and I would add grated cheese :-)  Thank you Len @lenl0pez for sharing #H2HDessertFinds #H2HDesserts #H2HBuko

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Passing through the den – more beautiful artwork – Arturo Luzvisiting-len-6

Super cute!!! Harry the Norwich Terrier :-) visiting-len-14 visiting-len-5 Heart2Heart loves babies #H2HBabies Baby Olivia 2 months old -half British half Filipino from Mommy Len @lenl0pez

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With visiting cousin Penny @pennykatigbak

We are cousins :-)

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Art Group Get Together

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Out of town trip in a very special hideaway!!! Beautiful home designed by Ed CalmaHappy Birthday Randy (1)  Lunch today in a home with an amazing view!!!!!!! It’s rainy and foggy so it’s not so clear but wow ? #H2HHomesHappy Birthday Randy (30) Ladies taking photo of the hubbies haha!!Happy Birthday Randy (13) Happy Birthday Randy (24)  Notice the beautiful art work all over the house Happy Birthday Randy (8)  First time for me to see Kamagong flooring!!  In the stairs and bedrooms of this beautiful vacation home #H2HHomes #KamagongHappy Birthday Randy (2) Den and game room :-) Happy Birthday Randy (3) Happy Birthday Randy (4)  Kids roomsHappy Birthday Randy (5) Happy Birthday Randy Wow! I could stare all day :-) Happy Birthday Randy (6) Master Bedroom on the top floor with the best viewHappy Birthday Randy (7) Deck of the Master bedroomHappy Birthday Randy (25) Happy Birthday Randy (27) Nowadays its a soiree when we have meals :-)  Boys in one tableHappy Birthday Randy (28) and girls on the otherHappy Birthday Randy (9) Happy Birthday Randy (10) Birang photobombing my photo of the buffet spread!  haha!!Happy Birthday Randy (16) Japanese food!!Happy Birthday Randy (12) Happy Birthday Randy (11) Happy Birthday Randy (14) Happy Birthday Randy (15) Happy Birthday Randy (17) Happy Birthday Randy (29)

 Fresh dragonfruit and calamansi from Sari’s farm

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