Cara Mia Gelateria in Makati

Cara Mia Gelateria Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati Manila Amici Italian Gelato Restaurant Cakes Pastries Bakery Mango Symphony Coffee Menu Calories Nutrition Manager Contact Telephone Location Hours Cara Mia Gelateria in Makati is located at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. Sweet tooth or not, you will surely love Cara mia which is an extension of Amici that serves homemade Italian gelato. This dessert place in Ayala Triangle has gelato cakes and pastries too. The Mango Symphony, which is less than a hundred bucks, consists of mango gelato, mango bits and graham crackers. You can taste gelato flavors like pistachio, sans rival, espresso, and the traditional ube, macapuno and vanilla flavors. They also have the twin chocolate mousse and the brazo de mercedes. Coffee and tea drinkers have choices among the affogatos which are scoops of gelato with a shot of espresso coffee. Brewed coffee, cappuccino, and the caffe latte can also be paired with pastries like the ensaimada and the raisin bread. Continue reading

Intramuros in Manila

Intramuros Manila walled City history spaniards construction architecture map layout brick wall fort location tour guide size address spain fortress street colonial house purpose origin repair Intramuros is a walled city located in Manila, and is the most visible remnant of the Spanish domination in the Philippines. Bbuilt by the Spaniards during the 16th century, it features a spacious borough of wide streets, leafy plazas and lovely colonial houses, the old walled city of Intramuros was the centrepiece of Spanish Manila. The Spanish replaced the original wooden fort with stone in 1590, and these walls stand almost as much as they were 400 years ago. Although most of the structures were destroyed during World War II, restoration was done in the 1980’s. The word “Intramuros” means “walled city” in Spanish and for many years, this location has become the silent witness of the Spanish Administration in the Philippines. Within Intramuros reside two of the most prominent churches in the country, the Manila Cathedral and the San Agustin Continue reading

Chef Laudico’s Bfast in Makati

Chef Laudicos Bfast restaurant Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati Manila lunch menu dinner hours schedule dining longanisa calories sisig daing bangus food telephone contact manager delivery breakfast info Chef Laudico’s Bfast restaurant is located at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati City, Manila. Chef Laudico’s BFast serves simple yet filling meals such as the Bfast Longanisa, Bfast Sisig, and Daing Bangus which all go well with garlic rice. They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the restaurant proves that there is no reason for you to skip breakfast with tasty food selections like Tapangus (oven-dried angus tapa) over sinangag and egg, or Bfast Pasta with Bacon and Egg. Best of all, the “silog” and “kalog” meals are available all day. The silogs are served with bfast garlic rice, tomato salsa, atchara, egg and house toppings. The kalogs, on the other hand, consist of sweet potato and caramelized onion hash with bfast cheese sauce, egg and house toppings. To perk customers up, Bfast also serves Americano, Continue reading

Gallery BiG in Makati

Gallery Big Art Makati Manila Celestial Lighting Interiors Artwork Lri Design Plaza 210 Garcia Reposo Street Bel Air Village City Location Display Collection Layout Exhibit Calendar Schedule Info Gallery Big is located in Makati City in Manila. The main goal of Gallery BiG is to provide clients with the best and biggest examples of Philippine Fine Art from among its roster of renowned masters and upcoming talents at the lowest possible acquisition costs. The underlying preference for artworks qualified for display is either modern or contemporary.

Among those regularly carried by Gallery BiG are exceptional artworks by masters Federico Aguilar-Alcuaz, Fernando Amorsolo, Ang Kiukok, Bencab, Jose Joya, Arturo Luz, Anita Magsaysay-Ho, Vicente Manansala and Onib Olmedo.  Emerging artists, on the other hand, are composed of bright, young talents such as Buen Abrigo, Marcel Antonio, Continue reading

The Yuchengco Museum in Makati

Yuchengco Museum Makati Manila Art Exhibition Collection Display History Design Program Schedule Calendar Events Hours Contact Entrance Fees Alfonso Chinese Visual Location Temple Forum Education Rcbc The Yuchengco Museum is located in Makati City, Manila. The Yuchengco Museum opened its doors to the public in September 2005, and its primary goal is to foster a greater public appreciation of art through the finest international as well as local, cultural, historical, and design exhibits and programs. The Yuchengco Museum was created to house the art collection of Alfonso T. Yuchengco, and highlight his distinguished career as a businessman, diplomat, collector, philanthropist, patron of the arts, and advocate for education in the Philippines and beyond. The Museum’s primary goal is to foster a greater public appreciation of the finest in Filipino and Filipino-Chinese visual arts and creativity. Located in Makati, the heart of Metro Manila’s financial district, the Museum is not only a “temple” that showcases art, but also a “forum” of exchange, debate, and education. Continue reading

The Coffee Bean at Ayala Triangle Gardens

Coffee Bean Tea Leaf Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati Manila Restaurant Breakfast Menu Nutrition Calories Salmon Scramble Latte Iced Shop Yogurt Frozen Location Telephone Contact Hours Manager Store The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf at the Ayala Triangle Gardens is located in Makati City, Manila. Serving more than just coffee and tea, there are actually other scrumptious meals in The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf menu. Their breakfast sets such as the Eggs Benedict and the Salmon Scramble are great ways to gear up for a busy day at work. Tea favorites include the chai tea latte and the vanilla Ceylon iced tea. The inviting ambiance of the coffee shop is also ideal for meetups while sipping their beverages and enjoying their snacks. One of the newest additions to their menu are the frozen swirls. The caramel affogato has the right mix of coffee and creamy yogurt. But if you want to try the hazelnut flavor which is not on their menu, all you have to say to the barista is “An Awesome please.” Continue reading

The MRT Peak Hours

MRT Peak Hours metro rail transit Manila traffic commute times morning rush hour evening congestion crowded work school commuters train offload conductor ticketing window schedule avoid car days week The MRT Peak Hours occurs during the work week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays). In the mornings, the peak transit hours occur between 6:30am until 9:30am. During these three hours, most commuters in Manila are going to work or school, and the trains are usually full; It becomes a challenge to enter a fully loaded MRT train, squeeze inside, and exit the car. At times, even the lines to the ticketing window are long and the terminal is crowded. After 9:30am, it doesn’t get as congested until seven hours later, around 4:30pm. At this time, it becomes the afternoon/evening rush hours (peak hours) for the Metro Rail Transit, with passengers getting off of work or school and communting home. The evening peak hours is between 4:30pm and 7:30pm. Again, it is difficult to board a train during these times. Continue reading

Galleria Nicolas in Makati

Galleria Nicolas Makati City Manila Art Collection Display Space Glorietta Ayala Center Display Gallery Layout Map Walls Panels Arrangement Scultures Paintings Works Manager Telephone Contact Location Galleria Nicolas is located in Makati City, Manila. This art gallery takes you into a world of elegance and discovery as you enter their white washed walls and welcomed by the breathtaking paintings on panels, thoughtfully arranged for your viewing pleasure. Galleria Nicolas offers an escape from the busy streets of Makati to a quiet and relaxed ambience, as it is envisioned to be home of modern art in its simple and cozy nook in the Art Space.  Located at the prestigious 3rd floor of Glorietta 4 Mall amidst elegant signature boutiques and exclusive shops in Makati City, Galleria Nicolas is dedicated to promoting the best of Philippine Art, with a wide collection of works done by some of the most sought-after painters and sculptors in the country such as Juvenal Sanso, Federico Aguilar Alcuaz, Dominic Rubio, Continue reading

Wee Nam Kee Restaurant in Makati

Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice Restaurant Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati City Manila Chinse Food Singapore Dining Menu Oriental Singaporean Dimsum Soup Price Calories Nutrition Location Hours Info The Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice restaurant in Makati is located at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Manila. Avid fans of authentic Hainanese chicken rice can now get their Singapore chicken rice from the newly-opened Wee Nam Kee at the Ayala Triangle Gardens. The restaurant is designed with wooden tables and chairs for casual dining. Specialties of the house are steam or roasted Wee Nam Kee chicken rice. Dipping sauces of soy, chili and ginger on the side completes the delicious rice meal. Another popular item in the menu are the cereal fried prawns- a signature Singaporean dish. Aside from the soup, dimsum and rice toppings, they also serve crunchy and leafy vegetables like the Sambal Kang Kong. The dish is sauteed in onions and chili to make it flavorful and spicy. Wee Nam Kee meals are best Continue reading

Omakase Restaurant in Makati

Omakase Japanese Cuisine Ayala Triangle Gardens Makati City Manila Restaurant Japan Sushi Menu Sashimi Tempura Nutrition Tofu Steak Tuna Salad Calories Location Hours Dinner Manager Contact Delivery Omakase Japanese Cuisine at the Ayala Triangle Gardens is located in Makati, Manila. With the number of Japanese restaurants opening everywhere, it’s quite a challenge to make one stand out. Omakase seemed to have surpassed this stage because a lot of people have already been raving about the place since it opened in Ayala Triangle Gardens. Serving Authentic Japanese staple food such as the sushi, sashimi, and tempura are the usual favorites, but among the bestselling dishes in the joint are their take on the tofu steak, spicy tuna salad, seafood crepe salad and designer sushi plus a whole lot more. Another cool fact is that the term “omakase” roughly translates to “entrust” which means you have to trust the chef to serve the sumptuous food he wants. True enough, the resto does this for the guests. Continue reading