Davao Food Appreciation Tour (DFAT) is the flagship project of a small group of Davao Bloggers. DFAT began in 2008 as a project to entice bloggers and tourists to visit Davao City and try the various food and culinary delights that local restaurants have to offer.
Davao region is one of the country’s food baskets with an abundance of fruits and vegetables, fresh seafood, affordable meals, and a wealth of restaurants offering memorable food experiences.
Every year, Davao plays host to a food and travel bloggers from all over Philippines. Since 2008, DFAT has provided exciting gastronomic experiences to its participants with fun tours and exciting adventure stops on the side. With various companies, food establishments, and the Department of Tourism (DOT) Region XI Office as partners, DFAT has grown to be one of the most anticipated blogging event in the Philippines. This year, DFAT will be from May 1 to 4, 2015.
DFAT 2015 is powered by SMART Communications.
With SMART LTE Pocket WiFi, the DFAT 2015 Team will be able to share their #SmartSUMMER updates through their blogs and their social media accounts.
This year, DFAT’s food trips will take place at some of Davao’s best restaurants and cafes:
- Alor’s: A Home Kitchen and Yummy;
- Basti’s Brew;
- Chippens Cafe;
- Coffee @ Yellow Hauz;
- Lachi’s Sans Rival Atbp.;
- Mam Bebs Bakeshop;
- Margie’s Bakeshop;
- Missy Bon Bon Breadshop;
- Polo Bistro of Marco Polo Hotel Davao;
- Viking’s Luxury Buffet;
Here’s the DFAT 2015 Foodie and Fun Adventure Map:
The DOT Region XI and Bonamine will take the DFAT 2015 Team on a Davao City FUN Tour as part of the Visit Davao Fun Sale.
DFAT 2015 bloggers will explore various tourist spots in downtown Davao such as Museo Dabawenyo, the Davao City Hall, People’s Park, and Aldevinco Shopping Center. Also part of the FUN Tour is Zip City where the DFAT 2015 Team can enjoy a zipline ride courtesy of Bonamine and DOT RXI.
With below zero beer from San Miguel Brewery, the DFAT 2015 Bloggers will experience Davao’s party scene.
Also joining the DFAT fun is Fujifilm Philippines and Instax Philippines.
The DFAT 2015 Team will be using Fujifilm X – A2 units and Instax Mini 8 Camera units to capture their favorite food memories in Davao. Photos captured on their mobile phones and cameras may be printed with a Fujifilm Instax Share Printer.
Lanyards for the DFAT 2015 Team are provided by Melo of the Out of Town Blog.
My Skin Origins will provide the DFAT 2015 Team with Beauty Bars and Sunblock to protect their skin from sun damage.
Van service for the DFAT 2015 will be provided by Go Viajero.
Rappler PH is the Official Media Partner of the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015.
For more food, travel, and lifestyle stories from around the Philippines, visit the Rappler SharePH Site.
The DFAT 2015 Team is composed of:
- Ria Jose of My Davao City and Kusina Maria;
- Andrew dela Serna of Yeah Drew;
- Vanessa Mabini of My Teenage Kid and Me;
- Arjay Abellera of RJ the Explorer;
- Red Agreda, a food and portrait photographer;
- Clea Banal of the Clea Banal Blog;
- X Bernadez of Foodelity;
- Sarah Cada of the Sarah Cada Blog;
- Edgar Co and Ramil delos Reyes of Pinas Muna;
- Doi Domasian of The Travelling Feet;
- Dennis Li of Foodzeen;
- Jose Manuel of Byahe ni Jose Manuel;
- Johnn Mendoza of Food in Cebu;
- Brennan Mercado of Baktin Corporation;
- Ethelbert Ouano of #NindotKaayo; and
- Sinjin Pineda of Libotero.
Join them as they experience the best food and travel blogging event in the Philippines, the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015. To be updated with DFAT 2015, like the DFAT Page at http://www.facebook.com/DavaoFood. Follow our gastronomic adventure on Instagram @davaofood and on Twitter @davaofood. The event’s official hashtags are #DFAT2015, #VisitDavaoFunSale, #SMARTSummer, #SMARTLiveAllOut, #TeamInstaxPh, #Fujifilmph, and #ShareDavao. We will also be updating with hashtags #DavaoFood, #DavaoDining, #DavaoDesserts, and #DavaoFun.
The Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015 is…
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SmartCommunications
Visit Davao FUN Sale
courtesy of DOT Region XI and Bonamine
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Team INSTAX Philippines
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San Miguel Brewery
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Go Viajero Transport Services
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COFFEE @ YELLOW HAUZ
POLO BISTRO OF MARCO POLO HOTEL DAVAO