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Music and Coffee Festival at The Annex of SM City Davao

Music and Coffee Festival at SM City Davao

Written by Ria Jose

Want to chill this weekend? Enjoy rhythm and brews at the first ever Music and Coffee Festival at SM City Davao. Gather the gang for a bonding session while drinking the best brews from various coffee shops and vendors at The Annex from September 15 to 17, 2017.

Music and Coffee Festival at The Annex of SM City Davao

Music and Coffee Festival at The Annex of SM City Davao

Pop Up Shops

At the center of the Coffee Festival are, of course, pop up shops of various cafes and vendors.

Bo's Coffee Club at the Music and Coffee Festival

Bo’s Coffee Club at the Music and Coffee Festival

The most prominent coffee shop at the festival is Bo’s Coffee Club, a Cebu brand known all over the Philippines.

Local coffee vendors and food bazaar staples Johann’s Coffee, Gypsy Cafe, and Racoma Farms have booths offering coffee concoctions and cakes.

Gypsy Cafe at the Music and Coffee Festival

Gypsy Cafe at the Music and Coffee Festival

Whether you like your coffee strong or sweet, hot, iced, or ice blended, there is a coffee to give you your dose of caffeine.

Also offering cakes and other desserts are Desserts by Timzah and Lara Mia. Their sweet slices are sure to delight and satisfy your saccharine cravings.

Lara Mia Desserts at the Music and Coffee Festival

Lara Mia Desserts at the Music and Coffee Festival

A new cafe on the local food bazaar scene A&V Cafe also has a booth at the festival. And Neon Pigeon, a brand of coffee-based energy drinks, has a booth, as well.

Doughnut shops with specialty coffee drinks have booths at the event. Dunkin’ Donuts and J.Co are both present at the festival.

Music and Coffee Festival Activities

SM City Davao invites all coffeeholics to share their Coffee Flatlay on Instagram and get the chance to win prizes. Just tag @smdavao and use the hashtag #CoffeeDateatSMDavao to join.

Coffee Flatlay at the Music and Coffee Festival

Coffee Flatlay at the Music and Coffee Festival

Fiction Folk will host the Music and Coffee Festival Trivia Night on September 16.

Music and Coffee Festival Trivia Night

Music and Coffee Festival Trivia Night

Categories and questions will not be limited to coffee topics but knowledge of coffee trivia will give you an edge. Interested groups need not pre-register. Just show up, get a table, and join.

Throughout the festival, various musical acts will be performing on stage. Art using coffee will also be on display.

So fulfill your caffeine dreams at the first ever Music and Coffee Festival at The Annex of SM City Davao, only until September 17, 2017.

For inquiries about promos and events at SM City Davao, contact them at +6382-2976998 and like their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/smcitydavao. For updates, follow their social media accounts @SMCityDavao on Twitter and @SMDavao on Instagram.

Basti’s Brew 10th at 10th

Written by Ria Jose

Ria and the Monster Choco Caramel Cake

Who is Basti? That was one of the many questions answered during the press conference held last October 5, 2009 at the Basti’s Brew Legaspi Branch. Basti is short for Sebastian, son of Bong and Des Aportadera, one half of the couple of couples that own and manage Basti’s Brew. The other half is composed of Randall and Vanessa Ann Ong. Continue reading

Coffee Cat

Written by Ria Jose

Mocha Chip Avalanche

Mocha Chip Avalanche

There’s a new cafe in town, and thus far, it is one of the best concept coffee shops I have seen. From the cafe’s interiors, to it’s menu items, there is almost nothing to frown about at Coffee Cat.

Coffee Jelly Avalanche

Coffee Jelly Avalanche

During the cafe’s opening on May 8, 2009, I got to try out their Coffee Jelly Avalanche which did not disappoint. It had a very creamy texture with liberal amounts of coffee jelly. It was a bit sweeter than I would like but it was an enjoyable drink, nonetheless. It is a must-try for those who like their coffee a bit sweet. On my second visit (less than a week after), I tried their Mocha Chip Avalanche. It was a little less sweeter, a bit more bitter, but with the same creamy smooth texture peppered with mocha chips. It was a very refreshing drink that hot summer afternoon.

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Kopi Roti

Written by Ria Jose

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A unique coffee experience, that’s what I get everytime I go to Kopi Roti. Kopi Roti, established in 1955 in Singapore, is now here in Davao City. Kopi Roti serves no frills coffee, iced coffee, and coffee with coffee jelly. The taste of these will make you come back for more.

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