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Crispy Pork Binagoongan (Crispy Pork with Shrimp Paste) and Poqui Poqui (Ilocano Vegetable Omelette) by Bagoong Club Davao

Bagoong Club Davao

By: Gem Tadefa

Bagoong Club is finally in Davao! They have converted an old family house into a cozy chow place showcasing Bagoong and Filipino Cuisine.

Bagoong Club serves mouth-watering Filipino dishes. Most menu items are flavored with “bagoong” or shrimp paste. Obviously. Some dishes are traditional Filipino dishes. A few ones are unique regional dishes. But majority of the menu items are familiar Filipino dishes prepared and served with a unique twist. From appetizers to desserts, there is something interesting to try.

Every meal starts with a complimentary serving of singkamas (jicama) sticks and a sampling of their two bagoong varieties: spicy and sweet.

Bagoong Club Appetizers: Mangga't Bagoong (Green Mangoes with Shrimp Paste))and Chicharon Bulaklak  (Deep Fried Pork Intestines)

Bagoong Club Appetizers: Mangga’t Bagoong and Chicharon Bulaklak

Bagoong Club Appetizers

The complimentary singkamas and bagoong is not enough for any bagoong lover. It’s just the beginning. Order their Mangga’t Bagoong with your choice of their trademark bagoongs: Regular, Sweet, or Spicy. One serving costs only P120. And it is sure to satisfy your bagoong craving. Other appetizers to try are the Chicharon Bulaklak (Deep Fried Pork Intestines) and the Calamares.

Manggat Bagoong (Green Mangoes with Shrimp Paste) by Bagoong Club Davao

Manggat Bagoong by Bagoong Club

Chicharon Bulaklak (Deep Fried Pork Intestines) by Bagoong Club

Chicharon Bulaklak by Bagoong Club

You can opt to start your meal with the Crispy Salad or a Steamed Vegetable Platter if you want something more healthy and wholesome.

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BeanLeaf Cappuccino

BeanLeaf Davao Opening Soon

By: Ria Jose

BeanLeaf Cappuccino

BeanLeaf Cappuccino

Looking for a new place to explore in Davao? Look no further! You and your friends will soon have a new place to have coffee, sip tea, share food, and hang out.

BeanLeaf, a proudly Filipino brand, will open the doors of its first Mindanao branch at The Peak, Gaisano Mall of Davao on August 15, 2015.

The name BeanLeaf refers to the shop’s variety of coffee concoctions from freshly ground beans and tea drinks made with tea leaves. BeanLeaf serves hot, iced, and ice blended Frappe drinks that use their own coffee and tea blends combined with high quality ingredients, syrups, and flavorings.

BeanLeaf’s tagline is Experience our Difference. The “difference” that the brand promises is their unique twist that they put in every drink they serve. Some might sound familiar to coffee lovers and tea aficionados, but when taste what BeanLeaf has to offer, you will experience and taste the difference.

The shop serves coffee, fruit teas, and even milk tea. Each drink is designed thoughtfully, crafted with quality, taste, and consistency in mind. All these exciting drinks will be available at BeanLeaf Davao.

Wondering what you should try?

BeanLeaf Coffee, Fruit Teas, and Milk Teas

The Beanleaf Coffee Latte is a concoction with espresso, cinnamon, milk, dark chocolate. It is certainly a must try.

For their fruit teas, the oddly refreshing Citrus with Malunggay Fruit Tea is an unexpected surprise which packs a lot of flavor and nutritional value.

BeanLeaf Citrus with Malunggay Iced Tea

BeanLeaf Citrus with Malunggay Iced Tea

And for the milk tea lovers? The Okinawa Milk Tea with Pearls is a runaway best-seller. The best thing about it? It has low sugar content.
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Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday Promo

By: Ria Jose

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Happy Birthday, Krispy Kreme!

Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 78th Birthday on July 13, 2015. And they’re celebrating it with all of us.

To thank you for 78 years of Krispy Kreme, KK will have a special #JoyinaBox treat for everybody. On July 13, you can buy half a dozen of Krispy Kreme Original Glazed Doughnuts for only P78.

You can avail of the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday Promo in two ways:

Downloading the Krispy Kreme PH App at the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

Downloading the Krispy Kreme PH App at the Krispy Kreme 78th Birthday with Davao Bloggers

July Birthday celebrants that are registered users at the KK Philippines App will receive a special Birthday Coupon via SMS. They can also use this coupon to redeem on July 13. Don’t you wish your birthday is on July?
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Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015

Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015

By: Ria Jose

Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015

Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2015

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.

#SmartSummer #SmartLiveAllOut

#SmartSummer #SmartLiveAllOut

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:

Here’s the DFAT 2015 Foodie and Fun Adventure Map:


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Serenitea Davao's Jumbo Cup Promo

Serenitea Davao’s Jumbo Cup Promo

By: Ria Jose

Serenitea Davao's Jumbo Cup Promo

Serenitea Davao’s Jumbo Cup Promo

Serenitea Davao will be having a JUMBO CUP Promo this weekend. When you order any large sized drinks from their Top 10 Drinks List, you automatically get an upsize to a Jumbo Cup. A Jumbo Cup holds 1 liter. Yup, 1 LITER!

Serenitea Davao’s Top 10 Drinks are:

  1. Okinawa Milk Tea
  2. Wintermelon Milk Tea
  3. Hokkaido Milk Tea
  4. Chaffe Milk Tea
  5. Emperor Milk Tea
  6. Fruitea (except Calamansi)
  7. Taro Lover
  8. Winter Frost
  9. Yakult Drink (except Lemon)
  10. Milo Dino

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Basti’s Brew’s 15th Year Anniversary

By: Ria Jose

Pizzas by Basti's Brew: Chicken Pesto, Spicy Gambas, and Spanish Sardines

Pizzas by Basti’s Brew: Chicken Pesto, Spicy Gambas, and Spanish Sardines

One of Davao’s pioneering homegrown coffeeshops has celebrated another milestone. Basti’s Brew celebrated their 15th Year Anniversary on October 10, 2014. Owners Randall Ong and Vanessa Ong celebrated the occasion with a lunch with Davao Bloggers. For Basti’s Brew’s 15th Year Anniversary, they re-introduced and highlighted all the best-selling dishes that has made them popular over the years.

In the midst stiff competition and the influx of international chains, Basti’s Brew has remained as one of the go-to coffeeshops in Davao City. This is primarily due to three reasons: good coffee, delicious comfort food for snacks and meals, and a cozy ambiance.

Check out some of their best-sellers.

Carroza by Basti's Brew

Carroza by Basti’s Brew

Pastas by Basti's Brew: Tuna Pesto and Creamy Pesto Linguine

Pastas by Basti’s Brew: Tuna Pesto and Creamy Pesto Linguine


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