Category Archives: Places to Eat & Drink in Davao

Goldilocks Celebrates National Cake Day As A Celebration in Every Slice at SM Lanang Premier

Goldilocks National Cake Day Logo

As I thought about November 26 being the National Cake Day, I remember someone who used to tell me that for some reason, she never had a cake with candles to blow for her birthday growing up. So when she graduated and found herself a good job with good pay, she would make sure that when her family has a birthday to celebrate, she would volunteer and sponsor the birthday cake. She chooses Goldilocks always because for one they know how to do nicely the lettering for the personal message on top of the cake compared to another bakeshop.  Aside from way back then, the Goldilocks cakes are known to have delicious cakes for any celebrated special family occasion. Baptismal cakes and cakes for Christmas and New Year family celebrations were almost always from Goldilocks! I could somehow relate to her story as we usually have Goldilocks cakes too for special family occasions for more than a decade already. Also, I do remember I often buy their brownies way back then. One of my fave cakes at Goldilocks then was their chocolate mousse cake.

Goldilocks National Cake Day 11262017 SM Lanang Premier 
This year, Goldilocks National Cake Day: A Celebration in Every Slice for a sweeter world!

Experience Marco Polo Davao’s Raise The Bar Mixology Class

Marco Polo Hotels launched “Raise The Bar”, a mixology class of bartending and mixology at the Eagle’s Bar of Marco Polo Davao last October 30, 2017.

“Raise The Bar is another signature experience of Marco Polo Hotels. It is a great opportunity for professionals and young professionals to learn the international standards of bartending and mixology.”   according to Marco Polo Davao’s General Manager Dottie Wurger-Cronin.

Marco Polo Davao tourism and media partners as well as school representatives took part of the launch and learned how to mix some drinks. The RTB class was fun.

Marco Polo Davao Raise The Bar Mixology Class

The trainer of the proper standards of bartending and basic mixology is Lawrence Ibarra who won silver medal of the recent Kusdelsur competition in Bartending while James Carty, shared a brief overview on mixology.

Another silver medallist, Nathan Ducot showed off his award winning flare-tending.

RTB is scheduled every first and third Monday of the month which targets students, professionals and young professionals to sign up to classes in basic and advance Bartending and Mixology skills. Interested guests will just pay an assessment fee of Php 888.00 inclusive of a snack, class manual and certificate.

Aside from the basic class of bartending, students will also learn the concoction of Timeless classics, Rum Bumble, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Havana Nights, Water of Life, Oak and Barrel, La Dolce Vista, Stirred Not Shaken, The Season that Sparkles.

For more information, please call Jalyn Malolot at (082) 221-0888 local 7949.

Unlimited Shrimp Fever Is On at Blue Posts Boiling Crabs & Shrimps

Blue Post’s Boiling Crabs and Shrimps is bringing more sea-to-table goodness as it offers to satisfy their customers cravings for unlimited shrimps with their 911 Shrimp Fever promo good for 2 persons!

Blue Posts 911 Shrimp Fever

Yes, you read the headline right. It’s time for foodies to turn their seafood diet on as Blue Posts introduces its 911 SHRIMP FEVER from October 30 until December 8, 2017 in all its branches nationwide! The promo is available for P911 good for two persons already from Monday to Friday only from 10AM to 2PM for the first batch and then from 2PM to 5PM for the second batch for the day.

Boiling Crabs and Shrimps P911 Shrimp Fever restaurant craze offers unlimited, fresh and tasty bags of shrimps sauteed and served in three flavorful signature sauces – Sambal, Boiled, and Garlic Lemon Butter.

My personal choice would be the boiled shrimps in the signature garlic lemon butter sauce of Blue Posts, while my hubby who likes spicy prefers the Sambal sauce dipped boiled shrimps. I like that also. My hubby and I would go on pouring the sambal sauce on our rice as we eat.

Now here is a little background for those not yet familiar who can’t wait to take up the 911 challenge: dining at Blue Posts is an event in itself. The moment you enter the restaurant, your eyes feast on the inviting nautical interiors of the restaurant before you even dip into the real deal. lts unconventional, casual style of serving food makes diners give in the way Filipinos enjoy a really good meal by doing it the “kamay-kainan” style.

“It’s always fun to be messy with Blue Posts,” according to Mr. Anthony Ang and his wife Mrs. Jennifer Ang, the owners of the restaurant. This is their tip to any first-timers planning to visit their seafood restaurant soon. “Here, dining with bare hands is the norm. Once the food-grade wax paper is set before you’re accompanied by a Blue Posts bib, prepare for a messy but satisfying gastronomic adventure!”

Here’s everything you should know about the promo:

  • Avail the 911 Shrimp Fever Promo for P911, perfect for two.
  • Valid for dine-in customers only.
  • The guest will be served three different types of sauce : Sambal, Boiled, Garlic Buttered Lemon.
  • The three sauces will be served at once. Refill will only be allowed until it is fully consumed. Refill with the preferred sauce will be served one at a time.
  • Sharing is not allowed.
  • Excess shrimp will not be valid for takeout
  • Available only from 10am to 2pm (first batch – orange badge) and 2pm to 5pm (second batch – blue badge), Mondays to Fridays.
  • Guest will be charged for the unconsumed shrimps. Charge will be based on cost per gram.
  • Promo runs from October 30, 2017 to December 8, 2017 in all branches in Metro Manila and Davao City.

“In the purchase of goods and services which are on promotional discount, the Senior Citizen can avail the promotional discount or the discount provided under the Expanded Senior Citizen Act of 2010, whichever is higher.”

The 911 SHRIMP FEVER is the latest treat from this homegrown Davao seafood restaurant which has been in this business for the past 23 years. They currently have three (3) branches in Davao City in Bajada, Lanang Business Park, and SM City Davao Annex in Ecoland; and three (3) more in Metro Manila in SM North EDSA The Block, SM Mall of Asia, and O Square Green Hills. They will be opening three more branches which are under way in the next twelve months. The latest branch in Seascape Village, Pasay City will be opening before the year ends in December 2017.

“The secret behind our success is not just those flavors we match our crabs and shrimps with. It’s the overall experience we bring to every diner that enters our restaurants. And we can’t wait for more Filipinos to experience this through our upcoming branches,” Mr. and Mrs. Ang said.

About Blue Posts

Blue Posts Boiling Crabs and Shrimps is one of Davao’s sought-after Seafood restaurants. The overall concept of Blue Posts Boiling tends to become pretty messy and casual. With “lt’s Fun To Be Messy” Tagline, the inspiration of the interior embodies the look of a fishermen’s wharf.

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