Enjoy Exclusive and Unlimited Deals
with foodpanda’s pandapro

Miss World Megan Young endorsing foodpanda’s pandapro…

YOU just got to love foodpanda’s new exclusive membership program called pandapro. It is a gift that keeps on giving because it is an exquisite rewards card that unlocks a wide array of exclusive benefits, especially for those who love to go grocery shopping and those who like to order restaurant food to enjoy at home.

In continuation of its kumukutikuti-TAP Christmas weekly surprises, foodpanda, the country’s on-demand delivery service with countless restaurants as partners, recently launched pandapro, an exclusive membership program that gives its loyal users more rewarding shopping and dining experiences. For an introductory price of Php50 per month, pandapro offers perks and exceptional rewards with the new monthly subscription program that gives you benefits such as free delivery and discounts.

“Food is a big part of our culture as Filipinos, and we want to give our most avid customers the option to have a more premium experience by way of discounts from our partner restaurants and free delivery. It’s something we want to roll out as more people adjust to the new normal and depend on delivery services,” explains foodpanda Philippines managing director Daniel Marogy.

Another celebrity endorser, Mikael Daez,, swears by foodpanda’s pandapro


Whether you have your food delivered or pick up your order in the store, you can turn these purchases into something more. Here are the monthly perks and privileges of being a pandapro subscriber:

• Exclusive and unlimited 20% off from over 3,000 restaurants
• Five times free delivery from all shops and restaurants
• Three times 10% off from foodpanda shops
• Unlimited extra 5% off on foodpanda pick-up orders

A minimum order worth Php400 qualifies you for the free delivery perk as well as the 10% shop offers. More exciting benefits for foodpanda’s pandapro subscribers in the months to come.

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1. Simply update your foodpanda app, click “How to be a Member,” and fill in the required details. A user must be 18 years old or older and a holder of a valid credit card. The membership fee will be deducted from the credit card you used to sign up.
2. The subscription and its benefits will automatically be renewed monthly.
3. If you fail to settle a ‘payment due,’ your subscription will be cancelled and you will need to subscribe again in order to avail of the benefits.
4. Cancellation of a subscription can be made any time, but it will take effect only in the next monthly renewal date.

So, subscribe to pandapro now and start enjoying all the premium benefits for a minimal monthly fee of Php50. Download the app and check out foodpanda’s Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest news on pandapro.

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Rico’s Lechon Now at 7-Eleven!

Rico’s Lechon Paksiw and Lechon Dinuguan are now available at select 7-Eleven stores in Luzon

DON’T look now, but, yes, Rico’s Lechon, which is considered as Cebu’s best lechon, is now available at 7-Eleven.

7-Eleven, one of the leading convenience store chains in the Philippines, has just established a partnership with Meat Concepts Corporation to bring Rico’s Lechon’s famous “crispy, juicy and flavorful” lechon to 7-Eleven in the form of hot rice meals under its Chef Creations meal line. So, now, 7-Eleven customers can enjoy two special meals at affordable prices—Rico’s Lechon Paksiw and Lechon Dinuguan.

Rico’s Lechon Paksiw

Lechon Paksiw is chopped Rico’s lechon simmered in vinegar and garlic and served with rice at Php99.

Rico’s Lechon Dinuguan

Lechon Dinuguan is Rico’s lechon simmered in rich, spicy, dark gravy made of pig’s blood and served with rice for Php95.

These two variants are now available in select 7-Eleven stores in Luzon and will soon be available in Pampanga and Batangas.

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Marco Polo Ortigas Manila
Sets Prime Holiday Sale on 11.11

MANY big sales are going on tomorrow, November 11, 2020, and they involve just about everything—clothes, shoes, houseware, appliances, electronic gadgets, furniture, beauty products, health supplements and implements, and, well, yes, hotel stays and dining, too!

True to its innovative approach to hotel sales and marketing, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila joins the 11.11 madness as it stages a one-day Prime Holiday Sale on November 11, 2020. Avail of special discounts on future hotel stays and restaurant visits. For one day only, Marco Polo Ortigas will be offering overnight accommodations in any Superior Room for a package price that starts at Php5,000 for bookings made on November 11 for hotel stays from December 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021. It is up to guests to book room accommodations only or include dining credits of Php1,000 to their stay package.

Dining credits of Php1,000 will also be available for a purchase price of Php750 only during the one-day prime holiday sale of the hotel. These may be used in any of the hotel’s restaurants.

To book and purchase these 11.11 exclusive deals from Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, call (632) 7720-7777 or email resv.mnl@marcopoohotels.com.

(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire St., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)

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Steamed or Fried?
Just Enjoy XO46’s Frozen Dim Sum

XO46’s Pork and Prawn Dumplings come in frozen form

WHETHER you like your siomai or dumplings steamed or fried, you’d love the new frozen dimsums offered by XO46 Heritage Bistro. They are fully cooked and ready to steam or fry for just a few minutes, and you’ve got freshly cooked food to go with your rice. Convenient, easy to prepare, and delicious real food in an instant.

XO46’s new frozen dim sum line comes in four variants

Packaged in 15-piece packs that sell for Php345 per pack, XO46’s frozen dim sums come in four variants: Chili Crab Dumplings, Prawn and Pork Siomai, Pinsec Frito, and Shark’s Fin Dumplings.

Steamed Chili Crab Dumplings

Fried Chili Crab Dumplings

Chili Crab Dumplings are made of pork, vegetables and crab with a little chili. They can be steamed or fried, depending on your preference.

Steamed Pork and Prawn Dumplings

Fried Pork and Prawn Dumplings

Prawn and Pork Siomai is made of pork and prawn chunks with water chestnuts and spring onion. It can also be enjoyed steamed or fried.

XO46’s Pinsec Frito is fried to golden perfection

Pinsec Frito is a classic fried dim sum made of pork, prawn, carrots, spring onion and garlic. It takes on a triangular shape and packs in a crunch that makes you reach for one more piece—and another.

Steamed Shark’s Fin Dumplings

Fried Shark's Fin

Fried Shark’s Fin Dumplings

Shark’s Fin Dumplings are a classic dim sum that is shaped to look like the shark’s dorsal fin sticking out of the water. The name refers only to its shape because no real shark’s fins were used in the product, which is actually made of pork, spring onion and tanigue fish. Continue reading

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Marco Polo Ortigas’ Lung Hin Presents
New Line of Hong Kong Dishes

Pan-fried Minced Pork Chive Dumplings Topped with Dried Sakura Shrimps

AT a time when what we’ve known all our lives are being alarmingly replaced by the new normal, traditions—especially when it comes to food—remain treasured. And so Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s award-winning Cantonese specialty restaurant Lung Hin continues to celebrate such traditions with each dish developed by its culinary team led by Executive Chinese Chef Ken Leung.

Just recently, Lung Hin presented a new line of Hong Kong Chef’s Recommendations and a special selection of culinary gems for intimate dining groups. Available for dine-in until October 31, 2020, are Chef Ken’s dishes, such as Pan-fried Minced Pork Chive Dumplings Topped with Dried Sakura Shrimp, Sautéed Squid with Three Kinds of Onion, Steamed Garoupa Fillet with Olive and Ginger in Soy Sauce, and Chilled Red Bean with Coconut Milk Jelly.

Sautéed Squid with Three Kinds of Onion

Steamed Garoupa Fillet with Olives and Ginger in Soy Sauce

Guests dining in with loved ones may also enjoy a special set menu while overlooking the cityscape in one of Lung Hin’s private dining rooms. For a minimum dining party of five adults, a seven-course meal awaits. It includes the restaurant’s favorites, such as Deep-fried Japanese Oysters in Wasabi Sauce, Crispy Roasted Baby Duck in Black Pepper Sauce, and Steamed Live Crab in Chinese Wine and Egg White Served with E-fu Noodles. A limited-time promotion, it is available at Php3,888 per person. An advanced reservation of at least three days prior to preferred dining date is required.

For inquiries, call (632) 7720-7777 or email lunghin.mnl@marcopolohotels.com.

(Marco Polo Ortigas Manila is located at Meralco Ave. corner Sapphire St., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)

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