The French Baker Introduces
Pinoy Coco Pandesal

The new Pinoy Coco Pandesal

THE French Baker recently added a new item to its shelves of freshly baked breads and pastries. It is called Pinoy Coco Pandesal.

An upgraded version of the affordable but nutritious Pinoy Pandesal, Pinoy Coco Pandesal is made with a 90/10 wheat/coconut flour blend.

“The addition of coco flour has three major advantages, namely: It has three times more protein, it contains five times more fiber, and it has a lower glycemic index,” explains Johnlu Koa, founder and CEO of The French Baker and concurrently president of Philippine Baking Industry Group Inc. (PhilBaking).

Pinoy Coco Pandesal comes in packs of 10 pieces and has a net weight of 250 grams per pack.

Successfully launched in all major supermarket chains in the National Capital Region (NCR), Pinoy Coco Pandesal is the product of a collaboration among three private bakery industry associations—PhilBaking, Philippine Federation of Bakers Association Inc. (PFBAI), and Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association Inc. (FCBAI)—with three government agencies—Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) of the Department of Agriculture (DA).

A rich source of Vitamin A and Iron, Pinoy Coco Pandesal is now available in supermarkets, groceries and community stores, including all branches of The French Baker, at an affordable price.

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Marco Polo Ortigas Manila Turns 8,
Celebrates with Month-long Offers

Enjoy Peking Duck at Lung Hin as part of Marco Polo Ortigas’ month-long 8th anniversary celebration

MARCO Polo Ortigas Manila marks its eighth anniversary today, July 9, 2022, and celebrates with delightful month-long offers for guests to enjoy.

Frozen Raspberry Chocolate Crunch Cake, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s cake for the whole month of July

First up is Café Pronto’s special cake for the month of July, Frozen Raspberry Chocolate Crunch Cake, which marries a chocolate sponge cake with raspberry mousse and a delicate croquantine crunch. Available for the entire month of July, the whole cake sells for Php1,965, but guests can also enjoy a slice of it with either a medium-sized Coffee Americano for Php450 or a Coffee Latte for Php480.

Enjoy U.S. Prime Rib at Cucina for the 8-All-You Can Anniversary Gourmet Feast promo

Over at Cucina, the 8-All-You-Can Anniversary Gourmet Feast takes guests on a gastronomic adventure with its Roasted Stuffed Suckling Pig, U.S. Prime Rib, Atlantic Salmon, and other special
Carvings. Anniversary buffet lunch is open from July 8 to 10 for Php1,988 per person, while dinner is available on July 8 and 9 for P2,808 per person, inclusive of free-flowing iced tea.

Meanwhile, the hotel’s award-winning authentic Cantonese restaurant Lung Hin is offering a 20% discount on its crispy and tender Whole Peking Duck.

Afternoon Tea at the Connect Lounge

Anniversary at the Connect Lounge means an elevated English or Asian Afternoon Tea experience, which includes savory snacks, sweet treats, and a choice of two glasses of Prosecco for Php2,288 or Tropical Mimosa for Php1,888. This is available from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. daily for the whole month of July.

Up in Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, Wednesdays to Saturdays mean happy hour from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. It’s the time to enjoy delightful cocktail drinks, with options ranging from free-flowing Classic Mojito for Php998 or Raspberry Margarita for Php1,118. Guests can also enjoy cocktails by the glass—Mabuhay Manila for Php320 or Coffee Martini for Php200.

Alongside these anniversary offers, Marco Polo continues to take pride in its luxury rooms, impressive views of the Ortigas skyline, indoor heated pool, fitness center, and Flow spa, among other amenities fit for a modern world-class traveler.

“It’s been an honor for Marco Polo to serve its guests here in the Philippines for eight years. Our hardworking and dedicated team will continue to do right by the hotel’s outstanding service awards, providing our guests with memorable, meaningful, and safe experiences. Join us as we celebrate our eighth anniversary and discover one of the best that the hospitality industry has to offer,” says Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s general manager Colin Healy.

With its tagline “Where the City Meets the Sky”, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila elevates guest experiences at the heart of the metro. For more information about Marco Polo Ortigas, Manila, its promotions, and available stay packages, please call (+632) 7720 7777 or visit

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

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Mimi & Bros. Offers Unli Chicken
on Fried Chicken Day (July 6, 2022)

It’s a delicious fried chicken celebration at Mimi & Bros. today!

HOW do you like your fried chicken? With crunchy skin and tender meat inside? Huge, meaty and juicy? With a little kick or a whole lot of spice?

However you like your fried chicken, you would surely get what you fancy on Fried Chicken Day today (Wednesday, July 6, 2022), with Mimi & Bros. leading the celebration with its Unlimited Fried Chicken offer for its customers.

Mimi’s Original Fried Chicken

Fiery Fried Chicken

Truffle Honey Butter Fried Chicken

For the price of Php550 per person, diners can have their fill of fried chicken quarters and unlimited seasoned rice. This promotion includes all of Mimi & Bros’ chicken variants, including the restaurant’s signature Mimi’s Fried Chicken and other favorites such as Fiery Fried Chicken, Cheesy Fried Chicken, and Truffle Honey Butter Chicken.

Chicken Fingers with Molten Cheese Dip

Mimi & Bros.’ delightful sides, clockwise from top left: Seasoned Rice, Kimchi Slaw, Molten Cheese Dip, Mashed Potato, Corn Pudding, and Gravy

For this mouthwatering one-day promotion, Mimi & Bros. will be open today, July 6, from 11:00 a.m. to 12 midnight. There is an indoor dining area as well as facilities for al fresco dining. Customers may avail of the promo at any time of the day, but will be given only two hours to feast on the restaurant’s scrumptious chicken dishes. Just like other buffets, leftovers are not allowed, and diners may ask for another serving of fried chicken or seasoned rice only when they have finished their previous serving. Sharing of unlimited fried chicken and seasoned rice with customers who did not avail of the promo is also not allowed. But who would not want to avail of this delicious offer?  Waste no time; head on to Mimi & Bros. now.

Mimi & Bros. is located at Crossroads, 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.

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Poison Coffee & Doughnuts
Pairs Cheesy Doughnuts with Sangria

Poison Coffee & Doughnuts’ cheesy doughnuts, clockwise from top left: Truffled Honey Manchego Doughnut, Camembert Walnut Doughnut, and Sharp Cheddar Chocolate Doughnut, with Mock Red Sangria

WHEN someone mentions cheesy doughnuts to you, what comes to mind? Old-fashioned sugar-dusted doughnuts filled with cheese? Oh, but when it is Poison Coffee & Doughnuts rolling out its newest “cheesy doughnuts” offering, expect something more flamboyant, creative and out-of-this-world than that.

Think Camembert, Sharp Cheddar, and Manchego cheese, and you’re on the right track.

Poison has just released three unique variants of Cheese Doughnuts crafted by Poison’s ultra talented pastry chef Sonny Mariano and assistant chef Mara Cayabyab. These are Camembert Walnut Doughnut, Truffle Honey Manchego Doughnut, and Sharp Cheddar Chocolate Doughnut.

Camembert Walnut Doughnut

Camembert Walnut Doughnut (Php120) is a filled doughnut with caramelized walnuts and raspberry jam glaze topping and oozing with a Camembert custard filling.

Truffled Honey Manchego Doughnut

Truffled Honey Manchego Doughnut (Php120) is a truffled honey glazed doughnut topped with Manchego shavings and bacon apple compote.

Sharp Cheddar Chocolate Doughnut

Sharp Cheddar Chocolate Doughnut (Php120) is a milk chocolate glazed doughnut topped with Sharp Cheddar cheese, almonds, dark chocolate, and cranberries.

Mock Red Sangria

Providing the perfect match for these Cheese Doughnuts are four Sangria choices—Sparkling Red Sangria (P195), a classic sangria with red wine, brandy, orange juice, soda and fruits; Sparkling White Sangria (P195), a bubbly sangria with white wine, gin, white grape juice, soda and fruits; Mock Red Sangria (P160), non-alcoholic sangria with red grape juice, citrus juice, soda and fruits; and Mock White Sangria (P160), containing white grape juice, citrus juice, soda and fruits.

These doughnuts and sangria drinks are available for dine-in, take-out and delivery via,, Grab, foodpanda, Pick-a-Roo and Rider Ko until September 10, 2022.

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Honeybon’s Macchiato Cake:
Perfect for Father’s Day!

Honeybon offers Macchiato Cake for Father’s Day today (June 19, 2022)

DOES Dad love coffee? Does he indulge in a cup of freshly brewed coffee every morning as he goes through the papers or takes in the view of Mom’s lovely garden?

Then he would love Honeybon’s Macchiato Cake for a Father’s Day treat. It is two layers of coffee-flavored chiffon cake with coffee-flavored buttercream icing in between and all around. Simple and subtle in its look, it has that complete, all-coffee taste that lingers in the mouth and satisfies even the most discriminating coffee lover.

The Macchiato Cake is available at Honeybon stores located at SM Megamall and Festival Supermall as well as select Tokyo Bubble Tea branches. You may also visit or call 0991-3008000 to order.

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