Jollibee’s New Crispy Flavored Fries: Garlic and Cheese Fries

If you’re in search of a flavorful adventure, drop by your nearest Jollibee branch to try out their new product – the crispy flavored fries: garlic and cheese.

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It’s in my personal opinion that fries go with everything! And Jollibee fries is on top of my list of really good fries. Goes well with their burger steak or their burgers. Even with Jolly Hotdog and sundae.

This new flavor from Jollibee is a must try especially when your taste buds are looking for something deliciously different. Try it out for yourself. It’s available in three sizes: regular (Php40), large (Php65) and extra large (Php80) and can be bought whether it’s dine in, take out or delivery.

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New Cafe Find: Urban Cafe

At the Wilcon IT Hub in Pasong Tamo, the same building where Grab office is, there are some restaurants that office workers and nearby residents can check out to grab a bite to eat. One recently opened is Urban Cafe. Being the coffee lovers that we are, we decided to visit.

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Its most likely that the shoppers inside Wilcon will be the ones to benefit from Urban cafe since it’s inside the store. Though of course office workers in the area of Pasong Tamo who love coffee will also like having a nearby coffee shop within walking distance.

It’s a coffee kiosk so honestly, coffee drinks wise, there’s not a lot to expect. But since it was the nearest coffee shop in our office area, we went to try it out anyway.

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We ordered pasta, sandwich and dessert to go along with our drinks.

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Pesto pasta Php180

It’s almost priced the same as some pasta from the big coffee chains like Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. Unfortunately, I was honestly disappointed with this dish. Serving wise, I thought it’s small and too few. The pasta was hard to chew like it wasn’t cooked well enough and a bit dry for my taste. I like my pesto oily. The chicken is okay but it was not juicy. In fact it was kind of bland for my taste. Also was expecting grilled chicken but the chicken in this pesto was friend. Verdict for this? Not worth spending for.

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Chicken Po Boy sandwich, Php215

A friend ordered the chicken po boy sandwich. The chicken’s supposed to be spicy but the taste is just so-so. According to her she’d give this a 2.5 stars rating out of 5 as the highest.  The bread was hard to chew though the chicken was good – it was juicy.

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Red Velvet cake

 

Well who could go wrong with dessert? This cake is delicious.

But before you dismiss Urban Cafe, there’s something that sets it apart. This cafe specializes in crocodile dishes!

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Crocodile sisig, Php195

An adventurous workmate tried it out and we asked his opinion about it. Now this sisig looks like your regular pork meat but this crocodile sisig according to him taste better than that. It’s also not as oily or as fatty as your regular sisig. Serving is okay as well for the price. So will he try it again? Absolutely.

The Urban Cafe specializes in crocodile dishes and they have a croc farm in Rizal.

Will we come back? Sure, for coffee and pastries. And for some of us who are open to eating crocodile dishes as well.

 

The Urban Cafe

Wilcon IT Hub, Chino Roces Ave., Makati City

Open 9am-8pm

 

 

 

 

Ayala Land’s Vermosa estate is home to new La Salle school

Ayala Land, Inc.’s (ALI) Vermosa – the first of its kind in mixed-use destination and the fourth largest estate of ALI – recently added Lasallian excellence in its community with the opening of the De La Salle Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ) Vermosa Campus. Last June, the DLSZ- Vermosa Campus in Imus, Cavite started its Senior High School (SHS) classes.

DSLZ-Vermosa_4The 700-hectare estate brings together residential, retail, and business spots in one destination bolstered by sports and fitness amenities. The DLSZ-Vermosa Campus is located within the Vermosa Midtown, a pedestrian-focused, bike-friendly area, home to a campus-type commercial district with a lifestyle mall from Ayala Malls as well as the Vermosa Sports and Lifestyle Complex.

DLSZ-Vermosa houses three primary school zones—Academic, Sports, and Cultural. Within the zones, there are different modern facilities such as classrooms, laboratories, and faculty centers. Inside the Academic Zone are the administration building, middle (junior) and senior high school halls, and the Spark Building. There is also a premium sports complex—with a Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)-certified track oval and football field—together with a performing arts theatre, among others.

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A unique feature of the estate is the Vermosa Sports & Lifestyle Complex that will have the Philippines’ first Fédération internationale de natation (FINA)-certifiable Olympic-sized swimming pool, the country’s first International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)-certified oval track, motocross track, bike trail, and the Philippines’ first Sports Science Laboratory that can serve as a training facility for DLSZ’s athletes. These facilities and features position DLSZ-Vermosa as a top-notch educational institution in the south within an estate that bolsters an active lifestyle and well-balanced family life.

Lasallian excellence and experience

The School Administrators and all the SHS teachers warmly welcomed the students in the Academic Year 2017-2018 to the Vermosa Campus. With the new SHS Building, students get to experience and enjoy state-of-the-art facilities.

The DLSZ-Vermosa Campus is set to ignite the spark of each Lasallian student as it continues to provide a world-class, learner-centered environment that produces lifelong learners who are reflective, creative, critical thinkers and problem-solvers in a transformative and innovative learning environment. It is envisioned to be a trailblazer in technology-supported learning in the Philippine education through “next generation blended learning (NxGBL).” This kind of learning is the incorporation of the use of technology into classroom teaching and learning.

The Senior High School program will continue to uphold a dynamic learning community through its existing student curriculum in the fields of academics, science and technology, sports, arts and music. Further, it aims to produce Lasallian graduates who are college-ready, career-ready and life-ready.

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