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Rocky’s Kadayawan treat: maximum indulgence for festival revelers

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Street dancing, aimless walking, sights touring and endless shopping, this is what the Kadayawan season is all about.  SPArty for the men and women of the media at Rocky's SM City branch While you bask in the Davao’s most colorful festival, don't forget to avail of the other treats you can also indulge in at a great deal— a hair and foot spa at Rocky’s! “Running on its third year, the Rocky’s Kadayawan treats for the festival revelers are back for all— men and women alike, to enjoy: Argan Oil Hair Spa and Foot Spa services at a big discount. It’s our way of being part of the Kadayawan,” said Kay Gempesaw, marketing manager of Rocky’s Barbershop. Application of the Argan Oil hair formulation on Glen Santillan, owner of ilovedavao.com and escapemanila.com “We encourage everyone to take time out and dive into guilty pleasures they deserve after a day under the Kadayawan sun,” said Kay. Perfect for your crowning glory is the Rocky’s Argan Oil Hair Spa therap

Kadayawan 2017 Promotions : Supersize Boodle Fight Meal at Park Inn Davao

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Park Inn by Radisson Davao celebrates the Kadayawan festival with a special Boodle Fight Meal for the third time, beginning Monday, August 14 till Thursday August 31, served daily for Lunch and Dinner at RBG, all day dining restaurant. “We are bringing back the popular boodle fight for the third time, this time with even more dishes to enjoy,” explains Hotel Manager, Ms. Emelyn Rosales. “Our launch is basketball themed and we rode on the popular term 3-peat. It’s the 3rd time that we are having the boodle fight since 2015. We’d also like to make this a big splash as a take-off for our Kadayawan Celebration.” “The tasty dishes created by our chefs are surely going to excite all Dabawenyos and visiting tourists alike.” adds Ms. Rosales. “Have a taste of your Filipino food favorites such as Nilagpang na Bangus, Lato Salad with Salted Eggs, Crispy Pork Belly, Hang Dried Chicken, Fried Tilapia, Grilled Tuna Tail, Longganisa, Pancit Canton, Camote Float, Ube Turon. Al

Kadayawan 2017 Promotions : Rekado

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When it comes to Filipino comfort food , there's one place that I can immediately think of - Rekado . The restaurant has an array of Pinoy dishes cooked like how mothers and grandmothers prepare it, with some recipes prepared with a twist to create a more flavorful taste. I've been to Rekado several times and it never failed me. It's consistent when it comes to taste and service. I always have a delightful meal when I go there whether for lunch or dinner.  Another thing that I like about Rekado is they always offer something new to its diners. This Kadayawan season, Rekado came up with new comfort food entries on its menu. “For the Kadayawan menu, we are bringing in the classic Filipino dishes,” said Chef Pauline Benedicto-Mallillin. Chef Pauline Benedicto-Mallillin A delicious new dish is added on the appetizer list— the Oyster Dinakdakan . It's deep-fried oyster meat tossed in a seasoned creamy dressing with onions and chilis dressing. This i

Kadayawan 2017 Promotions : Marco Polo Davao

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Most of us are usually on the look out for delectable food during the Kadayawan season. As much as possible, we try to experience something new and different from the usual food we eat. Well, if you're this kind of diner, you might want to check out Cafe Marco at Marco Polo Davao as it celebrates the colorful flavors of Davao's 11 tribes.  “We take pride in the diversity of our cuisines but this month we are highlighting the local flavors of Davao which we took a inspiration from the 11 tribes of Davao city. It's a great opportunity for our guests to know more about their city by being able to taste the flavor that's truly ours," says Marco Polo Executive Chef Alex Destriza. Adobo Pugo A wide variety of local delicacies will also be available. Spicy tuna (Maranaw style), Tiyula Itom (Sama style), Adobo Pugo, Piassak (Tausug style), Linotlot nga Nonno (Jangan style), Yellow rice (Kalagan style),  Palikambing and Pitis (Tausog style) and Dugdug na B

Marco Polo Davao's Fashion & Fusion

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It's Kadayawan month again! If you are into arts and culture, I highly suggest you pay a visit to Marco Polo Davao and be mesmerized by the works of  a local grown Mindanaoan artist, Mr. Victor Dumaguing with his 40-piece art series of paintings displayed at the Maco Polo Davao Lobby. Aside from the interesting paintings, the hotel lobby is also made vibrant and colorful  with a stunning tribal and ethnic vibe designed by Marco Polo Davao's very own florist, Mr. Dionelo Balofinos. Together with T’nalak Home artistry and indigenous instrument collection of Arch. Jose Racho, the lobby itself became an attraction that awed the guests from of Hijos de Davao Foundation, the City Tourism Office, Davao City’s Diplomatic Corps, Department of Tourism and regular guests. Marco Polo Davao's love and support for the Philippine Eagle overflows as it overtakes the runway. With the introduction of the awaited Philippine Eagle mascot that opened the fashion show. Ten pa

Kadayawan 2017 Promotions : Seda Abreeza

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It's Kadayawan month again and Seda Abreeza is gearing up for an indulging set of promotions that Davaoenos and tourists can enjoy this month of August. Seda Abreeza has partnered with  Philippine Eagle Foundation, Tabula Rasa Art Group, Malagos Cheeses, and Malagos Chocolates to bring the festivities on a higher note this Kadayawan 2017. Seda Hotels continues its share in wildlife conservation. Guests who will avail the Best Available Rates from August to September 2017 will get the chance to help in this noble cause, whichever Seda Hotel they are checking in. This initiative is for the benefit of the Bird Ambassadors in the Philippine Eagle Center, which are often presented in the organization’s Keeper Talks – part of the center’s information and education drives. As a chain, Seda sees the importance of this conservation mission campaign and is one in making this partnership happen once more. One of the center’s preserved eagle, “Diola” is also back in the hotel

Rocky’s man Wesley Tyrone Yap, W-Industries’ president & salesman

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To be a great leader, one must become a follower. To make it to the top, one must start from below. These are just a couple of maxim we hear on how to be successful businessman.  Fast cars and motorcycles, Wesley goes crazy over toys for the big boys For 36-year old Wesley Tyrone Yap, running W-Industries as the head of the company also entails working as its salesman. It’s an 8 to 5 job for Wesley, starting the day at the office followed by visits to his clients and checking on the job sites. Work extends to dinner meetings when required. “I am the company President but at the end of the day, I consider myself very much a salesman," said Wesley. Established in 2011, W-Industries is a design and construction company. It specializes in interior finishing and fitouts, steel fabrication, aluminum cladding supply and installation, and visual display merchandising for commercial and residential applications.  The company has done projects for malls like SM