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What's New With Gibb's Hot Wings?

Name of Business: Gibbs's Hot Wings
Location: 2nd Flr., Streetscape Lifestyle Mall, Paseo Saturnino, Ma. Luisa Road, Banilad, Cebu City
Type of Food: American (chicken)
Branches: 3rd branch in Robinsons Galleria, Cebu.
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Modern industrial interiors
Contact: +63 32 349 2103/ +63 922 642 4888
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gibbshotwings
Instagram: @gibbshotwings
Zomato: Yes
WIFI: No

Cebu's first hot wings, Gibb's Hot Wings has something new to their plate for their avid diners. I have blogged about this restaurant a couple of months ago (pls. check here). And right now, they came up with a new addition to their menu. To crack the big news, they will be opening their 3rd branch in Robinsons Galleria, Cebu. How is that? If you live down south, that's an easy access in search of hot wings! I'm envious!


Tell me the new flavahs! 

Introducing Gibb's Cajun Wings. Simply defined as served with the rich taste of cajun sauce.

Mactan Newtown's Lechon Pit is Now Open!

Name of Business: Lechon Pit
Location: Mactan Alfresco, The Mactan Newtown township, Lapu-Lapu, Cebu, Philippines
Type of Food: Lechon (roasted pig), Pinoy
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Al Fresco
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MactanNewtown
Website: http://www.megaworldlifestylemalls.com
Zomato: Yes
Instagram: @mactannewtown

Cebu, Philippines is the place where one can find the Best Lechon (roasted pig) in the world! And when it's time to come and visit the tropical island, a travel itinerary will not be complete without having a taste of well, lechon! And finally, when tourists land from the international airport, they can easily go straight ahead to Mactan Alfresco (in The Mactan Newtown) and give themselves a treat of the sumptuous crispy lechon.

Cebu lechon is the best!


Cakes & Unlimited Coffee at Grain Restaurant

Name of Business: Grain Restaurant Diamond Suites
Location: No. 8 Apitong cor. Escario Sts., Cebu City, 6000, Philippines
Type of Food: Asian, Mexican, Italian, American, French
Rating: 4 out of 5
Over-all place: Enough space for diners and guests
Contact:  (6332) 402-9800, (6332) 260-0000
Email: reservations@diamondsuitescebu.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grain-Restaurant-Diamond-Suites/252356784850909
Website: http://www.diamondsuitescebu.com/
Zomato: Yes
WIFI: Yes

Recently, I got the privilege to taste some delightful fluffy and full cakes from Grain Restaurant in Diamond Suites. It's like a short trip to heaven and all I can think is the goodness of sweet desserts that played around my palate. I forgot my name not just seconds but minutes when I nifty-forked slices of cake one piece at a time. Of course, I asked for tea served at an instant as these divine delectable treats are best paired with it.

Starbucks Philippines: Two New Frappuccino Blended Beverages Until July 2016

Name of Business: Starbucks Coffee Company
Location: The Terraces, Ayala Center Cebu
Type of Food: Coffee, Pastries, American
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Industrial/Modern
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarbucksPhilippines/
Zomato: Yes
WIFI: Yes (via Ayala Center Cebu)
Branches: They have 14 branches all over Cebu as of June 2016.


The wet season is already poking our very tropical paradise but for Starbucks Philippines, summer is not yet over! Thus, two new signature blended beverage drinks will be launched for a very limited period this coming June 7, 2016 until July 25, 2016 only. Surprisingly, these drinks don't involved coffee. Chocolate and tea will be the 2 main ingredients of the blended beverage. These two are the ff:

Rodeo Grill Barbeque & Sizzlers in SM City Cebu

Name of Business: Rodeo Grill Barbeque & Sizzlers (third branch)
Location: 2nd Level, SM City Cebu
Type of Food: Barbeque, Steaks, Grill (Filipino & American)
Rating: 5 out of 5
Over-all place: Old West Saloon Atmosphere
Contact: +63 32 231 1251
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/rodeo.grill.9
Zomato: Yes
WIFI: Yes (via SM City Cebu)
Business Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM, 7 days a week
Other Branches: SM City Bicutan (second branch)



They want to give their customers an outdoor feel of an old west saloon (though inside a mall). Thus, they are known to be a "Concept" store. What sets them apart from their neighboring restaurants is that they are selling concept and experience. Food is just secondary. 

Café Amicus, Newest Coffeeshop in Talamban, Cebu

Name of Business: Café Amicus
Location: 813, Nasipit, Talamban, Cebu City (right across University of San Carlos) beside M Lhuillier Pawnshop *see bottom for the sketch
Type of Food: Coffee and Non-Coffee based drinks, desserts and  ala carte meals
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Over-all place: woody/earthy interiors, 30-seater cafe
Contact: +63 927 150 6540
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Café-Amicus-1707093962843995
Instagram: @cafeamicus
Zomato: (soon)
WIFI: Yes
Business Hours: 8 AM to 8 PM, Mondays to Sundays (as of February 2016)
Tag line: "Where coffee and friends make the perfect blend"



What a spot-on location just across USC-TC! Students will have a cafe to stay, sip coffee, lavish their cold drinks, enjoy a meal with their classmates and/or friends while they can do their schoolwork at the same time. And the best thing (for me), it's nearby my flower shop.