Saturday, March 21, 2015

Caltex‬ launches its Techron® Concentrate Plus (TCP) fuel system cleaner

Filipino motorists can now benefit from Chevron Philippines' fuel system cleaner with the launch of Techron® Concentrate Plus (TCP) in Manila last March 19, 2015. With Caltex‬ Techron® Technology in a portable bottle, everyone can benefit from the deep cleaning power of Techron even there is no Caltex service station nearby.

Lennard Kwek, Asia Pacific Marketing Manager

TCP is a scientifically proven formula to clean vehicle engines running on gasoline. It ensures optimal performance for motorists by offering it in concentrated bottle form. The power of TCP can clean an entire fuel system in a single tankful. This easy-to-use solution cleans engine deposits, protects the entire fuel system, restores lost power and performance, plus helps reduce emissions while maximizing fuel economy.

TCP promises to clean and protect fuel system sensors from sulfuric buildup, which can cause faulty fuel gauge readings over time with repeated use.

Techron® Concentrate Plus (TCP) can be purchased at Caltex service stations nationwide for P450.00

Visit for more information on Techron® Technology.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Support HIGH MILES: A Run For St. Rita Orphanage

The Big House Events brings another fun run entitled "High Miles for the Children" this May 3, 2015 in partnership with Explore Philippines, Aktivshow and 1DigiMedia.

Participants may chose from 5K, 10K and 16K categories. All runners will receive a Race Kit and a Finisher Medal. In addition, those who opt to hurdle 16K will receive a Finisher Shirt.

You may register online at

Do support this endeavor and run with celebrity, Kat Alano. Proceeds of the High Miles for the Children will go to St. Rita Orphanage. The said Orphanage cares for 16 infants and 10 toddlers, some of which are undergoing therapy for Cerebral Palsy and Hydrocephalus.

Please visit Big House Events on Facebook for updates or inquire at on how you can contribrute to this worthy cause.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

REEF Phillipines launches first surf film entitled SURF 7107 La Union

The worldwide name in surfing, Reef, rolled in its summer fashion collection featuring Swellular” Technology at the debut of Surf 7107 La Union. REEF 7107 was held earlier at the MOA Sands, where a mini fashion show was held. Guests were treated food and drinks as the DJs swoon them with acoustics.

Surf 7107 La Union is a documentary on the life of Filipino surfers in La Union. Produced and supported by Reef Philippines, this first ever surf film reveals the early beginnings of surfing in the country and how La Union community became known as a surfing destination after the first surf schools were opened in early 1980's. People developed a passion for the ocean and waves through Mr. Yokohama's inspiration.

Surfing competitions, events, and environmental activities enabled the local community to raise their own standard of living. It created jobs for surfing instructors as schools open and related business opportunities continue to prosper.

The budding coastal community then has now become a major tourism destination for surfing. Passion and belief in the power of surfing were shown through the eyes of Reef Ambassador Mara Lopez Yokohama and Paolo Soler.

The fashion show featured Reefs Rover Collection's head-to-toe outfits with are relaxed yet cool styles. The footwear highlights Reef Swellular” Technology, innovative sandals made up of three distinct layers that provided comfortable foot beds.

You can purchase Reef items from G-Force outlets located at Bonifacio High Street,Shang Ri-La, Newport, SM Mall of Asia and Greenfields Sta. Rosa.

Outside Metro Manila, Reef products are available at G- Force Harbor Point Subic, G-Force SM Cebu, G-Force Ayala Cebu, G-Force Centrio Cagayan De Oro, G-Force North Point Bacolod, G-Force Mactan Pueblo Verde, G-Force Abreeza Davao, G-Force Mega Mall, and G-Force Marquee Mall Pampanga.

Monday, March 16, 2015

French cuisine splendor at Le Jardin

Cooking is an essential part of the French culture. Its people take pride in preparing elegant, good-tasting culinary meals that is why France is world-renowned as home of some of the finest cuisines. Parisians take their flair for food seriously from seafood, mountain lamb to game meat.

Le Jardin offers excellent French multicourse meals to your liking. It is definitely a step up from restaurants that serve traditional French dishes. Their degustation menu allows you to pick 4-6 dinner options:

4 Courses (P 2,800), 5 Courses (P 3,200), 6 courses (P 3,600 +10% service charge)

We were served complementary Bread and Amuse Bouche to start off the French meal experience.


Here are some of the Hot and Cold Appetizers to choose from.
Top to bottom: Conquilles St. Jacques Poelees, Puree de Pommes de Terre Aux Truffles / Crevettes Sautées aux Epices / Assiette de Trois Foie Gras 

Conquilles St. Jacques Poelees, Puree de Pommes de Terre Aux Truffles is sautéed scallops French appetizer served with mashed potatoes.
Escargot de Bourgogne is Burgundy Snails in Garlic and Parsley Butter. These mouth-watering snails appetizer is a perfect pair for crusty bread. It's a meal itself with their thinly-scored baguette. I love to soak up the bread with its buttery juice. 

Main Course

Pave de thon et foie gras poele, sauce aux truffle is Grilled Tuna Steak with seared Foie Gras and Truffle sauce.
Filet de Boeuf Sauce Au Poivre is Grilled US Beef Tenderloin with Pepper Sauce. These are hearty-red, savory beef filets. Its sauce makes these fabulous meat cuts taste even better.
Souris D' Agneau  are fall-off-the-bone Braised Lamb Shanks. I had this for my main course and found the lovely aroma of its succulent meat very appetizing! The tender meat and flavorsome sauce makes it a real winner. The accompanying Mashed Potatoes complements this superb dish.

Coq au Vin is Organic, Free-Range Chicken Braised in Red Wine and Bacon. This French Chicken Casserole comes in a rich and thick sauce.

Terrine de Cochon, Farcie au Foie Gras is Pork belly Cooked Sous Vide stuffed with Foie Gras.

We were then served a cheese plate after a serving of Lemon Sorbet, a palate cleanser. The in-house cow cheeses came in with baguette slices.

For Desserts, they offer 7 options to choose from.

Fondant au chocolat is a decadent French hot pudding dessert with a molten middle. This spectacular hot chocolate pud is simply irresistible! And they serve it with Sebastian's Vanilla Ice Cream for added pleasure! This lovely dessert was very tasty that the plate was cleared instantly!

Profiterole au chocolat is chou pastry with chocolate plus ice cream with almond bits.

Do visit Le Jardin for elegant food cooked in the classic French way. Along with its incredible French cuisine, Le Jardin makes its own breads, cheeses, and desserts to complement every meal.

Savor and appreciate the splendor of French cuisine with a good view of the Metro Manila Skyline! Le Jardin is a perfect place for a romantic date!

Le Jardin
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