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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Alor’s

Mother’s Day is that one day of the year when we really want to give mom an extra dose of pampering.  And if you want to make mom feel extra special on this memorable day, treat her to a sumptuous dinner at Alor’s: a Home Kitchen. 



Alor’s: A Home Kitchen  is one of the finest restaurants in Davao City.  They serve delectable meals amidst a very relaxing ambiance.  The house specials – Angus Roast Beef,  Forty Clove Chicken,  and Knock Out Knuckles – will surely delight your mom and the rest of the family as well. For appetizers and sides,  their Potato Shrimp Balls and the irresistible Golden Rolls are great choices.


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Ranchero Davao: Baby Back Ribs and More

When I think of Ranchero Davao, one thing definitely comes to mind.  And that’s their very flavorful baby back ribs.

I have tried the famous Ranchero baby back ribs a couple of times and always, the restaurant’s trademark is there — that unmistakable burst of flavor with every  bite.   Honestly, the ribs are so juicy and tender that I reckon I can finish a slab in one sitting.  Yeah, even without the sauce. 🙂 Continue reading

SoCCSKSarGen Summer Safari- Day 1

I never thought we’d do it in so short a preparation.  In less than a month, we were able to gather bloggers from Cagayan de Oro, SoCCSKSarGen, and Davao for the grandest meet-up yet– The Mindanao Food Appreciation Tour.

A flurry of email exchanges ensued between the key persons of the Davao , SoCCSKSargen, and CDO bloggers and before we knew it, ChiQ and 7 other bloggers from Cagayan de Oro City were on their way to Davao City via the Davao-Bukidnon Highway last May 29.

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Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010- Day 3

Day 3 of the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010 was fun, fun, fun!

We were up early and had breakfast at TAPS, along Torres Street.  TAPS is  an institution in Davao City, providing Davaoeno’s with affordable, hot meals.  I don’t usually eat breakfast but I enjoyed  the fish, eggs, and rice I ordered that morning.  That, and a cup of coffee.

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Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010- Day 2

I wasn’t able to join the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010 participants when they went ziplining at Outland Adventure or when they had lunch at Penong’s Barbecue Seafoods and Grill but I’m sure all of them had the time of their lives.

(photo by Lyle Santos)

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Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010- Day 1

April 30 was the start of a fun weekend for Avatar Media because visiting bloggers from Manila, Cagayan deo Oro, and General Santos City arrived to participate in the much-awaited Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2010.

Davao F.A.T. 2010 started with welcome snacks at Mam Bebs Bakeshop. The DFAT participants who arrived in time were treated to  pancit palabok, potato rolls, mango squares, and pork and chicken siopao.

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I Ate, I Zorbed, I Ziplined!

That’s just how marvelous my day was last January 27.

Kring Elenzano, blogosphere’s FunnySexy, was in town and her very good friend Ria Jose asked us Avatar peeps if we could assist Kring in taping an episode of Flippish’s Who Dares Kring?

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Having Cheeseburger in Paradise

Cheeseburger in paradise.

Cheeseburger in paradise.

Medium rare with mustard would be nice.

Heaven on earth with an onion slice.

I’m just a cheeseburger in paradise.

– Jimmy Buffet

One of the best things about Davao City is that you can buy a decent meal for less than a hundred bucks- drinks and sides included. Davao denizens have always been proud of the city’s long list of restaurants and diners offering delicious meals at rock-bottom prices.  Simply put, Davao City is paradise for food-lovers!

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Davao F.A.T. 2009: A Lot of Wonderful Firsts

A couple of days ago, Lyle and I joined the Davao Food Appreciation Tour 2009 which was participated by bloggers from Davao, Manila, Cagayan de Oro, and General Santos City. This year’s food appreciation tour, organized by Davao Delicious and Davao Foodie, not only showcased Davao City’s gastronomic offerings but included side trips to a number of Davao’s tourist destinations.

Davao F.A.T. Day 1, March 14

For Day 1 of Davao F.A.T. 2009, Lyle and I joined bloggers from Manila and Davao for lunch at Tadakuma Japanese Restaurant (Damosa Business Center, Lanang, Davao City). We have been meaning to give Tadakuma a try after reading positive reviews on the restaurant at  Davao Foodie.

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