Monday, November 29, 2021

U.S. POTATO KITCHEN OPENS FAB FOOD TO DELIVERY

Your U.S. potato cravings are about to be satisfied in the best way this season. Potatoes USA-Philippines has lined up some of the country’s finest chefs and their most sought-after dishes in a virtual kitchen of delights.

These Filipino master chefs are presenting a selection of their best potato dishes, using everything from U.S. fresh potatoes, frozen potatoes, and dehydrated potatoes. If you aren’t among these chefs’ numerous followers, it’s time to get clicking and order your favorites for delivery.



Chef Kalel Chan, Corporate Chef of The Raintree Restaurant Group, presents Asian-inspired dishes Kimchi Potato Leeks Gyoza with Cheese, and Mapo Tofu Potato Cheese Fries. Whether appetizers or entrees, Chef Kalel will have these sumptuous innovations ready for your table.

Chef Victor Barangan, Executive Chef of the Eastwood Richmonde Hotel, offers Potato Bibimbap for an elevated Korean dining experience; and Sushi Aburi. The renowned chef gets creative with his Korean bibimbap, and delectable flame-seared sushi. Both dishes are made extra special with U.S. potatoes.

Better be hungry before ordering as Chef Noel Mauricio of the Tasteless Food Group, in turn, has created Korokke and Crunchy Potato Shreds Donburi and Hayashi Beef Casserole. These filling and beautiful Japanese dishes raise the notch in flavor and pleasurable dining.

Searching for desserts? Look no further than Chef Sonny Mariano’s sweetly balanced creations. Chef Sonny is the Pastry Chef of the Tasteless Food Group and has been serving up baked goodness for years. Take your pick from his Potato Bombolini (delicious Italian-style doughnuts), Potato Carrot Cake, and Vegan Choco Lava.

Ready to get ordering? Simply follow these U.S. Potato Kitchen-appointed culinary masters and Potatoes USA-Philippines on social media, click on the order links or scan the codes, and voila, prepare for an unforgettable meal.


CHEF KALEL:   https://bit.ly/3jOUBfw

CHEF VICTOR:  https://bit.ly/3BITi7Q

CHEF NOEL: https://bit.ly/3n2ZGCV

CHEF SONNY:  https://bit.ly/3ti7pxS


U.S. Potato Kitchen runs throughout the holiday season from October 1 to December 31, 2021. Let’s get ordering!


U.S. potato products are available in supermarkets and groceries nationwide. For more information on U.S. potatoes, visit www.potatogoodness.ph or like and follow Potatoes USA-Philippines on Facebook and Instagram.


Tuesday, November 23, 2021

A delightful and techy Holiday experience at SM ChristmaSaya Village

The season of joy is near! With the number of COVID cases going down, we can all look forward to Christmas with newfound excitement and giddy anticipation! Of course, we should still celebrate with caution, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a great time with our loved ones. With fun tech like augmented reality, we can rediscover our favorite SM mall, meet friends, shop to our heart’s delight, and play games with loved ones without leaving our homes!   

How? SM Supermalls has come up with the awesome virtual ChristmaSaya Village to bring everyone together. Read on and find out all the fun things you can enjoy in this delightful tech experience.   

Reimagined Christmas shopping and dining. Imagine that you can shop and visualize products in real-time from the comfort of your own home. Sounds awesome, right? You can do just that with SM ChristmaSaya Village! First, register online at smchristmasayavillage.ph to join this awesome augmented reality shopping experience from November 22 – December 25. You can create your own avatar, e-meet fellow shoppers and SM ambassadors, and enjoy bonding time with your family and friends while playing fun games.  SM’s ChristmaSaya Village lets you immerse in virtual Christmas zones — from dining to shopping!  

Festive Christmas centerpieces and a fun play area. Even when you’re staying at home, you can still enjoy SM Supermalls’ merry and bright Christmas centerpieces at the virtual ChristmaSaya Village. But of course, nothing beats seeing the real thing -- the sparkle, the colorful lights, and the dazzling size of these centerpieces! So, if you’re going to be shopping at SM, be sure to stop by and see them in person and take photos with family and friends to capture the joyous moment. Be enthralled by the 32-feet Christmas tree centerpiece at SM City Clark Pampanga, be giddy with excitement over SM Aura’s romance-themed centerpiece featuring regal swans and gorgeous red trees and be spellbound by the magical Christmas garden with a 45-foot Christmas tree surrounded by multi-colored butterflies at SM Megamall.   

Exciting prizes, deals, and discounts. While exploring key areas, shoppers can find and collect coins in random gift boxes, which they can use to redeem vouchers based on the equivalent value of your coins. Use these vouchers for your Christmas shopping, have fun, and win more – the sky’s the limit!  



The pandemic may have changed the way we traditionally celebrate Christmas but with innovations like ChristmaSaya Village from SM, there are now so many fun things we can do with friends and families even we’re not physically together! We may be apart, but let’s find ways to come together and bask in hope, joy, and love during this most wonderful time of the year!   For full mechanics click here

SM implements strict #SafeMallingAtSM protocols nationwide and offers an equallyconvenient online shopping option with the SM Malls Online app on Google Play or App Store. For more information, visit www.smsupermalls.com and follow @smsupermalls on all social media accounts.

The Grand Opening of SM City Grand Central

In the thriving center of Caloocan City, a grand mall has found a new beginning. SM City Grand Central, once a defining shopping destination in the city, is opening its doors this November 26, 2021, Friday at 2pm to a new shopping generation.   


The brand-new SM City Grand Central is nothing short of spectacular. The sprawling SM Store and SM Supermarket, speak of the grandness the mall takes pride on. It has 6 levels of top-notch stores, trendy shops and multi-cuisine restaurants that signal the rising demand for global tastes.   

Connecting the mall with the rest of the city is the LRT Monumento Station. A central station that welcomes a booming influx of commuters, office workers and families passing through. Grab-to-go shops of fast food, cafés, bakeries and pasalubong stores line the station, offering commuters a quick refreshing break in between train rides. 




Level 4 is a wonderland for gamers and techies with Cyberzone offering a myriad of gadget and computer shops. The cinema is also featured on this level alongside a food court that boasts of innumerable flavor choices.    

Top off a day of shopping at Level 5 where a sprawling outdoor terrace of greens offers a space of calm. Lush greeneries intersect with cafés, restaurants, and yes, a chapel for anyone seeking a spiritual retreat.  




Come and experience the renewed pride and grandness of SM City Grand Central. Holding its reign once again as the grand shopping destination in Caloocan City and the rest of Camanava.