Wonder Treats: Every Foodie’s Guide This September

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September 30, 2021
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A weekend of amazing takeout experience

 

 

With lockdown restrictions easing in the metro, there’s no better time to support your local neighborhood restaurants, whether this means getting a quick takeaway or dining in (for those fully vaccinated!). 

 

For the weekend ahead, we’ve got some ideas the whole family can enjoy. From UNKWN’s unique takeout experience to the return of McDonald’s beloved Twister fries and more. 

 

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Johnnie Walker x CL

The fresh way to whisky up ahead

 

ICYMI, Johnnie Walker teamed up with global K-Pop sensation CL to introduce a fresh new way to enjoy the world’s number one Scotch Whisky: #JohnnieHighball. But what do Johnnie and CL have in common? For one, both believe in pushing boundaries to taste more out of life.

 

“I’ve always hoped that by forging new paths, breaking down cultural barriers and challenging stereotypes, I could inspire others to never feel constrained by their background or the status quo they see in the world around them. I’m really excited to tell this story with Johnnie Walker because I recognize their 200-year history of pushing boundaries and challenging norms all over the world,” says CL.

 

 

Ahead, the fresh new way to enjoy whisky according to CL: build, mix and dunk! Follow these easy steps and make your own #JohnnieAndLime. It’s a refreshing drink that packs a smoky and citrusy punch.

 

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Try it and get your own Johnnie & Lime x CL Highball Bundle for P1,440.00 and get a free highball glass for every purchase of Johnnie Walker Black Label in all leading supermarkets nationwide. For CL fans, stay tuned for a super contest to get the chance to win a signed Johnnie Walker bottle from your idol, plus a #JohnnieHighball bar cart with P50,000.00 worth of Johnnie Walker products! For more information, check out the Johnnie Walker Facebook Page. And don’t forget, drink responsibly.

 

Cadbury Goes Pinoy

Here’s a creamy new flavor Pinoys will enjoy

 

Nothing is truer than this: Filipinos love buko pandan and there are many ways we eat this delicacy. It’s enjoyed with milk served chilled or frozen, or as an ice cream flavor. But how else to get creative with this Filipino favorite? Well, Cadbury just showed us how—by combining yummy coconut, sweet pandan and creamy chocolate into one chocolate bar! Cadbury Dairy Milk Pandan Coconut will surely delight your taste buds so get your hands on one soon because #CadburyGoes Pinoy is available for a limited time only!

 

 

Sink your teeth into a 90g bar for P88.

 

Shake Shack’s Gochujang Chick’n is Here

Shake Shack’s Gochu~

 

Here’s another combo you can’t miss: Seoul-style fried chicken meets Shake Shack. Available for a limited time, Gochujang Chick’n (P275) features a gochujang-glazed crispy chicken breast topped with toasted sesame seeds that sits over a white kimchi slaw. 

 

The star ingredient, Gochujang, is a go-to in Korean cooking and made with red chili peppers, sticky rice, fermented soybeans, and salt. The result is an explosion of flavors—spicy, sweet, and umami! Shake Shack also throws in garlic and ginger for an extra punch. But what really brings it all together is the white kimchi slaw. It’s a tribute to the white daikon radishes served alongside other Seoul food favorites. 

 

 

But wait, there’s more. Shake Shack’s Gochu with a K-inspired menu starting September 27! Watch your favorite K-drama with your chinggus at home with some Gochujang Chick’n Bites (6pcs for P215 or 10pcs for P265) with a side of Gochujang Fries (P205)  or crispy crinkle cut fries. Both are served with delicious spicy-sweet Gochujang mayo sauce. Looking for something sweet? Try the Black Sugar Shake (P210), a toasted-caramel black sugar hand spun with vanilla frozen custard, topped with whipped cream and black sugar syrup.

 

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And just in time for pay day, from September 27 to October 1, you can get exclusive Gochujang sets with a free Blueberry Lemonade for every purchase when you order through GrabFood! 많이 드세요

 

HAIN: Takeaway, Together 

13 restaurants, 3 days, 1 weekend of amazing takeout experience for a good cause

 

Indulge in a unique takeaway dining experience, all for a cause with UNKNWN. HAIN: Takeaway, Together is a community dining experience to highlight and support small, local and independent food establishments across the metro that are gravely affected by the pandemic.

 

 

Curated special takeaway menus and set meals are available on HAIN’s official website for P1,500. Order guilt-free with 15% of sales from the HAIN weekend going to Rise Against Hunger Philippines in support of their projects, which empower communities and nourish lives.

 

HAIN co-organizer and restaurateur, Samantha Nicole, shares the idea behind HAIN: “The idea behind HAIN stemmed from our desire to help the local food and beverage businesses that have been affected by these extraordinary times.” She adds, “We also want to show that these struggling but surviving restaurants are endlessly creating and adapting and that ensuring our industry’s place in the future would require a collective effort.” 

 

 

Pre-order from September 17 to 19 from HAIN’s 13 partner restaurants: Angel’s Kitchen, The Bowery NYC Comfort Food, Lampara, OTO, Borough, Nic’s Park Terraces, Hai Shin Lou, Futur:st, Square One Hospitality, Cheech & Chang Hong Kong Roasts, TETSUO, Mijo Comfort Food and The Bistro by Element Boutique Hotel. 

 

For more information, visit www.hain-mnl.shop and follow HAIN on Instagram.

 

Happy Anniversary, Twenty Four Bakeshop!

BOGO deals all weekend on freshly baked cookies 

 

It’s time to get your snack on with Twenty Four Bakeshop’s second anniversary weekend! You surely won’t want to miss these sweet deals. 

 

Get two cookie boxes for the price of one at P770. The first half dozen includes pre-assorted all premium flavors (Chocolate Walnut, White Chocolate Macadamia, Reese’s Peanut Butter) while the second half dozen features pre-assorted all core flavors (Chocolate Chip, Campfire S’mores, Triple Chocolate). 

 

That’s not all! Buy two mini cheesecakes and get another two for free for only P660. A cheesecake sampler consists of Twenty Four Bakeshop’s four bestselling flavors: Original Vanilla, Ube, Sugar-free Black Sesame and Uji Matcha. Enjoy 20% off on all other items, too, like their ready-to-bake cookie pies, fresh bread loaves, celebratory cheesecakes and handcrafted accessories.

 

 

These exclusive deals are available for walk-ins, store pick up, curbside pick up or delivery from September 17 to 20 at their branches in One Bonifacio High Street Mall and Estancia Mall at Capitol Commons. 

 

For online orders, visit their website at www.twentyfourbakeshop.com. Get updates fresh from the oven on Twenty Four Bakeshop’s Facebook and Instagram!

 

McDonald’s Glorious Comeback

The beloved twister fries are back!

 

Good things are truly worth the wait! We’re putting the spotlight on a comfort snack that’s withstood the test of time. McDonald’s beloved Twister Fries are making a glorious comeback. Indulge in these perfectly seasoned, crispy and golden curly fries available in both regular and sharing sizes for any time of the day! Snack on its own or order alongside any of your McDonald’s favorites. 

 

 

Get McDonald’s great-tasting Twister Fries via McDonald’s Take Out, Drive-Thru, McDelivery, Grab Food and Foodpanda. Follow McDonald’s Philippines on Facebook to stay up to date on all announcements.

 

As with all Wonder Treats, you know the drill; get these deals before they’re gone! 

 

 

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Header Photos UNKNWN

Art Alexandra Lara

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