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That awesome Limketkai Luxe Hotel weekend themed buffet

Cagayan de Oro City, Food, Mindanaoan Update, Misamis Oriental, Restaurant, Reviews
A few days ago, I got to try the new and improved weekend themed buffet over at Kave Restaurant, Limketkai Luxe Hotel, Cagayan de Oro's luxury hotel. It was a superb lunch. How good? Let's just say that Santa Claus had major belly competition that day LOL. I also had a realization of sorts at the time (yep, satisfying lunches cause this sometimes!). That in order for you to fully enjoy the Limketkai Luxe Hotel CDO buffet more, you have to be with family, friends, colleagues and loved ones. Just like what happened when I went. I was with great friends whom I shared lively conversations with! BOOK A ROOM AT LIMKETKAI LUXE HOTEL CDO Anyway, the theme that Saturday I went was "Oriental Style." Here's the Limketkai Hotel CDO buffet schedule: Every Friday (6PM to 10PM) - the them...
Inside the new Limketkai Cinemas CDO

Inside the new Limketkai Cinemas CDO

Arts, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment
People have been waiting for it - the re-opening of the newly renovated Limketkai Cinemas! The very first in Mindanao to feature Dolby Atmos, a surround sound technology, the new Limketkai Cinemas opened last April 22, 2015 with a bang when they offered "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Currently, though, only two of the four cinemas are open. The ones currently operating offer the biggest number of seats. A few days after they opened, the Limketkai Mall management invited me for a quick tour inside the cinemas. Check out the photos I took below. By the way, Dolby Atmos offers more depth, richness and power. Speakers are placed along the walls, ceilings (you can find them lined up, some facing the screen, some facing the audience) and even behind the screen. The ticket booth. Yes...
Pancake House re-opens at Limketkai Mall CDO

Pancake House re-opens at Limketkai Mall CDO

Cagayan de Oro City, Features, Food
Just writing about this is making me swirl with happiness! Pancake House has finally re-opened along the North Concourse of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City! After a temporary halt in operations a few months ago (due to the expansion of the newly-opened Globe Gen3 store), Pancake House CDO is finally back! What are your favorite Pancake House offerings? Mine are the cheese pancake, caramel banana walnut waffle (with bacon strips on the side, please!), almondigas soup, classic pan chicken and the seafood gambero! And yours? See you at Pancake House CDO!
Mindanaoan.com is an official media partner of 2012 Mindanao Fashion Summit

Mindanaoan.com is an official media partner of 2012 Mindanao Fashion Summit

Announcements, Arts, Beauty, Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Culture, Davao City, Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Features, Internet, Mindanaoan Artists, News, Personalities, Shopping, Society, Style, Tourism, Weddings
The Mindanao Fashion Summit 2012 is happening on December 5 to 7, 2012 at the Rotunda, Limketkai Mall, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, Philippines. The 2012 Mindanao Fashion Summit is a yearly collaboration of both veteran and up-and-coming fashion designers in Mindanao. And this Mindanao lifestyle blogger is so excited to share with you some pretty exciting news - Mindanaoan.com is an official media partner of the Mindanao Fashion Summit 2012! :) The works of Frederick Peralta, Dong Omaga-Diaz, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Roel Rosal, Kiko Domo, Jeffrey Garde, Emi Englis, Oscar Flores, Edgar Buyan, Aztec Barba, Jinky Petalcorin, Dodjie Batu and many more will be featured during the 3-day summit. Directors of the show include my dear friend Dennis Almazan :) The 2012 Mindanao Fashion ...
Tokyo Tokyo To Open In CDO On November 29, 2012

Tokyo Tokyo To Open In CDO On November 29, 2012

Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Features, Food, Reviews, Society
Tokyo Tokyo, the #1 Japanese fastfood chain in the Philippines, is set to open its Cagayan de Oro City branch on November 29, 2012. Tokyo Tokyo Cagayan de Oro will be located at the 2nd floor of Limketkai Mall, CDO. And guess who's absolutely excited about this news? ME! :D Mindanaoan will be among the very first to visit and try the signature dishes at Tokyo Tokyo CDO. I will be there before its official opening - stay tuned for photos and updates :) I just love Tokyo Tokyo. Back when I was still working in Manila, there was hardly a week when you can't find me at Tokyo Tokyo SM Megamall. My favorites at Tokyo Tokyo are the tempura, maki and the pork tonkatsu (yum). The veggie side dish, the unlimited rice and the delicious red iced tea are also wonderful treats. And oh, it's also r...

A visit to Starbucks CDO – the first Starbucks in Mindanao

Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Corporate, Features, Food, Mindanaoan Update, Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao, Personal, Reviews
My mom, brother and I were in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao last weekend and since I still had 3 beverage coupons (yes, similar to those I gave away last December) from Starbucks (thank you Starbucks Philippines! :D) with me, we decided to use them at Starbucks Cagayan de Oro. Starbucks CDO is the first Starbucks in Mindanao. Dubbed as the 166th store in the Philippines, Starbucks CDO is located at Limketkai Mall corner Rosario Crescent. You can't miss it --- it's just a few steps away from the main entrance of Lim Ket Kai Mall in Cagayan de Oro. It was drizzling by the time we reached Starbucks CDO. Notice the water specks on my camera's lens: There are several chairs and tables outside. The right side facing the main entrance door is the "smoking area." I presented my...

Marks and Spencer Cagayan de Oro opening

Announcements, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Events, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Shopping
So the much-awaited opening of the Cagayan de Oro branch of Marks and Spencer was finally held last Thursday, October 28, 2010. One of UK's leading retailers, Marks and Spencer CDO can be found at the East Concourse of Limketkai Center, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao. And guess who were among the beautiful guests? (more…)

Havaianas Design A Smile contest – CDO and Davao legs!

Announcements, Arts, Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Contests, Events, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Shopping, Society
Did you know that October is Smile Month? :) Smiles are the truest expression of happiness. And trust Havaianas to commemorate Smile Month this October with very special events that have equally special causes! Havaianas, the world’s favorite flip-flops, is launching the “Design a Smile” campaign to spread cheer and share thousands of smiles with Filipino children! Havaianas is creating a venue for children to heal the broken smiles of other children who have cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. The Havaianas Design A Smile series of contests will give children the chance to show the world their artistic talents and, at the same time, create better futures for the children of Operation Smile, a non-profit, volunteer medical organization that provides reconstructive surgery and hea...

Marks and Spencer to open its first Mindanao branch in Cagayan de Oro City

Announcements, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, News, Northern Mindanao, Shopping, Society, Style
Over the years, I've learned to shop not only because of the price of the item/s but also because of the quality of the said item/s. If in the past, I was willing to buy stuff because they're cheap and affordable and "somehow look okay," now I take into consideration the quality and the fact that the item may last for at least a few years. The item should also be a classic and not just something that you can wear because it's part of the trend or fad. The item should also be easily paired with just about anything you can get from your closet. Enter Marks and Spencer. It is one of the United Kingdom's leading retailers. Each Marks and Spencer store sells clothing for men and women (and kids, too!), food, underwear, wine, shoes and even home and furniture stuff. The prices of the items...

One-day seminar/workshop on Managing a Family-Owned Business

Announcements, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Mindanaoan Update, Society
Family owned businesses account for more than 60% of all businesses in the world and it has been the backbone of the world economy. One, if not the most important factor that determines the success of family businesses is the ability of the family members to create a balance between a happy, united family and a well-run family enterprise. However, the question remains: how do you attain harmony and growth while managing a family-owned business? The Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP) Cagayan de Oro East Chapter is pleased to invite to you to a one-day seminar/workshop on: “Managing a Family-Owned Business: Attaining Harmony and Growth by Balancing Family and Business”. This seminar is designed to help you attain an effective and amicable family enterprise...

Spruce CDO celebrates 5th anniversary, announces sale

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Northern Mindanao, Style
One of Mindanaoan's favorite specialty and boutique shops in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao will celebrate its 5th anniversary in a few days and they've announced a much-awaited SALE! Spruce Designer Network, Inc., which operates Spruce Boutique and All Flipflops, will hold a 5-day sale starting July 14 to 18, 2010. Yep, it's their way of thanking their loyal customers all throughout Northern Mindanao! Spruce Cagayan de Oro, located at the 2nd floor of Limketkai Mall, is the exclusive distributor of Havaianas in Northern Mindanao. Spruce also carries the following brands: Aranaz, Lacoste, Charcoal, Puma, Cole Vintage and Happy Feet. (more…)

Start saving up! Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 is coming your way soon

Announcements, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Society, Style
Woohoo! I'm absolutely thrilled :) After the huge success of the Make Your Own Havaianas 2009 event, this year's MYOH 2010 event is right around the corner! The Make Your Own Havaianas 2010 event for Northern Mindanao will be held on August 13 to 15, 2010 at the Rotunda area of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. And guess what? This year marks the 5th year of chic and colorful customization brought to all of us by Havaianas Philippines! This blogger in Mindanao cannot wait to get her hands on my brand new pair! I had so much fun during my first ever Make Your Own Havaianas experience and just like I said, that experience was only the beginning of a long "friendship" with my very own Havs :) So start saving up, Havaianaticos! And see you on August! Special thanks to Spruce De...

Review: Missy Bon Bon breadshop and gelato store

Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Food, Mindanaoan Update, Northern Mindanao, Reviews
Missy Bon Bon Breadshop is a new breadshop, pastry shop and gelato store in Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao. From a humble stall at the 2nd floor of Robinson's Mall CDO, Missy Bonbon now has a second branch - a full, working store along Rosario Drive, Limketkai Mall, CDO. Because this blogger from Mindanao missed the invitation sent out by the owner of Missy Bon Bon for a nice, chillaxin' bloggers day cum breakfast meet-up a few weeks ago , I was all too happy to check their store out as soon as I got back from Manila. I met some fellow bloggers there for an afternoon meeting. I was not disappointed. Well, okay, except for one tiny thing which I'll mention after the jump. In the meantime, check out the delicious array of gelatos (Italian ice cream) found at Missy Bon Bon...

Mindanao job alert: Baristas, store managers needed for Starbucks Cagayan de Oro

Announcements, Cagayan de Oro City, Jobs, Mindanaoan Update
And so the much-awaited Starbucks Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao branch is finally a go! In fact, even though they have yet to issue an official press statement or press release about the upcoming Starbucks CDO branch, people have already been taking photos of the proposed site (it's reportedly going to be erected at Limketkai Mall corner Rosario Drive, right across the new Missy Bon Bon gelato store and breadshop, right across McDonald's Limketkai, a few meters away from the newly-finished Gateway Tower 1 and a few meters away from the soon-to-rise 18-storey Limketkai Hotel), talking about it in various online groups and fora and blogging about it! Sabagay, who wouldn't be excited? Starbucks is a popular coffee chain and I'm pretty sure a lot of people will frequent the place a...

Make Your Own Havaianas Northern Mindanao event

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Fashion, Mindanaoan Update, Style
All you Havaianas fans listen up! :) There will be a special Make Your Own Havaianas 2009 event on October 23 to 25, 2009 at the Atrium of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao. The MYOH event this year will be spearheaded by SPRUCE Designer Network, which owns the Spruce store at the second floor of Lim Ket Kai. Make Your Own Havaianas 2009 this year banners the theme "Put Some Local Soul Into Your Step!" Visit the event center during mall hours and choose your own Havaianas slippers, pins and other accessories. For more information, visit the website indicated on the poster. Have fun, Mindanaoan! Havaianas, by the way, is a proud sponsor of the upcoming Mindanao Bloggers Summit 3.

Nescafe 3in1 Soundskool 2009 Mindanao regional finals winners declared

Announcements, Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Contests, Davao City, Entertainment, Events, Iligan City, Journalism, Mindanaoan Update, Music, News, Northern Mindanao
The winners of the Nescafe 3in1 Soundskool 2009 Mindanao regional finals were declared last Saturday, October 3, 2009 via an afternoon-long musical event held at The Atrium of the Limketkai Mall in Cagayan de Oro City, Northern Mindanao. Little School House of Xavier University, EEVEE of Philippine Women's College Davao City and Disco, Disco, Disco of St. Michael's College were declared the winners of the Mindanao eliminations. Each of the winning college bands received P25,000.00 and the chance to compete in the national finals to be held in Manila. Prizes at stake at the national finals include P250,000.00 in cash, P100,000.00 worth of band equipment for the school the band represents and an exclusive record contract with Sony Philippines. The Nescafe 3in1 Soundskool is an ...

Nescafe 3 in 1 Soundskool 2009 Mindanao Regional Finals set, 6Cyclemind to guest

Announcements, Arts, Blogging, Cagayan de Oro City, Campus, Contests, Entertainment, Events, Mindanaoan Artists, Mindanaoan Update, Music
College bands and other young musicians from all over the region will vie this Saturday, October 3, 2009, for the Nescafe 3-in-1 Soundskool 2009 Mindanao Regional Finals. The event will take place at 2PM at the Limketkai Atrium, Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. The event is part of the nationwide tour to select the cream of the crop among the college bands that have sent in their entries up until early September this year. The Nescafe Soundskool regional finals this Saturday will be the first of four elimination rounds. Top Manila band 6Cyclemind (of "Walang Iwanan," "Sige," "Trip" and "Sandalan" fame) and last year's NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool grand prize winner Letter Day Story will perform. NESCAFÉ 3in1 Soundskool aims to support the artistic passions of young Pino...

Doodle fun at SPRUCE Limketkai Mall Cagayan de Oro Mindanao

Arts, Beauty, Blogging, Business, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Events, Features, Festivals, Leisure, Mindanaoan Update, Musings, Personal, Personalities, Photos, Society, Style
My 3 younger brothers and I all loved to draw, paint and sketch. However, our father taught us how to further hone our skills. My father was a very talented illustrator. I used "was" because he died several years ago, back when I was still in college. He was an amazing artist - with just a charcoal pencil and a blank sheet of paper, he could whip up a very detail-oriented drawing of a hen taking care of its chicks in just a few minutes. He could sketch a portrait oh so effortlessly. He didn't like to trace and he seldom used an eraser. He drew from the heart. Fast forward many years - our youngest sibling Bon seems to be the only one who continues to dabble in the arts. My love for painting, drawing and sketching is still there --- I'm just one of those who need a major bout of inspi...

How ForMe Boutique CDO almost robbed me of nearly 400 pesos and how ForMe has lost a customer forever

Business, Commentary, Consumer, Controversial, Crime, Mindanaoan Update, Musings, Opinion, Personal, Style
What supposed to be was a fun Sunday shopping spree went sour when Mindanaoan was almost "robbed" of nearly 400 pesos by a boutique in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. It's really disappointing and I'm writing about this to reiterate the need and importance of consumer protection and rights of paying customers. The CDO Limketkai Mall branch of ForMe, a company owned by Golden ABC (which also runs Oxygen, Red Logo, Memo, Regatta and Penshoppe), failed to bill me correctly and if I wasn't able to double check my purchases and receipt, I would have been "robbed" of P379.20 Here's what happened... I bought two tops at the Cagayan de Oro branch of ForMe at the Ground Floor of Limketkai Mall. The store was offering a sale. One top was originally priced at P998.00 (it had a barcode of 30...

Public doodling event today at Spruce, Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City Mindanao

Announcements, Arts, Cagayan de Oro City, Events, Features, Fiesta, Mindanaoan Artists, Mindanaoan Update, Society
Hi everyone! Hi to all readers of Mindanaoan! :) Just a quick blog entry. My brother Bon, along with other Mindanaoan artists, will hold a public doodling event today, August 26, 2009, in front of Spruce, Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao. This is one "vandalism but with consent" event you might not want to miss! :) The artists will doodle (a form of sketching) for two days and the finished product will be showcased at Spruce. Mindanaoan will be among those who will take photos and who will cheer the artists on, of course! :) So if you want to witness talented artists from Mindanao in action, please don't hesitate to visit Spruce today and tomorrow. Spruce will also display limited edition Havaianas and will also hold a promo for Happy Feet products. Spruce is a popular stor...

Share your Maalaala Mo Kaya story at Limketkai Mall

Announcements, Arts, Cagayan de Oro City, Entertainment, Mindanaoan Update, Movies, Northern Mindanao
"Maalaala Mo Kaya," a drama anthology program aired via ABS-CBN Channel 2, will visit Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao! On August 7 to 9, 2009 at the Limketkai Mall in CDO, the staff of ABS-CBN's "Maalaala Mo Kaya" will be on hand to accept letters and stories from the public. Selected stories may then be featured in future "Maalaala Mo Kaya" episodes. The stories and letters will be accepted during mall hours. Will a Mindanaoan's story be the next to be featured in MMK? I remember that the 1994 Maalaala Mo Kaya movie starring Richard Gomez, Aiko Melendez and Chin Chin Gutierrez was based on a story of a Mindanaoan - a Davao City resident. That was a pretty controversial film, too, as some people apparently wanted to question the veracity of the story. Anyways, if you want to share y...

Visit us at Kasalan sa Kagay-an 2009

Announcements, Beauty, Cagayan de Oro City, Consumer, Events, Fashion, Features, Mindanaoan Update, Northern Mindanao, Society, Weddings
MINDANAO - It's that time of the year once again! Kasalan sa Kagay-an 2009, the Cagayan de Oro City Mindanao leg of the Kasalang Filipino series, is now underway...and guess what? My brother, who's a professional wedding photographer (just like his ate! hehe :D), graphic artist and caricaturist, is one of those who have flyers, leaflets and business cards displayed at the said wedding fair. (please pass through the "main entrance" to the fair and behind it there are tables where you can find flyers of various Cagayan de Oro City wedding photographers...look for the framed picture which screams "fresh. fun. funky photography!" --- that's my brother's area ;) ) Kasalan sa Kagay-an is currently being held at the Rotunda area of Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City. The wedding suppliers...