VIDEO: Oishi’s big surprise from #TeamO #JeepO
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In my family, I was once voted most difficult to gift. Not my mom, not my dad. Me.
The truth is, I’m not that difficult to find a present for. Just give me something cute that I’ve never had. Such what landed at our front door today—a giant sack of Oishi chips!

Giant Oishi bag

I swear, Christmas isn’t complete without Oishi. Every year I look forward to their holiday Cuckoo bag, which are great for gift-giving
Oishi Cuckoo bag 2010

We don’t eat them everyday, but let’s get real: chips are nice to have around the house for a quick fix. Especially when everyone’s asleep. Nothing wrong in indulging every now and then.


One time, Oishi sent a giant pea and pork woven bags made of recycled materials


One bag had pork-based chips


and the other had the phenomenal vegetarian chicharon, which you must try if you still haven’t


Another time they sent a box of chips, taller than my 6-foot husband

From Oishi
From Oishi

Let’s just say it’s always fun when the Oishi truck comes around

I always love when the Oishi truck comes around
Oishi Christmas
Guests took home Oishi goodie bags filled with their favorite Prawn Crackers.

But nothing tops this giant Oishi bag we haven’t opened yet.
My son is such a ham. Just look at him.

Giant Oishi bag

Oishi recently launched an adorable new commercial featuring Team O’s Elmo Magalona, Ramon Bautista and Slater Young.
Watch what happens when they surprise unsuspecting jeepney riders around Metro Manila. Love this!

Special thanks to Franco Santos of Bridges PR for sending the surprise 🙂

Franco Santos in Oishi

Wakeskating: More fun in the Philippines
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After only three days, this YouTube posting of professional wakeskaters Brian Grubb (USA) and Dominik Preisner (GER) shot at Banaue Rice Terraces has gained nearly 300,000 views.

Brian Grubb
Photo: Daniel Deak Bardos/ Sophia Langner

Respect for the environment was a priority from the beginning, as the team made sure that plants and wildlife were not damaged or disturbed at any time during the project.
All agreements were made together with the locals, under respect of their traditions and culture.
Watch their unique wakeskating session and read about their adventure HERE.

H&M launches Isabel Marant collection in Paris
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Last Thursday, Audrey Tautou, January Jones, Freida Pinto, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Olga Kurylenko, Alice Dellal, Mélanie Doutey and Lou Lesage gathered in Paris to celebrate the launch of the Isabel Marant pour H&M collection.
The collection was presented in cinematic settings that mixed images, films and models, with live performances by Grandmaster Melle Mel and Rappers Delight, originally of Sugarhill Gang.


The event transported guests to a street slice of Paris in the early ’90s, when Isabel debuted her eponymous line.
“We wanted to present the collection in a way that felt real and casual, not a red-carpet extravaganza: this is how I see my work. I design for everybody and am constantly inspired by the world I see around me, so it felt natural to have an urban setting as the backdrop of the event. And it had to be Paris, because the city is part of my DNA,” says Isabel Marant.

Isabel Marant
Location (1)
Location (2)

“This street celebration was the perfect way to launch a collection that oozes the energy of cool Parisian style. It felt optimistic and real: a reflection of Isabel Marant’s knack for urban sophistication and bohemia. I think the collection for women, men and teen captures her spirit and I hope our customers are as excited as we are for the launch,” says Margareta van den Bosch, Creative Advisor at H&M.

Isabel Marant and Margareta van den Bosch
Isabel Marant and Margareta van den Bosch

Spotted wearing pieces from the collection were: Audrey Tautou

Freida Pinto
Freida Pinto

January Jones

Olga Kurylenko

Alma Jodorowsky

Astrid Berges Frisbey
Astrid Berges Frisbey

Leila Bekhti

Alice Dellal

Audrey Marnay
Audrey Marnay

The collection will hit 250 stores worldwide and online beginning November 14, 2013. The collection will include clothing and accessories for women and teenagers. Isabel will also, for the first time, create a collection for men.

High Tea at Lusso
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For a relaxing afternoon, Lusso at Greenbelt 5 offers a traditional high tea menu with a selection of Mariage Freres tea (black, red, green), natural chamomile tea, herb tisane (rosemary, tarragon) served with sandwiches (cucumber, prosciutto galeoni and smoked salmon), home-baked scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserve and pastries.

Lusso High Tea

Lusso’s current specials include a cheese plate of gorgonzola, cambozola, pecorino, fruit jam, truffle honey
Cheese Plate Gorgonzola, Cambozola, Pecorino, Fruit Jam & Truffle Honey

Caramelized camembert
Caramelized Camembert

Spinach Taglierini “ala Checca”
Spinach Taglierini ala checca

Veal and beef cannelloni Bolognese
Veal and Beef Canelloni Bolognese

Lobster and River prawn lasagna
Lobster and River Prawn Lasagna

Lavender pannacotta
Lavender Pannacotta

Walnut-crusted millefoglie
Walnut-crusted Millefoglie

and Tiramisu croccante
Tiramisu Croccante

To reserve, call 756-5893 or (0917)700-5893.
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