Chuvaness x NBS products are now online and back in stock with 17 different items.
Click HERE to order.
I’m not one to join bandwagons. For example, I could not get into:
1) Olympics (except for the Ryan Lochte mystery—I want to know the truth!!)
2) Pokemon Go
3) Stranger Things
When every Filipino was hoarding Cookie Butter, I was not impressed.
Basically, if there’s a bandwagon, I’m not interested. That’s why I was in doubt when everybody started posting Irvin’s salted egg chips on Instagram.
I had tasted the local version from Salcedo Market and found it greasy.
Then my friend Grace went to Singapore for a business trip. I asked her to buy for me and my dad. When I finally tried the real thing this afternoon, I couldn’t stop raving about it, like this deserves a blog entry.
They are truly addictive!
Some people say the fish skin version is deadlier than the potato chips, while Grace thinks it’s too greasy. As for the potato chips, I had 1/3 of the bag at the office and 1/3 for dinner (I know, I’m unhealthy).
The last 1/3 I am saving for tomorrow.
How I wish I could import these to Manila, but they are being rationed in Singapore, so I think it’s kind of impossible for now.
If salted egg is your thing, you could always try Jonas’s Salted Egg Fried Chicken at BGC. Not bad, though I wish they would serve it with plain rice, with more skin, and use other chicken parts.
To know more about Irvin’s Salted Egg Chips, click HERE.
Jonas Pares is at the The Fort Strip (formerly Zong), BGC Taguig. To know more, follow @jonasmanila on Instagram.
My collaboration with National Book Store is already out in stores and I’m really happy with the chuva-approved display the NBS team came up with.
I’d also like to thank everyone who’s been posting their purchases on Instagram. After four days of sales, the hashtag #chuvanessxNBS already has more than 300 postings.
Just take a look at all the hoarding that has happened since the collaboration launched last August 17:
I’m an ’80s girl at heart, but the ’90s weren’t so bad.
In 1995 I opened a boutique called Grocery in San Juan, and one day the Eraserheads walked in. I’ll never forget it.
The ’90s were the golden age of E-heads, with (L-R) drummer Raymund Marasigan, lead vocalist Ely Buendia, and guitarists Marcus Adoro and Buddy Zabala.
P.S. Marcus Adoro is wearing my Club Addict T-shirt 🙂
The last time the Eraserheads held a major concert together was in 2009 before they unofficially disbanded. Last June 2016, Smart brought them together for a private event and I was there!
Individually, Ely, Marcus, Raymund, and Buddy are all talented artists, but together as Eraserheads, they are legendary. Their time apart has only served to hone their talents and personalities.
Other artists cover Eraserheads songs but no one can do “Magasin,” “Ang Huling El Bimbo,” Ligaya,” and “Pare Ko” like the originals.
Iba talaga pag kumpleto.
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