Makati Shangri-la

The black-tie 38th Consular Ball at the Makati Shangri-la tonight was one of the most fun parties of the year

With Secretary of Foreign Affairs Albert del Rosario, publisher Babes Romualdez, and Mike Toledo Tonight, Manila society got dressed in their bejewelled best, and headed for the ballroom of the Makati Shangri-la Hotel to attend the black-tie Consular Ball. This is one of the Christmas traditions in Manila that I love, along with the annual Christmas …

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10 minutes to dress up for a long gown sit-down dinner, and the strangest dynamics I’ve ever seen.

I’m going to blog with more details about today once I recover from it. It was another enjoyable but terribly busy day that ended with a black-tie/ long gown sit-down dinner at the Makati Shangri-la, with a private concert by the Philippine Philarmonic Orchestra. Scroll down to read more… ONE OF MY FAVORITE SOCIAL EVENTS …

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A wonderful dinner and too many compliments at Red, the fine dining restaurant of the Makati Shangri-la

Last night I had a very nice and relaxing dinner at Red, the fine dining restaurant of the Makati Shangri-la. It had been awhile since I had been there, especially as I’m always on a never-endingly eventful Travelife. TRAVELIFE APP for PARIS on sale now Click here THE LAST TIME I WAS AT RED… In …

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What a Shakespearean dinner was like at the Makati Shangri-la on Saturday night

Last Saturday, in Manila living a Travelife, I attended the 41st grand dinner of the Chaine des Rotisseurs in Manila. This year’s grand dinner was a black-tie affair. It was organized by the Chaine together with Makati Shangri-la, and GM Reto Klauser and his executive chef personally oversaw the event. Scroll down to read more… The theme …

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10 wonderful courses for a dinner inspired by Shakespeare at the Makati Shangri-la

  In Manila yesterday, living a Travelife, I attended the grand launch of Solaire Resort in the afternoon. It was a major event graced by President Aquino himself, and attended by practically everyone who was anyone in this small town. Scroll down to read more… Then I rushed back home to get dressed and head …

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The opening of Solaire and then a 10-course black-tie dinner at Makati Shangri-la tonight

Today was the grand opening of Solaire Resort. It was such a big party and — as someone at the event today said — “everyone who was anyone” was there. If you had a VIP car pass, you got off at the other end of Solaire… All the big shots, the tycoons, the society personalities, …

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Serendipity from Hong Kong to Forbes Park and the Makati Shangri-la

The Hawaiian  performers at the Makati Shangri-la tonight Today’s blog entry was supposed to be about Hong Kong, where I’ve just spent the long weekend and then some, meeting friends and having some nice meals, living a TRAVELIFE. I was planning to write about dinner at one of Hong Kong’s best steakhouses, or about my …

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TRAVELIFE with us to Hawaii, via a dinner at the Makati Shangri-la

Experience the magic of Hawaii for one evening. Makati Shangri-La, Manila brings guests a unique tropical experience with Me Ke Aloha (With Love), a Hawaiian affair highlighting the music and cuisine of Hawaii at the Lobby Lounge on December 4, 2012. SPECIAL PERFORMANCES FROM HAWAII The evening will be filled with live acoustic performances from …

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