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  • Ice Cream, Shopping, and Avengers! What to Do on April 27-28 and May 1

    Aside from watching Avengers: Endgame, what else are you planning to do this weekend?
    by Kate Borbon .
Ice Cream, Shopping, and Avengers! What to Do on April 27-28 and May 1
PHOTO BY Papa Diddis Handcrafted Ice Cream/Facebook and The Lost Bread/Facebook
  • Enjoy the upcoming weekend with your loved ones by availing of yummy and exciting promos, shopping for new kicks (perfect for the summer!), and watching the biggest superhero film of the year!

    What to do

    Watch Avengers: Endgame

    Yes, the long wait is finally over! Perhaps the greatest cinematic saga in modern history is about to culminate in Avengers: Endgame, the follow-up to last year’s epic Avengers: Infinity War. The new film, which premieres on April 24, 2019, follows the remaining Avengers, including Captain America, The Hulk, Black Widow, and Captain Marvel as they try to figure out how they can bring back to life the heroes who turned to dust at the end of the previous film and defeat Thanos once and for all.

    Here is a list of the local cinemas where it's playing!

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    Shop at The Sports Warehouse

    From April 22 to 28, 2019, The Sports Warehouse is hosting the Big Big Sale, where you can catch up to 80% off on well-known sneaker brands such as Nike, Adidas, and New Balance. The sale is happening at the Activity Center in Market! Market!.

    Shop at National Book Store

    Want to add new reads to your collection? National Book Store’s Book Binge Bazaar is finally back! Shop for books from a variety of genres, as well as activity books and coloring books, for as low as Php75. The Book Binge Bazaar is happening in Manila and in Cebu from May 1 to 12, 2019. If you have a Laking National Card, you can go to the sale on May 1, while the rest of the days of the sale is open for the public. Doors are open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays to Thursdays, and until 12 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

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    PHOTO BY National Book Store

    National Book Store’s Book Binge Bazaar is happening at National Book Store Quezon Avenue in Quezon City and in National Book Store Mango Plaza in Cebu City.

    Shop for new LEGO sets

    Are you or your child a LEGO fan? This April 27 to 28, 2019, don’t miss out on the summer sale at all LEGO Certified Stores in the city. All products are at 60 percent off!

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    LEGO Certified Stores are located at Bonifacio Global City Kidzania; Trinoma; Alabang Town Center; Ayala Malls The 30th; and U.P. Town Center, Katipunan, Quezon City.

    Where to eat

    DADS World Buffet

    Looking for a restaurant where you can celebrate your child’s graduation? DADS World Buffet is offering a promo for the Class of 2019! Graduates get to feast on their buffet for free when they dine in with at least two full-paying guests.

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    The promo is available until July 31, 2019. When you visit any branch of DADS World Buffet on your child’s graduation day or within seven days after their graduation, just present their school ID with a proof of graduation, such as a diploma, graduation photo, or graduation invitation.

    This month, DADS World Buffet is offering a Sinugba Festival-themed buffet, featuring Pinoy dishes such as Usok Niyog sa Manok, Kinulob na Isda, Sinugbang Bangus sa Pakbet, and Bangus Sisig Inihaw.
    PHOTO BY DADS World Buffet
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    For inquiries and reservations, call SM Megamall (636 3785, 633 1758, or 0917 896 1757); Glorietta 3 Ayala Center (892 8897, 892 8898, 0917 897 8896); EDSA (705 1807, 722 812, or 0917 898 8124); West Avenue (372 8845, 374 3767, 0917 898 8844); and Manila (528 1723 to 24, 0917 897 1722).

    Ippudo

    Ippudo is also offering a treat for students graduating this year! If you spend at least Php1,500, you get a free ramen bowl. You can choose among these three flavors: Shiromaru Motoaji, Akamaru Shinaji, and Karaka-men. Just present a recent graduation photo when you visit any Ippudo branch. This promo will be available until April 30, 2019, from Mondays to Fridays.

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    Shabushabuko

    The team behind Samgyupsalamat have opened another exciting new restaurant called Shabushabuko, which offers unlimited shabu-shabu! For less than Php500, you get a spread consisting of broth, noodles and balls, seafood, and meat. Rates are Php449 per head if you come from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Php499 per head if you come from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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    Shabushabuko is located at 2120 Roxas Boulevard cor. Antipolo Street, Pasay City.

    Café France

    This month, Café France is offering a 20% discount on selected seafood dishes as part of their Seafood Festival! These dishes include Salmon Pasta, Seafood Marinara, Parmesan Baked Fish, Shrimp Pesto, and Seafood Deluxe. This promo will be available until April 30, 2019.

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    Hi Tea Singapore

    Quench the summer heat by visiting Hi Tea Singapore, the newest tea place to open in the metro! Hi Tea Singapore has three lines of fruit teas: Cold Brew Jasmine Fruit Teas (sweet and floral), Cold Brew Oolong Fruit Teas (fruit-based), and Cream Cloud Cold Brew Jasmine Fruit Teas (which come with a sweet and salty topping). Their drinks are affordable (ranging from Php110 to Php160), so all the members of the family can enjoy them!

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    Hi Tea Singapore is located at G/F Robinsons Metro East.

    Dairy Queen

    Want some ice cream? At Dairy Queen, you can get a vanilla cone for free if you purchase a large Blizzard of any flavor! Make sure not to miss out on this promo — it will only be available on April 24, May 1, May 8, and May 15, 2019.

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    Papa Diddi’s Handcrafted Ice Cream

    Another exciting ice cream place to visit with the family this weekend is Papa Diddi’s Handcrafted Ice Cream, which offers ice cream made from locally-sourced ingredients. Their ice cream flavors are truly unique! For example, their Summer Blooms collection offers six flavors, including White Summer Lei, which is infused with the scent and aroma of the sampaguita flavor, Squash Blossoms, which is infused with kalabasa, and Blue Butterfly, which is infused with tea from the dried petals and leaves of blue butterfly pea flowers. What better way to chill out in the extreme heat?

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    Papa Diddi’s Handcrafted Ice Cream has different branches in the city: Pobstacion, Valdez Street, Poblacion, Makati; G/F Sapphire Bloc, Sapphire Road, San Antonio, Pasig City; 168 Maginhawa Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City; and G/F Maginhawa Building, 189 Maginhawa cor. Makadios Street, Sikatuna Village, Quezon City.

    The Lost Bread

    In celebration of its 4th anniversary, The Lost Bread is offering an exciting treat: For every purchase of their famous The Carnival milkshake, you can get their delectable French Toast Cubes for only Php4! The French Toast Cubes come in two different flavors, namely Cinnamon and Chili Chocolate, and are served with a syrup (flavors are Dark Chocolate, White Chocolate, and Caramel). This promo will be available until May 19, 2019.

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