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First-ever Assembly of Baristas in the Philippines

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First-ever Assembly of Baristas in the Philippines

The first-ever Assembly of Baristas in the Philippines is happening this September!

Henry & Sons, in partnership with the Department of Tourism, call on the country’s baristas, coffee enthusiasts and similarly interested individuals, to register at the 1st National Barista Assembly happening on September 20, 2019, at the SMX Convention Center Aura, in Taguig City.

Baristas Global Coffee Spotlight

This event aims to unite Filipino Baristas and bring back the Philippines on the global coffee spotlight through a sustainable coffee economy. Coffee enthusiasts, restaurateurs, hoteliers, media personalities, influencers along with other walk-in attendees of the assembly, will also be present during the event. 

First-ever Assembly of Baristas in the Philippines

The Assembly features  various competitions happening simultaneously, to provide a platform for coffee professionals, enthusiasts, and baristas to showcase their skills. The competitions aims to encourage Baristas to bring out their potentials, creativity, and skills in coffee crafting and related art. Moreover, it is also about inspiring everyone to elevate their skills and aim for excellence in their service and presentation to meet world-class standards. 

First-ever Assembly of Baristas in the Philippines

Henry & Sons is a holistic coffee solutions company. They offer premium roasted coffee, top-of-the-line coffee machines, and accessories, coffee solutions, as well as training to suit various challenging demands.  

They are committed in promoting the local coffee scene through events and programs that support the sustainability of the Filipino coffee industry.  The company’s President and CEO, Michael Harris Conlin, is a champion of a sustainable coffee economy. After his successful participation in the World Coffee Championships as the 2019 Philippine National Barista Champion, Conlin is eager to create more exceptional initiatives and pursue his passion for excellence. 

The Giving Cafe

Henry & Sons also owns The Giving Cafe (TGC). This coffee shop provides support to the Foundation for Sustainable Coffee Excellence (FSCE), which helps coffee Filipino coffee farmers in Itogon, Benguet. The TGC works as an income-generating program for the foundation. Thus, they do not rely on other agencies and companies for support. 

The FSCE supports farmers by providing training so that they will have technical awareness on how to grow better quality coffee. The foundation works to help the farmers in their medical needs and for the educational needs of their children. The FSCE aims to develop a generation that appreciates the coffee culture of their family and continue to this journey instead of exploring other jobs or migrating. 

Henry & Sons also run the Institute of Coffee Excellence. This institute is where they train future barista champions, hoteliers, restaurateurs, and other coffee enthusiasts. The training will help elevate their level and for them to become at par with the global coffee industry. 

Additionally, the Manila Coffee Gear showcases the company’s coffee-related machines and equipment. They also provide technical support and training for the use of these coffee machines. They also have coffee grinders, coffee accessories, and the Henry Ready-to-Mix powders. 

For more information regarding the first National Barista Assembly, visit www.facebook.com/baristasquest or contact Tony Dy at 0917.153.1188.

Chillax With Your Barkada at Dencio’s

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Dencio’s is a famous bar and restaurant that has been offering authentic Filipino dining experience. It is the ultimate go to for meals served anytime of the day.

Whenever I and my friends go on a date or a get-together, we always have a hard time deciding where to eat and hang out. Can you relate? I am sure it is quite challenging for you too. Fret not, Dencio is here to make it easier for you! This September, they are celebrating their 28th anniversary and they are offering the most appealing deals that would make you want to plan that much – awaited hangout!

Dencio’s All Time Favorite

Chillax With Your Barkada at Dencio's
Dencio's
Dencio's Krispy Sisig

Chillax and dine in with your barkada at Dencio’s until September 30th and enjoy all time favorites with it’s signature Pulutan Platter! For only Php349, enjoy a combination of Dencio’s special appetizers – Ukoy, Lumpiang Shanghai, hot and spicy Tofulutan, and Krispy Kwek Kwek and three ice cold bottles of San Mig light; the perfect pair for long bonding moments with friends.

Chillax With Your Barkada at Dencio's
Chillax With Your Barkada at Dencio's
Dencio's
Dencio's 28th Anniversary | Ayesha Heart

The celebration doesn’t stop there For one day only, on September 27 grab a chilled bottle of San Mig light at Dencio’s for just Php28! Make it even better when you pair it with Dencio’s Krispy Sisig , which has recently been recognized as the People’s Choice for Best Sisig for two consecutive years at the Choice 2019 by the World Food Expo, Our Awesome Planet and Kain Tulog Gang last August 31,2019 at the SMX Convention Center.

“As we celebrate our 28th Annivesary, we want to continue delivering a fun and authentic Filipino dining experience for every barkada looking to spend chillax moments over great food and drinks and we hope that these special offerings give our customers another reason to spend their get-tohethers at Dencio’s” shared by Dencio’s marketing manager Jong Dela Cruz.

 Dencio's MAAX
Dencio's MAAX

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Sakura Hanami: Life In Full Bloom

Sakura Hanami: Life in Full Bloom
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SAKURA HANAMI is now officially open and brings you authentic experience of Cherry blossom viewing and tea drinking in Japan! Who says you still need to go to Japan to experience Sakura? Not anymore, enjoy the finest edible flowers from the best flush of gardens as you enjoy varieties of premium Tea blends & Milk Tea here at Sakura Hanami.

WARNING: This place is screaming PINK & CUTENESS!!!

Sakura Hanami PH
Sakura Hanami PH

Sakura (桜) is the Japanese term for ornamental cherry blossom trees and their blossoms.

Hanami (花見) is the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers; Almost always referring to those of the “Sakura”

Sakura Hanami at Maginhawa Street
📍 168 Maginhawa St., Quezon City
Operating Hours 🕙 10:00 AM-12:00 MN, daily
0917-8-SAKURA (0917-8-725872)
Time to Par-TEA at Sakura Hanami
Milk Tea Bestsellers

I’m all about trying Premium Milk Tea and lucky for me to be with them to celebrate their grand launch at Maginhawa. My eyes are all hearts to see the beautiful interior design. As I walk in, it’s all flowers on the walls and ceilings – SO BEAUTIFUL! They have a small space but girl this new Milk Tea shop is my fave,so dope! Very girly and so IG worthy place to enjoy your drinks

Hanami Bestsellers

Cherry Blossom Fizz Tea
Cherry Blossom Fizz Tea
Yasss, edible flowers from the best flush of gardens!
Hanami Dream Tea
Hanami Dream Tea
Hanami Yakult
Hanami Yakult
Hanami Premium Blends
Hanami Autumn & Premium Blends (L-R: Lava Pearl Latte, Cherry Blossom Fizz Tea, Hanami Dream Tea, Red Velvet Cheesecake Milk Tea)
Blue Pea Fruit Tea
Blue Pea Fruit Tea
Hanami Blue Pea Fruit Tea
Hey! I just met you, and this is crazy, but here’s my teapot, so brew me maybe?
Hanami Bubble Mousse
Hanami Bubble Mousse – My fave is the Chocolate Mousse! SO BOMB <3
Sakura Hanami Merch
Sakura Hanami Merch
Oh, too many decisions to make… Taking notes of my new faves yay!
Sakura Hanami TEA-riffic washroom
Yasss that’s in their washroom. Still screaming Pink & cuteness!
Wonderful customer service. Rose did a fantastic job!
Congratulations ladies to a successful grand launch! God bless Sakura Hanami MORE!!!
Sakura Hanami | AyeshaHeart
You captured my heart Sakura Hanami!

My Experience with Sakura Hanami


Milk Tea Heaven! In deep thought about how I’m about to murder these in .2 secs
This new Milk Tea place gives me good and happy vibes!
Oh, SAKURA HANAMII am TARO-bly in love with you

My tummy is so happy with their best sellers. Must try their LAVA PEARL LATTE, HANAMI YAKULT & BLUE PEA FRUIT TEA (HOT). These are my favorites and I can’t wait to come back and definitely will grab their ONE LITER OF LAVA PEARL LATTE. It’s a perfect place for Tea time with your BFF’s. A perfect place to bring your girl if you want to impress her. This new Milk Tea place gives me so many good and happy vibes! Oh, I am TARO-bly in love with you.

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168 Maginhawa St., Quezon City
Operating Hours 🕙 10:00 AM-12:00 MN, daily
0917-8-SAKURA (0917-8-725872)

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