Monthly Archives: April 2013

[Food] Sweet Spot Ice Cream

Davao has been a favorite tourist destination not just by the locals but also of foreigners. There have been lots of places to visit, from the beach to nature parks. One of the popular tourist destinations, especially of families aside from the Malls are the parks, among them is Crocodile Park. Aside from the huge crocodiles you see, they also have other different activities that you can enjoy. After a long day, they would like to sit and enjoy a scoop of ice cream from Sweet Spot ice cream.

Sweet Spot Artisan ice creams are made from crocodile eggs instead of chicken eggs as the main ingredients. What makes crocodile ice cream yummy  in everyone’s palate are crocodile eggs, which comprises of 80% yolk! A gallon of crocodile ice cream contains at least a dozen of Crocodile eggs. Their ice creams are mainly made of milk, Crocodile Eggs and fruits that are freshly sourced from the Dizon Farms.

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Here are some of the flavors that we got to taste during an ice cream tasting we had recently:

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From Left to right (Yellow-Mango, Coffee w/ choco chips, Pink-dragon fruit, Cookies & Cream, Durian)

The Artisan Ice creams are available in exciting flavors. Each has its unique taste that would satisfy our summer  cold cravings. Among the flavors I had, the ever popular Durian Ice Cream really got attention, the creaminess of the ice cream is also a plus factor to it.  Aside from the durian, I also like the unique taste of dragon fruit ice cream and the coffee w/ choco chip ice cream. Each serving cost at around P70 per scoop.

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Sweet Spot Artisan Ice Cream is the only producer of crocodile ice cream around this side of the world. It started out as an experiment, as to produce something extraordinary, since Crocodile Parks is their sister company. The ice cream was further developed by owner & chef Bianca Dizon.

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The first batch of crocodile ice cream was made last 2011; word of mouth caused the ice cream to gain favorable response from ice cream lovers and adventurous foodies alike. Today, Sweet Spot Artisan Ice Cream has a  growing market of  followers with locals and tourists ordering crocodile ice cream by the tub. The brand also packs surprises every season with lots of flavors.  The next time you visit Davao Crocodile Park, don’t forget to drop by Sweet Spot Artistan Ice Cream, truly a Davaono’s Pride. 

Get your Sweet Spot fix this summer!

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Sweet Spot Artisan Ice Cream is located at the Crocodile Park Complex, Maa, Diversion Road.)

Like Sweet Spot Artisan Ice Cream at www.facebook.com/sweetspotartisanicecream

For orders, contact (082) 225-0184;

 email sweetspotdvo@gmail.com. 

 

[Event] The Metro Burgers

Last Feb 16,2013, the Metro Burger had opened, they had a service run through exclusively for bloggers and friends. Its one of the newest burger places in town, its located at Juan dela Cruz St. near Ateneo de Davao area.

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Got to taste their Chinese burger which is a burger patty with chinese sauce, the taste of the sauce is somewhat similar to the sauce that is spread before wrapping a pecking duck. The sauce is called Hoisin Sauce. Imagine a burger with tomatoes, lettuce and chinese sauce, its somehow similar to eating peking duck wrapped in a soft flat bread. The burger was good.

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The burger patties have been stuffed with cheese before they are cooked. With this, the burger is more juicier and tastier.. Compared to other burger places, The Metro Burger is quite affordable, the place is cozy and its accessible.

Here is what’s inside the patty:

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Aside from the burger tasting, the owner Mr. Eight Espino,  a wedding photographer, taught us some basics in doing food photography. I was happy to learn some new tricks in taking pictures especially in doing food photography. Here are some of the sample shots I took after the photography lessons :
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here is the burger studio 😀

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Regular Burger @ P80
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Bacon Mushroom Burger @ P120

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Double Burger @ P150

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Hawaiian Burger

  group pic with bloggers 😀
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Metro Burgers

Juan Luna Street, Davao City

[Beauty] Human Nature All Natural Soap & Spray Sanitizer

Human Nature All Natural Soap

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Size: 120g

Price:  P59.75

The Verdict:

Having tried a lot of different beauty soaps in the market, I would say that  Human Natures Soap is more gentle on my skin with less drying effect. Personally, I had a hard time finding a good soap that would give my skin more moisture since I don’t have good skin. Its a clear and unscented bar soap.  Its gentle to the skin since its made from all natural ingredients. Considering that for some who are into the scented beauty soaps, I don’t mind that its unscented as long as it gives my skin good mositure. Though its a bit expensive compared to the soap in the market. I would recommend this to people who wants to improve their blemished skin or complicated skin.

Human Natures Spray Sanitizer in Tropical Burst

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Size: available in 50ml & 200ml

Price: 50ml: P67.75

200ml: P189.75

Also available in: Citrus Burst & Juicy Burst

Verdict: 

The scent was refreshing after your first few sprays. I personally love the scent, its a mix of citrus with a hint of vanilla. Once you spray it to your hand, you will be smelling the different scents. But to some of my friends, they didn’t like the scent, they said that its too citrusy and strong to their smell. As for the product, I like how it makes me feel that my hands are clean after a few sprays. It is also very convenient to bring along anywhere. I’d say, I will recommend this to everyone who are planning to try a different sanitizer and since its a 100% natural product with no harmful effect to nature.