Grab a Crab and Coffee Club 101 brings you: Sugbahanay sa Grab this April 1st

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Homegrown Grab a Crab and Coffee Club 101 is bringing back their chill and grill night on April 1, 2016 at the Robinsons Mall Gensan Al Fresco with "SUGBAHAN SA GRAB", giving the Generals more venues to "Chillax" the friday night away.

Bring in the gang and enjoy a bucket or two of their ice-cold beer paired with your favorite inihaw while you jam with the Top Local Bands performing live during the night or you can warm your tummies with a bowl of Imbao Soup and Grilled Pork Liempo. Yum, yum! Check out the menu below :

Oh and here's more: Umbrellas and cuttie stuff toys will be up for grabs during random contests. So it's gonna be a fun, fun night. Don't be fooled on April Fools Day, just get your tummy FULL at SUGBAHAN SA GRAB! There's no frill, just good old inihaw hot off the grill!

Sugbahanay sa Grab
 is in Partnership with 
San Miguel Brewery and Robinsons Malls

Six Important Must-haves for Every Batman and Superman Babies.

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I am pretty sure that you batman and superman babies out there are raring to head down to the nearest cinema on Black Saturday for the showing of  Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice. 

The superhero movie directed by Zack Snyder, an American filmmaker known for starting the DC Extended Universe film series, will be the first ever live-action film to feature both DC Comic characters, Batman and Superman. The film is a follow up to Superman: Man of Steel and inspired by the Batman limited series The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller.

No wonder fans have been going wild, with advanced ticket sales worldwide slowly pacing ahead Marvel superhero box office hits, Deadpool and Avengers. In anticipation of the release, and in true DC Comic fan spirit, we’ll let you in on six important things every Batman and Superman fan should buy online.

1.  Superhero Graphic Novels (

If you’re going to do be a fan, you cannot possibly live without owning at least a couple of essential superhero graphic novels.

For Superman fans, your must read is Superman Earth One, which includes that iconic moment when Clark finally becomes Superman. Batman: Earth One is the counterpart for Batman fans, but the crossroads for these two heroes is really The Dark Knight Returns. Most people have a misconception that it’s just about Batman, but no other comic book comes close to actually defining the character of Superman than Frank Miller’s holy grail. You’ll have to buy it and read it to find out why. You can order a copy from the Takatack store of Galleon PH  HYPERLINK "" here. 

2.   Supermovies

 As a Batman or Superman fan, having watched any previous films about the two characters is pretty much a given. Although if you’re just beginning to get into the fandom, and you can’t read the graphic novels, at least watch the live adaptations of the two characters so you can fully appreciate why the battle of Batman V Superman makes a compelling story.

You want to fully understand and choose, whose explicit code of morality is superior? Who is more admirable? Which one makes a better model in defining today’s culture and society? Who is more self-sacrificing? The best way to get your fix is to  HYPERLINK "" get a subscription on Netflix and supermarathon all the Batman and Superman films there.

3.    Super Kitchenwear

Getting super abs is as easy as putting on an apron. This one is for all the cooks out there who want to feel like heroes in their own kitchen, saving the hungry, one dish at a time.  These Batman and Superman gems are available on  HYPERLINK ""

4.  The Superhero Look ( + 

There is no other more iconic accessory for Superman than his horn-rimmed glasses which were used to hide his alien identity, projecting instead the intelligent and mild-mannered Clark Kent. These are readily available at  HYPERLINK "" ZALORA.

 On the other hand, while most men can’t keep up with billionaire Mr. Wayne’s bespoke Armani suits, most guys can look the part by just getting their hair done well. We don’t have a photo of Ben Affleck sporting the Bruce Wayne look yet because of the limited footage, hence Christian Bale, but over the years in film or comics, Bruce Wayne has always had his hair on point. Pomade or wax is key, and guys will want something with good hold to hold their hair’s shape, but not rock hard so that they can’t run their fingers through their hair. Sephora has a good variety of styling products which you can check out  HYPERLINK "" here.

5.   Supershirts

So who is the “better” superhero? Let's wear our VOTE! It’s likely many people will show up at the cinemas wearing some sign of support for their favorite superhero. Wear  HYPERLINK "" a classic Batman or Superman shirt officially licensed by DC Comics and join the many others showing their support for #TeamBatman or #TeamSuperman

6.   A Superadvanced ticket to the showing

Everyone knows how big this movie is going to be, and how hard it’s going to be to score tickets. The lines will be endless, and the wait will be painful if you ever get to the front desk after hours only to be told there aren’t any seats available for the day.

Reserve your movie tickets online instead.
 HYPERLINK "" SM Cinemas and  HYPERLINK "" Robinson’s Movieworld are two online cinema platforms that let you buy your tickets and choose your seats online.

Buying these things online may require you to have a credit card. If you don’t have one, the best way to go about is to pay with PayMaya instead. PayMaya is a free online payment app on  HYPERLINK "" Google Play Store and  HYPERLINK "" App Store that lets you buy online without a credit card. All you have to do is download the app and register with your mobile number. Once you activate your account by tapping “Activate” on the app home screen, you’ll get your own card number, CVV, and its expiration date on the app.

Just load up your account at 7-Eleven, Robinson’s Department Stores, or SM Business Centers, and you’re all set to crossing off all the Batman and Superman must-haves on this list! So choose now, because it’s going to be an incredible battle. Batman vs Superman. Black vs Blue. God vs Man. Day vs Night.

For more information about PayMaya, visit  HYPERLINK "" HYPERLINK "" \h .

Care for Kare-kare? Make it Native Chicken Karekare from FONTI CAFE!

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Kare-Kare is always on my list of  favorite dishes. I love it with its thick peanutty-sauce and al dente cuts of pechay, puso ng saging and string beans. Very recently, my good friend Cathy, introduced us to Fonti Cafe's Native Chicken Kare-kare. Yup, its chicken we're having the kare-kare with! We were assured a good tasting one and they definitely did not fail to deliver as promised!

Fonti Cafe's Kare-kare is made the old -fashioned way with pieces of native chicken cut-ups sauteed in corn oil, red onion, garlic and tanglad (lemongrass) then patiently boiled to tenderness. What makes their kare-kare more special is that they use only the finest ingredients and they make its thick peanut sauce from scratch! Nothing instant, really! Their signature golden-yellow peanut sauce is made from achuete seeds, toasted brown rice and coconut milk for that added creaminess, perfected by  their homestyle peanut butter. The sauce alone will make you want to order for an extra rice or lick your plate clean!

Fonti Cafe serves organic and halal dishes which makes this place a good choice for our Muslim brothers and non-pork eating friends. Aside from their savory kare-kare, Fonti's also serves other Native Chicken dishes which are equally sumptuous! You have to try their Arroz Caldo! It's probably the best tasting "chicken-and-rice-on-a-ginger-flavored broth" dish in Gensan!

Fonti Cafe also takes pride in serving beverages from freshly squeezed dalandan and other fruits in season. You have to try their thirst-quenching Dalandan-Mint Juice. It's perfect for the weather condition in hot GenSUN! Have you heard of UBE Shake? It's a must -try. And have I told you I've found a new love here? Go order a cup of their hot Matcha Green Tea with Dalandan and Honey and tell me how it tastes.

Fonti Cafe is located at the East Asia Royale Arcade 1 along the National Highway, General Santos City. It's a good place to get together with friends for a good chat, away from the usual  mall raucous, or bury yourself in a book over a cup of good coffee and tasty pastries.

Get a Chance to Take Home Two Suzuki Address Motorcycle and more From SM General Santos on its 3-Day Sale

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The most awaited grand sale in the city is happening again as SM City General Santos kicks off their 3-Day Sale on March 18 to March 20, 2016 with up to 70 percent discount on great finds. 

On March 18, from 10:00am-12nn, all shoppers with SM Advantage Card (SMAC) can avail 10 percent discount on the top of existing promo on all items from The SM Store, SM Appliance Center, Surplus, Toy Kingdom, Watsons and Ace Hardware.

Show your Mabuhay Miles Card on March 19 until 20 and get 10% off on all regular-priced items from participating tenants.

There is still great deal for this 3Day Sale, for every P1000 single or accumulated purchase on July 31 to August 2 from any establishment of SM City General Santos, each shopper shall have one raffle entry and a chance to win TWO brand new Suzuki Address Motorcycle. A shopper can have one raffle coupon for every 1, 000 purchase and double coupons on Saturday and Sunday purchases.

All these and more as the city’s leading community and shopping destination offer you a total mall 3Day-sale experience!

See posters and print ads for details!

For mall and event updates, check-out SM City General Santos (Official) on Facebook, follow @smcitygensan on Instagram or call (083) 878-0667.

SMART Brings Clash Royale to Pinoys!

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Filipino gamers can now enjoy 
Clash Royale, the latest mobile game of 
Clash of Clans creator Supercell. 

Download it for free on the App Store and Google Play, and fuel your game with Smart Prepaid.

Following the massive success of Clash of Clans (CoC) around the world, Helsinki-based mobile game developer Supercell has launched another much anticipated game, 'Clash Royale,' in the Philippines, and you can now make the most of it with Smart Prepaid’s PasaData, which allows you to share your data with friends anytime and anywhere for more online gaming fun.

An exhilarating card and strategy mobile game, 'Clash Royale' pits you in a duel with other online players in a race to knock down each other’s castle. To achieve this, you draw from a deck of eight cards containing familiar CoC characters, defenses and spells and unleash all their powers in the arena.

Victories lead to more cards, trophies and glory, which then allow you to upgrade your characters, unlock new arenas, and ultimately build your clan and battle community to share your cards with.

Rave game reviews

Prior to its worldwide launch, ‘Clash Royale’ was initially rolled out in select markets in Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and New Zealand, where it garnered rave reviews for creatively merging the card and arena game formats. You can now download the game on Google Play Store and the App Store for free.

“We are thrilled to finally make ‘Clash Royale’ available to Filipinos, who are very engaged CoC players,” said Erlend Christoffersen, Director for Global Expansion at Supercell. “We can’t wait for them to have as much fun and enjoyment while playing our new game with their family and friends anytime, anywhere.”

“We welcome the launch of ‘Clash Royale’ in the Philippines, and we expect it to follow the success of the massive hit ‘Clash of Clans’ as it introduces another exciting way for friends to bond and interact with each other online,” said Katrina Luna-Abelarde, Head of Wireless Operations at Smart.

“Filipino mobile gamers can definitely make the most of this new game with Smart Prepaid’s PasaData, which gives you the convenience and flexibility of passing on a chunk of your Big Bytes Barkada offers to your friends – the first service of its kind in the country,” she added.

PasaData with Big Bytes Barkada offers

PasaData can be used with both Big Bytes Barkada 99 (which comes with 700MB valid for 7 days) and Big Bytes Barkada 299 (which offers 2GB valid for 30 days).  

Both full-packed offers, you can use the Big Bytes Barkada to play ‘Clash Royale’ and other mobile games, stream videos and music on apps like YouTube, iflix, and Spinnr, and stay active on all your other apps, such as Facebook, Viber, and Instagram, among others.

To register to Big Bytes Barkada offers, simply text BBB99 or BBB299 to 9999, respectively, or dial *121# - the all-access portal for all Smart Prepaid promos. Once registered, you can easily make use of PasaData for your friends anytime and anywhere by simply texting SHARENo. of Recipient (Amount)MB to 808.

Best mobile gaming experience

Smart takes the lead in making available the widest breadth of digital content, innovative offers, and engaging event to give its subscribers the best mobile gaming experience.

Aside from offering full-packed data promos perfect for gaming, Smart enables its subscribers to level up their online adventure through an easy mode of purchasing in-app and in-game items using their prepaid load or charged to their postpaid account.

If you are an Android user, you can enjoy convenient transactions when you activate Smart’s Google Direct Carrier Billing. Simply go to the Play Store, click ‘My Account’ and enable ‘Smart Communications billing’ under Payment methods. On the other hand, if you are an iOS device user, you can activate Smart’s Pay-With-Mobile service by texting to REG to 4949.

In September last year, Smart staged the Philippine Clash, the country’s biggest and most prestigious nationwide CoC tournament with over P2.3 million in prizes – the largest pool prize ever in a local gaming competition.

To get updates on Smart’s latest offers, follow its official accounts on Facebook (, Twitter (@LiveSmart) and Instagram. To know more about the game, visit

Get a FREE Samsung Galaxy S7 from SMART at Surf Plus Plan 1999 and get a FREE Samsung Gear VR when you pre-order now

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Smart Communications has unveiled the best plans for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, bundled with the biggest data offers and the most awesome perks.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is FREE at Surf Plus Plan 1999 under a 24-month contract. You can also avail of the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge at Surf Plus Plan 1999 with a one-time cash-out of only P4,800. These introductory offers are available until April 15.

Perfect for data-savvy users!

Surf Plus Plan 1999 is packed with 9GB data, 150 minutes of calls and 200 texts to all networks, and free access to the app of your choice – every month. 

The  new Galaxy phones will also be available via Smart Infinity, Smart’s premium postpaid brand, where members can get two units of the Samsung Galaxy S7 plus a Gear VR under Infinity LTE Consumable Plan 8000. 

Exclusive from SMART: Special offers for early availers!

Get a FREE Samsung Gear VR  worth P4,990 when you pre-order your Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge from March 4 to 13, 2016. You can pre-order at the Smart Online Store ( or select Smart Stores  (SM Megamall, Rockwell, SM North Edsa, SM Rosales, SM Mall of Asia, SM Cebu and SM Davao).    

The Samsung Gear VR is a state-of-the-art virtual reality headset that works with the latest Galaxy devices thay is set to usher in the next frontier in mobile entertainment, instantly transporting users in 3D and CG animated worlds, as well as 180 or 360-degree live action scenes .Cool!

Those who pre-ordered can get their handsets as early as March 14, 2016.

Redefine what a smartphone can do.

The Samsung Galaxy  S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge feature enhanced multitasking and camera functions, expandable memory of up to 200GB, larger battery and IP68 water and dust resistant certification – all housed in an elegant body of glass and metal finish.

By slipping the Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge in front of the Gear VR lens, you can instantly transport yourself right at the center of videos and games with stunning graphics – for a complete out-of-this world experience.

VR games and videos

The Gear VR is pre-loaded trailers and videos, with more exciting apps and content available at the Oculus Store. You can have loads of fun solving third-person adventure games such as Herobound: Spirit Champion and Adventure Time, or unlocking mysteries and exploring pathways with Land’s End. Shooter game fans will also have a blast with Viral, Smash Hit and Eve: Gunjack, which feature an exhilarating game play.

You can also enjoy a virtual private theater set-up while watching your favorite films and series through apps like Oculus Video and Netflix. With the Oculus Social app, you can also join and hang out other Gear VR users from all over the world while watching videos on Vimeo and Twitch.

Stay updated on Smart’s latest offers by following Smart’s official accounts on Facebook (, Twitter (@LiveSmart) and Instagram.