The Yellow Garage Car Sale (YGCS), Maybank’s quality pre-owned vehicle sale goes to Davao from July 1-31, 2014, at the Davao Yellow Garage located at R. Castillo Street, beside the Church of God in Davao City. The quarterly event is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm Mondays to Fridays, and 10:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays.

Aside from the wide variety of cars to choose from, Maybank will also be extending great deals on vehicle purchases. “We are giving as much as 10 percent discount on all our quality pre-owned vehicles,” according to Mandy Lavandelo, Head of Acquired Assets Sales of Maybank. “Flexible payment plans also include as low as 10% downpayment and financing of up to 48 months, with free insurance and chattel mortgage on the first year,” he added.

The Yellow Garage Sale will also be offered in Cagayan de Oro, at the Yellow Garage located at Barangay Patag Road in Cagayan de Oro City.

For more information and updates, contact the Yellow Garage information hotlines and look for Dong Daleon at 0922 8688224 and Julius Antonio at 0932 8865660.



Solaire Resort and Casino, Philippines’ premier integrated resort, in partnership with Air Asia unveils a breakthrough branding project in the Philippines. 

Solaire again raises the bar as it wraps its brightly colored livery on Air Asia’s popular Airbus A320, which is scheduled to embark on its maiden flight this July. Solaire is the first-ever consumer brand in the country to fully wrap and brand a commercial airline. This timely progress aims to further promote tourism in the Philippines and in greater Asia. 

This dynamic collaboration between Solaire and Air Asia represents another step forward in an on-going journey towards providing modern travel and leisure experiences for its customers, with a fresh new approach to their target market. This partnership will facilitate more passenger and cargo traffic in both regional and domestic flights, and foster stronger trade, cultural and tourism ties within Asia. 

Carmen’s Garden Bistro (1932): Davao’s Homestyle Buffet now open

Carmen’s Garden Bistro (1932): Davao’s Homestyle Buffet 

Carmen’s Garden Bistro offers European and Filipino dishes based on the home recipes of a French family and a Filipino family who have come together for the love of food. In Carmen’s Garden Bistro, good food is served in a cozy and posh but homey atmosphere where one can also dine al fresco in Carmen’s very own “secret garden.” 

French Onion Soup 

Freshly-cooked dishes from fresh ingredients are served from Carmen’s kitchen to each customer’s table. A smorgasbord salad bar is offered at only PHP 175 per plate. Diners can mix their own salad, choosing ingredients and sauces from the salad bar. 

Carmen's Garden Salad 

Appetizers for the Filipino menu include the yummy Umami Fries, Beef Lumpia Shanghai, Baked Imbao, Sizzling pork sisig, and Fried lobster chips. European appetizers include cold cuts, baked shells in herbs, cheese, & olive oil, and Carmen’s grape and cheese. For the Filipino main dishes, Carmen’s Garden Bistro serves house specialties such as Beef Kaldereta, Davao Tuna Kinilaw, Crispy Pata, Humba, Chorizo, Beef Tapa, Fish escabeche, shrimp in salted egg butter sauce, chicken adobo, and Kare-kare. 

For the European menu, fresh steaks, Grilled beef ribs, Flambeed pork ribs in White wine, Western Style pork chop with herbs and cheese, Shrimps in butter and herbs, Fish croquette in tartar sauce, grilled salmon steak sandwiches, and pasta are among Carmen’s many offerings. 

Carmen's Kalderetang Baka (Oriental Beef Stew) Carmen's Rib Eye Steak 

A blogger’s favorite, Carmen’s Paella never fails to impress. Made only from fresh seafood and a touch of saffron, the paella is a mix of love. 

Carmen’s Paella 

Carmen’s also serves Euro-pinoy pasta and sandwiches such as the Chorizo Pasta (a twist to your ordinary spaghetti recipe) and the Beef Tapa pandesal (a pinoy take on the Reuben sandwich). Carmen’s dessert line is also an invitation to the Euro-pinoy fusion. Carmen’s serves durian-flavored French macarons in Carmen’s “Tres Maria dessert”. Carmen’s Davao Cheesecake trio is composed of Mango Cheesecake, Durian cheesecake, and pinoy Hi-RO cheesecake. Carmen’s All about chocolate includes Belgian chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, and the crow-favorite CHOCNUT truffle.
Carmen’s “Tres Maria dessert”

Very soon, Carmen’s will produce its pizza line, which also represents Carmen’s Euro-pinoy fusion. Carmen’s Garden Bistro will offer Grilled tuna pizza and Quezo de bola pizza as part of its pizza line. Wines and cocktails are also served at Carmen’s for those who would like to end their gastronomic adventure with a zest. Carmen’s cocktails include Davao fusion drinks such as Davao punch and Pomelo de Davao. Mocktails such as toothless shark and cucumcooler are also served. For the less adventurous, classics such as margarita, cuba libre, and mojito are mixed fresh and served fresh from the bar. 

Carmen’s is located at Quirino Ave., Davao City fronting Javajive and is open from 11:00 A.M. until 11:00 P.M.
Carmen's Garden Bistro, thank you for having us :)

Davao Bloggers at Carmen's Garden Bistro