TLC Festival in BGC was a Fun, Menu Surfing, Mob of Festivities

14917128_10154181072002956_2813651839733608063_oSoutheast Asia’s leading travel and lifestyle channel brought back the TLC Festival to the Philippines last November 5 with an exciting Global Village. Festival-goers were able to globetrot across the world at Bonifacio High Street, enjoy good food, and great
entertainment . And they had the chance to rub shoulders with 14918746_10154181163182956_1892883901590726178_oTLC perso nalities – bubbly travel host Janet Hsieh from Fun Taiwan, the charming Dan Churchill and Hayden Quinn from Surfing The Menu: Next Generation and America’s all-time favourite baker… ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro!
New gourmet and craft skills were learned at the TLC Kitchen, Japan’s Origami Workshops and Japanese Calligraphy studio. There was an art jam at the TLC Gallery, singing on the spot at Japan’s Karaoke Booth and savoring our very own Filipino food fair and Larong Pinoy. Immerse in the hustle and bustle New York’s Times Square, and grab a bite from the USA Food Trucks. Filipino band Apartel of rock icon Ely Buendia was the entertainment on the main stage. Cooking demos, talent appearances and stage games were led by comedian and host, Eri Neeman.
14890420_10154181165152956_9135300484161563664_oIt was Cake Boss Buddy Valastro’s very first time in the Philippines and did he get a grand welcome from his Filipino fans. No less than a mob of eager fans crowded him as he walked from the hotel to the venue shouting his name. Episodes of the latest season of Cake Boss premiered November 9, Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. on TLC.15002326_10154181086442956_2957001680462097570_o

Coming back to the Philippines for the second time was Fun Taiwan’s bubbly host Janet Hsieh, who was all game when the host challenged her with a child’s game of chinese garter. She shares her latest travel escapades from Fun Taiwan Adventures every Sa14976325_10154181136047956_3341173681312711269_oturday at 10:50pm till November 5. Surfer chefs Dan Churchill and Hayden Quinn of Surfing the Menu: Next Generation demonstrated a couple of recipes for beach-perfect meals for the crowd. New episodes of Surfing the Menu: Next Generation began on November 7, Monday, at 9:00 p.m.

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