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DEVILISH Red Velvet Cake.

Trick or treat

Halloween is almost upon us and Andrew Café has more treats than tricks for dessert lovers as it introduces its newest creation that will definitely enhance this month’s spooky parties — the Devilish Red Velvet Cake! This Halloween-inspired confection is a scrumptious invitation as it gives a mouthwatering preview of layers of cocoa-flavored red velvet. The lavish spread of cream cheese frosting in between fills the mouth with delightful sweetness in every bite.
Freshly baked by resident chefs Erna Canatoy and Timothy Robert Gonzalez, the Devilish Red Velvet Cake with web-inspired chocolate drips topped with spider-shaped fondant makes for a perfect centerpiece in a feast of monster-inspired snacks and party mixes.
Andrew Café is located at the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Taft Campus, corner of Estrada and Leon Guinto Streets, Malate, Manila. It is open Mondays to Fridays, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

New delight

A new sweet chocolate spread to bond the whole family and make kids happy is Gardenia’s offering to every mom. A little swoosh of chocolatey sweetness of Gardenia Delicia made from the finest ingredients is something that any household cannot resist! It is available in hazelnut and milky chocolate flavors, a treat in a jar for every Filipino home. There is nothing like a good, old feast of simple treats to make every heart grow bigger. Check out Gardenia Delicia’s Facebook fan page to share your stories of delight! Recipes and serving suggestions are also showcased to help you get creative in how to delight your kids, families and even friends!

HAVE a delicious snack with Gardenia’s Hazelnut spread.

Dragees for the holidays

Villa del Conte’s extra dark chocolate-coated Dragees will welcome two new flavors: coffee bean covered in extra dark chocolate and bretzels covered in extra dark chocolates. Both of these new flavors together with the best-selling Almond Dragees will be available on the fourth quarter of 2018. Exquisitely rich and authentically artisanal, these mouthwatering treats from Padova, Italy, are perfect as gifts for the upcoming holidays. Villa del Conte has stores in Greenbelt 5, SM Megamall and Robinsons Magnolia. For bulk orders and to know more, contact  893-2575, visit, or follow them on Facebook and Instagram (@VillaDelContePh) and on Twitter (@villadelconte).

A hair-raising treat

Costa Coffee has a hair-raising ice-blended concoction to keep you cool you this Halloween — the Wicked Eye Frostino! Ice-blended, greyish black and luxuriously tempting, this sinful cup is a pure treat, no tricks. After all, it is Costa Coffee’s signature ice blended beverage that promises to deliver that feeling of delightful indulgence. It is available from 18 October until 2 November at all Costa Coffee branches. The Wicked Eye Frostino is infused with activated charcoal, today’s innovative ingredient that lends a murky yet sweet and creamy taste (with some ghostly hints of strawberry) in every sip.

Costa Coffee branches are located at Robinsons Galleria; Robinsons Place Manila; Robinsons Place Antipolo; Robinsons Metro East; Robinsons Supermarket, Robinsons Galleria; Robinsons Supermarket, Robinsons Place Manila; Robinsons Selections, Venice Grand Canal; Robinsons Equitable Tower; Robinsons Summit Center; Robinsons Cyber Sigma, McKinley West; Robinsons Tera Tower, Bridgetown; Cebu Pacific Air Building, Pasay City; Robinsons Cybergate Tower 3; Citywalk 1, Eastwood; U.P. Town Center; The Block, SM North Edsa and SM City Manila. Follow “Costa Coffee Ph” on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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