Sunday, May 4, 2014

Food & Culture Secrets at Lucky Chinatown Tour

The Botanical Herbal Hall at Lucky Chinatown Annex A, where we were able to taste different teas like the Lo’5 or Momordica Grosvenor Five Flowers Tea, with Oriental Wormwood, Chrysanthemum, Honeysuckle, Selfheal and Kapok, which can help reduce phlegm, the Snow Pear Chrysanthemum Tea, said to improve eyesight, Maybloom tea, which is good for lowering lipids and Plum Tea, which aids digestion. -

 The Second stop was at the Miao De Temple, where bloggers were able to light incense and say our intentions. We also learned about the meaning of this age-old ritual.  -

  Lunch as we sampled in different dishes from Fu Dao Dumpling, Sate Seafood Noodles with Dumplings, Mr. Fast Foo and Cha Cha Food House. and Texas Fried chicken.

 Traditional Chinese wedding and engagement practices, the tea ceremony "teng hun" descrived as an act of wedding etiquette performed by the soon to be wed couple before their wedding.

 At Phoenix Dragon, guests were able to listen to forecast on the year of the Wood Horse from a renowned feng shui expert. Rainbow Snow- Specializes in snow ice dessert -a dessert place inspired by the Taiwanese dessert culture located at the Food Junction at the 4th floor of Lucky China Town.

Lucky Chinatown’s Wellness Sanctuary 
The Chinese also have a long and varied history of medicine of medicinal practices and at Lucky Chinatown's Wellness Sanctuary, guest were able to choose between trying acupuncture, TUI Na or Fish Spa. Acupuncture is a system of healing that involves pricking of the skin or tissues with needles to alleviate pain and to treat various physical, mental and emotional conditions that originated in China.
Wellness Sanctuary also offers Fish Spa Therapy services wherein tiny fish. called the Doctor Fish, clean off dead skin in various parts of the customer's body. 

  Tao Yuan serves traditional Chinese food practice – the lavish lauriat. A lauriat usually consists of at least 10 special dishes and dining lasts for hours. 

E xperience Our Awesome Planet’s Anton Diaz and Mercato Group’s RJ Ledesma's Awesome Food and Culture Secrets of Lucky Chinatown Tour. The food and culture tour costs only P888 and will run for 4 hours, from 11:00AM to 3:00PM on May 10, 24 and 31 and on June 7, 2014. Guests can buy tickets at the Lucky Chinatown Concierge or the Eastwood Mall Concierge. 

For more information on Awesome Food and Culture Secrets of Lucky Chinatown, please call the Lucky Chinatown Concierge at 576-8139 or visit

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