Last Thursday, my schedule allowed me to attend the Chinese New Year Dinner at Mango Tree Bistro (it is actually a Thai Restaurant) in Trinoma. The invitation said that we need to come in Red Oriental Chic attire. I don’t want to stress myself over clothes, so I decided to wear the (ever reliable) red multi-way top. I came with the place packed with guests in red attire. I told myself that this is going to be one chic dinner!
Everything went okay. The hosts were very accommodating, starting from the registration until I was seated to a table with other group of bloggers. We just actually insisted that I share the table with the group, and the host and staff happily said yes.
More food were served on our table.
I love the Phad Thai and the Shrimp Cake! We were served with other food but I was not able to take pictures because I was busy catching up with other bloggers. I will sure be back on this place, and consider booking a flight to Thailand! Yummy food!
Then the program started. We were introduced to (I believe) Mr.
Chen Sy (as corrected by SugarSmile) who has been nominated as the new President of Philippine Chamber of Commerce, along with his wife who is fond of Feng Sui, and two sons – both are achievers, one even won from Olympics. They looked like a happy family and we felt so blessed to have been invited to the dinner. There was such a happy mood.
Until, this girl suddenly started screaming and shouting “Papa!” – she introduced herself as the youngest in the family.
Instead of warmth welcome, Mr. Chen asked her daughter to keep quiet during the event. He kept on shouting “Jenny!!” to keep her shut.
The program continued with a game. Sort of a quiz bee – a competition against each table. We were given pad and pens to jot down our answers. Surprisingly, instead of questions about Chinese tradition, or Chinese New Year, we were asked about health, specifically, infant/child’s health.
We didn’t win, but for the record, we answered most of the questions. The family once again thanked us for joining them.
On the side was Jenny cheering for her brothers and dad (see pic below), but yet again the daddy kept on shutting her up with his stormy voice.
|I know, the other Kuya is really cute. 🙂|
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Mango Tree Bistro
Third Level of Trinoma Mall, Quezon City.
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