It’s a fun-filled August in the Metro. Besides the Cinemalaya Film Festival and Competition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines and National Bookstore and Books For Less’ Warehouse Sale, there’s a Cheesecake Fair and a Weekend Gourmet Fair happening at SM City North EDSA.
Attention cheesecake lovers! The Cheesecake Fair is an event you don’t want to miss.
Head over to The Block Atrium on August 3 to 31 and satisfy your taste buds with the luscious flavor of cheesecakes from Banapple, Cello’s Doughnuts, Formosa Bakery, Custaroonery, J.Co, Krispy Kreme, Chef Jacqueline Laudico Patisserie Filipino, Sugarhouse, Tous les Jours, and Uncle Tetsu.
On August 8 also National Cheesecake Day, you get to enjoy your favorite dessert at half price. But if you want to know more about this sweet dessert and learn how to craft one, then attend the Cheesecake Masterclass on August 8, 9 and 23 at 5pm.
Chef Jac Laudico of Patisserie Manila on August 8
Chef Maricris Trinidad of Todd English Food Hall on August 9
Chef Aldrin Jao Lim of Perk 24-hr Cafe on August 23
Chef Extraordinaire J.J. Yulo of Pinoy Eats World on August 9 and 23
Weekend Gourmet Fair
If you’re attending the Cheesecake Fair on a Friday, a Saturday or a Sunday, make sure to also visit the Weekend Gourmet Fair. You might just discover something you’ll love.
Also set at The Block Atrium, the Weekend Gourmet Fair features a variety of food everyone can enjoy. If you love sweets, there are vendors selling gelato, leche flan, cakes, dark chocolates and other Filipino sweet delicacies. There are also snacks such as peanuts, bread sticks, and home-made spreads such as cheese pimiento, garlic butter, cream cheese, and pesto. They also have ham and lechon Cebu.
Indeed, there are many foods to choose from. With just a few steps, I was able to find the ones that I like.
Red velvet cake and leche flan
Organic Oyster Mushroom Chicharon
Semi-dark chocolates wrapped in a message as well as dark and dark chocolate with sea salt
Breadhouse Pesto Spread
Bravo! Artichoke & Spinach Spread