Hello Kitty Salon: Momsie Kitty Spa and Slimming Salon
From tables to chairs, cabinets, mirrors and wall decors, even the comfort room, everything is designed with the face of this cute cat.
Momsie Kitty Spa and Slimming Salon in Marikina City is owned by mother and daughter entrepreneurs, Mae and Jia Lindo. Both are huge Hello Kitty fans and the fondness of everything that’s Hello Kitty started when Mae was still in high school. As she grew up and started her own family, Mae continued collecting items. Her daughter Jia, grew up surrounded with her collections and it didn’t take long before she too, fell in love with the cute pink cat.
They wanted to share the joy that Hello Kitty brings to them so when they decided to have their own business, they put up a salon adorned with Hello Kitty items. They had custom made decors from tables to sofa, chairs and mirrors. They even commissioned this huge Kitty shaped entrance to the salon to make their dream of having a Hello Kitty kingdom come true!
Momsie Kitty Spa and Slimming Salon offers salon and massage services and slimming procedures including Lipo-Cavitation and Radio Frequency. But their biggest hit is the Hello Kitty designed nail art.
Unit 16 St. Peter Square, Rainbow Ave corner Magat Salamat, SSS Village, Conceeption 2, Marikina City
Telephone No. 7814488
Movie Stars Café
If you are a huge Hollywood movies fan and loves to eat, this dining place is perfect for you.
Movie Stars Café is located in Pasay City at the bay area of SM Mall of Asia.
Outside, you will be greeted by this huge ape from the film, Planet of the Apes.
The entrance is inspired by old cinemas in the West and the interior is a feast to the eye; there are movie posters, photos of Hollywood stars with signatures and figures of characters we love and hate from different movies.
The ushers and food servers are wearing movie costumes. There are also costumed entertainers who will go from table to table and have their pictures taken with guests.
The ceiling is decorated with battens and lights similar to those used in studio sets, and on top of the buffet table is a huge dinosaur head from the Jurrasic Park movie.
Aside from their buffet menu, Movie Stars Café also serves ala-carte dishes including pasta and pizza, salad, desserts and special dishes with names taken from movies such as “Pitch Perfect” that iss crepe stuffed with fruits and ice cream on top and “The Goblet of Fire” which is beef stew with potatoes and mushrooms.
But their main attraction is the musical and drama production numbers. Every thirty minutes, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, guests are treated to various performances. Professional performers entertain guests with dramas and musicals inspired by our favourite movies and characters.
The owner is a Japanese businessman, also a movie fanatic, who collects movie souvenirs and celebrity memorabilia. He decided to share his enthusiasm for Hollywood films.
Through this movie themed restaurant, our childhood dreams of meeting our favourite movie characters can now turn into a reality.
NBA Café Manila
This is the first NBA Café in the country which opened in March 2014. This is also the first franchise outside the United States. Guests will have a taste of the fun and excitement of basketball through shows of NBA games and highlights, viewing parties and displays of jerseys, autographed balls and other memorabilia. Some of these autographed collectible items are for sale.
NBA players and other talents who visit the Philippine also have guest appearances and meet their fans at the restaurant.
Allen Iverson with fans. Photo courtesy of NBA Cafe.
The menu consists mostly of American dishes and among their house specialties are lamb chops and char-boiled ribeye.
5th Floor, SM Aura
Bonifacio, Global City
Telephone No. 5561683