I was ecstatic about the invitation of Sir Avel, otherwise known as Bariles, regarding a bloggers meet-up. A chance to meet up the co-members of SOCCSKARGEN Bloggers was put into action at Genee, a new taste on Gensan's downtown.

Kristan Franco Photography

Being on a wiser spot, Genee is surrounded by different schools on Gensan's Oval Plaza and Pendatun Avenue. The former Gensan Oval Grill was now transformed into a whole new level, from it's ambience, down to its food and quality service. Owner Rey Billena brought up the place into a whole new additional suiting taste of the city's Pendatun Avenue.

It was around 6:30 pm when I arrived their together with my school prof, Rammyboi, but not to call him "sir" whenever we are outside the school's vicinity. It was the first time I entered the newly renovated restaurant, along with my impressions on its interior designs, it was indeed a one-of-a-kind gig place. The ceiling is made up of a collaged photographs of Gensan's top photographers, on of it is Leonard Pe, and a well cleaned sight to be seen in every corner of Genee.

Havin a stress-free night out

Later on, Sir Avel arrived and it didn't took long before we had our chunk of Genee's taste. Bangus-chicken combo in a single plate along with a fair-scored Mango Juice suits my dinner well. The sweet taste of their bangus is just getting splendid as you chunk more of it, while the chicken never failed my taste either, thus, making me more interested for an early comeback on the place. The serving is fair enough for its low price, definitely.

Bangus and Chicken

After a sip of the last mango juice, the orders never ended their. Sir Avel kept them coming, a dose of appetizer, such as halo-halo, together with a cup of two mango ice cream chunks. The approach on the appetizer was a real good thing after eating up your dinner, the halo-halo was large at serving but fair enough to satisfy your craving.

Mango Ice Cream

We ended up having our appetites full, while doing a little place-strolling, and a magic trick session by Nate Marx, it never failed his audience.

The big deal on the meeting that night was never forgotten, to experience a Northern Downpour, in a simplier meaning, in order to get attention not only in Mindanao but also to the country, we should be, at first, as a blogger, be involved in online communities which socializes, one of it is SOCCSKSARGEN BLOGGERS. Second one, blog about what's positively happening in our town lately, to gain more attractions which I guess will lead to a well-known blogger's community here in Gensan, it's a great privilage of we're in it.

I'm laughing out loud, too bad

Members of SOCCSKSARGEN Bloggers

So if you are a blogger of Gensan, or more general, SOCCSKSARGEN, why not sign up here. Let's continue growing up. I know we can.

PHOTO COURTESY OF: gensantos.com, blagadaggg.com


  1. Kat - Kat on January 30, 2009 at 1:08 AM

    Wow! Nice naman!

    I hope meron din organization para sa mga bloggers ng Pamapnga. :)) hihi ~

    weee. the food served looks delicious! yumyum :))

  2. ` when9tut -- on January 30, 2009 at 7:30 AM

    wow! mgandang experience.. enjui ata nun, hmm? hehe [; mkkapagjoin kea acu jan? harhar, wag na [; ahekx.

  3. Tanchi on January 30, 2009 at 7:34 AM

    ` when9tut: join ka...:) everyone is welcomed...

  4. jes on January 30, 2009 at 10:16 AM

    haha. di ko talaga makalimutan to. nilaglag ako ni mommy kay sir Avel, na ako pala si Blog Hunt. amf. haha!

  5. jes on January 30, 2009 at 1:41 PM

    "i know we can".. obama? haha!

  6. Rammyboi on January 31, 2009 at 7:12 AM

    @jes: ahahaha! nilaglag talaga ha :D

    @tanchi: wow! "great" review. i think yung pinag usapan natin on our way home, d mo ata sinali. ahahaha *winks*

    this event will be cherished :D

  7. Anonymous on February 1, 2009 at 3:04 AM

    umm.. i would like to make a friendly correction.. mr. Rey's surname is spelled with a "B", so it's "Billena"... hehehehe...^^

    please do visit my blog if you have time..^^


  8. Tanchi on February 1, 2009 at 3:19 AM

    thanks for correcting:)

  9. Anonymous on February 1, 2009 at 3:35 AM

    umm.. yeah.. my dad's the resto owner.. hahaha...^^

    anway.. my dad's no longer working in coca-cola.. it's kinda been a while since he did..^^

    i'm so happy you dropped by!!! would you mind if i ask what your surname or name is?? maybe somehow i know you.. hahaha.. since our dads are colleagues..^^


  10. Anonymous on February 1, 2009 at 4:05 AM

    hmm.. the name doesn't really ring a bell.. but i'll ask my dad..^^

    it was nice chatting with you.. thanks again for dropping by!! take care always and God Bless!!^^


  11. Jinky on February 1, 2009 at 6:54 PM

    hi, tanchi!

    Nice meeting you during the bloggers night!

    Nice post, huh!

    ang galing mo talaga! Keep it up!

  12. sheng on February 1, 2009 at 9:42 PM

    hi tanchi, coolness! All the best for you, see you around again!

  13. the donG on February 2, 2009 at 6:10 AM

    nandun pala si sheng. saya ng gensan bloggers.

  14. Cidy on February 2, 2009 at 10:30 AM

    sarap ng food ah! =)

  15. ChiQ Montes on February 2, 2009 at 8:52 PM

    we hope to meet you all soon! - cdobloggers.com/ ChiQ Montes

  16. Marites on February 8, 2009 at 2:27 AM

    oy kalingaw ninyo oy. intawon sa Davao, wala man ani. Naa pero kato lang mga close ang magtapok heheehhe!


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