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    Art in the Park and Salcedo Weekend Market in Makati

    For quite some time, this weekend market at Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village Makati City was a secret, known only to the rich people and citizens of the posh Salcedo Village, where food from an eclectic mix of sources, sometimes hard to find, made by the residents themselves, are peddled.

    Working near the park, Tutubi frequents this place when he gets the chance to be in Makati on a Saturday morning but never got to take pictures. This time's different since he was able to hit two birds with one click: Art in the Park and the Salcedo Weekend Market. Tutubi made a quick visit to the "tiangge" to buy lunch and some suman and budbud kabog (a Dumaguete "pasalubong" similar to suman but made of millet seeds)

    SALCEDO WEEKEND MARKET

    the dela Rosa's Deli Challenge requires eating a giant burger, about 8 inches in diameter, for the treat to be free. there were no takers of it so Tutubi wasn't able to take a snapshot
    Suman Biko from a gourmet suman vendor. recommend their budbud kabog from Dumaguete for P25 each (quite pricey but worth it)

    The Salcedo Weekend Market is held every Saturday from 7am to 2pm (or later). There you'll see Ineng's Special Barbeque, Cebu Lechon, Salcedo Chicken Inasal, DGM Organic Farm produce, Inihaw ni Ogie, an array of French cuisine prepared by a French resident of the place, Italian pizza made by an Italian, Budbud Kabog (gourmet suman from Dumaguete), burger challenge, fresh flowers, buro from Pampanga, and whole lot more.

    ART IN THE PARK

    Inspired by the weekly Art Fair at The Rocks in Sydney, Australia, Art in the Park occupies the Velasquez Park's children's playground and features affordable art works with P20000 as the most expensive. It's a project of the Museum Foundation of the Philippines.

    Orange Gallery

    Galleries of FEATI and UST students
    Sample artworks from Nineveh Art Space manned by the affable Louie Sevilla

    Participating Galleries: Art for Space, Art Inday, Artwalk Gallery, Blanc Art Space, Boston Art Gallery, Galeria de las Islas, Hiraya Gallery, L’Arc en Ciel, Nineveh Art Space, One Workshop, Silverlens Gallery and Tin-Aw/Slash Art,Ilustrador ng Kabataan, KASIBULAN, and Kulay Marikina. Students from the the University of Sto. Tomas, DLS-College of St. Benilde, Far Eastern University, and FEATI.

    Salcedo Weekend Market at Velasquez Park taken by the flying Tutubi

    How to get to Velasquez Park, Salcedo Village, Makati

    Commute: From MRT Buendia, board the Washington or LRT/Taft jeepney then alight at the corner of Buendia and Malugay. Cross Buendia then walk along Tordesillas St where the park is located. (Riding the Bel-air jeepneys at the corner of Washington and Buendia or the Guadalupe-bound jeepneys at LRT/Buendia will also get your there)

    Driving directions to Salcedo Village by car from EDSA Guadalupe, turn right Buendia (Gil Puyat), then left Paseo de Roxas, cross Makati Avenue (Mandarin Oriental Hotel) then right turn Villar St (Citibank Building). Turn left at the end of Villar St to reach L.P. Leviste (one-way street) where the weekend market is also located. (note there are too many parked vehicles there causing heavy traffic since the place really became popular now)

    From LRT/Taft Avenue, traverse Gil Puyat St then right turn at Tordesillas St (Ministop/Philtrust Bank). Salcedo park is just a few meters from by Makati Sports Club and is hard to miss due to the noticeable fiesta atmosphere.

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 10:20 PM,

    23 Comments:

    At Nov 22, 2007, 7:50:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    One of my favorite combinations: art and the outdoors.

     
    At Nov 23, 2007, 12:27:00 AM, Blogger iRonnie said...

    sige pupunta ako dyan. :D thanks for the info.

     
    At Nov 23, 2007, 5:10:00 AM, Anonymous kneeko said...

    giant burger tlaga ah hehehe... andami palang nagparticipate na galleries ah...

    ang taas naman ng lipad ng tutubi... sniper shot pa hehe... 300mm ba? 210mm lang ang sa akin eh... di pa afford buy ng 300-500mm hehehe

     
    At Nov 23, 2007, 5:25:00 AM, Blogger carlotta said...

    now i'm challenged by that burger eating contest. bring it on! :P

     
    At Nov 23, 2007, 9:58:00 AM, Anonymous kyels said...

    Interesting weekend you had had there!

    :)

     
    At Nov 23, 2007, 5:26:00 PM, Blogger ax said...

    I recommend the Frozen Chocolate Covered Cheese Cake Pops, Margarita's Paella, all of Rose's pastas, Z's Hot Dogs, and of couse BBQ!

    You can even find great NY style bagels at the Saturday Market!

     
    At Nov 24, 2007, 5:15:00 AM, Anonymous thess said...

    Hi tutubi, kumusta na? :)

    gusto ng suman na biko na yan!! mahal na ba yung 25pesos? isang piraso ba yun? (sensha ka na, wala na akong idea sa pricing ng kakanin natin)

    ganda ng artworks ng Nineveh Art Space....sana may mas malaking image :)

    Have a good weekend!! ~ regards, Thess

     
    At Nov 24, 2007, 10:10:00 AM, Anonymous dodong flores said...

    Uy, interesting place to discover for me and my girlfriend. Kaso lang Saturday lang pala ito, may pasok ako eh. Anyways, maybe one of these days, baka mapasyalan din yan. thanx for the guide din on how to reach the place. I'll bookmark this blog entry for my future use :)

     
    At Nov 25, 2007, 2:28:00 PM, Anonymous Major Tom said...

    Wow ang galeng.

    I could surely take that hamburger challenge. Sayang wala ako dyan.

     
    At Nov 25, 2007, 3:34:00 PM, Blogger Kim said...

    looks like a great day out Ronnie....
    your website design is looking very good too....:)

     
    At Nov 26, 2007, 4:26:00 PM, Blogger Mari said...

    Art in the park is something I would love to see. I just love those outdoor exhibits.

     
    At Nov 27, 2007, 6:43:00 PM, Anonymous tutubi said...

    pieterbie, seems we both love art and the outdoors

    ironnie, di yata weekly yung art in the park. parang twice a month

    kneeko, di ko kaya yung giant burger. maliit lang bodega ko. i'm just using the canon kit lens

    carlotta, sige nga try mo hehe

    kyels, work and play!

    ax, yes. too many choices there. but i had too little time

    thess, mahal na yung P25 each para sa Tutubi na laking probinsya. pero masrap naman sya at minsan lang

    dodong, blog mo din in case makarating ka. i was surprised di sila mahigpit sa naka-camera

    major tom, seems like you have a big appetite hehe

    kim, thanks for the compliment

    mari, i think it's a forthnighly exhibit, not a weekly one. i have to check though

     
    At Nov 28, 2007, 1:51:00 AM, Blogger Ebb Tide said...

    Hi! Thanks for dropping by my art blog lately. I visited your blog one time in the past but I think you're too busy to respond to my comment. Thanks for posting Art In The Park. I never saw one before in Manila or suburbs, when I was a fine arts students. It's something that interest me. Love art in the park because of it's relaxing atmosphere.

     
    At Nov 28, 2007, 5:32:00 PM, Blogger dodong flores said...

    Sure, Tutubi. I'll do when I get to visit the place ;)

     
    At Nov 28, 2007, 7:35:00 PM, Anonymous kneeko said...

    liit lang ba bodega mo hahaha same din tau... minsan hinahati ko pa ang burger hehe..

    ginagamit ko rin ang kit lens, canon user ka rin pala...

     
    At Nov 29, 2007, 11:22:00 AM, Anonymous tutubi living in philippines said...

    ebb tide, must've been busy then. i can't reply much to comments here. I will visit your artsy blog always

    dodong, baka magkita pa tayo dun kasi di mo ako kilala hehe

    kneeko, canon user for now. next year will be different. sana matuloy

     
    At Nov 29, 2007, 5:36:00 PM, Anonymous dodong flores said...

    Madali mo lang ako makilala kasi palagi mo na akong nakikita sa picture eh :)

     
    At Aug 30, 2009, 9:02:00 AM, Anonymous dangel said...

    every wat day meron tiangge sa salcedo? and until wat tym?

     
    At Aug 30, 2009, 9:13:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    dangel, it's saturday mornings up to around 2pm...on sundays just go to Legazpi Sunday market in legazpi village

     
    At Aug 30, 2009, 10:12:00 PM, Blogger dodong flores said...

    Meron ding ganito sa Ortigas Center every Saturday pero hindi ko pa napasyalan. Nadaanan ko lang...

     
    At Aug 31, 2009, 8:33:00 AM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    dodong, bancheto ba yun? pag napunta ka baka magkita tayo makikilala kita ako di mo makikilala :)

     
    At Aug 31, 2009, 2:17:00 PM, Blogger dodong flores said...

    Tama nga. Banchetto pala (may Multiply website sila: http://banchetto.multiply.com/). Palagi ko itong madadaanan tuwing maaga ang punta ko sa Quezon City tapos pagbalik ko sa Shaw Blvd. via Ortigas Center, madaanan ko ito. Medyo abala nga minsan kasi ang Julia Vargas bound lane ay ginagawang two-lane kasi yung other side naman ang ino-occupy ng market.
    Paano kasi kita makilala eh masyadong private ang personality mo :D :D :D Wala man lang photo mo over the net... :)

     
    At Aug 31, 2009, 7:43:00 PM, Blogger backpacking philippines said...

    dodong, tagal ko na gusto pumunta dyan banchetto kaso di ko alam saan parking sa ortigas. i still prefer the nearer Lung center sunday market...check this out this manila shopping guide too for other weekend markets

     

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