Brew Your Best Year

JOIN US: 2018 Giving Journal Launch Events

Get to experience being a part of our holiday traditions by joining one of our 2018 Giving Journal events around the country!

Schedule of events:

  • October 21 (Saturday, 2-5pm) – 26th St. Bistro by The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, BGC
  • October 25 (Wednesday, 7-10pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Rada, Makati
  • November 4 (Saturday, 10am-1pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® EBloc Tower 2, Cebu
  • November 11 (Saturday, 10am-1pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® SM Lanang, Davao
  • November 12 (Sunday, 10am-1pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Limketkai Mall, CDO
  • November 17 (Friday, 7-10pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® UP Town Center, Katipunan
  • November 25 (Saturday, 2-5pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Adriatico, Manila
  • December 6 (Wednesday, 7-10pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Ayala Malls 30th, Pasig
  • December 13 (Wednesday, 7-10pm) – The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® SM Jazz, Makati

Get an invite to one of our exclusive 2018 Giving Journal events by following the mechanics:

  1. Share our Facebook post on your page and tell us about your own holiday giving traditions!
  2. Make sure to add the hashtags #2018GivingJournal #TraditionOfGiving and to include the leg which you’d like to join (i.e. Joining for October 21, BGC)
  3. Your post must be public so we can see your entry!

We look forward to having you join us as we commence our holiday giving traditions!


We’d like to thank all the lovely community volunteers who shared their talents with us at our 2018 Giving Journal launch events.


The band name Espressivo is derived from two words: “Espresso” and “Expressive”. The band believes that music over coffee is always a great idea to bond and communicate. They are dedicated to give more life and color to every event through their soulful music. Allow them to serenade you as you celebrate precious moments with your loved ones!

Band members:

  • Vee Jay dela Calzada – Vocals
  • Dyan Villaseñor – Piano
  • Magno Santillan – Violin
  • Dicky Tamayo – Guitar

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JV Bautista

Graphic designer by day, street performer by night.

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Rowell Mempin

Inspired by Jason Mraz, he learned to play the guitar on his own by watching YouTube videos. He started playing back in 2011, and this 2017, he began playing publicly in various events. This year has been rough so far but Rowell believes that it’s never too late to brew your best year!

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FourPlay MNL

FourPlay — basically “FOUR” and “PLAY”. They write songs about love, hate and everything in between.

Band Members:

  • Pio Bagnol – Vocals/Guitar
  • Justin Garcia – Lead Guitar
  • Bogart Calubayan – Bass Guitar
  • Jake Pacifico – Drums

For more information, follow them on the following channels:


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5 Thoughts

  1. Rowell Cruz says:

    It’s the time of the year once again! Really feeling excited about this and proud for the whole CBTLPH team. 🙂

  2. during this season me and my friends usually get together and try to make several packs of groceries to give away to our less fortunate brothers and sisters. would love to join you guys on November 17, at UP Town Center, Katipunan

  3. Rose bautista says:

    Be the source of your own happiness

  4. Katrina Cua says:

    I love how CBTL supports Real Life Foundation! I love the cozy ambience and warm service! I love you eggs ben by the way 😉 A super tea lover more than coffee and looking forward to enjoy the traditon of giving event with you!

  5. Dani Cabarles says:

    I was definitely blessed to be able to be a part of the Giving Journal Launch. It was mind openning and a blessing in so much ways. Thanks so much CBTL PH for this wonderful opportunity. Looking forward for more heartwarming events like this.