Count Olaf’s quest to steal the Baudelaire fortune continues in Season 2 of the Lemony Snicket’s TV series adaptation of A Series of Unfortunate Events, to be released on March 30, 2018 on Netflix.
And just before he does, Netflix had a 3-day party in Makati to welcome the new season with free food, drinks and an unfortunate give-away.
Let’s take a look at the Ruins in Poblacion as it was transformed into an unfortunate playground of misfortunes for three nights. We were there on the last night and yet, the force was in full swing. The five of us definitely had a great, albeit unfortunate, Saturday night. My sister, on a side note, even told my mother, you’re the only old guest there! Lol. Even my 58 year-old mom posted on social media, duh!
The moment you walk in to the compound, it’s probably going to be the first thing you’d notice. Straight off from Lemony Snicket’s book, Cafe Salmonella is a seafood diner that serves only salmon-based dishes. We also had salmon costume-clad waiters who led us to our table, gave us our neckties and Lucky even joined in for a couple of photos.
My mom immediately tasted the guava in the custard eclairs, and I thought there was alcohol in the salmon-flavored water but all 4 of my companions disagreed with me. My sister especially liked the open face, mini cheese burger. We also downed the Scallops Ravioli in no time.
ICE CREAM BOOTH
We had the salted egg caramel ice cream right when we got there and was unfortunately surprised at how good, lansa-less it was. I would have wanted a second serving! My mother tried the turon-langka flavor and Alpha had the tablea chocolate.
ENGKANTO DRINKS BY POLILYA
These were alcohol-based drinks and while Jons and Rona got their Engkanto Seasonal Raspberry Lager, my sister, mother and myself, only had the Mango Vanilla slush, which was alcohol-free.
Jons had his misfortunes told before him and he came out laughing. It was probably some unfortunate news.
All we needed to do us was post a photo on any of our social media accounts with #HowUnfortunate and they gave us a journal inside a book box themed to, none other than the unfortunate events in the Baudelaire siblings’ lives. Even Rocket didn’t want to let it go when we got home.
THE RUINS, POBLACION
It was a bit difficult to find at first but later we understood why. The place was perfect for art installations. I can imagine some movies being filmed there, photo shoot sessions in place and other events such as this.
THE UNFORTUNATE SERIES ON NETFLIX
Season 1 was shown on Netflix in 2017 and is set to release Season 2 on March 30th, 2018. The treacherous villain with ultimate villane-ous treachery, Count Olaf, is set to make things even worse for Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire. The orphaned siblings have been fighting off the disguised villain ably played by Neil Patrick Harris, and they have both stayed true to the novels they were adapted from, and creative in their subplots and character transformations.
The first season had an aggregate approval rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes and on Metacritic scored a magnificent 8.1/10. Get ready for more misfortunes starting March 30!
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