For the love of Mom
Philippine Daily Inquirer
Festival Supermall in Alabang, Muntinlupa City, throws an all-out appreciation for the family queen with amazing deals at Festival Supermall’s selected stores, such as deals from Ageless Medical Spa from May 10-12 and a Nail-a-Holics Spa voucher for every P2,500 minimum purchase on regular items on May 1-15.
Mother’s Day at Casa Armas
Casa Armas, with its warm and cozy ambiance, is the perfect place to bring mom on her special day. The menu is meant for hearty Spanish family-style eating. For the mains, choose from well-loved paellas such as Paella Valenciana, Paella Parilladas or Fideoa, which features thin noodles, instead of rice, as major ingredient. For the main event, there is the famous Casa Armas cochinillo (roast suckling pig), Cangrejos (king crabs), or Asado de Pollo ensu Jugo (baked chicken marinated in special herbs and spices). Call 6873663/65, 7574996/61, 8973605.
Mothers rule at The Bellevue Manila
Show how much you love Mom this Mother’s Day by giving her a wonderful treat at The Bellevue Manila, the premiere five-star hotel in the Southern Metro. Head on to Café d’Asie, the hotel’s excellent dining spot on May 12 and indulge in delectable dishes which are part of the Mother’s Day buffet for only P1,540 net per person. As additional treat, moms who dine will get a special gift from The Bellevue Manila and a tote bag from Good Housekeeping Magazine. Complete this special day’s celebration with a sweet note by ordering the luscious Mother’s Day Cake—made of strawberry cream cake—from the hotel’s Pastry Corner. Call 7718181, 0917-8718181, 0918-8718181; or visit www.thebellevue.com.
Mother’s Day treat at Gumbo
Treat your mom to Baked Artichoke Formaggio (freshly baked garlic bread chips, served with Gumbo’s homemade artichoke dip) for free on Mother’s Day at Gumbo from May 10-12. Other dishes offered include Seafood Jambalaya, Bayou’s Stuffed Crabs, Shrimp Etouffe, Bourbon-Style Baby Back Ribs, Southern-Grilled Chicken Caesar, Cajun-Style Fried Chicken, Seafood Feast. All mothers will also get complimentary flowers on their special day. Call 5560238, 4420106, 6353015, 5671820, 4404632 and 5271925.
Chillin’ and grillin’ menu perfect for the season
This Mother’s Day, sample Chili’s Honey Chipotle and Pork Tostadas, tender sliced pork combined with shredded Jack cheese, Southwestern slaw, bell peppers and onions atop a crispy tostada.
Then, dive into Chili’s Triple-Smoked Burger, perfectly seasoned with smoked paprika, salt-and-pepper blend and topped with melted smoky chipotle cheese, crispy bacon, lettuce, tomato and red onion.
Head to Chili’s branches in Greenbelt 5 (tel. 7293022), Greenhills (7272959), Tomas Morato (3725017), Rockwell (6596527) and Alabang Town Center (8462647).
The Manor at Camp John Hay indulges Mom
Bring your family and indulge Mom in wonderful memories at The Manor at Camp John Hay on her special day.
Book a minimum of two nights’ stay at 30-percent off and get the third night at half the price! Complimentary amenities include welcome drinks, use of gym, Jacuzzi and sauna, WiFi and daily newspaper.
Treat Mom and the rest of the family by dining at Le Chef at The Manor on May 12. Promo rate is net, inclusive of all applicable taxes and charges and are applicable for bookings made online and for a minimum stay of two nights. Promo is valid May 1-15 only.
For reservations, call (02) 5844911 or 5844892 and (074) 4240931 to 47/50-53.
The Manor at Camp John Hay is at Loakan Road, Baguio City.
Lovestruck at Discovery Shores Boracay
Discovery Shores Boracay sets the stage for a dreamy escape, designed just for two. Whether you are on your honeymoon, celebrating an anniversary or just feeling the need to rekindle the romance, the “Lovestruck” package offers all the ingredients for the perfect romantic holiday.
Luxuriate for three days and two nights at any of their Junior, One Bedroom or One Bedroom Premiere Suites, inclusive of delightful daily buffet breakfasts at Sands Restaurant, a romantic set dinner at Indigo Restaurant with complimentary bottle of wine, relaxing couple’s massage at Terra Wellness Spa, complimentary basket of fresh fruits plus en suite foot wash upon arrival at your private suite, and round-trip boat and land transfers from Caticlan.
Guests availing of the Lovestruck Package on April to December 2013 will get a chance to win a premium 14-karat gold necklace with heart pendant, from Miladay Jewels.
For inquiries and reservations, call 7208888, 7196692-6695, (+63 36) 2884500; e-mail email@example.com; or visit discoveryhotels-resorts.com.
Cupcakes put the fun in fondant
At Tiny Kitchen, children can hone their skills or even learn to make cupcakes covered in fondant in time for Mother’s Day.
Tiny Kitchen is Vicky Veloso-Barrera’s 15-year-old cooking school for kids. Having cooked from the age of seven, Vicky teaches the recipes she loved as a child.
There are courses for four- to six-year-olds (Tiny Kitchen 1), seven- to 12-year-olds (Basic) and 13- to 19-year-olds (Teens).
For details, contact Tiny Kitchen at 4102279, 0917-5393940; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.tinykitchen.com.ph.