By Constantino C. Tejero
Spiral, a concept restaurant with 452 indoor and outdoor seating capacity, aims to “bring the authenticity and warmth of the traditional French markets and Asian hawker stalls into a five-star hotel setting.” The dishes are prepared by 60-80 chefs. The result is an astonishing mix of world cuisines a diner would run out of breath just to navigate.
By Alex Y. Vergara
Sofitel Philippine Plaza recently unveiled its newly refurbished Grand Plaza Ballroom, the last in a series of major projects to “elevate” its facilities and make them on par with the Sofitel chain’s “level of luxury” the world over.
The 76th Oktoberfest will be held on Oct. 17 and 18 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza’s Manila Harbor Garden Tent.
By Cathy Yamsuan
Gerard Poulard, a short bespectacled Frenchman with dark bushy eyebrows and a ponytail, puts on his gloves before cutting off a wedge from a giant wheel of Ossau Iraty Basco.
Without Batting An EyelashBy Maurice Arcache
Manille’s wine connoisseurs flocked to La Veranda of Sofitel Philippine Plaza when Le Cellier’s Bernard Flour hosted an affair in honor of world-renowned French wine-maker, Monsieur Claude Fournier, from La Maison Fournier Père et Fils of the Loire Valley.