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Holiday getaway at The Peninsula Manila



KUYA J’s Crispy Catfish
KUYA J’s Crispy Catfish

This January, continue celebrating the festive season with a holiday getaway at The Peninsula Manila until Jan. 15, 2015.


Prices range from P6,800 per night for a Deluxe Room and P8,800 per night for a Grand Deluxe to P16,800 per night for a Premier Suite. These include daily buffet breakfast at Escolta for two adults and two children under six, P1,000 food and beverage credit at The Lobby, unlimited local city phone calls, wired and wireless internet access, and access to The Peninsula Fitness Center and Spa and outdoor pool. A minimum two-night stay is required.


For inquiries, call tel. 8872888 loc. 6630 or 5812288; e-mail [email protected] or visit


Filipino favorites at Kuya J


Kuya J, casual dining restaurant offers great Filipino gastronomic delights using quality and unique tasting dishes in a homey dining ambiance.


Its signature dishes include Crispy Pata, Grilled Scallops, Lumpia Presko, Crispy Catfish and Tablea Coffee Flan.


Just recently, celebrity siblings Camille and John Prats plus Phil and James Younghusband graced the opening of Kuya J at SM City Novaliches to spend their sibling bonding moments along with other guests.


Aside from SM Novaliches, Kuya J has also opened branches in SM City Marikina, SM City BF Parañaque and SM Sta. Mesa. Kuya J will soon open a branch in GMA, as well as stores in nearby Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.


Baked goodies at Richmonde


Savor the Christmas season with every bite of The Richmonde Lobby Café’s freshly-baked holiday creations. These oh-so-yummy cakes, breads and pastries make a sweet gift for friends and a lovely inclusion to your celebration feasts at home.


This year’s collection of goodies includes the classic Holiday Fruit Cake (P450), the dreamy Oreo Mint Mousse (P550) and Turtle Cheesecake (P580), assorted breads like Pistachio Double Cream Cheese Bread (P210), Salted Swirl Bread (P250), Dark & White Chocolate Bread (P220) and Chocolate Banana Pecan Bread (P285). The hotel’s signature pastries are also available like the oversized and ultra cheesy Richmonde Ensaymada, which comes in plain (P110), ube (P120), salted egg (P130), and quezo de bola (P130) variants, the sweet and chewy Nutty Fudge Square (P80), and the lusciously moist Richmonde Chocolate Cake, which comes in several sizes.


The Richmonde Hotel’s complete collection of Holiday Goodies is available until Jan. 6, 2015. Bulk orders should be placed two days in advance. Call tel. 6387777.


New Year’s discount


Dine in at any Burgoo restaurants and get a “Be My Guest Card” which enables you a P500 off on your next visit at Burgoo. This is Burgoo’s gift for the holidays and their way of saying “Thank You” to all its loyal guests. Sample Burgoo’s Shrimp and Ribs Platter, Seafood Caesar Salad, Supreme Pizzas, Shrimp Popcorn and Raspberry Cheesecake.


Burgoo branches: Tomas Morato, QC; Powerplant Mall Rockwell, Makati; The Podium and Robinsons Galleria in Ortigas; SM Mall of Asia Pasay; Gateway Mall Cubao; The Block at SM City North EDSA; SM City Marikina; Fairview Terraces Mall; The District Ayala Mall in Cavite; SM Southmall in Alabang; and Starmall in Taguig.


Food trip


Gumbo New Orleans Restaurant offers special holiday dishes for dine-in and take-out: Seafood Jambalaya, Fish & Chips, Cajun Fried Chicken, New Orleans’ Delight Pizza, Baked Artichoke, etc. Gumbo also gives its loyal clientele a “Be My Guest Card” which offers a P500 off on their next visit.


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