DESSERTS in theMother’s Day brunch buffet at Escolta in
Time to celebrate Moms this merry month of May
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 06:47 AM May 10, 2015
Nobu Manila has a Mother’s Day Omakase dinner available May 8-10 that starts with Mixed Seafood Ceviche, followed by Tasmanian ocean trout with arugula, and White fish new style with truffle. Other dishes include a three piece sushi platter with Miso Soup, Seabass Jalapeño Miso, Beef Wasabi Salsa, and citrusy Guru Berri for dessert. The Omakase dinner is P4,000 per person, inclusive of VAT and subject to local tax and service charge.
The Tasting Room offers delectable dinner and optional wine pairings on Sunday, May 10, from 7-11 p.m., while Crystal Dragon has both a lunch and dinner lineup available from May 8-10.
If she prefers tea, take mom to Crystal Lounge from May 8-10 where she can nibble on savories and sweets like sandwiches, pastries, and pass around items, complemented by coffee or tea. The high tea is available from 3-6 p.m.
Dusit Thani Manila celebrates mothers and the month of May with several delectable food offerings.
Tosca Italian Restaurant’s chef Maurizio invites you to sample asparagus used as main ingredient in the three selections available for lunch and dinner this month. On the menu are Risotto con Asparagi, Asparagi alla Milanese and Spaghetti con Asparagi.
From May 16-31, Thai chef Suwanna Puangdee recommends another interesting dish called Gai Tom Coke, which is braised chicken in Coca-Cola and chili sauce. Available for lunch and dinner at Benjarong Thai restaurant.
UMU lets you cool down with the Japanese version of halo-halo. Cap your meal with any of three selections: Azuki Kakigori, Coconut Kakigori and Macha Kakigori, each is priced at P350 net.
The Peninsula Manila has created special dining and room offers, designed to give “supermoms” the pampering and extraordinary treatment they deserve.
There is a Mother’s Day brunch buffet today at Escolta from noon till 3 p.m. priced at P3,500 (with free-flowing champagne for adults); P2,400 (adults); and P1,300 (children under 12). The Best of Escolta dinner buffet, from 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., is priced at P1,750 (adults) and P970 (children under 12).
Guests can also choose from afternoon tea buffet at the Upper Lobby from 2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; Mother’s Day à la carte lunch at Spices; and a multi-course lunch menu at Old Manila.
The hotel has also put together a MomMeCation Package, the perfect pampering package that is guaranteed to rejuvenate. This luxuriously indulgent treat can be enjoyed solo or with a friend, and begins with a stay in a Deluxe Room at P11,500, Grand Deluxe Room at P13,500 or a Premier Suite at P17,500.
The MomMeCation Package is valid from May until Dec. 30. All prices are subject to 10-percent service charge and prevailing government taxes.
Baskin-Robbins offers a wide range of stylish and eye-catching ice cream cake designs made from premium ice cream and a layer of delicious moist cake. The list includes the Delectable
Designer Bag and Lady Bug cakes, Pearls and Petals, Swirling Rose, and Mini Gift cakes.
Guests can also choose to have their ice cream cakes customized with any ice cream and cake flavor combination of their choice. They can also have a personalized message added on top.
Visit www.baskinrobbins.ph or www.facebook.com/baskinrobbinsph; follow @baskinrobbinsph on Twitter and Instagram.
Celebrate moms at Discovery Primea
Discovery Primea has come up with special offers at Restaurant Tapenade and Mother’s Day weekend staycation packages.
Their Mamma Mia! Staycation package includes overnight accommodations with breakfast for two, high tea at Gilarmi Lounge for two, a 60-minute in-room massage from Terazi Spa, complimentary high-speed Internet, use of the swimming pool and fitness center, complimentary parking and a signature Discovery Primea gift.
Rates start at P10,100 nett for the business flat, P12,600 nett for the Executive one-bedroom suite, and P14,600 nett for the two-bedroom Primea suite. Terms and conditions apply.
For Mother’s Day weekend, Restaurant Tapenade offers Italy on a plate from the kitchen of Executive chef Luis Chikiamco.
For P2,220 nett, the meal begins with a traditional Italian cocktail, a wide selection of appetizers, Tortelli di Ricotta with sage and brown butter, and a choice of main course.
Surprise Mom with some home-cooked goodness by taking over the kitchen for a change. King Sue has delicious dishes that are easy to prepare. Choose from King Sue Salami Lasagna, King Sue Macaroni Overload packed with bacon and bits of deli-burger, and King Sue Hungarian Sausage Creamy Salad.
King Sue products are available at leading supermarkets and groceries nationwide.
Lima Park Hotel, Batangas’ best luxury hotel, offers an overnight stay for two in a superior room for P2,500 nett, inclusive of complimentary breakfast for two and access to the pool.
On May 10, Asian Flavours at the hotel will offer a Mother’s Day Lunch or Dinner for P599 nett.
Lima Park Hotel is at Lima Techology Center, Malvar, Batangas. Call (043) 9811555 or 0917-5042385; visit www.limaparkhotel.com.
Sweet treats from Red Ribbon
Red Ribbon celebrated with a limited-edition Mother’s Day Black Forest cake and the Mother’s Day Mamon. Both will be available at Red Ribbon stores nationwide from May 8-10.
The Mother’s Day Black Forest has deliciously rich chocolate roses. This edible floral bouquet complements the confection’s soft, moist chocolate cake sprinkled with a generous amount of glorious chocolate shavings atop fluffy, white cream icing and punctuated by sweetened cherries.
Set menu at Phoenix Court
A mouthwatering treat awaits Mom at Phoenix Court, the top-notch fine dining Chinese restaurant of The Bellevue Manila. The set menu includes Steamed Mother’s Day Bun, Pan-fried Beef Tenderloin with Orange Pepper Sauce and home-made Bean Curd with Fresh Shrimps and Green Vegetable.
The hotel has a room promo until May 31. Spend quality time with Mom in a Tower Grand Deluxe Room (Tower Wing) complete with buffet breakfast for two at Café d’Asie, one-hour relaxation massage at Azurea Spa, and other treats for P7,000 nett.
Gift Mom with cute, quirky finds
Celebrate the festive month of May with cute and quirky items starting at P88! Daiso Japan, Japan’s No. 1 hyakuen, offers the biggest collection of authentic Japanese merchandise that ranges from cool to kawaii designs.
Go ahead and take mom out on Mother’s Day for some much deserved pampering and shopping. Some of the things she’ll surely love at Daiso Japan include fluffy bedroom slippers, gift boxes in vintage designs, decorative woven baskets and pretty flower clips. Also find dainty driving gloves that double as stylish gardening mitts, and pampering massage rollers that help ease off the tension after a long day.
Daiso Japan is one of the retail formats under Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.
Special spreads at Resorts World Manila
Take the family on an authentic Cantonese culinary journey at Passion and choose from two Chinese lauriat spreads.
The first set offers a main dish of roasted crispy skin suckling pig with jellyfish along with a lineup of savory dishes that include lemongrass roast chicken with preserved shrimp paste, steamed live lapu-lapu prepared Chaozhou style, braised duck with assorted meats and more. The second set is highlighted by an authentic Peking duck centerpiece served together with braised dice US scallop in gold soup, wok fried New Zealand beef tenderloin in Japanese barbecue sauce, steamed live crab with glutinous rice and more.
Each set serves groups of 10. As an added treat, moms get a special gift for every P15,000 single transaction.
Call 9088833; visit www.rwmanila.com.
Treats for Mom at Acacia Hotel Manila
From May 8-10, treat the special woman in your life with an overnight stay in one of the luxury hotel’s 262 guestrooms. The package includes buffet breakfast for two at Acaci Coffee Shop, four movie tickets at the Commercenter cinema, a rejuvenating Aromatherapy massage for one at Lurra Wellness Spa, and other perks.
Pair your relaxing stay with a visit to Acaci Coffee Shop for a Thai-inspired feast for P1,388 nett per person. The buffet spread will feature dishes like Pad Thai, Chicken Cashew Nuts, Green Curry Chicken, Kao Phad and Chicken Pandan.