Dusit Thani Manila features Christmas food hampers perfect for noche buena. It includes meats such as slow-cooked lechon, juicy maple-brined turkey dinner, glazed ham and char-grilled US prime rib roast.
Each hamper comes with trimmings such as roasted veggies, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and zesty and creamy sauces.
At The Pantry café, pastries such as traditional chocolate Bavarian, frosted mango coconut, Oreo dream log and raspberry red velvet logs are available, plus savory lavosh and grissini, rub, barbecue sauce and Thai pink salt.
Benjarong restaurant is offering Christmas and New Year set dinners while Umu Japanese restaurant has Christmas Party packages which include sashimi, sushi, teppan grilled meats, sukiyaki and desserts.
Dusit Thani Manila is at Ayala Center, Makati City. Call 2388888;
e-mail [email protected]
Quick-fried specials at Bellevue Manila
Phoenix Court, the fine-dining Chinese restaurant of The Bellevue Manila, is serving quick-fried specials until Nov. 28.
Try the Fresh Shrimps Tossed with Macadamia Nuts and Mixed Diced Vegetables with Nuts.
At Vue Bar, the Brewers and Skewers promo is ongoing this whole month. Enjoy a selection of tender meat and seafood skewers paired with house draft beer.
The Bellevue Manila is in Muntinlupa City. Call 7718181; e-mail [email protected] or visit the website www.thebellevue.com. For real-time updates, like the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thebellevuemanila.
KFC spicy, cheesy chicken
KFC Hot & Cheesy Chicken features KFC’s signature Hot & Crispy chicken with gooey Romano cheese sauce.
The sharp, salty flavor of the Romano cheese complements the mild spices of the tender chicken. It is best paired with rice and mashed potato with corn.
Call KFC delivery at 8878888; visit www.kfcdelivery.com.ph.
McDonald’s holiday desserts
McDonald’s is serving holiday desserts such as Kit Kat McFlurry with Choco Bits, Kit Kat McFlurry with Caramel Crispies, Hazelnut Brownie Sundae and Peanut Butter McDip—vanilla soft serve glazed with peanut butter-flavored dip on a wafer cone, plus McCafe Coffee Float which has premium roast coffee, vanilla soft serve and chocolate syrup.
The 2015 Coca-Cola Glass Collection is also available at P29 for every purchase of any McDonald’s meal.
Call 86286; visit www.mcdelivery.com.ph.
Red Ribbon ‘polvoron’
Red Ribbon introduces its Classic Polvoron, a creamy Filipino delicacy made with powdered milk, sugar, lightly toasted flour and butter.
It comes in singles at P10; pack of eight at P73; and box of 16 at P143. It also has pinipig and peanut flavors.