WELCOME the Year of the Red Fire Monkey on Feb. 8 at Resorts World Manila by dining at its Passion, Prosperity Court, Victoria Harbour Café and Impressions restaurants.
Cantonese fine dining restaurant Passion has Lucky Family Feast specials priced at P10,000 net. Executive chef David Chu Wai Fung will prepare premium Poon Choi or big bowls with Shanghai-style pork, prawns, white chicken, roasted crispy duck.
For P5,980, one can also have a traditional Hakka bowl with Muy Choi pork, pork tendon, crab meat ball. Boxed tikoy rice cakes are also available starting at P700.
At Prosperity Court, sous chef Isagani Gonzales offers Chicken Asado Pizza at P420. Asian Combo Meal with pancit canton, vegetable spring rolls, steamed chicken in soy sauce and siu mai can also be had for P380.
Authentic Hong Kong diner Victoria Harbour Café serves lomi with pork, squid balls and tiger prawn at P300; beef balls noodle soup at P320, made by chef de cuisine Charlie Simangan. Featured dessert is osmanthus aloe vera, P150.
On Feb. 7, Impressions French restaurant will be offering a Meaty Banquet, a brunch buffet set prepared by chef Cyrille Soenen.
Resorts World Manila is located across Naia Terminal 3 in Pasay City. Call 9088833; visit www.rwmanila.com.
Diamond Hotel buffet
Diamond Hotel Philippines’ will be serving Chinese dishes at the lunch and dinner buffet at Corniche restaurant from Feb. 5-9. Enjoy traditional Chinese New Year dishes such as Chinese Roasted Suckling Pig, Steamed Grouper, Peking Duck, Chinese Prawn Salad and Assorted Dimsum, Mango Pudding and tikoy. Price is P2,150 net per person.
For every P5,000 spent at Corniche, diners can pick a prize from the Prosperity Tree. Prizes include hotel gift certificates for accommodations and dining. They can also have a 10-minute feng shui consultation with Angel Macalino from 12-3 p.m. at the upper lobby.
Watch a Lion and Dragon Dance performance by the Philippine Ling Nam Athletic Federation on Feb. 8, at 11 a.m.
Feng Shui charms, luck enhancers and guide books from Frigga Charmed Life by Marites Allen will also be on sale at the lobby Feb.1-9 from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Diamond Hotel Philippines is at Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila. Call 5283000 ext. 1121.
F1 Hotel Chinese lunch buffet
F1 Hotel in Bonifacio Global City is offering a Chinese-theme lunch buffet with a menu prepared by chef Decker Gokioco, priced at P1,399 per person on Feb. 8.
F1 Hotel Manila is at 32nd St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Call 9289888. Visit www.f1hotelmanila.com.
Pan Pacific Manila room package
Pan Pacific Manila is offering a Chinese New Year Lunch buffet at P888 net per person and dinner buffet at P1,200 from Feb. 1-5, and Feb. 8. Chinese delicacies include poached polonchay with assorted egg, pata tim with cuapao, braised mushroom abalone with sea cucumber, stuffed fresh scallop on lotus leaf.
A traditional Chinese lion and dragon dance will be performed at the lobby at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 8.
The Auspicious Beginning Room Package is also available Feb. 1-27, inclusive of overnight stay with breakfast buffet for two, for P1,786.
Pan Pacific Manila is on Malvar St., Malate, Manila. Call 3180788; e-mail enquiry.ppmnl @panpacific.com.