Holiday dining in Tagaytay | Inquirer Lifestyle

Holiday dining in Tagaytay

Guests can enjoy a lavish buffet spread at Summit Ridge’s Grand Ballroom on Christmas Eve.

For starters: Cream of Pumpkin Soup with roasted chestnuts; Choritos en Balsamico; Herb-Roasted Marble Potatoes; and Tinapa Balls.

Other appetizers: selection of cheeses and assorted greens with choices of balsamic vinaigrette, Thousand Island and ranch dressing.

For main dishes: Osso Buco, Chicken Cacciatore, American-Style Pork Barbecue Ribs, and Baked Mahi Mahi fillet with orange dill beurre blanc that can be complemented with steamed or pilaf rice, truffle mashed potato or vegetable melange. There’s a pasta station and a carving station for Salt-Baked Norwegian Salmon and Porquetta.

Desserts: crème brûlée spoons, mango panna cotta, chocolate mousse and warm bread pudding with Nutella sauce.

New Year’s Eve’s dinner buffet will include Roast Beef with mushroom sauce, Tuscan Chicken Casserole, Beer-Battered Fish with Garlic Aoili Dip, and Pork Medallion with Red Wine Reduction.

At the Holiday Sweets Corner, there will be a decadent chocolate fountain.

Musical numbers on Christmas Eve will be provided by the Groomsmen.

Sisterfields in Summit Ridge Tagaytay is at Km. 58 Maharlika West, General Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City; tel. 2406888;
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Franzia wine

A box of Franzia comes with the classy packaging of three-liter wine, perfect as a Christmas gift or for Christmas get-togethers.

Made from California grapes, Franzia uses Smart Tap technology for freshness and quality.

Franzia also makes a classy hamper centerpiece for Christmas gift-giving. Franzia offers a 750-ml bottle of wine, aside from the box, which can fill 25 glasses.

Franzia California Red Wine has ripe and juicy blackberry and cherry flavors that end with a crisp, clean finish.

It can be paired with beef, pork and pasta dishes; it also blends well with sweet-spicy sauces.

Punctuated with a sweet cherry flavor, Chillable Red Wine is perfect for a cool cocktail. It can be paired with salad, seafood or dessert.

Franzia is distributed by Fly Ace Corp. Visit www.franzia.com and Wine Life PH on Facebook.