Super Bowl of China marks its 12th-year anniversary with a promo. Until Aug. 31, diners can enjoy double servings of dim sum for the price of one or opt for a 50-percent discount on a single order of dim sum.
Choices include hakao (4 pieces x 2 of fresh steamed shrimp dumpling) for P130 or a single order for P65; steamed pork siomai with meat and shrimp (4 pieces x 2) for P120 or a single order for P60; BBQ pork siu pao (3 pieces x 2 of steamed sweet buns with tasty pork asado filling and rice sauce) for P110 or a single order for P55; double servings of pork ribs taosi for P110 or a single order for P55.
Super Bowl of China’s signature Fried Rice dishes include Yang Chow Fried Rice, Diced Chicken w/ Salted Fish Fried Rice, Mixed Vegetable Fried Rice, Chinese Chorizo Fried Rice and Super Bowl Fried Rice.
Exempted from the special offer is the Dimsum Combination Platter and Dimsum Add-ons.
Big savings at Gumbo
Get 20-percent discount on large pasta, appetizer, soup and salad at all Gumbo outlets. On the menu are Baked Lasagna, Seafood Spaghettini, Baked Artichoke Formaggio, Cheesy Baked Oysters, Calamari Fritti, Grilled Shrimp Caesar, Mardi Gras Salad, New England Clam Chowder, French Onion Soup. This promo runs until the end of September. Gumbo branches: SM Mall of Asia; Robinsons Manila Midtown; The Block SM City, North Edsa; and Gateway Mall, Araneta Center. Call 6353015, 5671820 and 5560238.
Chocolate at Swensen’s
Swensen’s offers Sticky Chewy Chocolate Fantasy, a sticky, chewy chocolate ice cream with hot fudge and chocolate chips. Swensen’s new branch is at 2/F, Eastwood Mall Veranda. Call 5654655 for reservations.
Flame-grilled beef at Brothers Burger
Brothers Burger offers flame-grilled beef on toasted oatmeal buns with fresh lettuce and tomatoes, and catsup and mayonnaise.
Diners may choose from an array of toppings—caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, sautéed mushrooms, cilantro cream, cheese, blue cheese, mushrooms and cream cheese with garlic.
Brothers Burger also offers gourmet sandwiches, such as Cheese Steak sandwich, Crispy Fish sandwich (breaded fish fillet) and Grilled Chicken sandwich.
Brothers Burger’s Hot Bites are chunky and spicy bits of chicken fillet served with gravy, teriyaki or sweet-chili dip. Diners may also try the classic milkshake, which comes in vanilla, chocolate and strawberry.
Follow Brothers Burger at www.facebook.com/Official BrothersBurger and www. twitter.com/brothersburger.
Bulgogi fest at BonChon
BonChon Bulgogi Fest features the classic Korean dish of grilled marinated meat in three ways. Asian-style Beef Bulgogi Rice features premium beef and BonChon’s homemade bulgogi sauce, tossed with onions and leeks, served over rice. The fusion-inspired Beef Bulgogi Wrap is beef bulgogi, romaine lettuce and kimchi coleslaw in grilled flour tortilla.
The star of Bulgogi Fest is the new BonChon-style Crunchy Chicken Bulgogi Rice, a crispy chicken fillet cooked BonChon-style, tossed in the house recipe bulgogi sauce, onions, and leeks, then topped over hot rice.
For P40, there’s extra beef or chicken for Beef Bulgogi Rice and Crunchy Chicken Bulgogi Rice.
All these beef flavors at P125 a la carte and P145 for a Ricebox Meal, which comes with regular iced tea or soda.
Log on to www.bonchon.com.ph
Velvet Sundae at Manang’s Chicken
Manang’s Chicken offers Velvet Sundae, an original rendition of the chocolate lava cake a la mode. It is served in sundae cup with warm chocolate velvet cake covered in vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and crunchy chocolate chips. It sells for only P45. Visit www.manangschicken.com.
New menu at InterCon’s Café Jeepney
InterContinental Manila’s Café Jeepney has a new a la carte menu. An initial order of at least P350 will entitle a diner to a 50-percent discount on his second order.
The new menu offers vegetarian selections, such as linguini with scallions, roasted garlic, basil pesto and toasted pine nuts; marinated grilled vegetable panini with buffalo milk cheese and French fried potatoes; and vegetable samosas with mango chutney and mint raita.
Other items are toasted whole meal club sandwich with smoked turkey, avocado, Lyoner sausage and salad with Cajun spiced corn chips; Angus beef burger in sesame toast bun with caramelized onions, bacon, fried egg, salad and cheese accompanied by fried potatoes; and the warm Dutch apple pie with cinnamon ice cream and vanilla sauce.
Kids 12 years and younger get to eat the lunch or dinner buffet for free when accompanied by two adults partaking of the buffet at regular price.
Both a la carte discounts and buffet freebies are offered until Aug. 31. Call 7937000.
Peking Garden turns 17
Peking Garden, which serves northern Chinese cuisine from Hong Kong, is turning 17 years old.
An affiliate of the renowned Maxim’s Caterers Ltd. Hong Kong, Peking Garden offers an anniversary treat to diners until tomorrow. For a minimum P5,000 a la carte food bill (single receipt), a diner gets a P500 Peking Garden gift certificate.
Peking Garden is at 4/L, Greenbelt 5 Phase 2, Ayala Center, Makati City, tel. 7290567, 7290820; and 3/L, Trinoma Park, North Edsa, QC, 9010502, 9010507.
Patio Carlito and White House (84 Scout Tuason cor. E. Lopez Sr., Brgy. South Triangle, QC., tel. 3527140) offers Cuchi Frito. Other favorites include Fiesta Paella, Kare-Kare, Crunchy Tapa, Pato Binondo, Burong Baboy at Longganisa, Balut Threesome, Chicken Binakol, Cuchifrito, Pavada Kapampangan, Rellenong Sugpo, Sinuglaw, Adobong Hito sa Gata, Pesang Dalag sa Miso, Adobo Rice.
New dishes at Casa Roces
Casa Roces marks its anniversary with new dishes—Sopa de Ajo, Vegetable Lasagne, Morcon Estofado, Chicken Gallantina and Roasted Leg of Lamb. Desserts include Ensaymada Bread Pudding and Basque Apple Pie.
These dishes are part of Casa Roces’ El Bulto del Casa, a special menu for bulk takeout orders.
Another anniversary treat is the Bar Chow featuring Spanish tapas, such as chicharones con tinapa or choritos mousse as well as classic dishes like traditional salpicao.
Also, ongoing until Sept. 30, loyal diners trying to brave the rains will be in for a treat. Rainy Day Comforts offer all-day servings of Pinoy favorites: Fried Suman con Mangga y Latik and Grilled Ensaymada con Jamon y Tsokolate. Unlimited Merienda, for only P199, is from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., with unlimited refills of Guinataang Halohalo, Arroz Caldo and Champorado, and servings of brewed coffee or tea.
Casa Roces is at 1153 JP Laurel cor. Aguado Streets, San Miguel, Manila. Call 7355896 or 4881929.