Food and Leisure

What's on the Menu?: Double Down promo extended at KFC


MANILA, Philippines - KFC extends the promo of the “No Bun, All Meat Sandwich.” The Double Down is made of two thick Original Recipe Chicken fillets with bacon strips, slice of premium cheese, and mayo dressing. Grab one now because you never know when you will be able to try it again.

For the love month: Valentine steak at Melo’s specialty.

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Wagyu tenderloin steak at Melo’s

 Melo’s restaurant offers a well-marbled, grade 8 Wagyu tenderloin steak that is grilled to bring out its juicy flavor. It is served with rich truffle oil, smooth foie gras, and sauce made with fine red wine and shallots. The steak comes with mushroom pasta. This love month, share an authentic steak experience in a romantic dinner date made more delectable by the Valentine’s steak.

Melo’s is located at Makati, tel. 899-9403; Alabang, tel. 771-3945; Burgos Circle, The Fort, tel. 403-5968; and Quezon City, tel. 924-9194. 

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Ynstynk at Cowboy Grill

Cowboy Grill relives the music of classic boy bands through a series of shows featuring homegrown talent Ynstynk at Malate branch today, Feb. 23 in Mabini and Feb. 24 at Cowboy Grill Las Piñas. Shows start at 10 p.m.

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Sweet treat: Rasberry and Oreo pancakes at Heaven&Eggs

Rasberry and Oreo pancakes at Heaven & Eggs

H&E (Heaven and Eggs) offers affordable breakfast items and all-day meals. A must-try is the Manila Spareribs 2010. Other best-sellers include Lovin’ Lucban longganisa, US Angus tapa, and special salt and pepper pork ribs. Heaven & Eggs has a wide selection of dishes and creative preparations of eggs, pancakes, waffles and desserts.

Heaven & Eggs is at the ground floor, Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati City, 818-2792; and Eastwood City Walk 1 Fuente Circle, Quezon City, 912-1172.

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Start the day right: Baguio longganisa and organic eggs at Sentro 1771.

Power breakfast at Sentro 1771

Sentro 1771 offers a special breakfast menu with organic eggs, whole wheat breads, brown rice and the freshest produce. The breakfast menu includes morning treats with a healthy twist such as arroz caldo with brown rice, Baguio longganisang durog with brown rice and organic eggs, brown rice champorado with crispy danggit and kusinero fried brown rice with organic eggs. The classic bircher muesli, packed with fiber, is also available. The Filipino breakfast set includes choices of spicy tuyo flakes, pritong paksiw bangus belly and ginisang tinapa flakes among others.

Sentro 1771-Serendra is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday), and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 12 midnight (Friday to Saturday). For reservations and functions, call 856-0581 or (0917) 814-7794. Sentro 1771-Greenbelt 3 is open from 11 a.m. to 12 midnight (Sunday to Thursday), and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. (Friday to Saturday). For reservations, call 756-0941 to 757- 3941.

Soups up: Shoyu torigara ramen at Ramen Bar

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Shoyu torigara ramen at Ramen Bar, Eastwood Mall

Ramen Bar offers shoyu torigara ramen, a soy-infused serving of ramen served with a soft-boiled egg, sliced pork, and braised pork belly and topped with nori, fish sticks, and a sprinkle of spring onion. The Ramen Bar is at the ground floor, Eastwood Mall, Eastwood City. For information, call 570-9457.








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