What’s on the Menu? Pizza by Todd English at Fairmont Makati

(The Philippine Star) - April 24, 2014 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - A special pizza created by international celebrity chef Todd English is the highlight of the daily lunch and dinner buffets of Spectrum at Fairmont Makati.  It will be available at Spectrum’s lunch and dinner buffets until May 20. The Todd English Pizza has Spanish chorizo, Manchego cheese, caramelized onions and scallions topping his signature flatbread pizza dough. The lunch buffet at Spectrum is available at P1,800 per person from Monday to Saturday, while the dinner buffet is at P2,120 net per person from Sunday to Thursday and P2,285 net from Friday to Saturday.

For reservations, call 555-9840 or e-mail dining.makati@raffles.com or dining.makati@fairmont.com.

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Mini cakes at Cara Mia

Cara Mia offers cakes in mini sizes. Enjoy the Pistaccio Cioccolato made with chocolate-flavored chiffon layered with pistachio filling topped with dark chocolate, or the Caramella Premia, caramel chiffon layered with cashew nuts and moist caramel icing.

Cara Mia is located at Don Bosco, Makati, 818-4444; Tomas Morato, QC, 376-6458; SM Megamall Atrium, 636-1340 and SM Megamall A Upper Ground Floor, Mandaluyong City; Ayala Triangle Gardens, Makati City, 621-6111; Venice Piazza, Taguig City, 555-1000; Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City, 403-9373; UP Ayala Technohub, QC, 709-0999; Robinsons Place, Manila, 559-9637; Robinsons Galleria, Mandaluyong City, 385-8656; TriNoma, QC; and Ayala Fairview Terraces, QC.

Cara Mia also delivers via City Delivery 87878.

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Croissant dips at Le Coeur De France

Le Coeur de France offers its croissant dips: milk chocoholic, creamy white choco, and mixed berry burst. Also check out its artisanal breads such as paton or loaf breads, bagels, baguettes and ciabattas, tarts, feuillete (turnovers), bread rolls (cinnamon and ensaymada), and croughnuts.

Le Coeur de France also offers filling dishes such as salads, entrées, rice pilaf meals, pizza, pasta, panini, gourmet and savory sandwiches.

Le Coeur de France is at Butterfly Garden, Newport City and Commercenter in Filinvest, Alabang.

For information, check out its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.

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Five steak meals at Wild West Roadhouse Grill

Wild West Roadhouse Grill offers five steak meals: the 12-oz. Cajun Rib Eye served with fresh veggies and mashed potatoes; the Great Rib Eye, a 12-oz. steak seasoned with herbs and garlic and served with veggies and mashed potatoes; the Mushroom Sirloin Steak, an 8-oz. slab grilled with a special seasoning in creamy mushroom sauce; the Flat Iron Steak, grilled US steak with roasted herb jus and served with sweet corn on the cob and mashed potatoes; and the Wild West Grilled Sirloin, an 8-oz. steak cooked in herbs and garlic.  

Wild West Roadhouse Grill is located at Shangri-La Plaza, Mandaluyong City, 655-3023; and Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City, 856-1547.

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Drink-all-you-want margaritas at Chili’s

 Chili’s serves bottomless refills of its margaritas from April 28 to May 31. Order a Top Shelf or Frozen Top Shelf Flavored Margaritas for only P300 and enjoy unlimited refills.

Margarita Madness is available at Chili’s Greenbelt 5, Makati City, 729-3022; Greenhills, San Juan City, 727-2959; Tomas Morato, QC, 372-5017; Power Plant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City, 659-6527;  Alabang Town Center, Muntinlupa City, 846-2647; and Mega Atrium, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City 631-0380. 

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P888 meal for three at Nanbantei of Tokyo

Nanbantei of Tokyo offers its P888 “Good For Three Feast.” The Samurai set consists of three tebasaki (chicken wings), three poteto maki (potato wrapped with bacon), three Negima (chicken meat and leeks), three Aspara Maki (asparagus wrapped with pork), three pork yakiniku (thinly sliced grilled pork belly with yakiniku sauce), ebi tempura (shrimp) with three miso soup and three gohan (plain Japanese rice). Samurai set B includes leba maki (chicken liver wrapped with bacon), three-beef garlic yaki (beef with garlic flavor), three pork garlic yaki (pork with garlic flavor), three beef yakiniku (grilled thin slices of beef), three shake kushi yaki (grilled salmon balls with teriyaki sauce), kani salad with three miso soup and three gohan. Samurai set C includes three bonjiri (chicken tail), three tebasaki (chicken wings), three sakana maki (dory fish wrapped in thinly sliced pork), three tsukune (chicken meatballs), three shiso maki (pork with shiso leaf), and tori karaage (breaded chicken with ponzu sauce) with three miso soup and three gohan.

Nanbantei of Tokyo is located at Bonifacio High Street, 621-3224 to 25; and Greenbelt 3, 757-4130.

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Beach bliss at Discovery Shores Boracay

Discovery Shores offers its  “Beach Bliss” Package, a three-day and two-night escape for two in a suite of your choice, inclusive of a buffet breakfast daily and one set dinner with their exclusive Beach Bliss cocktail at Sands Restaurant.

The Beach Bliss experience begins the moment you arrive at the Boracay Airport in Caticlan, where you are met with personalized service and first-class round-trip boat and land transfers. Each suite offers lavish interiors that exude the luxury of space and sheer elegance. The “Beach Bliss” Package starts at the special rate of P31,000++ (peak season) and P25,000++ (lean season) at a Junior Suite.  The extra-person rate is P7,500++ for the two-night package and the best available rates shall be applied for extra nights.

For information, call 720-8888, (6336) 288-4500 or visit discoveryhotels-resorts.com.

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Premium privilege card at Acacia Hotel

The Acacia Circle membership card is offered for P7,500 valid for one year upon purchase. Members get transferable vouchers that are good for two such as an overnight stay in a luxurious Deluxe room inclusive of buffet breakfast; two vouchers each for lunch and dinner buffet for two persons at Acaci restaurant; five vouchers each for use of the gym and swimming pool with a companion and P5,000 discount for a banquet booking with a revenue of at least P50,000.  A gift certificate for lunch or dinner buffet will be awarded for every two successful referrals and a gift certificate for an overnight stay for every five successful referrals.

For information, call 720-2000 or e-mail membership@acaciahotelsmanila.com.

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