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What’s on the Menu? White lotus mooncakes at Edsa Shangri-La

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Edsa Shangri-La offers its mooncakes with lotus paste filling with salted egg. The mooncake is wrapped with a thin golden brown crust and imprinted with Chinese characters for harmony and longevity. The mooncakes are offered in premium gift box with gold touches and are available until Sept 27. Choose from two mooncake packages – the traditional square box with four large pieces and the rectangular box with eight small pieces, price of moon cakes starts at P2,388+ per package; also available per piece.  Aside from the traditional White Lotus, other mooncake flavors are red bean, mixed nuts, green tea and chestnut. Take advantage of the Early Bird special offer and save up to 30 percent on bulk orders until Sept. 6. For orders of 50 boxes and more, get complimentary delivery to one location within Ortigas, Mandaluyong, Greenhills, The Fort or Makati area. For orders of 100 boxes or more, receive a complimentary company logo on parchment.

For information, call 633-8888 Ext. 2928 / 8803 or email

Visit like, follow @edsashangrila on Twitter and @edsashangrila on Instagram.

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Atomic and Cajun flavors at Wingstop

Wingstop offers its chicken wings in eight flavors: atomic, Cajun, hot buffalo, Louisiana rub, hickory-smoked BBQ, lemon pepper, garlic Parmesan and teriyaki.

Wingstop stores are located at Glorietta 2, Makati; Eastwood Citywalk; University Mall in Taft; Fairview Terraces; Starmall Prima in Taguig; Starmall Las Piñas; Estancia in Capitol Commons; and Greenhills Promenade.

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Bulalo ramen at Aozora

The signature dish at Aozora (Blue Sky) Japanese Restaurant + Bistro is Aozora Ramen (P295), enriched with Tagaytay’s favorite bulalo to give a Japanese favorite a delicious Pinoy twist. Aozora’s food is cooked in authentic Japanese style by Japanese chef Seiji Kamura. Kamura prepares all the sushi, maki and sashimi himself, like the bestselling Dragon maki, sushi rice wrapped around ebi shrimp and topped with roe, panko breadcrumbs and nori. The menu also includes katsu, curry, teriyaki, and yakiniku dishes, as well as a variety of rice toppings at reasonable prices. Sukiyaki good for two only costs P550, while special Japanese Sumiyaki coffee is P120 and hot or cold sake goes for P190 a pot. A complete breakfast of Omurice with miso soup and Sumiyaki coffee is priced at P350.

Aozora, open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., also boasts a spectacular view of Taal Volcano, located as it is on the top floor of Domicillo Design Hotel on scenic Tagaytay ridge, Km. 58, Gen. E. Aguinaldo Highway, Tagaytay City, Cavite. For reservations or advance orders, call mobile 0915-503-8800, 0906-350-1704 or (046) 413-4486.

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50 percent off on Asian buffet at Discovery Suites

Discovery Suites offers a 50 percent discount on its Asian Lunch Buffet. Restaurant 5’s Asian Lunch Buffet promo is offered every Monday to Friday until Sept. 30. The Asian Lunch Buffet takes guests on an express trip around the flavors of the Orient.

Restaurant 5 is located on the 5th floor of Discovery Suites. 

For information, call 719-6805, 719-8888, email or visit Get updates on and Twitter @DiscoverySuites.

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Spring chicken at Rack’s

Rack’s offers its newest dish: smoked spring chicken, grilled over hickory wood until the meat is so tender it simply falls off the bone. The spring chicken meat is juicier and absorbs the marination and smoking process better. The chicken is served with fresh greens and corn on the cob, and comes with Rack’s newest mayo-based sauce, the Alabama White Sauce. Other popular meals at Rack’s are Baby Ribs or Classic Pork Ribs served with barbecue sauces.

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Breakfast dishes at Italianni’s

Italianni’s offers breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10:30 am. New dishes include grilled pork chop marinated in garlic and sage, garlic and fennel meatloaf, grilled sirloin steak and egg and the confit salmon in olive oil and spices, among others.  Breakfast items come withe garlic rice, egg and a complimentary single-serve coffee or tea, available at Italianni’s Bonifacio High Street and Greenbelt 2 branches.

For information, visit Italianni’s on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ItaliannisPH.

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Bed-weather cookies at Wicked

Wicked offers its selection of bed-weather cookies. Wicked’s Cookie Shards or randomly cut chewy cookie sheets are topped with any of the following: Oreos and white chocolate chunks, KitKat wafer or Snickers Chocolate Bar and toasted peanuts. The cookies are served with milk, hot or cold. Win a prize from Birkenstock if you take a photo of any dish, thing, hobby, place or person that gives you comfort with a description that explains why. Share it via Instagram using the hashtag #iCraveComfort and tag Wicked (@wickedbycravings) and Birkenstock Philippines (@BirkenstockPh) to qualify. The winner will receive gift certificates worth P5,000. Promo runs until Sept. 30.

Wicked is located on the 5th level, East Wing, Shangri-La Mall, Mandaluyong City.

For information, like and follow Wicked on Facebook ( wickedbycravings) and on Instagram (@wickedbycravings).


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