Food and Leisure

What’s on the Menu? Oktoberfest at Sofitel Philippine Plaza

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Sofitel Philippine Plaza and the German Club celebrate the “77th Oktoberfest” at the Harbor Garden Tent on Oct. 16 and 17.  There will be a Bavarian feast, limitless towers of beer, a featured collection of time-honored German traditions and exciting raffle prizes. The authentic feast of Bavarian specialties features roasted pork knuckles, roasted calf, laugen rolls, grilled German sausages and pastries with ice- cold San Miguel beer. The Bavarian Sound Express returns for its 12th Oktoberfest stint.

For information, call the German Club Manila 894-2899 or email [email protected]

For reservations, call 551-5555 or email [email protected]

45 percent off on ‘ebi’ tempura at Kimpura

Kimpura celebrates its 45th anniversary with a 45 percent discount on its signature ebi tempura (a la carte orders). This special offer is available on weekdays (Monday to Friday) from Oct. 12 to 23.   Also try the nabemono treats (one-pot soup dishes cooked at your table). Enjoy sukiyaki with US beef slices (P680+), shabu-shabu with thin US beef slices (P735+), Kimpura nabe with salmon, chicken, beef and pork (P850+), and butakimuchi nabe with sliced pork (P650+), each with free California maki kani; and yosenabe, with chicken and seafood (P1,100+) with complimentary ebiko roll kani.

Kimpura is at level 4 Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Makati, 621-6791, 621-6793; Greenhills, 721-8816, 721-8869; and level 3 TriNoma Garden Park, 901-0813, 9020692.

Cherry Chocolate Bliss at Cara Mia

Cara Mia offers its newest cake, the Cherry Chocolate Bliss.  The cake is made with coffee cream and chocolate mousse in rich chocolate chiffon mixed with rum and succulent cherries.

Cara Mia is 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; Ayala Fairview Terraces and SM Fairview, QC; Estancia Mall Capitol Commons, Pasig City and SM Clark, Angeles, Pampanga.

Cara Mia also delivers via 822-1111. Follow Cara Mia Gelateria on Facebook and Instagram.

For information, visit www.caramia.ph.

Nutty Dracula Donuts at J.Co

J.Co offers two new donuts for Halloween. The Nutty Dracula Donut is made with peanut butter and garnished with dark chocolate and strawberry sauce. The Web Donut is filled with tiramisu cream, and capped with a mix of dark chocolate and chocolate tiramisu. J.Co Halloween Donuts are available for P42 each, P252 for half a dozen, P380 for one dozen, and P592 for two dozens.  The donuts are available until Nov. 2.

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Authentic Bavarian Paulaner Beer at Marco Polo Ortigas

Marco Polo Ortigas Manila celebrates Oktoberfest at Cucina, its all-day dining restaurant. Ongoing until Oct. 11, indulge in Bavarian treats such as pork knuckles and German sausages. Pair these Bavarian dishes with Paulaner, a Bavarian-style wheat beer.  At Vu’s Sky Bar and Lounge, enjoy culinary Bavarian delights like the Sausage Platter and Paulaner beer at P400 per bottle.  

Cucina is open daily for lunch from 12 noon to 2:30 p.m. and dinner from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Buffet price starts at P1,500 per person. Vu’s Sky Lounge is open from Monday to Saturday from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sundays from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.

For information, call 720-7720, email [email protected], visit facebook.com/MarcoPoloOrtigasManila, follow @MarcoPoloManila on Twitter or Instagram or experience www.marcopolohotels.com.












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