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What’s on the Menu for Father’s Day?: Flavors of Montaditos for Father’s Day at Casa Armas

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines - Casa Armas offers its flavors of Montaditos for Father’s Day.   If dad likes fish and vegetables there is the montadito berenjenas con setas (grilled eggplant with mushroom) and escalivada de anchoa (grilled pimiento with anchovy); for seafood loving dads, montadito de gamba (shrimp, olives and fresh tomato slice with a creamy dressing), montadito de cangrejos (minced crab legs tossed in a creamy corn dressing topped with pickle and shrimp), and montadito de salmon (smoked salmon) are available. For the meat-lovers there are the montadito de jamon tropicale (jamon Serrano topped with slices of fresh kiwi and orange to balance the saltiness of the cured meat or ham) or montadito de croqueta con jamon o pollo (choice of chicken or ham croquette).  Montaditos can be ordered by piece, P90+, or in sampler plates. For the main course, Casa Armas offers two main dishes:  Solomillo con compota de cebollas (tenderloin with caramelized onions on a bed of sliced potato) and pescado con compota de berenjenas y tomate (cobbler fish with eggplant and caramelize fresh tomato).  The meal comes with a free glass of Spanish wine at P695+.    

Casa Armas is located at ground floor, The Podium, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City, with tel. nos. 687-3663/65;  ground level  Greenbelt 2, Ayala Malls 757-4996/61 and 132 Jupiter Street, Bel-Air Village, Makati City, 897-3605.

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P399 meal special at Oceana


Oceana, the restaurant-bar, culinary school and events place  at the SM Mall of Asia offers its “Wine and Dine: A Father’s Day Special”  for only P399+ per person.   Start with an appetizer of mini-bacon quiche, followed with a choice of either mixed green salad with pomelo bits, potato salad or macaroni salad. Soup choices are cream of pumpkin or cream of mushroom with asparagus. For main course choices are pan-fried fish fillet with pesto sauce, sweet honey-glazed chicken with roasted nuts, richly savory pork asado or succulently satisfying beef slices topped with cheesy bernaise sauce. The main course is served with a choice of fettuccine carbonara or steamed rice with pandan leaves. Desserts are sliced fresh fruits with Mint Syrup or a Selection of sliced cakes and pastries.

“Oceana’s Wine and Dine: A Father’s Day Special” is available for lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  

Oceana is located at Building A, San Miguel By the Bay, SM Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. 

For information, call 556-3195 or visit the Facebook Page (http://facebook.com/oceanaphils).

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Prime Angus beef at Discovery Shores Boracay



Discovery Shores Boracay offers its  “Shores Super Dad’s Steaks “N” Frites.”  The special menu includes a choice of USDA prime Angus beef with Parmesan-rosemary fries and baby mixed greens. Other meat selections are ribeye steak with a tarragon béarnaise sauce, P1,750; US Angus tenderloin with a red wine demi sauce, 1,750; Hanger steak  with three peppercorn sauce, P995; ribs with barbecue sauce, P1,250 or the Shores Burger with a secret dressing, P520. The “Beach Bliss”  is a three-day and two-night escape, inclusive of buffet breakfast daily and one set dinner at Sands Restaurant at the special rate of P14,888 per person at a Junior Suite, P17,888 per person at a One Bedroom Suite, and P20,888 per person at a One Bedroom Suite Premiere. The “Beach Bliss Package” is valid until Oct. 15. 

For information, call 720-8888, (63 36) 288.4500 or visit discoveryhotels-resorts.com.

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P580 dinner  buffet at Lima Park Hotel

 Lima Park Hotel in Batangas offers  a dinner buffet for P580 per person tomorrow, Father’s Day. Dad can enjoy a special eight-course dinner at the Asian Flavours Restaurant. For groups of four, dads get a free dinner buffet. An overnight stay in any one of Lima’s 120 guest rooms is available at P3,999.  Families of four can enjoy an overnight stay, complimentary breakfast, plus a choice of either lunch or dinner. This family getaway also includes unlimited free use of the fitness center and the Horizon Pool for the duration of your stay.

Lima Park Hotel is located at Lima Technology Center in Malvar, Batangas. It is just 65 kilometers South of Metro Manila and is very accessible through South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Southern Tagalog Access Road (STAR) via Malvar exit.

 For information, call (043) 981-555 / 0917-504-2385 or visit www.limaparkhotel.com.








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