NOT decided yet on where to celebrate Mother’s Day? Here are some places, offerings and activities that you might want to consider to make Mother’s Day 2016 truly special for the lady of the house:
HOTEL JEN MANILA
On May 8, 2016, the second Sunday of May, Hotel Jen Manila’s premier dining restaurant, Latitude, lays out an extraordinary buffet spread that highlights Filipino heirloom dishes shared by various families from different parts of the country. For those who crave for Japanese food, Kitsho has its own Ala Carte Buffet to offer. Whatever Mom chooses, she is guaranteed to be full and satisfied after the meal for only Php988 nett per person.
But the even better offer is a staycation at Hotel Jen Manila. Book Mom in a Deluxe Room for only Php4,320++ per night. This exclusive offer, which is available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of May 2016, comes with a buffet breakfast for two at Latitude, one complimentary lunch at Kitsho or Latitude, a voucher which entitles Mom to a free cocktail or mocktail, plus a Mother’s Day Platter at Windows By the Bay and Jen’s special gift, too.
For inquiries and reservations, call 795-8888.
EASTWOOD RICHMONDE HOTEL
Treat Mom like a queen this Mother’s Day with Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s Mommy Dearest Mother’s Day Buffet at The Lounge, which is located at the Lobby Level of the hotel. What’s more: Mom can get her meal free with the hotel’s 4+1 deal, where one person gets to eat absolutely free for every four guests paying the regular buffet rate.
The Mommy Dearest Mother’s Day Buffet takes diners on a culinary journey of exciting tastes and sumptuous dishes, including Broiled Mussels with Hot Paprika Crumbs, Crunchy Tofu Steak with Teriyaki-Mushroom Sauce, Pot Roast Beef Brisket with Shallot Confit, Salmon with Mashed Peas and Tarragon Butter, Chicken in Red Wine with Asian Spices, Fried Glazed Baby Back Ribs and Vegetable Parmesan Stew.
There are also live cooking stations that prepare pasta dishes, tempura and barbecues ala minute. Dessert is also a delight with sweet treats such as Mango Jelly Mousse Cake, Pistachio & Green Tea l’ Opera Cake, and Orange Caramel Panna Cotta.
Priced atPhp880 nett per person, the Mommy Dearest Mother’s Day Buffet is available for lunch and dinner on May 8, 2016, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (lunch) and from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. (dinner). Children aged 6 to 12 eat at half price while children aged 5 and below get to eat for free.
For inquiries and reservations, call 570-7777.
CITY OF DREAMS MANILA
City of Dreams Manila is abuzz on Mother’s Day. The integrated resort with three hotel properties—Nobu Manila, Crown Towers and Hyatt City of Dreams Manila—promises a wide range of dining options for Mom at its award-winning restaurants and pampers Mom with its special treats and luxurious room packages.
These include a special Sunday brunch buffet at Nobu Manila, exclusive dinner set menus at The Tasting Room, a la carte regional specialties at Red Ginger, and floral arrangements and themed gift items at Café Society.
The Tasting Room treats Mom to its Mother’s Day European haute cuisine from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. Enjoy a five-course tasting menu—beginning with Duck Leg Confit; followed by Atlantic Ocean Calamari with Black Truffle, Pork, Iberico Milk and Tomato Juice; with one of the restaurant’s signature dishes, the 52 Degree Egg, coming next; the 65 Degree Pigeon Fillet with Peas, Coffee Raviolis, Jerusalem Artichoke and Cocoa Sauce as main course; and creamy Pear Sorbet as meal ender—at Php3,300++ per person, or opt for free-flowing wines, too, at Php4,500++ per person.
The acclaimed Nobu Restaurant at Nobu Manila features Sunday Brunch on Mother’s Day 2016. There will be a buffet spread featuring 50 unique and delightful treats from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Live action stations and pass-arounds offer Sea Bass Jalapeño, Okonomiyaki, and some of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes, like Tuna Tataki in Cilantro Dressing and White Fish Tiradito. And how would you like to indulge in Matcha White Ganache Chocolate Fountain with condiments and oven-baked warm Chocolate Cake for dessert? Sunday Brunch on Mother’s Day is priced at Php2,800++ per person with sodas, juices, mocktails and iced tea; and at Php4,580++ for free flowing Moet & Chandon, a selection of Champagne cocktails, Bloody Marys, Mojitos, wines and beer. Kids aged 6 to 12 eat at half the price while those aged 5 and below eat for free.
There’s also the Omakase Mother’s Day Dinner on May 8, 2016, from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. for Php3,800++.
It’s Southeast Asian cuisine featured at Red Ginger on Mother’s Day. But if your idea of a perfect Mother’s Day gift is flowers, check out Café Society’s potted orchids or bouquet or basket of liliums and roses. Pair it with a chocolate heart cake and/or assorted pralines and macarons in a dozen and half-dozen package, also available at Café Society.