IF you weren’t able to catch it this weekend, do not worry. Shangri-La Plaza’s Gourmet Strip is still on at the East Atrium next weekend, May 28 and 29, 2016.
Held as part of the mall’s 25th anniversary celebration, Gourmet Strip is a food fair featuring a number of the mall’s well-loved restaurants, which specialize in various cuisines. For the weekend affairs, the East Atrium promises to be a fantastic gathering for lovers of good food to enjoy their favorite bites in an indoor picnic setting. Sampler-sized portions of new offerings as well as crowd favorites from each of the participating restaurants will be served during the weekend gatherings. Diners can also avail of special promotions and discounts offered exclusively during the weekend events.
Taking diners on a gastronomic adventure are Akira (a Japanese restaurant specializing in sushi and teppanyaki), Arya (which features Middle Eastern food), Cibo (Italian restaurant of multi-awarded chef Margarita Fores), Epicurious (a restaurant and deli shop under The Cravings Group), Happy Cream Puff (a wonderland of cream puffs in different flavors), Kimono Ken (Japanese restaurant serving everything Japanese), Planet Grapes (a great place for friends and colleagues to meet and enjoy food and wine), Recipes by Café Metro (Pinoy food sprinkled with Asian favorites), Watami (specializing in Japanese cuisine), Wild West Roadhouse Grill (best known for ribs and grills), and Zao Vietnamese Bistro (which offers light and healthy Vietnamese fares).
Other participating establishments are Balboa (for pizza, pasta and steaks), Brotzeit (offering German sausages, food and beer), C2 Classic Cuisine (Filipino food with a contemporary twist), Cyma (the definitive Greek restaurant by Chef Robby Goco), Ganso-Shabuway (specializing in shabu-shabu), Green Pastures (Chef Robby Goco’s healthy and organic restaurant), Matgaine, Pasto (for pizza, pasta and panini), SumoSam (for Japanese cuisine), TWG Tea (high-end tea salon serving lots of unique luxury tea varieties), and Wicked by Cravings (a dessert place).
To add to the excitement, Gourmet Strip also features a pasta workshop by Balboa where diners can try their hands in making their own fresh pasta, as well as a tea appreciation class by TWG Tea on May 28.
“The Gourmet Strip is a culinary revelry that will delight friends and families as they explore and experience the extensive selection of good eats at the Shangri-La Plaza,” says Shangri-La Plaza executive vice president and general manager Lala Fojas.
She adds: “We’re proud of the variety and quality of restaurants we house here at the Shang, and the Gourmet Strip is an excellent way to highlight these dining destinations. Through this event, we are hoping that more people will know about and get a taste of the fine dining choices the Shang has to offer.”