Valentine Offerings 2018:
Unli Steaks, Cakes and Coffee
at The Cravings Group Restos

It is steak, wine and cheese at Epicurious this Valentine

It is steak, wine and cheese at Epicurious this Valentine

THIS Valentine, The Cravings Group restaurants prove that love is forever and seal this with a bevy of treats for two at Cravings, C3 Events Place, Epicurious, B&P, The Coffee Beanery, Wicked and Where’s Marcel.

Enjoy unlimited steak at Cravings and C3 Events Place

Enjoy unlimited steak at Cravings and C3 Events Place

Stakes are high and steak is unlimited when you book your Valentine’s date at Cravings and C3 Events Place from February 14 to 18, 2018.

Profess your love in a triple treat—Steak, Wine and Cheese—for you and your loved one at Epicurious.

Take on the Triple Decker Challenge at B&P together and get the chance to win a complimentary stay at Seven Suites Hotel in Antipolo City.

Indulge your loved one’s sweet tooth with unlimited cakes and coffee at The Coffee Beanery.

Valentine cookies are available at Wicked this love month

Valentine cookies are available at Wicked this love month

Sometimes, forever comes in terms of ice cream and cookies, so Wicked gives everyone a chance to win free movie tickets for two just by taking a good bite and taking a picture of the ice cream sandwich. Isn’t it cool?

No pair to share your coffee with on Valentine’s Day? It is Single Awareness Day at Where’s Marcel, and it is time to celebrate singleness and its perks. Buy yourself two drinks in a week and sandwich is on the house.

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Sweet Valentine at Diamond Hotel

Valentine Cake (1)ALL the right touches of romance are at Diamond Hotel Philippines this Valentine as it puts together the perfect overnight stay and the most romantic Valentine’s dinner for couples in love.

If you plan to celebrate love with an overnight stay, the hotel just might be the perfect place with its Suites for the Heart room promo. For Php15,500 nett, you get to stay in an Executive Suite, partake of a buffet breakfast for two the next morning, and enjoy unlimited WiFi access and in-room body massage. Available to local residents from February 13 to 15 (201Smilie: 8), a Valentine’s staycation may be booked online at www.diamondhotel.com with the promo code SUITEHEART.

For that exquisite Valentine dinner date, Diamond Hotel offers a wide range of choices with its numerous food outlets—Corniche, Yurakuen, Poolside, Lobby Lounge and Bar 27.

At Corniche Restaurant, enjoy a special gastronomic experience with your loved one at Php3,180 nett per person from February 10 to 14. Dine at Corniche and raise your free glass of Rosé wine while you enjoy soothing live piano music for lunch. Taking over the stage for Valentine dinner on February 13 and 14 is the soul-soothing ensemble of a quartet while diners enjoy their food.

Craving for Japanese food? Yurakuen Restaurant offers an intimate Japanese feast from February 10 to 14 with its Ai Ni Kotaeru White Day (Answer Love on White Day) dinner set menu priced at Php2,880 nett per person. The Japanese dinner on Valentine is even more special on February 13 and 14 with live entertainment provided by a trio.

Enjoy a magnificent sunset, starry sky and live music provided by a romantic duo with a perfect Valentine’s date at the Poolside. An al fresco dinner date on February 13 and 14, priced at Php2,800 nett per person, features a five-course dinner set menu.

Valentine Cake (2)You can also surprise your sweetheart with an intimate dinner at the Lobby Lounge for Php1,600 net per person. Dine on passion-filled food with a glass of Cava on the side while listening to live entertainment.

Over at Bar 27, share a Just the Two of Us platter of tapas paired with a cocktail drink for Php2,400 nett per person, also featuring live entertainment.

What’s more: All ladies dining on February 14 shall receive a Valentine memento. Now, isn’t that cool?

For room reservations, call (632) 528-3000 extension 1141. For restaurant reservations, call (632) 529-3000 extension 1121.

 

(Diamond Hotel Philippines is located at Roxas Blvd. corner Dr. J. Quintos St., Manila.)

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City of Dreams Manila Offers
Valentine Staycation and Spa Retreat

Nobu Hotel Manila's deluxe room with king size bed

Nobu Hotel Manila’s deluxe room with king size bed

LOVE is in the air in this season of love at Nobu Hotel at City of Dreams Manila! The iconic hotel named after world-renowned Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhita has put together two new accommodation packages and three spa packages for the entire month of February.

The accommodation packages are:

Moments Made Perfect (Php12,88Smilie: 8)—a luxurious overnight stay in a Nobu deluxe room with buffet breakfast for two. It includes Php5,000 dining credits that can be used for an intimate dinner in any of the City of Dreams Manila-operated restaurants, such as Nobu Manila, Crystal Dragon, The Tasting Room, Red Ginger, Jing Ting and Café Society. A special Valentine’s amenity also awaits couples booking for an overnight stay.

Stay Well (Php14,88Smilie: 8)—an overnight accommodation in a Nobu deluxe room with buffet breakfast for two and a Valentine’s treat, which is a 60-minute renewal massage for two at the Nobu spa and Php3,000 dining credits.

Nobu Spa

Nobu Spa

The three Journey to Serenity spa packages available this Valentine are:

Harmony (Php5,39Smilie: 8)—a spa and Sunday brunch package that consists of a one-hour Renewal Massage (combination of yoga stretches, Swedish techniques and acupressure movements using relaxing blended essential oils) and a Nobu Sunday brunch experience for one guest.

Couple’s Indulgence (Php5,99Smilie: 8)—a romantic escapade that starts with a soothing floral foot ritual of a refreshing exfoliation and deep therapeutic massage, followed by an intensive 90-minute Philippine Hilot full body massage to help calm the senses and aid restoration. The package also includes healthy light snacks at the Wave pool side restaurant, where the couple can choose two healthy options from any of these merienda fares: Thai Beef Salad, Santa Fe Salad, Tofu Wrap and Grilled Vegetables, and Grilled Caesar Chicken Sandwich.

Nobu Sparty (Php7,99Smilie: 8)—designed for friends who are looking for an ideal way to celebrate Valentine’s Day together and toast to the good times, this Nobu spa package for three persons includes a 30-minute express facial using products from the Pevonia skin care line, a 60-minute Muscle Release massage to alleviate tension and muscular stress, effectively easing stiff neck, lower back pain, and sore and tight shoulders. After an immersive treatment, healthy snacks follow at the Wave restaurant to cap the pampering experience.

For inquiries and reservations, call 800-8080, email guestservices@cod-manila.com or visit www.cityofdreamsmanila.com.

 

(A luxury integrated casino resort consisting of three hotels—Nobu, Hyatt and NUWA—City of Dreams Manila is located in the Entertainment City, Parañaque City.)

 

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Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
Celebrates Love This Valentine

Love is in the air this Valentine at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

Love is in the air this Valentine at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

PLANNING to take time off this Valentine’s season and celebrate love with your family or loved one with a relaxing staycation?

Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is ready to sweep each and every one of you off your feet with its exciting Valentine’s packages. Choose from three rate categories: The Intimate Deal (Php3,200 nett), which provides guests with cozy and private accommodations; Bed and Breakfast (Php3,700 nett), which includes a filling breakfast buffet for two at Richmonde Café in your overnight stay; and Valentine Package (Php4,200 nett), which adds wine and cheese that can be served to you in-room or at The Exchange or Richmonde Café, apart from overnight accommodations and breakfast buffet for two.

Enjoy breakfast buffet for two at Richmonde Cafe this Valentine

Enjoy breakfast buffet for two at Richmonde Cafe this Valentine

Staycation packages include complimentary use of the indoor pool

Staycation packages include complimentary use of the indoor pool

Available to local residents for the whole month of February 2018, these Valentine staycation packages are inclusive of taxes, service charge, WiFi access, complimentary use of the Health Club’s gym, steam/sauna rooms, and heated indoor pool, as well as free parking.

For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 638-7777. Room bookings with instant confirmation and guaranteed best rates may be made online via www.richmondehotelortigas.com.ph.

 

(Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City.)

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Newly Reopened Eastwood Restobar
Offers No-frills Dining Day and Night

Angus Ribeye Steak is one of the must-tries on the a la carte menu of Eastwood Cafe+Bar

Angus Ribeye Steak is one of the must-tries on the a la carte menu of Eastwood Cafe+Bar

EASTWOOD Richmonde Hotel’s all-day dining outlet has reopened, and it is now a restobar called Eastwood Café+Bar. As straightforward as its name is its uncomplicated menu of comfort food that aims to satisfy the cravings of diners from breakfast to lunch and dinner, with coffee and snacks in between, and even offer after-dinner drinks.

The restobar serves a scrumptious breakfast buffet of Filipino, Eastern and Western breakfast favorites every morning, from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m., inclusive of coffee and juices, for Php680nett per person.

The main dining area of Eastwood Cafe+Bar

The main dining area of Eastwood Cafe+Bar

A cozy nook in the dining area

A cozy nook in the dining area

Diners who come for breakfast can also order from Eastwood Café+Bar’s a la carte menu, which includes breakfast items such as King Salmon (Php375), Corned Beef Hash & Bacon (Php355), and Pork Longganisa (Php345).

For lunch and dinner, the a la carte menu teases the palate with a whole range of sumptuous fares—from starters, soups and salads such as Filipino Chorizo Bruschetta (Php195), Clam Chowder (Php185), and Caesar Salad (Php295); entrées like Beef Kare-Kare (Php495), Miso Maya-Maya (Php465), and Nasi Goreng (Php425); freshly grilled meats and seafood that includes Norwegian Salmon (Php645), Angus Rib-eye Steak (Php1,105), and Jumbo Prawns (Php885); sandwiches, pastas and pizzas such as Eastwood Club Sandwich (Php295), Bacon Alfredo (Php295), and Pizza Pescadora (Php545); and specialty desserts like Red Velvet Cake (Php205).

Sumptuous Sisig available at the restobar

Sumptuous Sisig available at the restobar

Freshly grilled seafood, such as Norwegian Salmon, available at Eastwood Cafe+Bar

Freshly grilled seafood, such as Norwegian Salmon, available at Eastwood Cafe+Bar

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

There are also bar chow items, including Tinapa Paté (Php185), Streetfood Combo for sharing (Php275), and Binagoongang Liempo (Php355), plus Richmonde’s signature Ensaymada, Chocolate Cake, Bibingka and other pastries that pair up perfectly with coffee.

The a la carte menu offers a wide selection of carefully curated global favorites served in generous portions and sold at affordable prices. Responsible for the lineup of dishes is the Food & Beverage (F&B) team led by F&B manager Dave Bañez.

“We understand how people are always looking for the best value for their money. They also want familiar food that’s satisfying and priced reasonabley, and they want a nice ambiance and good service so they can enjoy their dining experience. At Eastwood Café+Bar, we deliberately kept the prices low, definitely not the hotel prices you would expect, because diners are still very practical. However, we made sure guests will get the feel of fine dining with our tastefully designed interiors and quality service. Our aim is to provide no-frills dining at its finest,” assures Bañez.

Eastwood Café+Bar now also offers the Beer Blast promotion—San Miguel Pale Pilsen, Light and Dry, and Smirnoff Mule for Php85++ per bottle from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. daily.

Pizza Pescatora + three bottles of local beer is one of the afforable bar chow and drink Pair & Square combos offered by the restobar

Pizza Pescatora + three bottles of local beer — one of the affordable bar chow and drink ‘Pair  and Square’ combos offered by the restobar

The 'Pair and Square' combination of Classic Crispy Pata and three bottles of Raffa Sparkling Wine

The ‘Pair and Square’ combo of Classic Crispy Pata and three bottles of Raffa Sparkling Wine

Cheesy Beef Nachos + three glasses of Frozen Margarita

Cheesy Beef Nachos + three glasses of Frozen Margarita

Then there is the affordable bar chow and drink combo for sharing called Pair and Square. It serves amazing pairings, such as Pizza Pescatora + three bottles of local beer for Php805 nett, Classic Crispy Pata + three bottles of Raffa Sparkling Wine for Php1,145 nett, and Cheesy Beef Nachos + three glasses of Frozen Margarita for Php835 nett.

For inquiries and reservations, call (632) 570-7777.

 

(Eastwood Richmonde Hotel can be found at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Quezon City. It is accessible from the 2nd Floor of Eastwood Mall.)

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