Migs and Alaine

Chronicles of a Happy Married Life

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What is your kid’s “baon” for today?

Are you the type of mom who always prepare your kid’s packed lunch and snack for school? Well, I have a good news for you. Gardenia now offers Pocket Sandwich. It’s a guaranteed healthy on the go snack so you won’t have to worry about what your kid is eating even if you’re not around.

Kids regardless of their gender  are always on the go, so it really helps that Gardenia Pocket Sandwich is individually packed. The product is not just handy but, it’s also packed with vitamins that your kids need. Gardenia Pocket Sandwich comes in two variants: Chocolate and Peanut Butter.

Gardenia Chocolate Pocket Sandwich is made with soft and creamy White Bread with rich chocolate filling and sealed to lock in its goodness. Baked fresh everyday so you can enjoy your favorite sandwich anytime and anywhere

High in iron, folate, vitamin b1 and source of vitamin A. This pocket sandwich is high in Iron and folate which contributes to normal formation of red blood cells & hemoglobin; Vitamin B1 which helps release energy from proteins, fats & carbohydrates; it is also a source of Vitamin A which is essential for the function of the eyes.

Gardenia Peanut Butter Pocket Sandwich is made with soft and creamy White Bread with luscious and milky peanut butter filling and sealed to lock in its goodness. Baked fresh everyday so you can enjoy your favorite sandwich anytime and anywhere

High in iron, vitamin B1, B2, and A. This pocket sandwich is high in iron which contributes to normal formation of red blood cells & hemoglobin; Vitamin B1 and B2 which helps release energy from proteins, fats & carbohydrates; and vitamin A which is essential for the function of the eyes.

Gardenia Pocket Sandwiches are available in all leading Supermarkets (SRP Php15).

 

“Boodle Fight sa Bilao” and “Shrimp Wednesday” Only at St. Nicholas Catering and Restaurant

St. Nicholas Catering and Restaurant Boodle Fight sa Bilao Sets on SALE!!!  There are many ways to bond with families and friends and one of those is eating together, enjoying the best food prepared and served with love.

This holiday season, why not eat with your family in the most exciting way – a boodle fight. When it comes to boodle fight, the place to be is at St. Nicholas Catering and Restaurant. It’s a great thing that they are on sale!

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For a special price of Php999.00, the Boodle Fight sa Bilao Set is indeed very affordable compared to other restaurants having the same idea. Restaurant diners have the option to choose from the of other Boodle Fight variants that the restaurant offers like from Palawan, Boracay, to Batangas for the same price of Php999.00.

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BEST SELLER: The Hot and Juicy Shrimps

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The restaurant’s Hot and Juicy Shrimps are available in the following flavors/variants: regular, spicy, mild, sweet, and medium. The shrimps were sourced from Roxas City,known as the seafood capital of the Philippines. So it is guaranteed fresh!

Trivia: Did you know that Chef Nick personally came up with its signature sauce. And once you tasted it, mapapa extra-rice ka talaga!

Best Deal: Shrimp Wednesday

Wednesdays is a special day for shrimp lovers and regular customers at St. Nicholas Catering and Restaurant for its called “Shrimp Wednesday” A Good Deal you shouldn’t missed. Regular customers of St. Nicholas have been returning every week for the 50% off promo. YES 50% OFF. From the regular price of Php399.00, marking down to only Php199.00 with the very same quality of Hot and Juicy Shrimps is basically a promo offer to grab!

Meet The Chef

Chef Nick Pelaez

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He owns and managed and still cooks for St. Nicholas Catering and the restaurant. St. Nicholas Catering started back in 2003 while the Restaurant is his newest baby that is already in its third year serving sumptuous Filipino dishes in Mandaluyong. We all know that fast-food chains were almost everywhere, but St. Nicholas has its own charm. Having the intimate ambiance of the restaurant, diners visit at the odd hours of the day like brunch or late afternoon for early lunch or merienda, respectively. The busiest hours, of course, are lunch and dinner times. The usual guests are those who prefer clean and delicious home-cooked food over random finds at eateries. *plus Chef Nick is charming too.

Visit St. Nicholas Catering at #1 Fatima St. corner San Rafael st., Bgy., Plainview, Mandaluyong City, Philippines 1550

Phone: (02)535-7637 | Email: st.nicholascatering@yahoo.com

Follow them on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/st.nicholasresto/

City Savor Holiday foodie festival coming to Makati, Ortigas and BGC

What will the holiday season be without indulging in delicious food? This, accompanied with the Filipino’s love for get togethers with friends and loved ones makes December even more special. Make that extra special with CITY SAVOR: A Holiday Food Crawl Like No Other coming your way this December 5, 12, and 19!

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The love for food partnered with the merrymaking spirit of the Season is what inspired Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) to host City Savor in its premium residential developments, namely The Sapphire Bloc in Ortigas (December 5), Signa Designer Residences in Makati (December 12), and The Trion Towers in Bonifacio Global City (December 19). The event will be held from 10:00AM to 9:00PM for each schedule.

City Savor’s list of food establishments will vary slightly per schedule. The participating concessionaires include ChocoATBP, Mac & Jar, Baguettini, Global Beer Exchange, Cannoli & Co., Caramba, Snack Box, Bayani Brew, Saddam’s Shawarma, Buccino’s Ice Cream Experiments, Eenie Minni Cupcakes & Cookies, The Juice Stand, Wagger, Sabao, Bait’s, Crisp on 28th, Pink Panda, Pipino Vegetarian, Hillside Café & Juice Bar, Habitual Coffee, Liquido Maestro, Boom’s Cold Brew Coffee, Standford Shaw, Pedro Brewcrafters, Bald Baker, Jertie’s Kitchen, Cucina Cuenca, Comer Y Comic, Traydor Hot Sauce, Schmidt’s Gourmet Hotdogs, Boneless Bob, Jimmy D’s, and Snow Shack among others.

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The vibrant locations of RLC’s master-planned developments make the City Savor event even more special for the Yuletide Season, being nestled in foodie districts that people frequent for night outs and events.

City Savor’slist of food establishmentswill vary slightly per schedule. The participating concessionaires include ChocoATBP, Mac & Jar, Baguettini, Global Beer Exchange, Cannoli & Co., Caramba, Snack Box, Bayani Brew, Saddam’s Shawarma, Buccino’s Ice Cream Experiments, Eenie Minni Cupcakes & Cookies, The Juice Stand, Wagger, Sabao, Bait’s, Crisp on 28th, Pink Panda, Pipino Vegetarian, Hillside Café & Juice Bar, Habitual Coffee, Liquido Maestro, Boom’s Cold Brew Coffee, Standford Shaw, Pedro Brewcrafters, Bald Baker, Jertie’s Kitchen, Cucina Cuenca, Comer Y Comic, Traydor Hot Sauce, Schmidt’s Gourmet Hotdogs, Boneless Bob, Jimmy D’s, and Snow Shack among others.

The vibrant locations of RLC’s master-planned developments make the City Savor event even more special for the Yuletide Season, being nestled in foodie districts that people frequent for night outs and events.

For one, The Sapphire Bloc at the Ortigas CBD gives residents and urbanites a taste of the authentic city lifestyle. The Art Deco-style development is also known for its very own lifestyle hub with artisan restaurants like the Moonshine Public Urban Bar (PUB), The Stockpile, Cable Car, Sobremesa and the Starbucks Reserve, to name a few.

The Trion Towers, on the other hand, alters the BGC skyline with its state-of-the-art, tri-axial architectural design. Its location puts it near the Fort Strip, Bonifacio High Street, Market! Market!, Serendra and other countless dining and commercial centres scattered all over the CBD.

For the Signa Designer Residences in Makati, high life is savoured at the upscale gastronomic locale of the Salcedo Village. Its resto strip comprises of Mothership F&B brands namely Sabao, Baits and Sprout, as well as a Starbucks Reserve.

It won’t be a complete holiday feast celebration without entertainment and giveaways!Residents of the RLC developments and guests will be serenaded by performers likeKeiko Necesario (Dec. 5 at The Sapphire Bloc & Dec. 19 at The Trion Towers), Toni B (Dec. 5 at The Sapphire Bloc), Evee Simon (Dec. 12 at Signa Designer Residences), Pasta Groove(Dec. 12 at Signa Designer Residences & Dec. 19 at The Trion Towers), and Hoochie Coochie Mikkie (Dec. 12 at Signa Designer Residences & Dec. 19 at The Trion Towers). Visit the events for prizes and surprises too!

The weekends of Decembers mean get-togethers for us Filipinos, and RLC along with the event’s partners are all about offering venues that bring together awesome food and entertainment all in one place. CITY SAVOR will redefine what holiday feasting is all about.

Robinsons Land Corporation in partnership with Ampersand Collective and McCormick Philippines will hold the City Savor: A Holiday Food Crawl Like No Other on Dec. 5 at the Sapphire Bloc in Ortigas City, Dec. 12 at the Signa Designer Residences in Makati and Dec. 19 at The Trion Towers at the Bonifacio Global City. The event will be held from 10:00AM to 9:00PM for each schedule. Special thanks to sponsors Zomato and Marketa.ph, and media partners Juice.ph, WhenInManila.com, ClickTheCity.com, AktivShow, PYE.ph, and 1 Digimedia Audiovisuals Inc.

 

Dine N Dash

Call me old fashioned but one of the video games that I love is Diner Dash. I got giddy when I was invited for a foodie meet-up at Dine n Dash’s new home at SM Taytay. Their interior looks very Diner Dash although they should really work with their ventilation so customers won’t smell like the pantry after dining in. I couldn’t comment that much about their customer service because I didn’t walk in as a paying customer. I love that they have enough parking space for their customers and that their location isn’t that hard to find.

I was 30 minutes late for the foodie meet-up because of the traffic situation along Ortigas avenue extension at 12nn. Well, don’t fret – this is not the usual scenario in the area. There’s just an ongoing road construction. For some people who are coming from Makati, it’s safe to use the C6 road until the construction is finished.

Among the appetizers that were served, I was able to taste their “Nacho Drive”. I am a fan of chili con carne and nachos so, it’s definitely a new favorite.

Burgers

Dine n Dash have 7 burgers to choose from and each can be served with fries and drinks for an additional P40. My top choices? Fantastic 4 cheese and Texas buffalo. These are not your usual burgers because you can really taste real meat for affordable prices.

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Pasta  

If you are like me who can eat pasta everyday, then Dine n Dash pasta dishes is a must-try. Their pasta can either be served “solo” or “to share”. My favorites are Seafood Bleu Cheese and Chicken Aglio Olio. They have a hefty serving. Their “to share” serving can feed up to 4 pax (well, that depends on your appetite). Why I love their pasta? The noodles are perfectly cooked and their signature sauces will make you come back for more. Did I mention that their food is affordable? Their dishes are also Instagramable!

 

 

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Wings!

Choose from classic, hot and spicy, garlic parmesan and barbecue. Of course I always go for spicy wings! Pair it with Chipotle Mayo, Aioli, Blue Cheese or Honey Mustard then you’re good to go.

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Entrees

The big fish. Trust me on this, it is really big and it’s only P119! This dish can be served with rice or fries.

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Desserts

Thank heavens for oreos and ice cream! You just can’t go wrong with Midnight. I love the texture, the plating and the awesome taste of this dessert. The looks is not too complicated for a dessert but it’s the bomb!

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I will definitely come back with Miguel to try out some of their dishes on the menu.

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Dine n Dash is located at GF BPO Building, SM City, Manila East Rd., Taytay, Rizal

Happy eating!

Alaine

 

Zomato goes full-stack food-tech; introduces Whitelabel platform for restaurants

Earlier today, Zomato announced the launch of its Whitelabel Platform (zomato.com/whitelabel), a full suite of technologies for restaurants to run their business on the internet. The key feature on the platform is the ability for restaurants to launch custom-branded native mobile apps to help them connect with and engage their customers, and operate at internet scale.

The food-tech segment has seen a lot of action over the last year. As per a Tracxn report published in December 2014, the food-tech segment has seen a total investment of USD 1.2 Billion in 2014 alone. While the dine-out and online ordering segments have seen a large chunk of this funding, internet-first restaurants have also seen their fair share of interest from investors.

Currently, most of the internet-first restaurants primarily function on a ‘no/own kitchen + own delivery + on-demand’ model. The industry is seeing early signs of this concept germinating in certain urban clusters. However, a vast majority of the industry is dominated by the unorganised sector of asset-heavy restaurants, and there is a huge untapped opportunity to get them online, build innovative services, and drive more delight to customers. Zomato’s introduction of White Label Apps aims to capture this opportunity. Zomato White Label Apps is a plug-and-play platform which will power a restaurant’s digital identity with ease, enabling restaurants to spend more time focusing on their core business of food, translating directly to better dining experiences for users.

Ashish Goel, Chief of Product & Design, Zomato said “While speaking with a lot of restaurant owners, we realised that most of them do not have an app or digital presence and they want to harness the power and distribution of the internet and mobile to grow their business. And that there is no one single service provider for restaurants which can give them the entire suite of technologies required to run an internet presence closely integrated with the operations of their business. We see this as an opportunity to have a larger impact on the food-tech ecosystem, as well as create a larger overlap between tech and food.”

Pankaj Chaddah, Co-Founder, Zomato said “We are excited about the pace of innovation at Zomato. The bigger picture is increasingly becoming clearer to us and we are hoping that in a few months, we will be able to solve a large part of the pain points that users as well as business face in the industry.”

Zomato White Label apps offer features such as targeted push notifications, real-time information and menu management, and marketing tools to merchants at their fingertips. The app is based on a subscription model that bundles Zomato’s existing restaurant management app – Zomato For Business – into each subscription for free. These White Label apps integrate seamlessly into all the ancillary services Zomato offers, such as Online Ordering, Table Reservations, in-app Cashless payments, and the upcoming Zomato Base (point of sales system).

Zomato White Label Apps have already caught the attention of some top restaurant brands. Summerhouse Cafe in New Delhi, Miyabi Sushi in Dubai, and Shizuku Ramen in Melbourne are amongst the first 100 restaurants that have already signed up in the last week.

The Zomato White Label Platform will be available to restaurants in all 22 countries Zomato is present in currently.

Downpour of Delights at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas

The rainy days are upon us again, but there’s no need to let the gloomy weather get you down. You can spice up the cold, dreary days with a load of thrilling delights from Richmonde Hotel Ortigas!


Get drenched in awesome deals and enjoy a shower of splendid treats as the Richmonde Café and The Exchange bar give you exciting reasons to stay indoors with the DOWNPOUR OF DELIGHTS, where you and your gang can enjoy irresistible 3+1 offers from July 15 to August 28, 2015!   


Keep warm within Richmonde’s cozy comforts and revel in gratifying feasts of international fare with Richmonde Café’s Weekday Lunch Buffet & Friday Dinner Buffet and for every three persons paying the regular rate of PhP 998nett for lunch buffet and PhP 750nett for dinner buffet, one other person eats for FREE. Likewise, you can sweep your rainy night blues away at The Exchange’s Monday & Tuesday Happy Hour as you bond with your buddies over bottomless booze and tasty bar chow while getting your money’s worth, because when three pay the regular price of PhP 550nett each, another friend gets to chill out with you at no extra cost.

 







So shake off the storms and rainy day doldrums with these Downpour of Delights at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas. The Weekday Lunch Buffet and Friday Dinner Buffet are served at 21 San Miguel Avenue ● Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1600 ● Philippines


Email: rho@richmondehotel.com.ph ● Website: www.richmondehotels.com.ph 


Tel: (632) 638-7777 ● Fax: (632) 638-8567




Richmonde Café from 11:30am to 2pm and from 6pm to 9pm, respectively. Happy Hour at The 
Exchange is available from 6pm to 9pm. 


For inquiries and reservations, call 638-7777 loc. 3409 for Richmonde Café and 3408 for the Exchange Bar. Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, 
Pasig City. For more information, send an email to rho@richmondehotel.com.ph or log on to www.richmondehotels.com.ph. For the freshest updates on hotel promotions, connect at 


www.facebook.com/RichmondeHotelOrtigas, www.twitter.com/Richmonde_RHO, and 
www.instagram.com.Richmonde_RHO



Milk tea, anyone?

Still scared to order milk tea?
Here’s a milk tea house that will bring back your love for this yummy, yummy health drink.


One of the most exciting milk tea houses in the Metro, Tea Monkey not only serve tea, it also boasts its authentic Japanese Tamayaki that will surely satisfy your taste buds.





They have a wider drink selection compared to competitors. 
Must try: Tea Monkey Special and Green tea with yakult.


Tamayaki comes in three variants. Charlie Chimp (original), Gorilla George (sweet and spicy), King Kong (with wasabi sauce). If you are as bold as I am when it comes to food, you will definitely love.





They also have hunger busters for those with bigger appetite. 
Chicken fillet sandwich served with Jap mayo, lettuce, onions, tomato and ciabatta bread.
For rice lovers, you can opt for chicken fillet or pork belly with rice. Both come with 3 flavors: black pepper, honey and cumin.

Not too hungry? Try their crunchy on the outside and chewy on the inside, quaffle with your choice of flavor and designer dip.





The selection was so good we went back to try some of their dishes on the menu. I ordered King kong but was served with Charlie Chimp which was quite disappointing because I only crave for a spicy Tamayaki. The staff said “nakalimutan po kasi na King kong order nyo, eto nalang po yung wasabi sauce, Masarap din naman po yan.”
Yes, no apology was given.
I was not even given a choice whether to accept or not what she incorrectly prepared for me.


Miguel on the other hand, was satisfied with his pork belly.


Overall, I will give Tea Monkey a 4 out of five stars. The other star goes to customer service improvement.


Visit Tea Monkey at the Ground Floor of SM Hypermarket, Frontera Verde Drive, Ugong Norte, Pasig City.




Migs and Alaine




Rustic Mother’s Day Celebration at Richmonde Café

It’s that time of the year once again when we get to pamper the most important woman in our lives. Give back and take mom out to a lunch buffet that is just as exceptional as she is! Every mother deserves nothing but the best so for her special day, Richmonde Café whips up an exquisite menu crafted to celebrate and recognize all that she has done for us. From spring bouquets and summer salads, to succulent ribs and scrumptious cakes, nothing shouts “I love you, Mom!” more than a wholesome feast with the entire family.  



On May 10, 2015, bring the entire family to Mom’s Country Garden Luncheon at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ Richmonde Café to relish a charming international fare dedicated to all sweet and loving Mothers. The Café spoils Mom further with an exclusive 3 + 1 deal. This means for every three guests paying the regular rate, mom gets to be the boss and eats absolutely FREE!


Delight in a bountiful spread that reminds you of rustic afternoons spent in your childhood backyard – set the mood right with antipasto and soup such as House Cured Salmon Gravlax with Shredded Red Onions and Capers; Tabouleh Salad; Seafood Pasta Salad; Toast with your choice of dips like Baba Ghanoush, Hummus, Crab and Cream Cheese; Shrimp Bisque; and Italian Wedding Soup. Indulge in mouthwatering spoonfuls of classic comfort chows like Lemon Chicken with Artichokes; Vegetable Lasagna with Roasted Red Pepper Pesto; Herbed Roasted Potato; Steamed Kani wrapped in Nori; Roast Prime of Rib with Horseradish Cream & Au Jus; and Beef-wrapped Asparagus with Wild Mushroom Sauce. Do not forget to try various dishes from the show kitchen as well – from pasta treats to fried dishes and grilled items, we’ve got all your cravings covered! Lastly, give in to the sugar rush with samplings of Hot Apple and Nuts Crumble, Baklava Parcels, Opera Slices, assorted Cupcakes and Cake Pops. 


Mom’s Country Garden Luncheon at Richmonde Cafe – Antipasto spread

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Lemon Chicken

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Dessert station

Mom’s Country Garden Luncheon is available on May 10, 2015 for Php 995 nett. 




For inquiries and reservations, call 638-7777. The Richmonde Café is located at the 2nd floor of Richmonde Hotel Ortigas at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For more information, send an email to rho@richmondehotel.com.ph or log on to www.richmondehotels.com.ph.  For the freshest updates on hotel promotions, connect at www.facebook.com/RichmondeHotelOrtigas, www.twitter.com/Richmonde_RHO, and www.instagram.com.Richmonde_RHO.  

Planet Grapes: Wine without the Drama

Planet Grapes opened it’s EDSA Shangri-la branch last February and since gained a number of patrons. Who wouldn’t love Planet Grapes? 

They carry state-of-the-art Italian enomatic machines that allow customers to try different wines by sip, half-glass, and full glass sizes. Yes! It’s a wine vendo. You get to try their wine before you decide to buy a bottle.
Aside from that, they offer an adventurous menu containing foods that perfectly pair with wine. You’ll be surprised because the food that they offer are not commonly associated with wine. I love the ambiance and their interior. Black always has this classy appeal to me.




I was privileged to be invited by Zomato to try out Planet Grapes’ food and wine and to start off, we were served with Chicharon with Tinapa dip.

Yes, you read it right. It’s not mustard but tinapa dip. The tinapa dip gave a yummy twist to our usual chicharon that we are used to dip in vinegar. The dip is also a bit sour. The more dip, the better tasting your chicharon will be. Ever paired chicharon with wine? I did! A glass of Paul Mas Sauvignon Blanc 2012 came with this appetizer and I must say, it’s a match made in heaven. 




I am really a fan of Bopis especially when it’s spicy. But I like it with rice tho. Pircas Negras Malbec 2013 was paired with this dish. Well, meat equals to red wine, I’m not really surprised but I really, really love their Bopis and I promise to come back for this.



The chicken BBQ that was served to us were a bit over cooked and some parts were no longer edible because uhm, they already look and tastes like charcoal.



Organic BBQ Pork Spare ribs. Looks good and tastes even better. I am intrigued on how they made this meat so succulent that it literally melts in your mouth. You can choose between mashed potato or adobo rice for this dish. I suggest that you go for adodo rice! Folie a Deux Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 both worked for chicken BBQ and BBQ spare ribs but I didn’t have the courage to finish a glass because the staff said, their going to serve another wine variant.





Dessert! My favorite part. We were served with a dessert platter and Urban Old Vines 2013 to cap the night off.

Turon trilogy is a local dessert made of thinly sliced bananas and ube then drizzled with Langka Caramel sauce. This definitely is a must-try. 

Creme Brulee. These were steamed not baked and it comes with three different flavors: Banana. Classic, and Durian. Surprisingly, I find the Durian flavor the yummiest because it’s not too sweet.





Here’s a tip from Planet Grapes for wine virgins.
How to drink wine:
SEE. Observe the color of the wine.
SWIRL. expose wine to air; “breathe”
SMELL. identify the different aromas
SIP. taste the flavor of the wine
SPIT/SWALLOW


Sharing with you the names and descriptions of the different wine variants that were served to us:

Sauvignon Blanc
France
Tasting Notes:
Citrus fruits aroma
Fruity and vivid on the palate
Good Lenght
Alc/Vol: 12.5%

Pircas Negras 2013
Malbec
Argentina
Tasting Notes:
Black cherry and plum aromas
Dark fruit flavors
Smoky finish
Alc/Vol: 12.5%

Folie A Deux 2009
Calbernet Sauvignon
California
Tasting Notes:
Red apple and black cherry aromas
Notes of oak and blueberry
Well balanced acidity
Alc/Vol: 14%

Urban Old Vines 2013
Riesling
Germany
Tasting Notes:
Green apple and mild lemon aromas
Ripe apple with notes of apricot and lemon verbena
Semi-sweet and refreshing finish
Alc/Vol: 9.5%


For bookings/inquiries:
Planet Grapes Shangri-La
Unit GD 103 North Wing, 
EDSA cor. Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City
(02) 531 8207
Facebook: Planet Grapes
Twitter: PlanetGrapesPH
Instagram: Planet_Grapes


Zomato’s Community Manager, Elaine with fellow blogger/foodie, Carlo
Alaine + Elaine 🙂

Cheers,

Alaine

Oasis and Waterside in a Desert full of Cards

Hi guys!

If you’re looking for a place to welcome 2015, Solaire Resort has something in store for you.
Last December 17, I attended Solaire’s Tea Hat Party at it’s newly opened Oasis Garden Cafe. It’s bird nest interior and glass roof gave me a relaxing vibe that I forgot about my two hour travel from Ortigas to Solaire. The freshly brewed tea and traditional snacks calmed my senses. 
Everything tastes good and are undeniably picture perfect.

Here’s a gallery of what to expect at the newly opened Oasis Garden Cafe.











This fancy cafe also offers a full complement of cocktails and drinks served with the usual Solaire panache at night time.

Solaire also opened Waterside Restobar, an all-day dining restaurant that serves Latin American and Mediterranean specialties and features a unique ensemble of show kitchens, which includes a paella cooking station, churrascaria, rotisserie, and tapas bar.

The restobar opening was hosted by the beautiful Kim Jones and a number of world class local performers entertained us from the start until we finished our dinner.








I was in awe when I saw the beautiful interior of Waterside Restobar. Everything looks chic and clean. I am also amazed to see chefs prepare our dishes.







Sharing with you photos of the dishes that were served to us. I hope I make your tummies growl. LOL!

Tapas
Sardinallas

Perfectly cooked fish meat in olive oil, topped with crusty bread. 


banderillas

Olive, piquilo and garlic made with love. This is one of my favorites. I like how these three blended.



Boquorones

I don’t know with you guys but for me, eggs and aoli are match made in heaven! Softly cooked eggs are just perfect.


Jabugo

Bread topped with ham, pineapple and blue cheese.



Paella

Valenciana

The classic saffron spiced paella with chicken, prawns and pimiento served in a miniature casserole. Not only that it’s super yummy but it’s also too cute that I couldn’t resist posting it on Instagram.


From the Grill



A platter served with Beef Brisket, Crack Back Chicken, Jumbo Prawns and Inihaw na Liempo…definitely the star of the night. The huge platter needs a wide-angle lens.

Co-Stars

Asparagus (lemon, goat milk)
Crushed (scruffed carbonara potatoes)
Humita (sweetcorn baked in husk)

Sweets

pineapple with ravioli, chili and sorbet

chocolate tart with raspberry jelly

Either you come here to play, dine or check in at their hotel, you’ll come home carrying a smile after creating a wonderful moment at Solaire Resort. 

This 2015, bring your family and friends to Solaire Resort and delight them with a posh afternoon tea gathering at Oasis Garden Cafe or a sumptuous lunch or dinner at the exquisite Waterside Restobar.



Forget about your diet first. Tis the season to be jolly and fat!
Thank you for dropping by.

Oasis Garden Cafe and Waterside Restobar are located at
1 Asean Avenue, Entertainment City, Tambo, 
Paranaque City, Metro Manila

For reservations, please call (02) 888-8888



XO,

Alaine
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