Connect with us


A walk-through on buffets

Epicurean diners will experience the “signature Heineken pour” with open tap of Heineken draught beer served from their signature blade




CHEF Justin Quek brought his signature Lucky Noodles and Red Lantern style at Solaire for the Culinary Master Series.

Food with different twists and offered on a variety of dishes are among the culinary delights a lot of Pinoys crave for. Cuisines from other countries are savored and enjoyed, as long as it gets to make their stomachs full — after all, a full plate equates to a happy Filipino.

Usually, these big buffets filled with the tastes of the world can be found at hotels.

Steak and grill all you can

Pan Pacific Manila make every meat lover’s dream come to life with an indulging feast of delectably juice prime steak, hand-seasoned and cut to perfection by its culinary team for “Steakout: Unlimited Grill & Barbecue Dinner” at Pacific Lounge on Saturday, 14 September for P1,500 net per person.

Featured on our buffet spread are prime steak, rib slab, chicken, and classic steakhouse favorites such as herb marinated beef tenderloin medallion, flank steak, flat iron steak and BBQ baby back ribs. The culinary spotlight will be a carving of slow roast US prime rib with mini Yorkshire pudding, baked potatoes and condiments served with peppercorn sauce and au jus.

Green Papaya Salad.

Epicurean diners will experience the “signature Heineken pour” with open tap of Heineken draught beer served from their signature blade.

Pacific Lounge is located on the 21st floor, Pan Pacific Manila, M. Adriatico corner Gen Malvar Sts. Malate. For reservations, contact (02) 318 0788 or email Price is subject to change without prior notice. For more information on Pan Pacific Manila, visit

Taste of Thailand

The Café at the Hyatt Regency Manila, City of Dreams puts Thai cuisine at their center stage. From 9 to 22 September, guests will relish the gastronomy of Thailand prepared by Thai guest chef Siriluck Lekkwan, Grand Hyatt Macau’s Thai chef de cuisine.

A myriad of classic Thai fare such as Green Papaya Salad; Thai Royal Dumplings; Deep-fried Sea Bass with Chili and Tamarind Sauce; Green Curry Chicken; Prawn Cake with Sweet and Sour Sauce; and Mango Sticky Rice that will bring the ‘Taste of Thai’ in the Philippines.

It is available at dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. and brunch on Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Café’s dinner buffet is at P2,088 net, Sunday to Thursday and at P2,538 net, Friday and Saturday.

Prices are inclusive of regular beverage package of free-flowing local beer, juices, coffee and tea. The Sunday Brunch buffet with regular beverage package is at P2,799 net; or with an alcohol package of free-flowing sparkling wine, local beer and selected cocktails for additional P200 net.

For reservations, call 691-1234 extension 1163, e-mail or visit

wok-fried Lobster Hokkien Mee.

Franco-Asian flair

Chef Justin Quek from Singapore brings in his signature style to Lucky Noodles and Red Lantern from 3 to 8 September at Solaire for its “Culinary Masters Series.” Chef Quek will also introduce his French-Asian flair to curated menus and special lunch and dinner offers that showcases his culinary prowess and take the Philippine gastronomy by storm.

The restaurant will offer a week-long premium ala carte menu filled with some of his signature dishes such as the Scallop and Uni “Har Gow” in Crab Bisque, Wilted Spinach and Caviar, Mushroom Cappuccino soup, Pan-fried “Crispy Scale” Amadai with Shao Xing sauce, Wok-fried Wagyu beef short ribs and sautéed French duck foie gras and Oriental greens, and a baked pineapple tart with salted Gula and Java ice cream.

The Signature Set menu includes Drunken Crab with Salmon Roe, Hokkaido Scallop Ceviche with Ginger Flower dressing and micro greens. Lucky Noodles will have selected items from Chef Justin’s roster of signature dishes on its ala carte menu for the whole week.

For inquiries and reservations, call 888-8888 or email

Click to comment