Cooking is one of the many ways mothers express their love for us. This Mother’s Day, its your time to turn the tables. Give back to the blessed women in our lives through great food and dining experiences worthy of their love. Let your moms know how special they are with these choice celebrations for Mom, Mommy, Nanay, Mama, Inay.
THE GRANDEST FEAST FOR THE GRANDEST WOMEN
Cooking is among the things most mothers do best. They spend hours just to perfect their sinigang or any of their loved ones’ favorite lutong bahay. This Mother’s Day, treat mom to a grand Sunday brunch at Manila Marriott. Not only does your mom deserve a rest, she deserves perfectly seared US Angus steak, a succulent lobster drenched in lemon butter sauce, the crispy skin and juicy meat of lechon, or maybe a pan of flavor-rich paella.
Marriott Manila is redefining the brunch experience with its Sunday Brunch 2.0, their biggest buffet feast yet! On May 12, Mother’s Day, the hotel combines the exquisite selection of Marriott Cafe, the prime dishes of Cru Steakhouse, and the international flavors of Greatroom in one grand buffet. Dive into flavorful dishes, one after the other, made by the hotel’s award-winning chefs. The options are endless and will surely satisfy everyone.
Enjoy all the food while also getting entertained with the fun activities specially prepared for the guests. Kids can decorate their own pancakes with a variety of colorful frosting and toppings to give to mom or just to satisfy their sweet tooth. Diners can avail of this special buffet feast at P3,288 nett per person. The hotel is setting the bar high this time and brunch will never be the same. www.manilamarriott.com
HER CLASSIC TASTE
Nobu Manila is honoring mothers with a gastronomic fete of carefully curated eight-course Omakase Menu characterized by chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s renowned Japanese Peruvian fusion artistry.
Available for dinner for the whole month of May for R5,600, the menu is composed of: Yellowtail Dry Miso with Caviar; a chef’s Choice of Sushi; Oyster New Style; Salmon Shiso Roll with Jalapeno Dressing; Panseared Honey Sesame Salmon and Iwaniwa Noodles with Spicy Lemon Garlic; Roasted Tenderloin Marinated in Mixed Spices with Mushroom and Beans in Black Bean Sauce; Shojin Yuzu Miso Soup; and Yogurt Mousse with Raspberry Surprise, which is a medley of yogurt mousse with raspberry bomb, raspberry coral sponge, and strawberry foam.
For vegetarian moms, Nobu Manila is also showcasing its new eight-course Special Vegan Omakase for R3, 500. The healthy menu consists of: Daikon Taco; Shitake Jalapeno with Yuzu Soy; Tomato Ceviche and Avocado Tartare with Karashi Su Miso; a chef’s Choice of Vegetable Sushi; Nobu-style Edamame Falafel with Quinoa Salad; Veggie Burger with Baked Potato Karoke and Tonkatsu Sauce; Stir-fried Konbu and Bokchoy in Light Soy; Vegetable Medley with Den Miso; and Vegan Orange Cake, which combines orange cream jelly and pineapple sorbet.
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MOMS LOVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Celebrate this special day for moms with a sumptuous feast across the 21 dining ateliers of Spiral Manila in Sofitel. Enjoy this day full of special giveaways from Shiseido, Guerlain, and Elizabeth Arden.
From May 10 to 12, you can expect a rich selection of the finest cuts and meat specialties exclusively for you and your mom only. Here are the prices with the prizes: For May 10, enjoy lunch for R2,750 and dinner P3,600. For May 11, have lunch for P3,500 and dinner for P3,600. For Sunday, May 12, brunch is for P4,750, while dinner is for P3,600.
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DIFFERENT DEFINITIONS OF MOTHERHOOD
Inspired by recipes from moms all over the world, Brasserie on 3 indulges with a lavish buffet dining experience featuring sustainable and fresh ingredients. As an added treat, for every group of five paying adults, one mom can dine for free and bring home a special gift from the “Living Kitchen.” Mom’s Day Out at Brasserie on 3 is priced at R2,800 nett per person, lunch or dinner buffet, from May 11 to 12.
China Blue by Jereme Leung’s executive Chinese chef Eng Yew Khor works the wok into the hearts of Moms all around with a regal set menu fit for an empress. Take pleasure in a modern interpretation of authentic Chinese cuisine such as Steamed Sea Garoupa with Superior Soya Sauce, Sauteed Scallops and Stuffed Crab Claw with Citrus Leaf, garlic, XO Sauce and Wok-fried US beef, Black Bean, and Chinese Old Sweet Vinegar, among others. The Mother’s Day Feast is priced at P33,888 nett for 10 persons.
Mother’s-Day-themed cakes and confections add a touch of sweetness to the month of May at Bru Coffee Bar. Smooth, creamy dream cakes are available in Dark Chocolate, Milk Chocolate Caramel, and Mango Coconut flavors for the ultimate sensory experience with prices from P250 nett.
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FOR THE QUEEN WE CALL MOM
Who could forget that afternoon treats after school or those dreadful long naps we want to escape back then? Reminisce those golden memories at Café Eight on May 12, and indulge with a brunch buffet spread filled with mom-centric dishes while enjoying bottomless mom-most. As an additional treat, all mothers get to bring home a limited edition Crimson tote bag.
The rate per person is P1,875 inclusive of unlimited drinks. Moms eat for free if accompanied by at least four paying guests.
After the sumptuous brunch at Café Eight, take mommy to a baking class with Crimson Hotel’s executive pastry chef Ben Bourgeois. Chef Ben will hold a free baking class for the first 20 mothers who dined at Café Eight’s Sunday Brunch on May 12. He will teach participants how to make a Chocolate Soufflé and homemade Raspberry Sorbet. The session will start at 2:30 p.m. in the Private Dining Room.
For an afternoon pleasure, “donut” disappoint mom on Mother’s Day weekend and treat her to unlimited dainty pastries, savory treats, and delectable donuts paired with soothing teas. This Tea-rrific Afternoon is available at the Lobby Lounge of Crimson Hotel from May 11 to 12, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for R850 (good for two persons).
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A GIFT FOR THE (FOOD) GIVER
Shopping for gifts for your mom, grandma, your mother-in-law, or even fellow moms can be tricky. It can be difficult to find something they don’t already own or wouldn’t think to get for themselves. But one thing is for sure, you can never go wrong with cooking essentials. For the mom who binge-watches Chef’s Table, nothing is fancier than having not one but two handsomely coated, non-stick fry pans. Make kitchen magic with a Beka Lazuli Fry Pan Set that comes with two layers of non-stick coating, which means less oil and more yummy, healthy dishes for the whole family.
The Beka Lazuli Frypan Set is available at Rustan’s Department Stores for P2,400.
MATERFAMILIAS OF ALL KIND
Mothers do whatever it takes to bring home the best ingredients for the day’s meal. S Kitchen buffet designed a set meal that is an ode to mom’s home cooking. On offer are sustainable seafood choices like shrimp, clams, crabs, and mussels. For a lunch buffet of P2,800, you and your mom can indulge in the best dishes from international cuisines.
Sheraton Manila partnered with one of the most loved female brands, Victoria’s Secret Philippines, for the treat. Victoria’s Secret PH will give away some gift items and discount vouchers up to 50 percent off to moms dining in. Make it mom’s lucky day! Every mom will also bring home chocolate gift boxes made especially for them by Sheraton executive chef Kiko Santiago.
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