Scrumptious Steals and Deals this Week
This week in Manila: an Indian Food Festival at Seven Corners, a wine and cheese buffet at Dusit Thani's Lobby Lounge, a dimsum feast at Gloria Maris for only P238, 50% off on drinks and cocktails at Astralis and an Iloilo buffet spread at Cafe Jeepney.
1. Experience Enticing India at Seven Corners Until October 31, Seven Corners at the Crowne Plaza will feature seven interactive food stations highlighting authentic Indian recipes. Seven Corners invited curry specialist Chef Shamashad Ahmad to prepare popular dishes including papad, the Indian version of tortilla, paneer, their version of tofu, and tandoori, the barbeque of India. The Indian Food Festival will run until October 31 and showcase the total Indian dining experience with India's use of unique spices, wide variety of regional dishes, drinks, desserts and snacks. Seven Corners is at the 3rd Floor, Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila. Tel. Nos. 633-7222.
2. Iloilo Buffet at Hotel Intercon's Jeepney Café Savor Pinoy cuisine with a buffet spread filled with dishes from Iloilo until September 30 at Hotel Intercon's Jeepney Café. Available for lunch and dinner daily, the buffet includes old-style fresh lumpiang ubod, pancit molo, batchoy and a seafood station with gindara and local sea bass. And for every group of four people, a fifth person gets a free buffet meal. Café Jeepney is at the Ground Floor, Hotel Intercontinental, Ayala Avenue, Makati City. Tel. No. 793-7000. 3. Wine and Cheese buffet at Dusit Thani's Lobby Lounge With three varieties of red and white wines and cheeses, you can create the perfect wine and cheese pair from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at P750 per person at the Lobby Lounge of Dusit Thani Manila. The Lobby Lounge at Dusit Thani Manila is at Ayala Center, Makati City. Tel. No. 867-3333.
4. 50 % off on drinks and cocktails at Astralis Astralis by the Diamond Hotel celebrates their first birthday this month and the partying continues with a 50% off tag on drinks and cocktails from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. You may also receive a complimentary bottle of white wine on your next visit with every single receipt purchase of P4,500. Or simply partake of the set lunch and enjoy a cup of complimentary hot beverage all for the whole month of September. Astralis is located at the Diamond Hotel, Manila (890-7124) and at the Powerplant Mall, Rockwell, Makati City (703-2688).
5. Dimsum all-you-want at Gloria Maris