Romance, Indulgence and Luxury at City of Dreams Manila
posted February 09, 2019 at 09:18 pm
City of Dreams Manila celebrates the season of love and passion with romantic offerings that include epicurean experiences at signature restaurants The Tasting Room, Crystal Dragon, and Nobu Manila; sweet treats from Chocol8 and Café Society; Valentine’s weekend acoustic nights at The Garage; a dreamy staycation package at Nobu Hotel; and revitalizing spa treatments at Nobu Spa and Nuwa Spa.
The Tasting Room
Bringing in a Michelin-star dining experience of contemporary French cuisine infused with Asian influences, The Tasting Room is a fitting choice for a memorable Valentine’s indulgence.
Available from February 13 to 15, The Tasting Room’s five-course Valentine’s dinner menu at P6,600++ per person begins with lentils hummus with hazelnut oil, grey shrimp, tiger prawns and served with Socca; crackers served with eggplant, apple, and mint; grilled foie gras terrine with artichoke and port wine; cod served with pineapple, coriander and sesame seeds; smoked grim beef tenderloin with coffee and hazelnut; and an indulgent dessert of chocolate ginger tart with exotic fruits and pomegranate.
The set menu comes with an option for wine pairing at P3,100++ which consists of Pascal Jolivet, Pouilly Fume, Sauvignon Blanc 2016; Babich, Gewurztraminer 2012; Louis Jadot, Pouilly Fuisse, Chardonnay 2015; Penfolds Bin 389 2011; and Jurancon, Clos Lapeyre 2013 respectively.
The Tasting Room’s Valentine’s dinner comes with a complimentary welcome glass of Henriot Brut Champagne, a door gift of Mexican hot chocolate cube and lemon cake, and a long-stemmed red rose for each lady.
Crystal Dragon, known for its award-winning Cantonese and regional Chinese specialties, is featuring a Romantic Dinner Set Menu for a dining experience that captures the heart and palate from February 13 to 15.
The five-course Valentine’s set menu at P3,880++ per person consists of a heart-shaped stuffed breaded prawns cake on mixed salad with swan dumpling filled with black pepper duck meat; braised sea treasures and scallop dumpling served with black truffle in lobster bisque; braised pork ribs with red wine vinegar and wolfberry reduction; wok-fried egg noodles with seafood, sliced abalone and vegetable sauce; Earl Grey Vanuari milk chocolate crème cake with rose water wtrawberry gel. Complimentary Jasmine tea is served for the set menu.
Ideal for a standout Valentine’s dinner that explores Japanese-Peruvian flavors, Nobu presents a five-course Valentine’s Weekend Omakase with Sake Cocktail Pairing from February 14 to 16 at P10,000 nett for two persons or P5,000 nett for one (optional).
The omakase dinner starts with Zensai, a Chef’s selection of appetizers paired with Sake Rosé composed of TK 40, rose petal syrup, lemon, mint, ginger ale, and Kumomo; followed by Nobu Sashimi Platter which consists of ceviche, big-eye tuna with chocolate balsamic sauce and oyster with Maui onion salsa; and seasonal selection of Nobu Sushi which includes toro, Nobu tamagoyaki, lapu-lapu, and salmon. The dinner is punctuated with a serving of Spiced 40, a medley of spiced syrup with notes of anise, vanilla and cinnamon; Don Papa Rum; cherry syrup; lemon; and egg white. Brick oven-roasted slipper lobster tail with lobster miso cappuccino and sweet corn kakiage, and sous vide Australian tenderloin with Nobu bonito and uni egg sauce, crab, and umami vegetables precede dessert consisting of strawberry Adzuki bean entremet with Kinako cookie and homemade strawberry ice cream.
Chocol8 and Café Society
Impressive Valentine’s gifts for you loved one is not complete without indulgent chocolate treats, hampers and other sweet delights from Chocol8 and Café Society.
From February 1 to 15, Chocol8 showcases signature and handmade Chocol8 brown bear chocolate and pink bear chocolate at P2,300 nett each; and Chocol8 dragées box at P1,250 nett among others. Guests can also express their affection for those close to their hearts with different kinds of Valentine’s hampers that include an assortment of chocolates, a snuggly teddy bear or a bottle of Martini Rose starting at P2, 000 nett.
Similarly, Café Society captivates those with a sweet tooth through its Valentine’s treats from February 11 to 15 that include Valentine Cookies (P340 nett); St. Valentine’s Cake (P420 nett); Valentine Heart Danish Set (P240 nett); and Chocolate Lemon Heart Cake (P1,600 nett) among other sweet choices.
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