Let your taste buds get you in the mood
Cheers to great wine deals
Here’s your chance to score great deals on wines and spirits as Winery.ph is opening its cellars up for its largest sale of the year on Nov. 11, 2021. The 11.11 Sale will feature at least 20 great wines from around the world with discounts ranging from 30 percent to 61 percent off. Working with over 40 of the Philippines’ leading importers, the online marketplace has curated the largest in-stock wine collection in the country and makes it possible for all of these wines to be available under one roof, in one easy checkout. Each wine in the lineup has been tasted and thoroughly vetted by the Winery.ph team to ensure that it is well for drinking and that it will not disappoint in price and quality. This major sale runs for one day, and one day only. And with the holidays just around the corner, this is the perfect time to shop for thoughtful gifts to family, friends, and acquaintances alike (or just for yourself, as a reward after a rough year). Don’t miss out on these amazing deals!
From Nov. 6 to 13, 2021, indulge in the best baked goodies by pastry chef “Leti” Laetitia Moreau at the Salcedo Saturday Market. Together with brand Simone and Amelia, the award-winning pastry master will present flaky pastry and dreamy confectionery creations one shouldn’t miss. Their Brownie Caramel Sandwich is a heavenly mash-up of ultra fudgy brownies and homemade caramel. The Flaky Pastry Box is a treasure trove full of their viennoiserie specialties: plain croissant, pain au chocolat, almond croissant, chocolate crumble milk bread, and coconut pineapple danish. A perfect accompaniment to these delightful treats is their 100 percent Chocolate Cup highlighting local chocolate products.
Hero of all fries
Filipino actress Liza Soberano stars in fast food brand Jollibee’s latest ad for the comeback of its Crisscut Fries. In the ad, Liza is shown displaying amazing and out-of-the-ordinary superpowers, slashing potatoes to create the unique and fun shape of the Crisscut Fries. The fries are now available in all Luzon Jollibee stores, as well as in stores in Visayas and Mindanao starting Nov. 8, 2021, for P65 solo. There’s also a bucket option that’s available for sharing at P249 that comes with one free dip of choice, sour cream or spicy Thousand Island. Dip add-ons can also be availed at P10 each.
Glazed to perfection
Since 2014, Seda BGC buffet has been delighting diners with its especially-crafted holiday hams. As early as now, it is bringing Yuletide spirit to the Filipino table with the perennial holiday favorite. Seda hotels’ honey-glazed holiday ham tops the list of these festive foods that command attention at any celebration and that’s because it is generously glazed with pure Palawan honey, making a crunchy sweet crust and juicy, meaty interior. Paired with creamy pasta or spinach, mashed or scalloped potatoes, and oven-roasted vegetables, Seda ham becomes a complete Christmas meal. Orders for the ham (1.1 kg at P1,500 in Metro Manila and Nuvali and P1,100 in Cebu) are already accepted at: Seda BGC, Taguig, Seda Vertis North, Quezon City, Seda Residences Makati, Seda Nuvali, Laguna, and Seda Central Bloc Cebu, Cebu. Seda hotels also offer Christmas hampers, baskets, and an assortment of sweet treats to add color, joy, and cheer to the holiday table.
One-stop-shop for a variety of flavors
Mercato United Kitchen launched its newest venture: a cloud kitchen, which is an Optimized Mercato Food Market concept with delivery, takeout, and alfresco dining. Located in Ayala Malls Circuit, Makati, the 214-sqm kitchen facility houses a variety of food brands, which customers can easily access through a universal number 7-719-0808, Mercato Centrale’s website, the Mercato app, or via delivery apps like Grab and Foodpanda. Mercato United Kitchen currently operates for alfresco dining at 30 percent capacity within the current GCQ alert level. Take out and delivery services are also available, which are operational even during Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and Moderated Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ), thus proving the sustainability of the cloud kitchen concept in the new normal.
No-hassle, instant feasting
Chili’s Combo To-Go and Party To-Go are the perfect way to get those tastebuds excited and to delight your whole family and friends in this season of gatherings, or for no reason at all! Even though dining in for celebrations might be difficult, you can always choose to celebrate safely at home with these special to-go platters and set meals from Chili’s. Have your meals delivered to you and give yourself a break with Chili’s Combo To-Go tasty combinations, from Chicken Crispers, Country-Style Pork Belly, Shredded Corn, with White Rice to Chicken Alfredo Pasta, Burger Bite, with Fries, and more. The price starts at only P275! Savor and share delicious food and intimate celebrations safely at home, whether it’s for the holiday season, a birthday, or any other special occasion with Chili’s Party To-Go. Chili’s has platters good for eight to 10 pax, 12 to 15 pax, and 18 to 20 pax. Make it your own buffet that Chili’s delivers to your doorstep. Party To-Go food platters won’t fail you.
Great deals also await diners with its “Happy Holideals” promo. Order at least five sets of Combo To-Go, and you’ll get a free can of Pepsi for each set. A Party To-Go order worth at least P2,500 comes with two free bottles of 1.5L Pepsi. This promo is valid until Dec. 31, 2021.