Food shorts: Restaurant promos, new items


Posted at Mar 08 2014 12:15 PM | Updated as of Mar 08 2014 08:16 PM

MANILA – Here are some announcements that may make food lovers happy.

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Dimsum all you can at Gloria Maris

The Chinese restaurant Gloria Maris at Greenhills, San Juan is offering an all-you-can-eat dimsum lunch buffet on weekdays until March 28.

The promo, which is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Monday to Friday, includes dimsum, noodles, soup, congee and dessert. Rates are at P488 net per adult and P388 net per child. Kids below 3 feet get to eat for free.

For more information, visit the Official Gloria Maris GH Facebook page.

New desserts at McDonald’s

McDonald’s recently introduced new desserts as summer approaches.

One of them is the Black Forest Coke McFloat, which has chocolate and cherry syrup included in the soda-ice cream mix. The float also has a tiramisu variant.

There is also the Sans Rival McFlurry, which is inspired by the popular Filipino dessert.

New desserts at McDonald’s. Photo from the restaurant’s Facebook page

The desserts are available in McDonald’s restaurants and dessert kiosks across the country.

Bulgogi Brothers launches new dishes

Bulgogi Brothers recently introduced new items to its menu as the restaurant aims to satisfy any kind of Korean food craving.

The new dishes include Ginseng Chicken Soup, Spicy Cold Noodles, Crisp Chicken Wings, Spicy Rice Cakes, Striploin and Boneless Short Ribs Combination and Striploin Steak. All items come with six side dishes, including the new Radish Kimchi, Crispy Sweet Potato and Seared Tofu.

Bulgogi Brothers’ Striploin Steak. Photo: Handout

Bulgogi Brothers has branches at Greenbelt 5, Alabang Town Center and SM Mall of Asia.

Over 40 breakfast dishes at Italianni’s

Selected branches of the Italian-American restaurant Italianni’s in Metro Manila are offering more than 40 dishes on their breakfast menu.

The Greenbelt 2 and Bonifacio High Street branches of Italianni’s are serving international and local breakfast dishes from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Prices start at P165.

Some of the items on the menu include Prosciutto with Egg and Asparagus, Homemade Corned Beef Brisket with Potato Omelette, Crispy Pancetta, Primera Tapa, Eggs Benedict Adobo and Chocolate and Orange Pancakes, among others.

For more information, call Italliani’s Greenbelt 2 at (02) 728-0289 to 91 or the Bonifacio High Street branch at 856-4094.

White Nights at Sofitel

Sofitel Philippine Plaza is holding a sumptuous barbecue buffet by the bay every Saturday until March 22 as part of its White Nights offering.

From 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., guests can dine under the stars and enjoy everything luxurious and beautiful in white – from clowns and jugglers dressed in white to fun games and a live DJ.

White Nights at Sofitel. Photo: Handout

The rate is set at P2,200+++ for adults and P1,100+++ for children aged 4 to 11. Groups of ten may enjoy two complimentary bottles of wine.

For reservations and inquiries, call (02) 832-6988 or 551-5555 extension 6988, or e-mail [email protected]