Food shorts: Cheese Lovers' Day, Sheraton's first anniversary


Posted at Jan 19 2020 10:04 AM

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Celebrate Cheese Lovers’ Day

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Yellow Cab celebrates Cheese Lovers’ Day on January 20 by offering a free 9-inch Cheese Pizza from any Yellow Cab store nationwide with a minimum single-receipt purchase of P1,000, exclusive of delivery charge. 

Available for dine-in, take out, or curbside pick-up, or order online at

Sheraton Manila throws 50% off deals

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It has been a year since Sheraton Manila Hotel opened and as an anniversary treat, S Kitchen is chopping off 50% out of its breakfast buffet rate all week long until January 31. Now at P800, enjoy a full spread of morning favorites from fresh baked pastries, eggs cooked-your-way, home-cooked local savories like tapa, tocino, longganisa and sausage, rice porridge, noodles, and pancakes among others. Included also in the buffet are freshly squeeze juices and morning booster drinks. S Kitchen opens as early as 6:30 a.m. and breakfast lasts until 10:30 a.m.

Also on weekends, S Kitchen's Sunday Fiesta adds more food stations, like “kalye classics,” that features local street foods like fish balls, kikiam, kwek-kwek, lomi, mango and bagoong, ginataang bilo-bilo, banana cue, and lechon paella. Joining the fresh seafood catch are Boston lobsters. Going around in a cart are fresh lumpia customized to preference. These are all on top of the usual spread every Sunday for P2,650 per person. 

Starbucks marks Year of the Rat

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Celebrate abundance and heartiness this Year of the Rat as Starbucks unveils its latest merchandise collection featuring the cute and playful rat, amongst blossoming cherry and orange trees in bold red, gold and Starbucks green pantones. 

Cebuano flavors at Marco Polo's Cucina

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Culinary favourites from Cebu are featured in Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s all-day dining destination Cucina until January 23. Select dishes from Cebu will be added to the daily lunch and dinner spread such as Sinuglaw (grilled pork belly and fish ceviche), paklay (pork, beef and goat innards), and the classic humba (braised pork belly with tausi and dried banana blossoms). 

Other must-try delicacies include the Nilarang na Pagi (ray in coconut milk), Ginabot (chicharon), and Cucina’s own take on the puso (cooked rice in woven coconut leaves). The restaurant’s chefs also feature the Philippine mango in a seasonal dessert pizza, which is only available for the duration of the promotion.