12 days to X'mas: Noche Buena tips, party ideas from Denny's, Moe's


Posted at Dec 13 2016 11:42 AM

MANILA -- Still don't know what to prepare for your Noche Buena? How about for your upcoming office Christmas party? Here are some of the ideas you can check out.

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Noche Buena tips

Still undecided on what to cook for your family this Christmas? Get some ideas from TLC's December highlights. 

On December 19 at 7:10 p.m., Nigella Lawson will be introducing home-spun food that inspired some of this year's favorite festive recipes combined with British twist. Titled "Simply Nigella Christmas Special," this show will teach you how to do a stress-free, festive, and entertaining holiday cooking.

Meanwhile, British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is also set to teach you how to celebrate Christmas with a bang through his fool-proof recipes, including some tips and tricks. From roasting the turkey to cooking the gravy, Oliver's show will surely guide you in preparing for your much awaited Christmas dinner. This premieres on December 19 at 8.05 p.m.

Denny's breakfast

Feeling hungry after Simbang Gabi? Why not grab some breakfast at Denny's? 

Now open 24/7, Denny's serves different types of comfort food such as the Original Grand Slam (fluffy buttermilk pancakes, eggs, bacon strips and sausages) and the Grand Slamwich (scrambled eggs, crumbled sausage, bacon, ham, and cheese on grilled toast). 

The American diner is open 24/7 at Uptown Parade, 9th Avenue Corner 36th Street, Bonifacio Global City and at Vista Mall, Sta. Rosa Laguna. Follow them on Facebook (@DennysPhilippines) and Instagram (@DennysPH) for updates. 


Forgot to make reservations for your office Christmas party? Bring Moe's Southwest Grill straight to the holiday bash. 

The fast-casual dining restaurant in BGC features its very own Party Takeaways, where you can feast on Moe’s popular dishes: burritos, tacos and fajitas. This is good for 20 guests. 

You can choose from the following: Taco Bar (P3,200) which comes with soft flour tortillas or crispy corn shells, choice of protein, beans, shredded cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream with chips and salsa; a Fajita Bar (P3,700) which consists of soft flour tortilla, choice of protein, beans, mixed onions and peppers, shredded cheese, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo, with chips and salsa; and a Burrito Bar (P3,900) flour tortilla, rice beans, choice of protein, pico de gallo, shredded cheese with chips and salsa. Options for protein are chicken, ground beef and pulled pork.

Apart from the food, Moe's will also be taking care of pans, chafing dishes (to ensure hot, delicious meals throughout the party), plates, cutlery and napkins.

You can contact them at www.moesph.com or call 805.22.46 or 0916.239.2048.