Food shorts: July 4 promos, Indian food fest, beer in Boracay


Posted at Jul 03 2016 04:05 PM

MANILA -- Looking for amazing deals and discounts for your next food trip? Here are some food shorts that may interest you.

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Free Burger McDo on July 4

To celebrate “Welcome Change Day,” McDonald’s Philippines will treat customers to a Burger McDo on Monday, July 4, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at select stores nationwide for free!

Burger McDo is now made with a “beefier and juicier patty, tastier and sweeter sauce, all sandwiched in the same soft bun.” As an added treat, customers can also get limited-edition stickers.

McDonald’s is also urging customers to share their photos with the new Burger McDo via or tag @McDo_PH on Twitter or Instagram with #WelcomeChange.

For the complete list of participating stores, visit

TGI Friday’s offers discounts on ribs on July 4

Celebrate US Independence Day on Monday, July 4, at American restaurant chain TGI Friday’s, which will offer a 40% discount on its Jack Daniel’s Ribs and Baby Back Ribs. The discount is applicable on orders of full racks or half slabs of its signature ribs

Jack Daniel’s Ribs are seasoned with Cajun spices and glazed with the signature Jack Daniel’s sauce, while the Baby Back Ribs are coated with tangy barbecue sauce. Enjoy them with seasoned fries and coleslaw.

Drink your way to Boracay

Pedro Brewcrafters together with Rieseling Boracay and Skyjet Airlines recently launched their #TakeMeToBoracay promo in the Poblacion French haven, Le Café Curieux in Makati.

For the whole of July, customers get a chance to win a three-day, two-night stay for two at Rieseling Boracay, a boutique resort located in the quieter side of Boracay, Bulabog Beach, as well as plane tickets courtesy of boutique airline, SkyJet Airlines, which takes passengers to Caticlan in just 29 minutes -- the fastest flight to the island paradise.

Post a picture of yourself enjoying a bottle of any of Pedro Brewcrafters’ Craft Beers (Endless Summer Wheat Ale, Procrastination Ale, and Elementary English Ale) with the hashtag #TakeMeToBoracay. The winner will be selected on August 1, so the more entries, more chances of winning.

Pedro craft beers are available at Le Café Curieux (Makati), Charlie Does (Baler), Kantori Yakitori (Paranaque), Tweedle Book Café (Quezon City), Brewery Gastropub (Iloilo), to name a few.

Italianni's offers roast chicken platter

Roast chicken. Handout photo

Staying true to its “Amore the Merrier” tagline, Italianni’s is rolling out its Perfectly Roast Chicken Platter, which is big enough to be shared family-style and can be enjoyed by up to three persons.

Each order is priced at P895 and comes with Italian fried rice.

For aP85, you could also avail of other sides such as mashed potato, Caesar/house salad, spaghetti aglio olio, and this season’s mixed vegetables.

The platter is also available for take-out. It is available in all Italianni's branches except Boracay.

Hyatt City of Dreams highlights Indian food

Paneer Makhani. Handout photo courtesy of Digital Hog

Guest chef Ajith Kumar from Hyatt Regency Gurgaon, New Delhi joins the team at The Café of Hyatt City of Dreams Manila for a special Indian food festival from July 17-24.

Customers get to try Indian favorites such as Paneer makhani (cottage cheese simmered in tomato sauce spiked with fenugreek), Maas ke sooley (smoked lamb with raw papaya) and Kerala prawn masala (tiger prawn with coconut curry leaves with ginger and chili).

Buffet rate starts at P1,388 net for lunch and P1,888 net for dinner.

To reserve a table, book online at