January 30, 2019

Welcome the Year of the Earth Pig with Sofitel Manila’s Recipes for Prosperity

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  • Celebrate the Chinese New Year 2019 with Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila as they offer Recipes for Prosperity, an array of delectable Chinese dishes starting from February 4 to 8, 2019 at the Spiral restaurant.

    Adding to a series of food offerings at Spiral is another week-long culinary journey that takes you to the Land of the Dragons with a spread of authentic Chinese cuisine celebrating prosperity for the Year of the Earth Pig.

    Twelve dishes from the Chinese-Malaysian, Hong Kong and Cantonese cuisines will be masterfully prepared by Spiral’s newest culinary artisan Chef Yui So Chan. Each of the dishes will represent luck, good health, wealth and bounty as they welcome the new year.

    12 Dishes of Prosperity

    First in their Chinese New Year menu is the Braised Abalone with Mushroom, which is believed to bring good fortune and wealth. Their Traditional Hong Kong Steamed Fish with soya sauce also symbolizes abundance throughout the whole year.

    The Ho Se with Spinach and Sea Moss, which is made from braised dry oysters, represents positiveness in business and entrepreneurs, while the Half Shell Scallop in X.O. Sauce symbolizes fertility, life, as well as new opportunities.

    From top to bottom clockwise: Braised Abalone with Mushroom, Traditional Hong Kong Steamed Fish, Ho Se with Spinach and Sea Moss, and Half Shell Scallop in X.O. Sauce /IMAGES Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

    A famous Chinese delicacy, the Traditional Pork Dumplings with Spicy Vinegar Sauce is known to bring in togetherness and harmony in families.

    Further, authentic flavors of the Buddha soup made from seafood, ginseng, wild mushrooms, bamboo shoots and star anise are believed to bring out good wealth and fulfillment.

    The menu would not be complete without one of the important festive Chinese seafood dishes—the Malaysian style crispy Cereal Butter Prawn for liveliness and cheerfulness.

    Another lucky seafood dish is the Creamy Butter Crab, which is known to be a sign of higher achievements and greater possibilities in life.

    For a long and prosperous life ahead, try out their Long Life Noodles in 8 Treasure Sauce.

    From top to bottom clockwise: Traditional Pork Dumplings with Spicy Vinegar Sauce, Buddha Soup, Cereal Butter Prawn, and Creamy Butter Crab

    Customers will be amused by the Steamed Chocolate Pig Buns, a small pig-shaped dim sum perfect to represent the Year of the Pig. The traditional Cua Pao filled with Glazed Pork Belly welcomes a new day and a brighter future and lastly, the Pork Floss Bun is a dish for a positive outlook in life.

    Steamed Chocolate Pig Buns

    Pork Floss Bun

    Recipes for Prosperity at Spiral are available at the following rates:

    • February 4, 2019 – Php 2,850 per person for lunch and Php 3,888 per person for dinner
    • February 5, 2019 – Php 3,588 per person for lunch and Php 3,888 per person for dinner
    • February 6 to 7, 2019 – Php 2,850 per person for lunch and Php 3,600 per person for dinner
    • February 8, 2019 – Php 2,850 per person for lunch and Php 3,450 per person for dinner

    Taste Of The Region At Le Bar

    Have an intimate Chinese New Year meal as Le Bar presents a sumptuous selection of Chinese hotpot dishes such as Cantonese Style Braised Beef, Kung Pao Mixed Seafood, and Steamed Pork Ribs in Black Bean Sauce. Chow down on hotpot, stir-fried, and dim sum choices for Php 799 per dish.

    Dine At The Sunset Bar

    Enjoy live musical entertainments, fire dancers, fireworks display, and a Chinese hawker style feast at Sofitel Manila’s Sunset Bar on February 4. The Sunset Barbecue buffet rate is at Php 3,488, inclusive of unlimited local beer, iced tea, cocktails, and Wine of the Month.

    Spiral in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is located at the CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. For inquiries and reservations, call F&B Reservations at 02-832-6988 or email H6308-FB12@sofitel.com.

    This is a press release. Minor edits were made prior to publishing.

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