Jasmine in Makati: A True Cantonese Tradition at New World Hotel
Inside New World Makati Hotel is a culinary destination: Jasmine, the hotel’s popular Chinese restaurant. Their dishes are created by renowned Hong Kong chef Wong Kam On and include dim sum, Peking duck, and live seafood!
Preparation of Peking Roast Duck
Jasmine has a unique modern interior while keeping the traditional atmosphere of China. The restaurant also has a tank of live fish and seafood that are prepared after an order. The menu offers Lobster (seasonal price), Sea Mantis (Php 380), Mud crabs (Php 320), and Steamed live shrimp (Php 180) among others.
The popular restaurant is also known for its four private dining rooms to accommodate groups for meetings and small conferences. The choice of small or large rooms offer a calm atmosphere perfect for celebrations and dining with a sense of private comfort.
Order the Peking duck to enjoy the best of Jasmine. The special dish is served with thin pancakes, crispy duck skin, slivers of spring onion, spears of cucumber and a generous dab of plum sauce. Peking Duck is a famous duck dish from Beijing that has been prepared since the imperial era and is now considered one of China’s national foods.
Peking Duck (Half Php 1,888 / Whole Php 3,188)
Another specialty that you should try is the flavorful Roasted Pork Belly, slow-cooked pork belly served with special sauce. You will definitely like the perfect combination of crunchy pork skin and tender meat.
Roasted Pork Belly (Php 688)
For lovers of Xiao Long Bao, you may head on to Jasmine as they serve some of the most sumptuous soup dumplings you can find in the Metro.
Xiao Long Bao (Php 261.80 net)
You can find all this and more at Jasmine on the second floor of New World Makati Hotels.
A version of this appeared in Philippine Primer’s Japanese (April 2018) and English (September 2019) magazines.