Comfort food, seasonal delights at the city’s top hotels

Hearty comfort food from Newport City

When the skies are gray, nothing is more satisfying than indulging in some comfort food. For the whole month of July, Newport City’s two main wings are serving up hearty dishes fit for every mood.

Hilton Manila’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise is offering special Clay Pot Delicacies.

Hilton Manila’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise is offering special Clay Pot Delicacies.

At the Newport Grand Wing, Casa Buenas is doing a unique take on the classic Pinoy soup with Sopa de Pollo. Warm up with a bowl of extraordinary Chicken Tinola made with pumpkin aromatics and turmeric. At Silk Road, located at the wing’s expansive gaming area, patrons and guests alike tuck into comforting bowls of Claypot Congee, available in chicken, pork, or fish options.

Casa Buenas’ Sopa de Pollo

Casa Buenas’ Sopa de Pollo

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Over at the Newport Garden Wing, on the second floor, Happy 8 is serving a Chicken Abalone Soup with an invigorating light broth. At the ground floor, the Garden Wing Cafe’s Hearty Bowl vegetable and corn soup is lovingly prepared to warm up the soul.

Victoria Harbour Cafe within the Newport Garden Wing’s ground floor gaming area is a must visit for its healthful comfort food offers. Reenergize the mind and body with the Black Chicken Soup, a flavorful broth made with black chicken and Chinese herbs, that’s not only warming but also refreshing. The Asian Veggie Stir-fry is a must-try mixed vegetable dish that is cooked in a sumptuous Asian sauce available.

Victoria Harbour Cafe’s Black Chicken Soup

Victoria Harbour Cafe’s Black Chicken Soup

Make the most of every visit to Newport City and sample hearty comfort dishes from its partner international hotels. For the month of July, Hilton Manila’s Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise is offering special Clay Pot Delicacies, while Oori at Sheraton Manila treats guests to a Healthy Ginseng Chicken with Abalone Soup. Hotel Okura Manila’s Japanese fine dining restaurant, Yamazato, has a traditional Shabu Shabu Menu. Indulge in a luxurious Double-boiled Abalone with Dates and Coconut Broth and other traditional Cantonese dishes at Marriott Manila Hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant, Man Ho.

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Delightful seasonal menus this July at COD

City of Dreams Manila highlights tempting New-Style Japanese, Filipino, and Southeast Asian seasonal menus to indulge in beginning this July.

Nobu Manila's Australian Lamb Chop

Nobu Manila’s Australian Lamb Chop

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The restaurant’s seasonal menu lets diners delve deeper into the signature Nobu-style experience with an expertly curated eight-course Japanese-Peruvian menu.

Preceded by the customary zensai (chef’s choice of appetizer), the first course of Crispy Salmon with teriyaki aioli is followed by an assortment of sushi. The tasting menu continues with Ama Abi (sweet shrimp) and Engawa (fluke fin) with cucumber, red onions, tomato salsa, spicy yuzu dressing and soy salt; Hokkigai (surf clam) Salad Roll with carrot Karashi Su Miso (KSM – tart miso mustard sauce) dressing, honey lemon and fried shitake mushroom; Pan-seared Seabass with edamame miso puree and confit vegetables; Australian Lamb Chop with rosemary miso, roasted seasonal vegetables and potato korokke (croquette); and Asari Clam Soup with wakame (seaweed), carrots, enoki mushroom, sansho pepper and layu oil (Japanese chili oil). Sesame Panna Cotta with maple toffee crisps, mango passion fruit sorbet, and green tea crumble provides a sweet conclusion to the meal.

Nobu Manila’s seasonal tasting menu is available until September. Nobu is open from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sundays to Thursdays, and until 11 p.m. every Fridays and Saturdays.

Haliya’s Alimango sa Gata

Haliya’s Alimango sa Gata


This season, Haliya puts a spotlight on three Filipino dishes featuring live alimango (mud crabs) cooked to order, and creatively reinterpreted and refined with subtle innovations. Set to impress diners are dishes for family-style sharing: Relleno Alimango, crabs stuffed with panko crumbs served with binalot na crab cake, garlic aioli, pork floss and homemade chili sauce; Pansit Alimango, salt and pepper crab with glass noodles, shitake mushrooms, carrots, white cabbage, kinchay, bok choy, and fried shallots; and Alimango sa Gata, crispy fried crab with green soybeans, curly red capsicums, micro greens, kalabasa (squash) sticks, and aligue sa gata (crab fat in coconut sauce).

Haliya’s seasonal Alimango Festival menu is available until the end of the month. The restaurant is open for dinner from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., Mondays to Fridays and for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. every Saturdays and Sundays.

Red Ginger's Cucuk Udang

Red Ginger’s Cucuk Udang

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Hawker food from Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand take centerstage this July and August at Red Ginger. Southeast Asia’s hawker food is known for its rich and vibrant flavors and the resort’s Asian bistro, bar and café is bringing some of these beloved fare to delight foodies in the metro. Red Ginger’s hawker food offerings are: Cucuk Udang, Malay-style deep-friend prawn fritters with onions and chives served with sweet and spicy soy; Roti John, Singaporean-style sandwich with spiced minced chicken, spicy tomato sauce and curry mayonnaise; and Khao Kha Moo, Thai-style braised boneless pork knuckle with steamed rice, pickled vegetables, hard-boiled egg, bok choy and chili vinegar sauce.

Red Ginger is open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

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