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Dining In/Out (06/02/22)

HILTON Clark Sun Valley Resort honors all fathers with a memorable feast coupled with bespoke staycations this coming Father’s Day, June 19.

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Hilton Clark Sun Valley Resort marks Father’s Day

HILTON Clark Sun Valley Resort honors all fathers with a memorable feast coupled with bespoke staycations this coming Father’s Day, June 19. The hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Olive, pays tribute to the Man of the House with a selection of favorites, with buffet highlights that include sustainably sourced and fresh ingredients from the North with signature dishes such as Bourbon barbecue baby back ribs, Smoked beef short ribs, Pork rack with crispy crackling and slipper lobster, among others. The Dad’s Day Out buffet is priced at P2,400 per person, available for lunch and dinner. Patrons who opt for a Cantonese feast may dine at Xi and indulge in Father’s Day set menus, with highlights such as: Soy Chicken, Braised soup with fish maw and bean curd, Beef tenderloin with asparagus, Oven-baked salmon with mango sauce, and Hong Kong-style steamed grouper fillet, among other favorites. Prices start at P2,588 per person. For guests looking to enjoy a vacation, the resort offers well-appointed guest rooms and suites coupled by relaxing countryside views and a host of family-friendly activities by the pool and outdoor rubberized playground, Kids Club, and more. For inquiries and reservations, visit www.hiltonclarksunvalleyresort.com. For more information, visit clarksunvalleyresort.hilton.com or call +63 45 598-5400.

Grab Caravan visits Cavite

FILIPINOS love to gather over food for any occasion and also have a strong love for community. This is why this year, Grab Philippines will bring together Filipinos and their love for good food through the Grab Caravan, an on-ground celebration that invites everyone to grab a bite from their city’s best local food selections. After a successful leg in Rizal, Grab Caravan is set to visit Cavite on June 4, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the Activity Center of Main Square Mall, Bacoor, bringing Cavite’s best dishes from homegrown restaurants. Meanwhile, GrabFood is extending Indie Eats, it’s latest merchant discoverability program, nationwide. All cities serviced by Grab, from Pampanga, to Cebu, to Davao, and many more areas can now have a better appreciation of local entrepreneurs and enjoy their offers. To mark this expansion, Indie Eats ambassadors Sassa Gurl and Erwan Heussaff reunited for a second vlog on Indie Eats, which includes an appearance by Nico Bolzico. Among the merchant-partners covered in the vlog are Pampanga’s Ollie’s Burger, Simple Morning by Station Cafe, and Kuya Jeck’s Tapsilogan; Cebu’s Martin’s Burger House, Wow Lugaw, and Mojo Milktea; and Davao’s Patel’s Food Hub, Gotokai, and Dabao Buns. GrabFood is also currently holding its #IndieEatsReview Challenge on TikTok, running until June 15. Upload a video of you trying any Indie Eats offering and tag @grabfoodph to get a chance to win a year’s worth of GrabFood vouchers.

Quorn promotes Meat-Free Monday

RESHAPING the current food consumption of Filipinos is not an easy journey. Meat-Free Mondays recognizes this challenge and attempts to break down this barrier by introducing the concept of taking it one day at a time in recalibrating one’s dietary demands. Starting the week with a meat-free alternative is a good step in slowly embracing the meat-free lifestyle, in the hopes of producing more demand for healthy and earth-friendly eating habits. That is where Monde Nissin’s Quorn comes in. Quorn meals are derived from a natural fungus called Fusarium venenatum that produces the company’s mycoprotein. Producing Quorn mycoprotein takes 95% less carbon dioxide (CO2) than a typical beef mince. This makes Quorn products a healthier and sustainable alternative to meat that can address the food demand of a growing global population. Quorn has also been recognized by a third-party carbon footprint certification for achieving the Carbon Trust Footprint of 60% of its products. The Meat-Free Mondays initiative encourages the public to take the first step towards living a more sustainable and eco-friendlier dietary lifestyle. Quorn’s variety of meat alternatives includes Vegan Fishless Fingers, Southern Fried Bites, Crispy Nuggets and many more. Supermarkets carrying Quorn products can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/Quorn-Availability.

Estancia Fab Sale returns

SHOP and dine at Estancia from June 3 to 5, and enjoy up to 70% off from participating stores and restaurants during the Estancia Fab Sale. The mall is open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during these dates. Register for the Ortigas Community Card through the Ortigas Malls app to enjoy free parking for every single or accumulated receipts worth P3,000. One can also shop online through Your Daily Store at dailystoreatortigasmalls.com. For details, visit the Estancia at Capitol Commons Facebook page.

Jacob’s Creek suggests food pairings

AUSTRALIAN wine company Jacob’s Creek is giving suggestions what to eat with their wine. Their Shiraz Cabernet makes a good balance between bolder cheeses, but also grilled steak, pizza, or tomato-based pasta dishes. Their merlot, meanwhile, is said to go well with mushrooms. As for the Cabernet Sauvignon, they suggest having it with either roast beef or lamb. For lighter fare, they have the Sauvignon Blanc, which goes well with a salad by complementing the herbaceous notes in each other. Meanwhile, their Moscato goes well with a fish, shellfish, and oysters. Finally, their Chardonnay is a welcome pairing for chicken.

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