Saturday, April 24, 2010


Traditional Lechon Baboy

Seafood in Coconut Oil

Sapin Sapin

Lumpiang Sariwa

 Experience a multi-layered expression of culture and history with the Philippines diverse ethnic groups, rich festivities and sumptuous regional cuisines and country’s gastronomic heritage during the Fiesta Filipiniana amidst an international fare at the Riviera Café from May 10 – 28, 2010 for only Php 1,100++ for adults and Php 660++ for kids for Lunch/Dinner Buffet.

With artful culinary brush strokes, The Heritage Hotel Manila’s Executive Chef Alvin have recreated classic Philippine fiesta favorites and masterfully whipped up gourmet renditions of Lechon (a whole roasted suckling pig), Hamonado (honey-cured beef), Fish Escabeche (Fried Fish With Sweet And Sour Sauce), Rellenong Alimasag (Stuffed Crabs), Paella, Kare-kare (oxtail and vegetables cooked in peanut sauce), together with other gastronomic wonders.

You can also relish in the gourmand’s version of Bagoong as the sauce de rigor to perfectly pair with your choice of Philippine main entrée. This fermented sauce is the country’s answer to Malaysia’s Balachan, Indonesia’ Trassi, and Thailand’s Kapi.

Then savor fresh new epicurean interpretations of sweet delights such as Kakanin (Native Rice Cakes), Maja Blanca (Corn Pudding), Kutsinta, Leche Flan (Caramel Custard), Turon ((Crispy Banana Rolls), Buko Salad A La Crema (Young Coconut Salad with Sweet Cream), Turones De Casoy (Wafer Wrapped Cashew Candy) Sapin-Sapin, and the icy-goodness of Halo-halo.  

As you fill your palate with these hues of Philippine cuisine you’ll pleasantly uncover the exuberance and joie de vivre of Philippine fiestas, the Bayanihan spirit and the lavishness and deep etches of more than three centuries of Spanish colonial influence fusing with Chinese, Indian, Malay traders’ and local recipes and ingredients. The merry outcome of which is a mirthful melting pot of flavors as diverse and fascinating as the country’s 7,107 islands.

For inquiries and dining reservations, call The Heritage Hotel Manila at 854-8888 or e-mail The Heritage Hotel Manila is managed by the Millennium Hotels and Resorts with more than 110 properties worldwide.     

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