China Blue by Jereme Leung re-opens

NOW THAT COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) quarantine protocols have allowed restaurants to start operations again, Conrad Manila’s award-winning restaurant, China Blue by Jereme Leung, has reopened, offering its modern interpretation of authentic Chinese cuisine curated by celebrity Master Chef Jereme Leung and Executive Chinese Chef Eng Yew Khor. Stringent health and safety measures are in place to ensure the well-being of all diners including social distancing practices, acrylic table barriers, and a digital a la carte menu which can be viewed by scanning a QR code for contactless ordering, among other best practices. Conrad Manila observes thorough health measures, particularly in proper food hygiene and safety. A Hygiene and Services Manager ensures that each dish is prepared in compliance with the highest global and Hilton standards, with team members undergoing daily health checks and observing proper hygiene practices at all times. On offer at China Blue are signature favorites such as Steamed house specialty truffle mushroom buns, Wagyu beef cheeks and tendons with radish hot pot, and Homemade spinach tofu, spicy eggplant in minced chicken sauce, among others. China Blue by Jereme Leung is open daily for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and for dinner from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For inquiries or reservations, call 0917-650-4043 or e-mail

The Peninsula takeaway service

THE Peninsula Boutique returns with its takeaway service, offering favorites from The Peninsula Manila’s The Lobby, Spices, signature cocktails from The Bar, and selections from the Peninsula Boutique. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For inquiries and advanced orders, call 8887-5747, 8887-2888, or e-mail

Best of BGC dining deals from foodpanda

BGC, Bonifacio High Street, and foodpanda are teaming up to satisfy quarantine-induced food cravings. Through this collaboration, diners can now get P100 off on foodpanda when they order from any of the participating merchants in BGC when they make a minimum order of P499 from July 15 to Oct. 15. BGC favorites such as Shake Shack, Din Tai Fung, TGIFridays, Ooma, Mango Tree, to name a few, have joined the promo. For updates, visit Bonifacio Global City’s official Facebook page at

Sheraton Manila Bay offers meeting packages

SHERATON MANILA Bay is offering a Suite Up! Room Package, offering not only tailor-made arrangements and amenities to meeting organizers and participants but also a convenient and safe meeting experience. One can book the fully furnished Executive Suite with rates starting at P25,000 net or the Presidential Suite with rates starting at P35,000 net. Both suites boast of stunning views and are equipped with high-speed internet access. The package includes a coffee break and working lunch, a dedicated events planner for seamless meeting coordination, and access to cutting edge AV facilities including complementary use of built-in LED TV for AV presentation, complimentary projector and portable white screen (upon request), free-flowing water, a coffee and tea setup, a video conferencing facility (subject to additional charge), and standard meeting stationary. Of course, enhanced cleanliness and safety protocols are in place to ensure the health, wellness, and safety of organizers and delegates. There are temperature screening at all entries, enhanced cleaning procedures on both public areas and guestrooms, disinfection of high-traffic areas, sanitation amenities, implementation of social distancing measures, installation of protective barriers, and contactless food options. All associates wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) in accordance with local government regulations. Stay-in delegates may also enjoy touchless transactions and services through the Marriott Bonvoy app such as Mobile Key, Mobile Dining, eFolio delivery and Mobile Requests. For reservation, call 5318-0788 or e-mail Sheraton Manila Bay is located at M. Adriatico cor. Gen. Malvar Streets, Malate, Manila.

New Starbucks Rewards

ON July 17, Starbucks will begin its new Starbucks Rewards program. The new program offers members a faster and easier way to collect Stars and redeem rewards. Members can now get one Star with every P25 spent on almost everything they buy in stores using their registered card or app. For every 100 Stars, customers have the option of redeeming a reward for a handcrafted beverage, any pastry, or slice of cake. To start things right, members are welcomed into the program by getting twice as many Stars on their purchases on the first seven days after joining the program. Members also get double the Stars as a bonus when they purchase a featured beverage on the first day of a new promotion. Starbucks will also hold Double Star Days, different days every month when customers can get twice as many Stars on their purchases. To top it off, members will also enjoy a free beverage or food on their birthday. To join, new customers will need to activate and register a Starbucks Card to Starbucks Rewards. Previous members of the My Starbucks Rewards can update their old password and add a new Starbucks Card to their account through the website and latest app on Google Play or the App Store. Members will enjoy cashless payments and new features like automatic reloading, so they never have to line up to add value on their Starbucks Card. For more information, visit the Starbucks Rewards website.

Pizza Hut introduces Beer Pan Pizza

PIZZA HUT is uniting pizza and beer lovers with its latest innovation, the Beer Pan Pizza, which is now available for dine-in, delivery, and take-out. The pizza is made with sweet BeerBBQ sauce, caramelized onions, and chicken chunks on Pizza Hut’s signature pan pizza, and topped with crispy chicken skin and beer sprinkles. The Beer Pan Pizza can be purchased for ₱339 for a Regular Pan Pizza or ₱519 for a Large Pan Pizza. For delivery call the Pizza Hut Hotline at 8911-11-11 for Metro Manila or #11111 for provincial orders, or through the Pizza Hut website at Other take-out options are also available such as, Walk-in Take Away; Click and Collect for orders made through the website and to be claimed in-store; and Car Pick-up where customers can order in advance using the hotline and then claim it curbside from their nearest Pizza Hut branch. To know the updated list of open Pizza Hut stores nationwide, visit