Restaurant Row (03/07/19)

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Karneval Sundays at Marriott Café

Marriott Café now offers a hearty buffet spread on Sundays which is a meat overload feast, with unlimited slabs of steak, ribs, and seafood for P2,800 nett from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For reservations call 988-9999.

A British Affair at the Marco Polo

TAKE a culinary journey of all things British as Marco Polo Ortigas Manila holds a wine dinner on March 13, in partnership with Wine Depot and Pike Estate. Executive Chef Alisdair Bletcher, who haisl from Scotland, will craft a six-course dinner with dishes paired with wines to taste. It starts with a cocktail reception with some signature canapes, then follows the actual dinner: Mushroom consommé with Scottish razor clams; traditional haggis with turnip, mashed potato, and whisky cream sauce; roast Angus beef tenderloin, creamed leaves of Brussel sprouts, roast cherry tomatoes, and morel kus. Dessert will come with Glenlivet Malt caramel pralines. The dinner will be on March 13, 6 p.m. Seats cost P3,200++. For details call 720-7720 or e-mail

Mi-so Happy Salad

ASIDE from its regular salad bowls and wraps like Oh Crab Lah!, Hail Caesar, and Tuna San, SaladStop! shakes things up with seasonal offerings. This month it offers the Japanese-inspired Mi-so Happy which brings together smoked salmon, grilled tofu, edamame, pickled raddish, and beetroot hummus on a bed of red and white cabbage and crisp romaine lettuce. A lemon miso dressing tops off the mix. The Mi-so Happy is available in all SaladStop! stores: Central Square, Power Plant Mall, One Palanca, Greenhills, Glorietta 2, Ayala Tower One, Alabang Town Center, Burgos Circle, Ayala Center Cebu, Salcedo, Mall of Asia, Megamall, U.P. Town Center, and the newest SaladStop! location on the block, Robinsons Cyberscape Gamma.

Summer at Luxent Hotel

LUXENT HOTEL salutes new graduates with the “A Toast to the Graduates” buffet lunch offer. Graduates in a group of five or more can revel in their successes in the academic world with a feast for P850 per person, with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine to commemorate their achievement. This can be availed at the Garden Café, from Mondays to Saturdays throughout March. This month, snack lovers can indulge with the “Sandwich and Fries All You Can!” — hefty sandwiches with unlimited crispy fries and dip selections on all Mondays to Fridays of March, from 2:30 to 5 p.m., for P488 per person. Meanwhile, “Summer Grill at The 6th” (photo) is running on all Fridays and Saturdays from March to May from 6 to 10 p.m. The outdoor barbeque at the poolside includes free-flowing cocktails for P600 per person. For inquiries and reservations, call 863-7777. Luxent Hotel is located at 51 Timog Avenue, Quezon City.