Restaurant Row (03/14/19)

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World Macaron Day

TWG TEA celebrates World Macaron Day with its signature handcrafted tea-infused macarons. From March 16 to 19, customers will receive a complimentary box of six, 12, or 24 macarons with a minimum single-receipt purchase of P1,500, P2,500, and P4,000 respectively for dine-in or retail. To sweeten things up, a special offer awaits on March 20. There are TWG Tea Salons & Boutiques at Greenbelt 5, Shangri-La Plaza, and Central Square. TWG Tea Boutiques are located in Okada Manila and Ayala Center Cebu.

Sweets at M Bakery

KNOWN for its freshly baked American desserts, M Bakery has 250 different selections, including monthly featured desserts and seasonal specialties. Aside from its well-known Banana Pudding and cupcakes there are fresh-from-scratch breakfast muffins (Coffee Cake Pecan, Apple Walnut, Cranberry, Banana, Blueberry Crumb, Cappuccino Chocolate Chip, Cinnamon Sugar, Lemon Zest, Poppy Seed with Lemon Glaze, and Pumpkin) and scones (Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry Lemon, Cherry Chocolate Almond, Cranberry Pecan, Lemon Poppy Seed, and Maple Pecan) every morning; icebox desserts in a variety of flavors including Blueberry Jamboree, Calamansi Icebox Bar, and Peanut Butter Icebox Bar; Chocolate Pudding Parfait; and Banana Cream Pie (available for advance order). There are also decadent mini cheesecakes in flavors like Caramel Pecan, Calamansi, Vanilla Bean, Red Velvet, Chocolate, Lemon, German Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Chocolate, and Vanilla & Chocolate Swirl; and cookies like its bestselling Chocolate Chunk Cookie and Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, as well as Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Cookie, the Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Chunk Cookie, and Brown Sugar Whoopie Cookies. There are also many varieties of brownies and bars. M Bakery is at the Lower Ground, 5th Avenue corner 28th Street, One Bonifacio High Street Mall, Bonifacio Global City.

Discount on Meat Day

TO CELEBRATE the traditional Japanese Meat Day, Ruby Jack’s steakhouse at City of Dreams Manila, together with its sister branch in Tokyo, is offering selected beef cuts at half the price every 29th of the month. In Japan, 29, read as “2” and “9,” is “ni” and “ku” in Japanese, which, when combined is “niku” which means “meat” in Japanese. It is popular among Japanese to eat meat on this day. Ruby Jack’s is known for its dry-aaged meats and premium grilled steaks. To learn more about the promo, visit the official Facebook page at

Discount at Crimson

MARCH is National Women’s Month Celebration and Crimson Hotel in Filinvest City, Manila honors fearless women with its #BOSSBABE campaign. For the whole month, the Café Eight restaurant will give its female guests a 50% discount on the lunch and dinner buffets. The Women Who Dine special buffet promotion lets the ladies dine for as low as P737++ per person (discounted from the regular P1,470++). Meanwhile, the United Women Artists Association of the Philippines, in partnership with the hotel, is holding an art exhibit in commemoration of the Women’s Month. The FilipinArt Exhibit runs until March 22 at the hotel’s Gallery. For details, call 863-2222 or e-mail