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Monday, March 25, 2013

Escolta Manila restaurant at The Peninsula Manila (lunch date for our 3rd wedding anniversary)

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
We celebrated our 3rd wedding anniversary here in Escolta restaurant inside Peninsula Manila Hotel, my wife ate here for 3 times already and she loves the food and also set up of the restaurant. I've been to Peninsula Manila for many times but I haven't seen yet their restaurant. I'm glad that my wife booked a reservation for us last Saturday. I know its a bit pricey but I'm happy with the turn out of the food they offered and also I like the interiors and ambiance of Escolta.  There's no war zone in the buffet and we ate here with our comfy state.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Me and Lace
happy 3rd wedding anniversary to us!!! according to her FB message... "let's get fat together!" ahahahah


Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Escolta organized some special cuisine per day, for Saturday it was International buffet, for Monday - Italian, Tuesday - Japanese and Korean food, Wednesday - Escolta's best (3 for the price of two dinner only). I paid Php 1,450 for each for our lunch buffet. 

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
We got a reservation after my wife placed a reservation request via email. And we got in with no hassle and a reserve table are prepared for us. The registration desk girl even asked us if we have a coupon, and we told we don't have any coupon, I think she refers to those group buying site couponings.


Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
My first plate started in a blast, I dig the meat section of the buffet and some yummy gambas. I love the lamb and beef.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Seafood soup - my favorite dish of the day, It beats the laksa and tom yum soup in Marriott Hotel Manila, and this seafood soup, tastes like tom yum but without the spicy flavor.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
After my 3 plate meal, I finished my lunch with three kinds  of desserts
- Yohgurt ice cream
- Mascarpone
- Pistachio

The Mascarpone is a must try... felt like that I went into heavens after tasting it. Its the creamiest ice cream ever! I did a Google search and found that Mascarpone is a special cheese in Italy.

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Wife took this pic when he saw me that I'm happy with the buffet hahahaha. Also my polo started to pop open, my belly got big again! super busog.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Let's check out the buffet area
here's their dessert buffet area

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Cakes!!

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
more cakes!

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
The ice cream section!


Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Salad bar

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Japanese bar

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Prunes and herb stuffed porklon with gravy

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Boeuf bourguignon
beef with burgundy pearl onions and mushroom (also my favorite!!)

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Makis


Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
More food at the Asian section

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
The interiors and lighting are perfect inside Escolta, there's also an area if you want more sunlight in your table or you can also eat in a garden section of Escolta, we sat in the middle of the resto because we want a dimmer area for our lunch date. It was scorching hot outside the hotel at around 12nn, and I'm glad that the aircon is in full blast to cool everyone.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
my lovely wife... yiheeeee!!

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
We also discovered that at around 2pm the afternoon buffet and tea started here at the lobby cafe of Peninsula Manila.

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
We went around the hotel and check the pool, I stayed an overnight before years ago and I haven't tried their pool yet. I think its time for us to try this hotel and book for the three of us. The pool looks great.


Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla

Escolta buffet resto in The Peninsula Manila - pics by Azrael Coladilla
Here's another Dblcam app mug shot hahhahah
I just noticed that the front camera is too close infront of my nose.




Escola at Peninsula Manila Hotel
http://www.peninsula.com/Manila/en/Dining/Escolta/default.aspx?gclid=CJ7HzbaWl7YCFcUt6wodEQIA7Q


schedules

Breakfast

6:00 am to 10:30 am

Lunch

11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Dinner

6:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Sunday Champagne Brunch

11:30 am to 2:30 pm

The blogger

Azrael Coladilla is the blogger of Azrael's Merryland. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is a full time blogger and photographer and freelance events organizer, social media specialist and marketing consultant. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves traveling, eating, watch movies, meet new people, photography and collects Transformers toys.


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