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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Sofitel Manila features Korean food fest, Lunar New Year and Valentines Day specials this Jan-Feb 2016

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Sofitel Manila is going on a triple treat this January and February 2016 as they will offer 3 specials at Spiral Manila featuring the Korean Food Festival, the Lunar New Year at Spiral and the 21 ways to say I LOVE YOU in line to Valentines Day.


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

There’s so many food that are featured this month at Spiral Manila, I think it’s the busiest ever for the start of the year 2016. At first, they will be into Korean food fest in the mid to last week of January 2016, and then move to Lunar New Year specials and then followed by the Valentines Day.

If you are planning to book a staycation at Sofitel Manila this Valentines season, then hold on to your seats, because your not just going to enjoy the food, but also you’ll be able to maximize the I LOVE YOUs by checking out Sofitel’s “Je T’Aime De 21 Facons” ( 21 ways to say I love you).


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival
KOREAN FOOD FESTIVAL

Sofitel Manila starts the year with a Korean Food Fest this January 2016. The Korean food is prepared and cooked by award-winning Korean Master Chef, Jang Bo-Ik of Grand Ambassador by Pullman Korea, he will introduce his signature dishes through Spiral Manila.

But there are more Korean food events and not just a Spiral Manila specials, check the list below and see which Korean Food Fest event you want to attend.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Korean Wine Dinner this January 21, 2016 at La Veranda
4 course meals prepared by Chef Jang Bo-Ik, the food will be paired with featured Korean wines. The Korean wine dinner set up includes a Gayageum performance on stage, a Korean string instrument.
Rate per person is PHP 2,700 nett.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

The Art of Making Kimchi on January 22, 2016 at the Spiral Korean Atelier
Guests will learn how to make Kimchi, the class will be headed by Chef Jang Bo-Ik from 3pm-4pm.
Rate is set at PHP 1,500 nett per person.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food FestivalSpiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Korean Magnifique Chef on January 24, 2016 at Spiral Manila
A culinary showcase by Chef Jang, he will demonstrate the preparation of his signature Korean dishes from 12pm to 3pm. There will be screenings, Korean Fan Dance, photo op and dress up with Han Bok costume, Soju cocktail trolley and the contest for the best dressed dining guest sponsored by The Face Shop. Rate is a Spiral Sunday Brunch.

Korean Cooking Class on January 25, 2016 at Spiral Manila
Chef Jang will teach you how to whip up a traditional Korean dishes. This is an exclusive class featuring Chef Jang’s personal recipes. The class starts from 3pm to 4pm. Rate is at PHP 1500 per person.

For inquiries an reservations, call +63 2 832 6988 / email H6308-FB12@sofitel.com

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food FestivalSpiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food FestivalSpiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Chef Jang’s signature dishes.



Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival
LUNAR NEW YEAR SPECIALS

For the start of the Year of the Fire Monkey this 2016, Sofitel Manila introduces a grand feast of culinary offerings featuring their Spiral’s Chinese Culinary Artisan Chef Michael Tai.

Chef Michael Tai will feature the 10 secrets to happiness in a culinary interpretation of prosperity, longevity, friends, faith and fortune. The Lunar New Year food specials are scheduled to be offered on February 1 to 10, 2016 at Spiral Manila.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food FestivalSpiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food FestivalSpiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival
La Prosperite Chinoise by Albert Andrada fashion collection show will be on February 3 at Spiral. We know that Albert Andrada is know to be the gown fashion designer to our Miss Philippines and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach. This time, Albert Andrada will showcase a luxurious gown design in line with the theme.


Here are the 10 Secrets to Happiness
by Chef Michael Tai of Spiral


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Slow Cooked Abalone served with money bag and supreme sauce

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Stir fried Japanese scallop with sweet walnut XO chili sauce

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Dried oyster with black moss

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Poached dried scallop with winter melon in dried scallop sauce


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Deep fried crab claw “Pi Pa” style


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Stuffed sea cucumber with minced pork “Szechuan style”

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Baked lobster with butter and fried garlic Hong Kong style

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Wok Fried King Prawn with golden pumpkin egg yolk paste

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Steamed whole fish with red date Cantonese style

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival





Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival
21 WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU

Sofitel features 21 different ways to celebrate Valentines Day from the week of Feb 11-14. Check out the list below and see Sofitel Manila’s artistic expression and culinary interpretation of expressing affection to your loved ones.

1. I LOVE YOU in 21 different languages spelled out in the most sumptuous way by Master Chefs of Spiral

2. 21 Dishes of Love at Spiral from Feb 11-12, 2016. A Valentines special dishes will be feature at Spiral. Rate at PHP 2,966.22 nett per person for lunch, and PHP 4,513.82 nett per person for dinner. For Feb 13-14, 2016, rate at Spiral Manila is at PHP 4,642 nett per person for lunch and for dinner the rate is at PHP 4,771.75 nett per person.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival
3. Love in a Latte at Spiral. The Spiral barista will fix your coffee with some I LOVE YOU latte art.

4. A Serenade of Love at Le Bar. Soulful jazz played live at Le Bar during dinner. It’s a 4 course dinner, with desserts, wine and Valentines cocktails for two. Rates at PHP 7,369 nett per person + a gift from Jewelmer.

5. La Veranda’s Love Potion Cocktail. One cocktail rate is at PHP 400 nett per person. It’s a special concoction for Valentines Day.

6. The Gift of Love by Spiral 2 Go. Visit the mini store at Spiral and take home some I LOVE YOU treats and chocolates with rates starts at PHP 100 per letter.


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

7. Romantic Poolside Dinner Buffet. Enjoy a dinner with your date under the stars at the Sunset Bar of Sofitel Manila. Rate is at PHP 2,972.37 nett per person for Feb 12. Then on Feb 13-14, the rate is at PHP 3,119.76 nett per person.

8. Sky High Engagements at Sofitel Helipad. An exclusive offering for Valentines Day. Lucky couple can have a special dinner held at Sofitel Manila’s Helipad area. It’s a perfect dinner for 2, a unique venue for proposal and a good venue for unforgettable moments. Guests are entitle to a limosine ride, transfers, string quartet music, private butler, 6 courses of meal, nice view of fireworks display and bouquet of styled roses by Botanicals. Rate is at PHP 500,000 nett.

This is the most expensive date ever!

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

9. L’Amour from Gallete. Sweet cake treats for your loved ones this Valentines Day. Rate at PHP 1,125

10. Magnifique Moments celebrated at Spiral. Dining set up for you when you reserved at Spiral early. Couple photos will be displayed on a frame at your table.

11. Digital Love at Snaps Sports Bar. Live digital messages for your loved ones at the bar’s LCD screen and plus a live dance performance surprise to your date. Rates at PHP 10,000

12. Right at your doorstep by Room Service. It’s a room service surprise in your hotel room door, enjoy lots of chocolate surprises

13. L’amour Pour Toujors at Sunset Bar. Pool side dinner at Sunset Bar for couples and enjoy a photo op with a vintage VW car, get serenaded and be captured on photo at the heart shaped lagoon pool bridge. Rates at PHP 22, 108.05 nett, comes with 4 course dinner, rounds of wine, three roses and box of chocolates, live string music. For the 6 course meal, rate starts at PHP 36,847

14. Love is in the air. Fireworks display on Feb 14, 2016 at Sofitel grounds.

Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

15. Love Chocolat Class with Master Chocolatier, Chef Tweet Obsequio. Couples can learn a choco making class on a romantic way, rates at PHP 1500 per person only on Feb 13, 2016, 3pm-4pm at Spiral’s Chocolaterie.

16. L’Amour Specials at Le Spa and Nail Artisans. There’s a romantic couple spa for 3 hours at Le Spa, rate at PHP 7500.

17. Love for Always at Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle. For a rate of PHP 9500, you and your partner can have pamper session with treatment


Spiral Manila's special - Chinese New Year, Valentines Day and Korean Food Festival

18. Valentine Special room package. Room rates at PHP 8,596 with breakfast for two at Spiral and a gift from Shu Uemura.

19. Love by Botanicals. Lovely floral centerpiece at Sofitel, created by Botanicals.

20. Say it with Flowers. Get Botanicals do the floral styling for your Valentines Day flowers.

21. Captured Moments by Sofitel. Post a selfie as a couple at 21 ways to say I love you background at the Sofitel lobby.

For inquiries an reservations, call +63 2 832 6988 / email H6308-FB12@sofitel.com



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Let me know if you went there at Sofitel during these special dates.

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Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. 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 the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collects Transformers toys.
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