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Spectrum at Fairmont: Japanese Izakaya Done Right

Spectrum at Fairmont: Japanese Izakaya Done Right

Delight in your favourite Japanese dishes at the Spectrum at Fairmont where they serve various culinary favourites every Wednesday night.

Long Time Ago (Poblacion): Your Not So Ordinary Szechuan Restaurant

Long Time Ago (Poblacion): Your Not So Ordinary Szechuan Restaurant

Long Time Ago restaurant in Poblacion offers Szechuan Dishes and Then Some. Definitely, a unique dining experience, let us tell you why.

Writer’s Bar at the Raffles Makati: How About Some Mid-Afternoon Champagne?

Writer’s Bar at the Raffles Makati: How About Some Mid-Afternoon Champagne?

Teatime is the time between 3:00-5: 00 pm in the afternoon, wherein a tea meal is usually eaten. Afternoon tea has been practiced by the British high society since the 1940s. At Raffles Makati’s Writers Bar, tea time becomes more elegant with Champagne Afternoon Tea with Veuve Clicquot.

 

 

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Quick Snippet of History: 
Afternoon tea has been a British tradition since the 1840’s made popular by Duchess Anna of Bedford who always got hungry during midday. She would eat treats such as cakes, sweets, biscuits, and tea. Eventually, this ceremony became widespread that it became an English custom.

 

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Photo: Raffles Makati

 

The three-tiered server carrying the mouthwatering array of sweets of an assortment of sweet treats and savory delights delicately prepared by the hotel’s master chefs.

When preparing for afternoon tea, it should follow that you have “sweet, spice, and everything nice”, referring to sweets, savory snacks, and also a beautiful setup.

Sweets

  • Chocolate and Champagne Macaron
  • Passion fruit religieuse
  • Dark chocolate and Marc de champagne infused lollipop with gold leaf
  • Dark chocolate cake
  • Victoria cake, strawberry, and vanilla

The array of sweets on this spread is filled with various treats that could make anyone with a sweet tooth take a second look.

For those who like to have a little champagne in their dessert, they should try the Dark Chocolate and Marc de champagne lollipop and the chocolate and champagne macaron.

 

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Savory

  • Salmon and dill tartlet
  • Prawn, mango and cucumber finger sandwich
  • Parmesan sable and pumpkin custard
  • Crunchy mini baguette with chicken, walnut, and apricot filling

Their savory spread has an assortment of finger sandwiches and tartlets, that is light and perfect for a small snack. Each dish is well executed and balanced in flavors that pair well with tea or champagne.

 

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Scones

  • Classic and cranberry

Buttery, crisp and served warm, try the scones with the clotted cream and jam.

 

 

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Everything perfectly pairs well with Veuve Clicquot’s crisp and mellow profile in flavor.

 

Price Point: Indulge in a slice of one of the finest British traditions at Raffles Makati from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily at Php 1,500 with selected fine teas for two or enjoy an upgraded afternoon tea set including two glasses of luxury bubbly at Php 2,500.

Note: An additional glass of Champagne is available at Php 750php or a bottle of Veuve Clicquot at Php 4,200 for a sparkling afternoon

 

 

About Veuve Clicquot

Founded in 1772 in Reims, France, champagne house Veuve Clicquot colors life with audacity. More than champagne, Veuve Clicquot is an attitude that sparkles joie de vivre, embodied by the House’s signature sunburst-yellow color. 200 years of tradition and excellence in every sip.

 

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Interesting Snippet of Facts about VEUVE CLICQUOT

  • Mentioned everywhere from James Bond novels, to “Downton Abbey,” to even the “Real Housewives” franchises.
  • Their champagne brand holds a royal warrant of appointment in the United Kingdom, which means that it is officially approved to be served to the British Royal Family.
  • Always Pinot Noir: The house believes that Pinot Noir adds strength and structure to its wines.

 

Why Experience It?

The Champagne Afternoon Tea with Veuve Clicquot is relatively one of a kind offering in the market. Impeccable service, wonderful ambiance, and tastefully curated selections- This is the kind of afternoon that you should be treating yourself to.

Raffles’ Writers Bar is elegant and yet not intimidating. The serving was good, and there was plenty of it. Having champagne in the afternoon and then pairing it with delectable treats was indeed a wonderful experience that we would indulge in again. This is the ultimate afternoon tea experience.

 


About Raffles

Raffles Hotel Singapore first opened in 1887 offering 10 rooms in an old Bungalow style building that overlooks the South China Tea.  In 2012, Raffles Hotel is the first luxury hotel that has opened in the Central Business District of Makati in the past 18 years. Over 132 years in the hospitality business, Raffles Hotel now spreads into 4 continents around the world with consistently high-quality service and world-class facilities.

 

Writers Bar - Raffles Hotel Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  • Writers Bar
    Raffles Makati, 1 Raffles Drive, Makati Avenue, Makati City
    Tel. No. 555-9888 (ext 6840)
    Available from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Website

 

 


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Find us at Klook PH should you want to join us during our #DayOut. Adult Field trip, yes?

Where to To Take Your Dad This Father’s Day

Where to To Take Your Dad This Father’s Day

Most won’t have any clue just yet where to take their precious Dads, so the Fat Girls Day Out crew listed our top curated recommendations to help you out!

Valentines 2019: Where to EAT, Where to Go, and What to Do

Valentines 2019: Where to EAT, Where to Go, and What to Do

Play your cards right this Valentines season as the Fat Girls Day Out shows you Where to EAT, Where to GO, and What to DO. A Curated Guide.

Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats: Solid Food Grub as Always

Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats: Solid Food Grub as Always

The Brgy. Kapitolyo food scene was defined by these roster of concepts; Cafe Juanita, Charlie’s Grind & Grill, Poco Deli, and Mad Mark’s Creamery and Good Eats. Established around 2012, Mad Mark’s was positioned to be a solid sandwich place where you’d be able to get “THE” Man Sandwich and good artisanal ice creams. Owned by Mark Isidro who got his inspiration from the US ic cream parlor shop called Mom and Pop Ice Cream Parlor. 

 

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I’ve been visiting the Kapitolyo branch far too many times just to get myself a scoop or two of their best sellers Half-Baked Madagascar and Java Chocolate and when I’m feeling famished I’d go for their hearty meal plates. Recently, Bianca and I craved for good solid meal plates while we were at Makati and thanks to all the food gods!  Mad Mark’s actually has another branch in the Glorietta 3 Complex. The place is quaint and can get really busy during peak hours.

 

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FGDO Top Picks 

We were famished so we ordered a number of bestseller plates! Let us share with you our food visual snippets.

Appetizer

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Fat Chips (99php)/Seasoned Potato Wedges

 

Mains 

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Johny Double Black Ribs (265php)/ Full Slab/ 2 Sides

Their signature ribs in JDB sauce, slow cooked for 20hrs before they grill these babies. Tasty and tender ribs, just enough hint of sweetness, strong southern BBQ flavor and smokey.

 

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Daily Steak (265php)/ 150g USDA Flat Iron Steak/2 Side

The full-flavored, classic flat iron steak that is grilled according to your preference. Go for their in-house sauce to compliment everything.

 

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Creole Grilled Chicken (215php)/ Boneless fillet/ 2 Sides

This chicken has a great taste and is just spicy enough without being overpowering. Perfect with any sides.

Dessert 

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Deep Fried Cheesecake/ Madagascar Ice Cream/Chocolate Sauce

The perfect prologue after a good solid meal

Why Go?

I would still definitely vouch for their VALUE FOR MONEY offerings. You’d be able to enjoy a ‘good old’ USDA steak plate for less than 500php. Generous servings, attentive wait staff, and superb ice creams. It’s so good in fact that most of the time it’s way better than most international franchises that came along recently. Their restaurant is not intimidating and exudes this aura of coming inside a rustic southern family home where they will stuff you with their good food and hospitality

Visiting soon? tag us on your Instagram photos using the #FatGirlsDayOut #WhereToEat for a chance to get featured.

 


Mad Mark's Creamery & Good Eats Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato


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Find us at Klook PH should you want to join us during our #DayOut. Adult Field trip, yes?

Old Swiss Inn (Makati): Manila’s Preface to Swiss Dining

Old Swiss Inn (Makati): Manila’s Preface to Swiss Dining

There’s no better place for Authentic Swiss and European cuisine like the Old Swiss Inn Restaurant. Why? Because 70 years of marketability and credibility are the only proof of concept that you need.

Lorenzo’s Way: Come Taste Larry’s Most Adored Dishes

Lorenzo’s Way: Come Taste Larry’s Most Adored Dishes

Lorenzo’s Way is a happy tribute to the man behind some of the country’s finest restaurants for over a quarter of a century. Here you will find LJC group’s founder, Larry J Cruz’s most adored dishes.

 

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Larry, as he was always called by his friends, was a journalist, a publisher, and a restauranteur. His love for food and the joy of sharing it with friends, he got from his father the eminent writer, editor, and painter Emilio “Abe” Aguilar Cruz. You can see Larry’s style and taste within Lorenzo’s Way fixtures Old and buffed wood, fine paintings. silver frames.

 

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Fat Girls Day Out Food Outtakes 

Should it be your first time or perhaps you have plans of re-visiting here are our recommended choices from starters, mains, starch, and of course desserts.

The Kesong Puti Caprese is composed of soft Laguna cheese with tomatoes and fresh house-made basil pesto. A refreshing starter to kick off your palate. This dish was originally served in Prego, and art deco Italian restaurant conceptualized by Larry Cruz back in the 1980s.

Next photograph is their Ceasar Salad has always been a favorite of ours. We like it the classic way. Crunchy romaine lettuce served with thick anchovy dressing, crunchy bacon bits to make add smokiness to the taste, and don’t forget those croutons for added texture.

 

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Spanish Garlic Chicken

Tender boneless chicken thighs baked with loads of garlic cloves and olive oil.

 

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Inihaw na Sugpo (grilled prawns)

Fresh large prawns grilled and served with pickled papaya.

 

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Black Pata (best with mantao bread)

Stewed pork leg/Sweet Soy/Leeks/

 

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Adobong Puso ng Saging at Gambas 

Fresh banana heart stewed in vinegar and so decent size shrimp were added topped with pork rinds.

 

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Paella Valenciana

Valenciana rice/Shrimp/Squid/Clams/Chickpeas/Meat

 

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Pancit Guisado sa Baby Pusit

Mung bean noodles/Baby squid/squid ink

 

Dessert Selections

Why Go?

The perfect confluence of Filipino-Spanish cuisine. the LJC Group having a  quarter of a century worth of experience delivering quality and taste to the Filipino market.

A casual and yet sophisticated in character that is perfect for your next Sunday lunch with family or perhaps an intimate gathering with friends.

 


Lorenzo's Way Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

  • Location: Level 1, Greenbelt 5, Ayala Center, Greenbelt, Makati City
  • PHP1500 for two people (approx.)
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Café Havana (LJC): More Than Just Your Typical Expat Meeting Place

Café Havana (LJC): More Than Just Your Typical Expat Meeting Place

Café Havana yields more than just a ‘meet up’ bar they have so much to offer with their well thought out concept, background history, and with fine food influenced by places like Spain, Africa, and the Caribbean.