Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Where to Go this Valentine

6 days to go before V-Day!

I presume everybody's excited for that day? 

Am I excited? Well, for some reasons, maybe. Heck, still doesn't sound true!

Where are you planning to go anyway?

Well, if someone would ask me for a date, I will probably suggest any of the following...

[Saw this at just visit the site for more whereabouts this V-day]

Bubba Gump
Greenbelt 3, 2nd Level, Ayala Center
Makati City
Tel. No. 757-5154

Go for a Bubba Gump meal for two (P1,500) which includes Ying Yang Shrimp Salad, Bucket of Boat Trash, Shrim Shack Pasta, mini Mud Pie, and two Mango Sparklers. Every order of the Valentine's meal also entitles diners to free movie passes to Ayala Cinemas.

Cafe 1771
El Pueblo, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Tel. No. 631-7340

A menu that includes roasted butternut squash, Asian slaw or Oyster Rockefeller, plus your choice of Miso-Glazed Salmon, Grilled Angus Ribeye or Porchetta/ Crispy Pork Belly Roulade awaits V-day diners at Cafe 1771 on February 14, Tuesday (set menu starts at P1,500 per person). Dessert choices include Valrhona Chocolate Excess with Mixed Berry Sauce or Almond and Pear Bourdaloue with Mango Sauce.

Chef Laudico's Bistro Filipino

G/F, Net 2 Bldg., 3rd Ave., Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City
Tel. No. 856-0634

Treat your significant other to a 4-course dinner at Bistro Filipino with French oysters, spicy tuna kilawin, lechon sisig in rice basket with White Truffle oil Aioli, Wagyu beef in red wine estofado sauce, and more. The dinner is priced at P1,480+ per person (add P400 for drink-all-you-can on wine, beer, and cocktails).

The menu is available from February 13 to 15.

Elbert's Steak Room
3/F Sagittarius Bldg. III, 111 H.V. de la Costa Street, 
Salcedo Village, Makati 
Tel. No. 339-3363

Celebrate at Elbert's Steak Room: a prix fixe menu (P5,500 per person) that includes tartare of New Zealand organic smoked salmon, soup, salad, and your choice of Porterhouse (to share), Prime Ribeye, Prime Striploin, or Filet Mignon served with truffled potato gratin and buttered French beans, plus a cheese platter, white and red wine, is available at Elbert's Steak House on February 14.

Restaurant 101

Enderun Colleges, 1100 Campus Avenue, McKinley Hill
Taguig City
Tel. No. 856-6000 local 101, 403-7840

Say oui to a French menu at Restaurant 101. Opt for a brunch menu on February 12 (P880 per person), or go for the set dinner menu on February 13 (P1,880 per person, inclusive of sparkling rose wine) available for those who want to celebrate ahead of the pack. 

On February 14, a French set menu with sparkling rose wine (P1,880 per person) is available for both lunch and dinner.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza
CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay 

Tel. No. 551-5555

Choices abound at the Sofitel: the Sunset BBQ buffet comes with a Sofitel signature Valentine cocktail, free-flowing beer and iced tea (priced at P1,788+ per person and available on February 10, 11 and 14). On February 14, a European six-course meal at the Sunset Bar Garden comes with a complimentary flute of Moët et Chandon (P2,999+ per person).

For fans of romantic dates, you can book a private canopy on the Seawall Garden, right next to the Manila Bay on February 14. A 6-course meal will be prepared by Sofitel's Executive Chef Marko Rankel, and comes with a bottle of Moet et Chandon. A fireworks display is scheduled at 9:30 p.m., and romantic private serenades are available upon request, subject to an entertainment rate.

Not a sin to indulge to any of this cozy dining experience for this coming hearts day because it only happens once a year. So yeah, go and treat your partner and enjoy!

My choice? (as if it matters, but I will say it anyway)

Is the latter. A private canopy in the Seawall Garden is quite romantic.


  1. all these spots look and sound like a fun night! I like the canopy too!

  2. Wow so nice & good suggestion, i like your tips, thanks for sharing.


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