The Peninsula Manila, Valentine’s Day 2020

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Love is celebrated 365 days a year, but The Peninsula Manila wants the fire to burn extra bright on Valentine’s Day as it helps set the mood for couples to express their amore while indulging in romantic delights that range from listening to Vietnamese harpist and singing sensation Helpoise LaHarpe as she strums at your heartstrings at The Lobby, along with The Peninsula Strings serenading guests in Old Manila, spending the night sipping wine in beautiful guestrooms, delighting in intimate dinners in any of The Peninsula Manila’s legendary restaurants, luxuriating in relaxing massages with your special someone at The Peninsula Spa, nibbling on sweet delights from The Peninsula Boutique, or showering that special someone with blooms from The Flower Shop.

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The Maya Kitchen, Holiday Treats

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Have you noticed? The air has been cooler. Parols are up and fairy lights are twinkling all over. Jose Mari Chan songs have also been on loop! Looks like the holiday season is finally in full swing! For many Filipinos, this season is the perfect time to host dinner parties or attend a family potluck and catch up with loved ones. Ordering party trays or bringing a bottle of wine or a box of fruit cake can surely make the yuletide spread merrier. But why not make your loved ones feel extra special and step up your cooking game by adding homemade showstoppers to the table?

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Guevarra’s Handaan Kahit Saan Party Trays

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Since it opened in 2013, Chef Laudico Guevarra’s has been a preferred venue for events. The sprawling lawn and the 1920s heritage house has hosted various milestones – from birthdays, baptisms, and weddings to corporate parties and product launches. The 80-item buffet with classic and modern Filipino dishes by chefs Rolando “Lau” and Jac Laudico is worth a drive to San Juan City, some guests travel from as far as Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Batangas, and Laguna for the dining experience. Continue reading