Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Xin Tian Di’s Lunar New Year 2018

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Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria honored the lunar new year with a traditional Lion and Dragon Dance, an auspicious Prosperity Tree picking at the Chinese Bridge, lucky Chinese calligraphy, an auspicious dinner for the guests with Yu Sheng tossing, and an exquisite oriental-themed fashion show, featuring the designs of eight member of the Fashion Designers Association of the Philippines.

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The Peninsula Manila, Valentine’s Day 2018

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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 amour while indulging in romantic delights that range from spending the night sipping wine in beautiful guestrooms, delighting in intimate dinners in Old Manila, The Lobby, Escolta or Spices, luxuriating in relaxing massages with a loved one at The Peninsula Spa, nibbling on sweet delights at The Peninsula Boutique or showering that special someone with blooms from The Flower Shop.

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CCA Manila – ICDE, Cooking Class with Michelin Star Chef Thierry Drapeau

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For a special, limited-group engagement – and for the first time in the Philippines – lucky enough to catch Chef Drapeau during his hands-on French cooking class last January 23 at CCA Makati Grand Kitchen. There was likewise a must-experience exquisite Michelin-star level 4 course with French Masterchef Marc Toutain on January 24 the same culinary school.

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The Peninsula Manila, Spices Under the Stars 2018

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Spices restaurant’s little pocket garden might just be the best kept secret in the city. It is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner, a place where one can be delighted by starlit skies (at least those not drowned out by bright city lights), exquisite meals under the trees and the caress of the cool breeze (while it lasts) against one’s skin. The al fresco experience of Spices Under the Stars allows you to sit back and connect with all your senses as you dine under the open skies and enjoy a feast of classic and contemporary Thai specialties prepared by Spices Thai Specialty Chef Phaithoon Atthasarn.

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