One of the fun things about Halloween is transforming simple, everyday food into their spookier versions. Think regular hotdogs transformed into creepy fingers, delectable red velvet cake made into a bloody background of a scary scene, or a rather harmless beverage topped with a freaky wicked eye.
Manila Standard LIFE presents a list of scrumptious treats for those throwing a Halloween party or those who simply like to enjoy spine-tingling and mouthwatering goodies fit for the occasion.
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Andrew Café is all about treats with its delectable Devilish Red Velvet Cake.
This Halloween-inspired confection is made of scrumptious layers of cocoa-flavored red velvet. The lavish spread of cream cheese frosting in between fills the mouth with delightful sweetness in every bite. Its web chocolate drips topped with spider-shaped fondant makes this cake a perfect centerpiece in a feast of monster-inspired snacks and party favors.
Get this cake at Andrew Café, located at De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Taft Campus, Malate, Manila.
Thirsty from all the freakishly looking food? Drink you way to the spook-tacular season with Costa Coffee’s hair-raising ice blended concoction.
The Wicked Eye Frostino is a grayish black, luxuriously tempting signature ice blended beverage. It is infused with activated charcoal that lends a murky yet sweet and creamy taste, and with some ghostly hints of strawberry.
This spine-chilling drink is available at all Costa Coffee branches until Nov. 2. TO GO TO
Celebrate All Hallows’ Eve with friends at Richmonde Ortigas’ bar lounge which is hosting “Fright Night,” an ‘80s themed Halloween happy hour party on Oct. 31.
Relish a drink-all-you-can spree of San Miguel beer products, Smirnoff Mule, featured cocktail drinks, white wine, iced tea, and sodas; and binge on delectable bar chow. The Halloween Happy Hour is priced at P798 nett and is from 6:00 p.m. ‘til 10:00 p.m. Meanwhile, bar chow buffet is open until 9:00 p.m. only. Live musical entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m.
Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is located at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Call (02) 638-7777 for inquiries and reservations.
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