Felicity: Celebrating the Year of the Dog at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Lunar New Year with a bountiful feast prepared by Spiral’s resident Chinese Chef, Michael Tai. Indulge in a gastronomic journey featuring specialties that celebrate felicity and great happiness.

“The Year of the Dog is all about the Chinese concept of He Jia Huan Le which means felicity and intense happiness in the family, bringing about positive relationships. I have prepared a grand feast for families to share as they welcome prosperity, happiness and good fortune into their lives,” shares Chef Tai.

Braised abalone with goose web
Dragon Phoenix platter
The featured menu showcases recipes popular in China, Malaysia and Singapore and have been served to royalty in Imperial China. Enjoy dishes for overflowing felicity with the Double-Boiled Mini Buddha Soup, a shark’s fin soup of Chinese Fujian cuisine; Manchu Hot Pot which is popular in Mainland China and is composed of pork, mutton, dried chilli and pink peppercorn; the luxurious Braised Abalone with Goose Web, a popular dish served during Chinese New Year that signifies abundance and wealth; Beijing-style Peking Duck Wrap which was served to the Mongol emperor of the Imperial Yuan Dynasty; Dezhou Braised Chicken, a traditional delicacy from China’s Shandong Province created during the reign of Emperor Guangxu of the Qing Dynasty; Sha Qui Ma, a meticulously-made delicacy of Manchu cuisine popular in mainland China and rarely available in the Philippines; and the Double Boiled Bird’s Nest with Rock Sugar made with premium sweetened bird saliva sourced from Indonesian wild edible-nest swiftlets, considered the “Caviar of the East.”

Noodles for long life
Spiral welcomes the Year of the Dog in festive style with a traditional Dragon Dance and breathtaking performances from featured Chinese acrobats. Get a glimpse of what the future has in store for you with Spiral’s special fortune cookies.

Steamed fish roll stuffed with minced mutton
Treasure fried rice
Celebrate Chinese New Year with family, friends and loved ones at Spiral available at the following rates:

February 15 – 16: P2,850 nett per person for lunch and P3,450 nett per person for dinner

February 17: P3,600 nett per person for lunch and P3,900 nett per person for dinner

February 18: P4,650 nett per person for lunch and P3,500 nett per person for dinner

Topics: Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila , Chinese New Year
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