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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these love bites

By Kristelle Bechayda

L ove is in the air, hence, the sudden abundance of the color red and heart-shaped objects in the market. Despite the saturation or better yet, coagulation, this does not stop local businesses from coming up with products or services related to this romantic event. This, of course, includes the food industry with its yummy selection of treats made with love. We’ve listed down some of the promos and items that establishments have come up with for Valentine’s Day, and you wouldn’t want to miss out on any of these, whether or not you have a date.

Shangri-la at The Fort’s romantic dinner options


Planning to go all-out this Valentine’s Day? Head on to the bustling district of Bonifacio Global City (BGC), where Shangrila at The Fort is offering a variety of romantic dinner options. A five-course menu at Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar priced at ₱5,500 net highlights food items like Rockefeller oysters, seared scallops, and Southwest Australian black onyx tenderloin (with a glass of champagne to pair the meal). There’s also a four-course dinner available at Samba where diners will get to taste the flavors of Peru for only ₱3,500 net per person. This, too, comes with a glass of bubbly. Craving for signature Sri Lankan and Filipino dishes? Head on to the Ministry of Crab where the dinner menu includes the restaurant’s signature Black Pepper Crab and chocolate coconut with rum pineapple. This dinner, which costs ₱5,000 net per person, also comes with a glass of bubbly.

For a more luxurious dining experience, you and your partner may also opt to have dinner under the stars in one of the poolside cabanas. At ₱18,000 for two persons, the package includes a five-course dinner, a bottle of champagne, personal butler service, as well as welcome cocktails.

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Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s special menus

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From Feb. 13 to 15, special menus for Valentine’s Day will be featured in Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s restaurant Lung Hin. The Baked Stuffed Crab Meat in Shell, Pan-fried Garoupa Fillet with Truffle Oil and Sugar Peas, and Braised Tofu, are just some of the delicious dishes.

The “Beloved” menu costs ₱4,380++ for every couple. There’s also a “One and Only” menu available that offers Baked Slipper Lobster with Supreme Stock, Sautéed Diced Beef Cubes with Garlic, and Steamed Stuffed Vegetarian Treasure in Inari Bag. It costs ₱5,880++ for two persons.

Facebook: @MarcoPoloOrtigasManila |

Krispy Kreme’s Glazed Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut


For the whole month of February, this limited-edition doughnut from Krispy Kreme will satiate every strawberry lover’s cravings. Each Glazed Strawberry Shortcake Doughnut, which costs ₱55, is made of a Glazed Pink Velvet Cake that is topped with strawberry chunks whipped with the light and refreshing Strawberry Yogurt Kreme.

Facebook: @krispykremeph

Dunkin’ Donuts Mini Heart-shaped Doughnut


If your love is on the sweet side, these glazed, heart-shaped doughnuts from Dunkin’ Donuts will best represent that. Each box costs ₱55 only, but you may avail of three for only ₱149. If you wish to bring your bae (or friend) on a dine-in date, a special twin cup of two 12 oz. drinks goes for only ₱109.

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Toblerone’s Valentine packsRESIZED- TOBLERON

Chocolates are a classic gift. Display more affection through Toblerone’s Valentine chocolate packs. Wrapped in six different sleeves, every package in this limited edition line comes with a curated playlist. You can access this by scanning the code on your Toblerone bar on Spotify. Each sleeve also has a blank portion where you can write a sweet note for your loved ones.

Facebook: @tobleronepilipinas

Source: Manila Bulletin

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