Food File : Meals for Mom

Conrad Manila

Conrad Manila’s Bru Coffee Bar offers floral cake options for moms — the Rainbow Cake, Strawberry Shortcake and Mango Cheesecake.

Brasserie on three has Mother’s Day Extravaganza feast curated by executive chef Warren Brown. Menu offers a mix of Indian and Western signature dishes. On 13 and 14 May, moms dine for free in every group of four, with prices starting at P3,500 per person.

China Blue offers a special menu and a special gift for moms with every purchase of the set menu. C Lounge’s Mother’s Day Tea Party set includes a range of treats with tea, coffee or sparkling wine. Available from 8 to 14 May, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

photograph courtesy of CENTURY PARK

Century Park Hotel

Century Park Hotel’s Café in the Park presents free lunch or dinner buffet for moms for a minimum of three
full-paying adults. Open daily for lunch and dinner, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Special offerings from Deli-Snack include Jen Rose Bou Cake, layers of vanilla panna cotta cream, almond streusel, mix of tropical fruits and fresh edible flowers. Call 0917-5285888 or email [email protected].


photograph courtesy of NOBU MANILA

Nobu Manila

Sunday Brunch offers an extensive selection of appetizers, carvings of the day and Filipino-inspired dishes. For dinner, Nobu Manila has an eight-course tasting menu.

Nobu Manila’s Friday Chill Out happens every Friday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. until 26 May.

Email noburestaurant@cod
for reservations.


photograph courtesy of CRYSTAL DRAGON


Crystal Dragon

Crystal Dragon whips up a celebratory a la carte menu available until 15 May. It consists of Double-boiled Chicken Soup with conpoy and Chinese herbs served in whole coconut; Poached Hokkaido Scallop in sour broth; Wagyu Beef with king mushroom and capsicums tossed in truffle paste; Wok-fried Spicy Drunken Crayfish; and Chilled Sweetened Eight Treasure Soup.

photograph courtesy of CRYSTAL DRAGON


Café Society

Café Society provides thoughtful gift ideas for Mother’s Day — ranging from Chocol8’s handcrafted artisanal chocolates, such as Mother’s Day pink box, White Chocolate Muesli Cranberry tile, Pecan Salted Caramel mini log to Red Velvet croissant and Mango Danish pastry.


photograph courtesy of GOLDILOCKS


The new Goldilocks Mango Dream that says, “The Best Ka, Ma!,” is a triple-layered chiffon cake filled with decadent buttercream and fresh mangoes, topped with mango icing.


photograph courtesy of NEW WORLD

New World Makati Hotel

It’s an all-you-can-eat dim sum lunch or dinner for moms at Jasmine on 14 May. Choices include (appetizers) soy chicken, marinated spiced beef shanks, marinated pork knuckles, seafood wintermelon soup, xiao long bao Shanghainese pork dumpling, “Siu mai” pork and crab meat dumpling and chicken with shrimp and abalone dumpling; (main course) diced chicken in salted fish fried rice, stir-fried noodles “Hongkong style,” fish fillet congee, stir-fried fish fillet in Manchurian sauce, wok-fried shrimp with celery and X.O chili sauce and wok-fried sesame chicken fillet in hoisin sauce; (desserts) egg tart, mango cream sago and deep-fried sesame balls with lotus paste.

To book, visit

Moms can also enjoy a hearty buffet at Cafe 1228, priced at P3,000 for lunch and P4,000 for dinner on 14 May. Offerings include roasted marinated rib eye, Louisiana seafood bag, native lechon and an array of sweet treats.

To book, visit:


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Hotel Okura Manila

Hotel Okura Manila presents Japanese specialties and Filipino favorites alongside an international banquet at Yawaragi’s Mother’s Day Buffet.

Full-paying guests, exclusively for moms, will receive a P500 worth of dining voucher for next  the visit (valid from June until September 2023).