Prosperity, luck and happiness abound at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria and Holiday Inn Manila Galleria as the two hotels usher in the Year of the Earth Pig with a fittingly indulgent array of dining delights at Xin Tian Di and festive décor at the hotel lobby. At the Crowne Plaza lobby, a prosperity tree with red and gold ang pao envelopes and Chinese lanterns attract positive energy into the property, while a red and gold bridge invite guests to pass, to signify crossing over to the new Lunar Year’s bountiful beginnings.
Lunar New Year Gifts
On the fourth level is Xin Tian Di, the venue’s premium Oriental dining destination with a festive display of Koi Fish Nian Gao elegantly encased boxes of red and gold, available for
takeaway as gifts to friends and family. Each box contains two Koi Fish Nian Gao and is priced at P1,188++ available until Feb. 15. The restaurant’s Yu Sheng salad, a staple during Chinese New Year celebrations, can also be brought home or shared at gatherings as guests toss to wealth, health, and prosperity. Ordered two days in advance, the Yu Sheng is offered with a choice among mixed seasonal fruits
(P728++), salmon fillet (P988++), or sliced abalone (P1,288++) available until Feb. 15. Adorable Pink Piggy Buns filled with luscious lotus cream and egg yolk are also available to share with loved ones in the Year of the Earth Pig for P288++ until Feb. 15.
Chinese New Year Feast
Xin Tian Di highlights a decadent feast until the day of the Chinese New Year, Feb. 5, comprising a choice of set and a la carte menus. Each set menu includes a box of the Koi Fish Nian Gao, a choice of Eight Treasure Fish Maw with Shredded Sea Abalone Soup or the Double Boiled Conch Meat, Chicken with Conpoy Soup; a choice of rice or noodles with the
Braised E-fu Noodle with Crab Meat and Assorted Seafood with Egg White or Fried Organic Rice with Veal and Asparagus in XO Sauce; and Taro Pearl with Coconut Cream and Pan-fried Sweet Glutinous Rice Cake for dessert. The “Wealthy Menu” for four persons is offered P12,888++. For groups of six, there's Happiness Menu” for only P16,888++ for six persons. The “Prosperity Menu” is offered at
P22,888++ for eight persons. The “Fortune Menu” is at P26,888++ for 10 persons. And finally, the “Great Glory Menu” is at P29,888++ also for 10 paX.
Lion and Dragon Dance
Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Manila Galleria herald the Lunar New Year with a Lion and Dragon Dance on Feb. starting at 7 p.m. At the Crowne Plaza lobby, an eye-dotting ceremony followed by the exchanging of gifts signify the two hotels’ kick-off to the auspiciouscelebration.
For orders and inquiries, guests can call Xin Tian Di restaurant at 633-7222 loc. 7296/ 7298 or visit the official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/XinTianDiRestaurant