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Valentines Day at C2 Classic Cuisine, Cravings and Casa Roces

Last week, we shared various Valentine’s Day specials and promos that are being offered by restaurants here in Metro Manila. If you’re still undecided on where to celebrate Hearts day with your special someone, you have 3 more options: Valentine’s dinner at Cravings, C2 Classic Cuisine, and Casa Roces.

Cravings Grilled Beef Tenderloin

Sweet, Sweet Valentine at Cravings

Cravings’ Chef Jonathan Bautista is preparing a 4-course dinner for 2 for only Php 1,400. The meal consists of soup, salad, a main entrée and mini home-baked pie. For your entrée, you can choose between their Grilled Beef Tenderloin (photo above) or the Seared Mahi-mahi.

Cravings Seared Mahi-mahi

For dessert, they want to make your Valentine’s Day extra gratifying with these sweet pies: Banana Cream Pie and Strawberry Cream Pie. 🙂

Cravings Banana Cream Pie - simply sinful

Visit Cravings on Facebook or any of their branches: Cravings Center, Katipunan (426.6681 to 88); Shangri-La Mall (635.6087); 31st Floor, Fraser Place Hotel – Salcedo Village, Makati City (815.4271); Eastwood Mall, Libis, Quezon City; Molito Mall, Alabang (552-0927); 2nd Level, Il Terrazzo Mall, 305 Tomas Morato Avenue cor. Scout Madriñan St., Quezon City.

Cravings Strawberry Cream Pie

Filipino Valentine’s Dinner at C2 Classic Cuisine

C2 Classic Cuisine Shangri-La Mall’s very own Chef Bless Que will be preparing a 4-course Filipino dinner for two for only Php 995. You have two (2) sets to choose from. Set A consists of Crispy Okoy and Pancit Bami, C2’s Crispy Kare-Kare with Pandan Rice, and a trio of desserts: Trio Pastillas Pannacotta, Chocnut Soufflé and Leche Flan Brulee.

C2 Classic Cuisine Trio Desserts - Pastillas Pannacotta, Chocnut Souffle and Leche Flan Brulee

Set B starts off with Lumpiang Hubad and Sotanghon Guisado, then moves on to their Seared Tilapia in Coconut Emulsion with Pandan Rice for your main course. To cap the meal, you’ll have the same trio of desserts as Set A.

Visit C2 Classic Cuisine on Facebook or contact any of C2 Classic Cuisine’s branches for inquiries: Cravings Center, Katipunan (426.6681 to 87); Shangri-La Mall (636.1510); Megamall (470.1149); Robinsons Midtown (567.2402); Greenhills (723.2347); Summit Ridge Hotel, Tagaytay; and C2 Wharf: The Lakefront, in Sucat, Parañaque City.

Timeless Valentine Experience at Casa Roces

If you’re in the mood for a romantic dinner and an escape from the hustle and bustle of the Metro, maybe Casa Roces in the historic Intramuros and San Miguel district, near the Malacañang Palace, is the more suiting restaurant for you. Chef Paul Cruz is preparing an intricate 4-course dinner, starting you off with welcome drinks and an amuse-bouche of Camembert and Strawberry Confit in Phyllo Crust.

For appetizer, they’re serving a salad of pan-fried harissa shrimps on watermelon and feta cheese with fresh mint and balsamic vinaigrette.

For main course, you have two (2) options: Milk-poached Salmon Fillet on garlic petsai, tomato and bacon fricassee with orange hollandaise sauce, and Porchetta served on roasted vegetables, sautéed rapini with Chocolate-port wine sauce.

Casa Roces Milk-Poached Salmon Fillet

For dessert, they’re serving a seductive Flourless Chocolate Tart with fresh berries and pistachio. Mmmmm… 😉

Casa Roces Flourless Chocolate Tart with fresh berries and pistachio

If you want a more intimate celebration with your boo, you can go upstairs where they’ll captivate you with harp music from Avonlea Paraiso.

This special menu is available from February 14 to 17, 2013. See prices below:

  • At the main level, price is Php 899+ / person.
  • If you want to have dinner at the gallery, with the harpist, an elegant setup and welcome cocktails, it’s Php 1,350+ / person.

By the way, Casa Roces will be unveiling their “La Azotea” group dinner packages real soon. The theme of this dinner package will bring you back to the Commonwealth Era when Filipinos used to dress up for a meal.

For inquiries and reservations, call Casa Roces at (02) 735-5896. You may also visit their website ( or their Facebook page. Casa Roces is located at 1153 J. P. Laurel corner Aguado Streets, San Miguel, Manila.

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Michelle (aka Mhel / blankPixels) is a social media nerd and works as a Digital Marketing Lead for one of the top online companies in the Philippines. On her free time, she travels, goes on food trip and loves to take photos. She's the main editor of this food blog.