This September 1 to 13, New World Manila Bay Hotel in cooperation with New World Saigon Hotel, Vietnamese Airlines and the Embassy of Vietnam in the Philippines showcases the refinements, vivid colors and exotic ingredients of Vietnamese cuisine in all its grandeur.
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Guest Chefs Tran Van Dong and Tran Thanh Thuy were specially invited from New World sister property in Saigon to prepare a delightful array of dishes, with each one highlighting a distinct flavor that reflects Vietnamese culture.
Vietnamese cuisine is considered one of the healthiest in the world. Its recipes include a variety of fresh spices and herbs such as galangal, lemongrass, mint, coriander, cinnamon, bird’s eye chili, lime, basil leaves and much more.
Traditional Vietnamese cooking is highly regarded for its fresh ingredients, minimal use of oil and flourish of herbs and vegetables, making it a healthy option. A balance of fresh herbs and meats is achieved with the use of dry and wet spices to create a distinctive taste.
Guest Chef Tran Van Dong has more than two decades of culinary experience at New World Saigon Hotel where he spearheads the preparation of Vietnamese cuisine.
He is joined by Guest Chef Tran Thanh Thuy who is known for introducing her fresh ideas in the kitchen. With her new recipes and artistic sensibilities for vegetable carving, she has clinched a Silver Medal for both Taste of the World Culinary Cup 2011 and Food & Hotel 2013 Contest. She also recently participated in the Vietnamese Food Promotion at New World Shanghai Hotel.
For starters at the lunch or dinner buffet, diners can sample an assortment of salads such as Chicken Cabbage Salad, Heart of Palm and Pork Salad, Traditional Vietnamese Rice Paper Prawn, Grapefruit Salad and Dried Squid, Papaya and Pork Ear Salad, and Vietnamese Poh Piah.
Some the famous main dishes include “Pho” Beef Noodle Soup, Hue Beef noodles, Vietnamese Rice Pancake with Prawn and Pork, Vietnamese Chicken Glass Noodles with Bamboo Shoots, Vietnamese Caramelized Pork, Fried Prawn Skewer with Chili Salt, Braised Mudfish and Grilled Pork with Five Spices.
Vietnamese Java journey at THE LOUNGE
Vietnam’s charming coffee flavor is familiar in the daily rhythm of life. The sophistication of Vietnamese coffee is embodied in the culture and style of enjoying coffee. Vietnamese coffee provides the opportunity for one to stop for a minute or two and enjoy some quiet time, or just spend some time with friends and loved ones.
Savor Vietnamese coffee whether hot or cold with a variety of Vietnamese delicacies for two persons at PhP 900 at The Lounge. Hot Black Coffee with Sweet Condensed Milk (Ca Phe Sua Nuong) or the iced version (Ca Phe Sua Da) can be ordered at PhP 250.
Want to learn Vietnamese Cuisine preparation?
Traditional Vietnamese rice-paper prawn - Gỏi cuốn tôm]
Grapefruit salad, dried squid - Gỏi bưởi, mực sấy
“Pho” Beef noodles soup - Phở bò
Vietnamese sticky rice - Xôi lá dứa
For inquiries and reservations, please call + 63 2 252 6888, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit newworldhotels.com.
New World Manila Bay is located at
1588 Pedro Gil cor. M.H. Del Pilar, Manila, Philippines, 1004