Culinary celebration

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    A grand celebration awaits with the coming of the new Lunar New Year at the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila. To usher in this auspicious season, the Hotel is pleased to share special events and promotions that guests may enjoy this Year of the Metal Rat.

    Glutinous rice cakes, or niangao, are traditionally shared among loved ones and friends to wish each other good tidings and prosperity for the year ahead. This 2020, Lung Hin offers Nian Gao variants that guests may purchase ahead of the Lunar New Year. The Double Gold Bar Nian Gao is available in Brown Sugar flavour for PHP 1,888 per box, while the Single Round Nian Gao in Red Dates Sugar flavour may be enjoyed at PHP 798 per box.

    The classic Large Round Nian Gao is available in two flavours: Pandan and Coconut, and Red Dates Sugar. Each variant in this size may be purchased for PHP 1,388 per box. All prices indicated are subject to relevant taxes.

    Marco Polo Ortigas Manila’s award-winning authentic Cantonese restaurant also showcases flavours that are mastered by its team, led by Executive Chef Ken Leung. Available from 24 January to 3 February 2020, gourmands may look forward to special set menus that fit dining parties of five or 10 persons. The Good Wealth set menu features Lung Hin’s signature Sauteed Tiger Prawns with Homemade Chili Sauce, Steamed Fresh Garoupa with Superior Soya Sauce, and Crispy Roasted Baby Duck. On the other hand, the Good Fortune set menu includes Baked Slipper Lobster in Supreme Stock, Braised South African Abalone with Japanese Oysters and Vegetables, and Signature Salt-Baked Chicken.

    To officially usher in the Year of the Metal Rat, a special blessing ceremony will be held at the Ground Floor Lobby on the first day of the Lunar New Year (25 January 2020, Saturday). This ritual will be led by renowned Master Hanz Cua at 11 a.m. Guests may also look forward to the traditional lion and dragon dance after the blessing ceremony.