Father’s Day celebration in the new normal


    The lockdown in Metro Manila might have eased up, but with numbers painting a worrying scenario, people are opting to remain inside their home, leaving only when necessary.

    However, voluntary isolation shouldn’t mean that families should forgo celebrations.

    Father’s Day will be celebrated this month and while families might not be able to dine out like they did in the past, SM North’s dining establishments can bring the festive cheer to one’s homes instead.

    Viking Luxury Buffet is a go-to spot but for those who want to stay at home, they can bring the Viking experience with the Viking Luxury Buffet feast sets which can be ordered via SM City North EDSA’s Facebook messenger.

    For those looking for Filipino favorites, Bistro Remedios offers Kapampangan gourmet favorites like crispy tadyang, kare-kare, knockout knuckles, and more. Orders can be made at 8372-4077 or 0915-284-0837 or by visiting the store at The Block for pick and takeaway.

    Hawker Chan and Tim Ho Wan are also available for those looking for their Asian fix. Diners can other from these restaurants through hotline and viber group numbers 0945-330-3314, 0945-330-3317, and 8374-2966.

    For those who prefer a taste of New York, they can enjoy with S&R’s New York style pizzas, burgers, fries, salads, chicken, hotdog and pasta. These are available for take-out or delivery vi food delivery apps lalafood and foodpanda.

    Meanwhile, Tong Yang Plus brings the hotpot and grill experience straight to one’s homes by allowing diners to create their own hotpot and grill feast using its wide selection of soup bases, barbecue, and sliced meats.

    For an Italian feast, there is Amici’s Al Quattro Formaggi and Pepperoni and Three Cheese; Grape Escape’s brick oven pizzas; and Sbarro’s timeless tradition of fresh and handmade pizzas and pastas.

    Seagoof boodle fights are always a celebratory experience and these can be prepared by Seafood Island. Orders can be made by calling 8441-4913.

    No celebration will be complete without deserts. Create a dessert buffet with Famous Amos cookies, Mary Grace’s all-time favorite baked goodies, Conti’s well-loved cakes and pastries, donuts from Krispy Kreme and JCo, French Baker’s Parisian delights. These go well with Starbucks’s handcrafted coffee beverages that have always brought us together.

    Let the whole family give Dad a toast with coffee and tea specialties from Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Café Amazon’s refreshing favorites, and Milk Tea from Black Scoop Café, The Alley, Tiger Sugar, and Macao Imperial Tea.

    The good news is that there is so much more to celebrate with from your favorite food and restaurants at the mall.