Savour a scrumptious feast as you hop from one restaurant to another at this year’s Tatler Dining’s Best Restaurant Week at Rockwell. Participating this year are 16 Best Restaurants, which all prepared special menus and irresistible deals for everyone from 19 to 23 February 2020. Read on to see what’s on offer so you can plan your way through the participating restaurants within Rockwell:
Have a taste of authentic Italian cuisine with Amado Fores’ new restaurant: A Mano. For a limited time, Fores’ lasagne verde is on offer at a reasonable price of Php 580.
Unlimited pours of red and white sangria await diners at this popular tapas bar in the metro. A steal for Php 699, enjoy all the sangria you want for three hours (from the first order). Don’t forget to order the luscious tapas from its regular menu, too!
For Italian comfort food, do pass by this dining place helmed by the award-winning chef Margarita Forés and indulge in any of these two exclusive menu sets for Php 499:
Pappa Al Pomodoro
Tagliata di Manzo
Crema di Zucca
Spaghettini alla Pescatora
Corner Tree Café
Vegetarians and vegans, rejoice! You can score an exclusive menu set comprised of spinach and mushroom lasagne, spinach feta croquettes with salad on the side, and salted caramel chocolate torte at a special price.
Chef Jessie Rockwell Club
If you are looking for something familiar yet with that signature Chef Jessie Sinsioco touch, try the special menu she curated for this year’s Best Restaurants Week at Rockwell. For Php 2,000, diners will definitely love the heart of palm in herbed crepe pouch with tamarind vinaigrette dressing served on a salad of local greens for starters; a choice between grilled US Black Angus fillet mignon steak in bordelaise sauce or grilled tiger prawns in Mantaigo butter sauce with fettuccine amatriciana and sautéed French beans and red cabbage on the side, for main course; and the cotton soft cheesecake with marinated strawberries for dessert paired with Chef Jessie’s Premium Roast coffee or your choice of tea. Service charges apply.
Italian and Filipino influences seamlessly combine with the Chef Margarita Fores’ new dish to be released on Tatler Dining Week at Rockwell—spaghettini, Italian zucchini flowers, and Capiz bihod. It is truly a great way to showcase both culinary cultures in one plate.
Forget about the House Crispy Sisig or the Sinigang na beef short ribs and watermelon—well, at least for this week—and do order the chicharon pork rib sinigang, a new, innovative take on the classic Filipino favourite.
Filipino favourites take centre stage at Mesa, where diners can savour a special menu good to share for five to six people. The menu, priced at Php 1,990, highlights bestsellers such as the sinigang na salmon head, braised beef, shrimp salted egg, baby squid in olive oil, laing cooked two-ways, garlic rice, and crispy leche flan. Make sure to come prepared with a big appetite!
Quench your thirst with this Japanese-Peruvian restaurant’s unlimited wine offer at Php 699. Enjoy reds, whites, or a mix of both for three full hours. Don’t forget to order their signature tiradito and ceviche, too, from the regular menu for a match made in heaven
For a casual meal with family or friends, savour French favourites without breaking the bank. Its three-course menu that includes a refreshing strawberry feta salad, salmon Provençale, and a sinfully decadent red berries éclair, all for Php 880
Only for Tatler Dining Week at Rockwell, the popular Spanish restaurant offers specially curated dishes such as the croqueton de pollo (chicken croqueta, demiglace), Wagyu and foie burger, and Bravas 2.0 . Their wine selections are great, too, so you might want to pair these delectable bites with a pour or two of your favourite cava.
Free-flowing cocktails such as the SOB Martini, Classy Jamaican, Tom Collins, and Tony Curtis are on offer for the entire week. For Php 699, you can have unlimited refills of these libations for three hours from the start of the first order. Don’t forget to drink moderately.
The Test Kitchen
For the first time, the newly opened Test Kitchen (of the Chef Josh Boutwood fame) joins Tatler Dining Week at Rockwell. Do not miss the chance to revel at Boutwood’s creations such as the innovative appetiser “cucumber, squid, dill,” the brown butter sage pasta with cured lamb leg entrée, and a luscious dessert of rhubarb, vanilla cream—all for Php 980.
The Wholesome Table
Dig into guilt-free pleasures such as the lumpia with salmon tuyo and chicken inasal, as well as its famous Empowered Bowl, Extraordinary Bowl , and Magical Bowl—all at special prices.
Be chopsticks-ready as this famous Chinese brasserie offers two irresistible set menus:
Steamed Pork and Shrimp Siomai
Steamed Kuchay dumpling
Minced Pork and Duck Yolk over rice
Crispy Pepper Beef Snow Buns
Oyster Cake “Singapore style”
Singapore Street Noodles
Fried Spareribs in Shrimp Paste
Make sure to visit this old-time favourite restaurant in 8 Rockwell as it offers a special three-course menu that includes baby mixed green salad, Akaroa salmon for mains, and pastel de tres leches.