Thursday, December 29, 2022

City of Dreams Manila to Welcome 2023 with Countdown Event and Festive Menus

City of Dreams Manila culminates 2022 and rings in the New Year with a countdown revelry at CenterPlay and media noche festive menus at its premium restaurants – Nobu Manila, Haliya and Crystal Dragon.

Nobu Manila’s New Year Omakase

On December 31  and  January 1, Nobu Manila’s New Year six-course dinner tasting menu at P5,600++ per person, includes: a complimentary Zensai; Nobu Assorted Canapes consisting of Shima Aji (striped jack mackerel) with Amazu Basil, Oyster with Maui Onion Salsa, Wagyu Taco, and grilled vegetable spicy Miso on  prawn chip; Nobu-style Assorted Sushi: Seared Engawa (flounder fin) with Dried Miso, Ama Ebi, Salmon Karashi Su Miso (tart miso mustard sauce) and Tamago; Sashimi Salad of Lapu-lapu with cilantro dressing, mixed field greens and Matsuhisa dressing; Surf and Turf Truffle Duo of Lobster and Shitake Dumpling with Truffle Kuzu Dashi, and Sous Vide Beef Tenderloin, Truffle SMR (soy-mirin reduction) and smoked cauliflower purée; Clear soup with Inaniwa noodles, mixed mushrooms and Asari clams; and Blueberry Stone Tart with Matcha Lime financier dough, Anana ginger insert and Chocolate Almond Crumble.

Media Noche and New Year at Haliya

On December 31  and  January 1, Haliya highlights a four-course menu good for two to three persons  at  P6,000 net: Crab and Melon Ensalada, which combines compressed green melon, pickled red radish, avocado purée, mint yogurt gel, squid sponge, caramelized dalandan and cucumber consommé; Beer Mami (noodle soup), a comforting dish of Pinalutong na (crispy) Chicken Dumpling and Ukoy (vegetable fritters), boiled egg, baby pechay, fried garlic and spring onion; a delicious take on Kansi (Bacolod’s local beef soup), comprising a reverse-seared Black Tyde Ribeye steak, garlic confit, asparagus, king mushroom, hand-crushed marble potatoes, cherry tomatoes and Kansi gravy; and for dessert, Ube Palitaw (sticky rice cakes) with toasted sesame seeds, grated coconut, raspberry muscovado tuille, and shaved white chocolate.

Crystal Dragon’s Festive Season Set Menu

Available for minimum two persons from December 19 to January 1, 2023 for P5,800++ per person, the acclaimed Cantonese restaurant’s seven-course festive set menu features  premium  dishes: Crystal Dragon’s Signature Trio Platter, which consists of: Kataiffi (shredded phyllo pastry) Seafood Roll, Roasted Pork, and Steamed Hokkaido Scallop with garlic and vermicelli; Braised Lobster Broth with Sea Treasure and dried scallop; Stuffed Seafood in crab shell with “La Tzi” Sauce; and Steamed Cod Fish with tofu in Teochew pickled green mustard; Wok-fried Ohmi Wagyu Beef with black Garlic; Wok-fried fragrant rice with duo scallop, diced seafood and salted egg yolk; and Marbled strawberry yogurt Jell-O and deep-fried golden sesame ball, for dessert.

New Year Countdown at CenterPlay

City of Dreams Manila’s entertainment destination CenterPlay is the place to be to ring in the new year, with thrilling live performances from the best of local talents complemented by interactive bar tricks and sophisticated drinks by talented bartenders. CenterPlay’s New Year’s Eve revelry begins at 8 pm.

Revelers can groove to the hit song covers of MUB band and to the rock and roll songs of Part 3 band. Bar seats are at P2,000 net, per person, which comes with a glass of prosecco and food and beverage consumables. Table seating starts at P4,000 net per person inclusive of two glasses of prosecco and consumables.

For inquiries and reservations, call 8800-8080 or e-mail For more information, visit Explore more of City of Dreams Manila’s promotional offers, rewards, or instantly check Melco Club points with the new Melco Club App, available for free download on iOS and Android. 

About City of Dreams Manila

The luxury integrated casino resort City of Dreams Manila marks the formal entry of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (Melco) into the fast-growing and dynamic tourism industry in the Philippines. Officially opened in February 2015, City of Dreams Manila is operated by Melco Resorts Leisure (PHP) Corporation, a subsidiary of Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation.

The dynamic and innovative resort complex, located on an approximately 6.2-hectare ite at the gateway to Entertainment City in Parañaque and part of the Aseana City township development, offers the ultimate in entertainment, hotel, retail, dining, and lifestyle experiences with aggregated gaming space, including VIP and premium mass gaming facilities Qi Long and Sky Gaming.

Melco is the first integrated resort operator in Macau and the Philippines to achieve the esteemed international third-party responsible gaming accreditation RG Check for its Macau properties, and City of Dreams Manila. Developed by the Responsible Gambling Council, RG Check is the world’s most comprehensive responsible gaming accreditation program established and implemented by an independent panel of respected gaming specialists.

The integrated resort’s three luxury hotels are each awarded with an accolade by Forbes Travel Guide (FTG): Nüwa Manila (Five-Star) since 2018, also named by FTG in its First Verified List of the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels in 2018, and Nobu Hotel (Four-Star) and Hyatt Regency Manila, City of Dreams (Four-Star), for five years in a row. FTG also awarded Nuwa Spa with Five-Star rating for three years running since 2020, the first spa in the country to be awarded with this top rating, and recognized Nüwa Manila with Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED®, in compliance with expert-validated best practices that minimize the risk of COVID-19 and potential future  public health risks.

Nüwa Manila, Nobu Hotel and Hyatt Regency Manila are recipients of the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Award for 2022-2024 for upholding sustainable tourism through environment-friendly principles, resource consumption reduction and local community involvement.

The three hotels are all Safety Seal-certified by the Philippines’ Department of Tourism (DOT) and bear the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp granted also by the DOT. The Safe Travels Stamp is the world’s first safety and hygiene stamp for travelers to recognize businesses that have adopted global health and hygiene standardized protocols.

On property are impressive restaurants and bars, a retail boulevard, health and wellness centers, and distinctive entertainment venues: DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed education-based family entertainment center; and CenterPlay a contemporary entertainment bar at the focal point of the main gaming floor, with live performances from top local artists.

City of Dreams Manila delivers an unparalleled entertainment and hospitality experience to the Philippines and is playing a key role in strengthening the depth and diversity of Manila’s leisure, business and tourism offering, enhancing its growing position as one of Asia’s premier leisure destinations.

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About Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation

Integrated casino developer Melco Resorts and Entertainment (Philippines) Corporation (“MRP”) is a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:“MLCO”), the developer,  owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia and Europe.  MRP’s subsidiary, Melco Resorts Leisure (PHP) Corporation (“Melco Leisure”), which developed City of Dreams Manila together with SM Investments Corporation, Belle Corporation and Premium Leisure Amusement, Inc., operates and manages the luxury integrated resort.

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