Thursday, May 11, 2023

Mother's Day Treats at City of Dreams Manila

Whether it be dining, staycation, wellness, and shopping, City of Dreams Manila highlights diverse choices to spoil moms on Mother’s Day weekend.

Nobu Manila

A special Sunday Brunch will delight moms with a luxurious spread of the famed cuisine popularized by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. At P4, 388 net per person, the brunch offers an extensive selection of appetizers; kushiyaki or grilled and skewered meat and vegetables and premium sashimi, sushi and maki roll creations matched with Nobu signature sauces. The featured carvings of the day -- roasted whole US striploin, and smoked beef brisket with choice of creamy wasabi, au jus and mushroom wasabi sauce – are the brunch’s pièce de résistance. Filipino-inspired dishes prepared the Nobu way along with specialty dishes, salads, soups, and desserts and beverages complete the dining experience.

For dinner, Nobu Manila entices with an eight-course tasting menu (P8, 871.42) net per person, consisting of: chef’s choice of appetizer to warm up the palate for the first course of Tuna Tataki followed by a selection of assorted sushi and chilled chawanmushi of seasonal vegetables. Yellowtail Tosazu with crispy red onion and olive oil; Salmon Sashimi Salad; Pan-roasted Seabass with pickled watermelon, amasu ponzu and balsamic caviar; Grilled Wagyu Beef with crispy kabocha, nasu, shitake and garlic SMR (soy-mirin reduction) come after. Chocolate and Yogurt, consisting of chocolate mousse, yogurt, vanilla crumble and ube ice cream provide a lip-smacking conclusion to the meal.

Have mom ease into the Mother’s Day weekend at Nobu Manila’s “Friday Chill Out” with a seductive summer sundown special, and entrancing DJ tracks complementing Nobu’s globally renowned new-style Japanese cuisine and sophisticated drinks. A perfect prelude to the weekend celebration, the Friday Chill-Out’s much coveted menu at the trend-setting restaurant’s cabanas, patio, and bar, includes select Nobu classics by the renowned Chef Nobu, such as: Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño, Rock Shrimp Tempura, Black Cod on Butter Lettuce, and Miso Cappuccino, to name some. Premium sushi, sashimi, nigiri, and maki; an array of kushiyaki served with Nobu custom sauces, along with handcrafted cocktails, signature sake, champagne, wine, beer, liquor or mocktails are also offered.

Nobu Manila’s Friday Chill-Out happens every Friday, 6 pm to 10 pm until May 26, 2023.

Email noburestaurant@cod-manila for reservations.

Crystal Dragon

The award-winning restaurant specializing in Cantonese and regional Chinese specialties whips up a celebratory a la carte menu available from May 8 to 15, 12 noon to11pm. It consists of Double-boiled Chicken Soup with conpoy and Chinese herbs served in whole coconut; Poached Hokkaido Scallop in sour broth; Wagyu Beef with king mushroom and capsicums tossed in truffle paste; Wok-fried Spicy Drunken Crayfish; and Chilled Sweetened Eight Treasure Soup (“Ching Po Leung”).

Café Society

Café Society provides thoughtful gift ideas with numerous Mother’s Day-themed goodies available from May 12 to 14, ranging from Chocol8’s handcrafted artisanal chocolates such as Mother’s Day pink box, White Chocolate Muesli Cranberry tile, Pecan Salted Caramel mini log, to Red Velvet croissant, Mango Danish pastry, and other confectionery. For a more indulgent option, the café offers for the occasion, Ruby Buttercream Cake and Triple Cheesecake.     


DreamPlay, the  first-of-its-kind DreamWorks-inspired interactive play and creativity center, is staging a special activity on Mother’s Day, where kids with participating tickets can unleash their creativity and craft a heartwarming dedication card for their moms at The Dream Tales Library; or gift moms with gingerbread cookies they baked at Cooking with Gingy. Not to be missed are the other attractions for families to explore exciting activities together, from challenge courses, storytelling, cooking, and more.

Nüwa and Nobu Spa

The special occasion merits a pampering session for mom, and both Nüwa and Nobu Spas guarantee a tranquil and personalized spa experience. Mothers can choose from the spas’ signature treatments: Nüwa Spa’s Two-Fold Heal-ot, which draws inspiration from Philippines’ age-old healing techniques and traditions, and  helps stimulate the immune system, increase blood flow and promote well-being; or Nobu Spa’s Nobu Rakuen, an Asian-inspired massage featuring the relaxing essence of warm oils and heated bamboo that soothes away stress, rejuvenates, and energizes.

Staycation and shopping

Mothers booked on any day from May 12 to 14 at any of the three Forbes Travel Guide-rated hotels Nüwa Manila, Nobu Hotel and Hyatt Regency Manila, will be treated to a special welcome gift of handcrafted chocolate from Chocol8.  The Mother’s Day welcome amenity is available for bookings made via direct channels and on applicable Best Available rates, or Rack rates. Terms and conditions apply.

Along with a staycation treat, indulge the cosmopolite in mom to a shopping therapy at The Shops at the Boulevard, with  luxury  brands like  Coach, Furla, Eye Society, Ray-Ban, Lacoste, Kultura, G Shock, Pandora, Own Days, Seiko, Apple premium store Beyond the Box, Alfredulla and Hakken jewelry shop, and Tempus which offers renowned luxury watches.

For inquiries, call 8800-8080 or e-mail or 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

City of Dreams Manila, which opened in February 2015. is at the gateway to Entertainment City in Parañaque and part of the Aseana City township development.

The resort features: modern gaming spaces including VIP and premium mass gaming facilities Qi Long and Sky Gaming; three Forbes Travel Guide(FTG) -rated  luxury hotels: Nüwa Manila (Five-Star since 2018), Nobu Hotel (Four-Star since 2018) and Hyatt Regency Manila City of Dreams (Four-Star since 2017); health and wellness facilities that include Nuwa Spa (FTG Five-Star since 2020) and Nobu Spa; more than 20 restaurants and bars; The Shops at the Boulevard; and distinctive entertainment venues -- DreamPlay, the world’s first DreamWorks-themed family entertainment center; and CenterPlay a contemporary entertainment bar at the focal point of the main gaming floor.

FTG also named City of Dreams Manila in 2022, the winner of the Work Here, Work Happy, an accolade which distinguished the resort’s “employee love” initiatives at the annual Best of the Year Awards. It also named the resort in 2023, a Finalist in the inaugural 2023 Responsible Hospitality Award for  outstanding commitment to sustainable practices at the luxury level, a recognition which amplifies  the prestigious ASEAN Green Hotel Award for 2022-2024 earlier presented to the resort’s three luxury hotels. The resort is also recognized with RG Check for Responsible Gaming through the accreditation received by Melco for its properties in all its jurisdictions of operations.

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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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