Filipino Food Month: Newport World Resorts Spotlights Local Dishes

April welcomes the Filipino Food Month and Newport World Resorts celebrates the occasion alongside a partnership with the National Commission on Culture and Arts (NCCA).

With the theme of “Engaging the Youth in Shaping the Future of Philippine Culinary Heritage and Gastronomy,” explore and savor the rich flavors and colorful history behind 11 featured dishes by Newport World Resorts’ award-winning restaurants.

Filipino Food Month
Newport World Resorts spotlights local dishes for Filipino Food Month
The Red Crab Alimango Food House
Chili Kangkong Crab at The Red Crab Alimango Food House, Newport Mall, Newport World Resorts

Newport World Resorts Celebrates Filipino Food Month

All the way from the Visayas and Mindanao islands comes a regional dish called Sinuglaw that captivates the taste buds with a delightful balance of savory and tangy flavors. Known for its innovative approach in the kitchen, Casa Buenas at Newport Garden Wing’s version of Sinuglaw shows off a creative flair through succulently grilled pork, tuna ceviche, and toyomansi gelee.

Sheraton Manila Hotel brings the culinary heritage of Cebu to the metro with its iteration of the slow-roasted pork belly known as Cebuchon, seasoned with aromatic herbs and spices.

Taste the savory flavors of the North with Hilton Manila’s Kapampangan Sisig, a beloved dish made of diced pork originating from Pampanga and served sizzling hot in a cast-iron plate.

Garden Wing Cafe
Beef Tenderloin Prime Tapa at Garden Wing Cafe, Newport World Resorts

Experience an elevated bistek with Hotel Okura Manila’s Wagyu Bistek Tagalog made of thinly sliced premium Japanese wagyu and marinated in Yamasa soy sauce and Yuzu juice.

At Newport Garden Wing, regional delicacies take the form of hearty courses and sweet desserts. Marriott Manila’s Siquijor Style Chicken Matar reflects the culinary traditions of the province of Siquijor through tender chicken simmered then garnished with fresh herbs. Specialty restaurant Garden Wing Cafe boasts a gourmet twist to the Filipino favorite cured beef tapa dish with the Beef Tenderloin Prime Tapa.

Silogue shares the taste of comfort with Ginataang Bilo-Bilo or sweet glutinous rice balls in creamy coconut milk broth.

Holiday Inn Express ManilaNewport City takes the sweetness to the next level in the staple Filipino fluffy meringue and custard dessert, Brazo de Mercedes.

Sheraton Manila
Cebuchon at Sheraton Manila, Newport World Resorts
Ginataang Bilo-Bilo at Silogue, Newport World Resorts

Onto Newport Mall

Filipino Food Month also takes over Newport Mall.

Cafe Mary Grace adds a home cooked touch to its signature Sirloin Beef Tapa, marinated in a special blend of garlic and spices, and perfected with garlic fried rice and eggs.

The Red Crab Alimango Food House shares the country’s love for seafood and spice with a fresh and flavorful Chili Kangkong Crab.

Last but not least, Rafael’s Tapas Bar and Restaurant elevates the traditional beef stew into the exquisite Wagyu Brisket Caldereta, celebrating the richness of the prime beef and the bold flavors of Philippine cuisine.

Holiday Inn Express Manila
Brazo de Mercedes at Holiday Inn Express ManilaNewport City, Newport World Resorts

For the second year, Newport World Resorts is thrilled to partner with the NCCA for Filipino Food Month, kicking off last March 20 at Casa Buenas.

This April, embark on a culinary journey that celebrates the country’s delectable heritage and innovative future through these 11 featured dishes, prepared by award-winning chefs.

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Marjorie Uy

Marjorie Uy is the wifey in the tandem. She is passionate about food, recipes, cook books and dessert is her favorite part of the meal! She's a coffee person. She loves to cook and has collected recipe books for more than 15 years now; the latest is entitled "Everything Peanut Butter" Jonel gave her on their wedding day. She used to work as a Civilian Nurse in a military hospital and as NCLEX Coach for a U.S based company. Today, she's a full-time housewife and blogging become her hobby.

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