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SOFITEL PHILIPPINE PLAZA MANILA USHERS IN THE YEAR OF THE FIRE MONKEY

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Year of the Fire Monkey

 

 Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila ushers in the Year of the Fire Monkey with a bountiful feast of sumptuous culinary offerings. The celebration kicked-off with an epicurean voyage featuring the colorful culinary offerings of the Land of the Morning Calm: Korea, Annyeong Haseyo! Award-winning Korean master Chef Jang Bo-ik, flying in from Grand Ambassador by Pullman Korea, presented a gamut of unique Korean flavors with his signature dishes enhancing rich selection of the multi-awarded dining haven, Spiral. The gastronomic journey included Korean Wine Dinner (jan. 21), The Art of Making Kimchi (Jan. 22), Korean Magnifique Chef (Jan. 24), and Korean‬ ‪cooking […]

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms.

Chinese New Year traditions and lucky charms

 

 The revelries for the celebration of the Chinese New Year is on-going in many places in the Philippines particularly in the Tsinoy or Filipino-Chinese community in Binondo, Manila. The official CNY happens on Feb. 10, and yet everyone are all busy celebrating and joining auspicious festivities such as the yearly tradition of dragon and lion dance to sweep away misfortunes and brings good luck to all. Believers already hang or buy lucky charms, such as water snakes figurines and other ornaments which symbolizes this year’s Year of the Water Snake. Chinese superstition believe that this year will be filled with […]