I’ve always been a fan of buffets. The cuisine choices, the amount of food I can stuff in my tummy, seeing my bloated friends groan in despair as I get out of the table to grab a new plate… There’s so much to enjoy at a buffet, especially when you’re with friends. Chinese New Year has come and gone and restaurants left and right have incorporated elements that appeal to the superstitious, to those who believe in improving one’s luck. Vikings joined in the party, of course.
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Some of the When In Manila interns visited their Megamall Mega Fashion Hall branch and the ambiance is nothing short of stunning, as expected of a place within the Fashion Hall.
They had 21 different dishes specifically for Chinese New Year, 13 of which we tried. Believe me: when I saw THAT much food on our table, I was overwhelmed. Surprisingly, while the occasion was, well, very Chinese; the food choices actually included items outside the Chinese section!
Seafood Salad in Asian Dressing
Less veggies than your usual salad. How I wish more salads would follow suit.
Chicken Mushroom Oriental
Unsurprisingly, noodles symbolize one’s wish to live a long life. Imagine your favorite stir-fried noodles smothered in that thick oyster sauce, but instead of traditional pansit, this one uses linguini!