On the Day of Hearts, the elegant Ilustrado Restaurant in Intramuros, Manila lays out the red carpet for all lovestruck couples. It has specially prepared a Valentine menu which will be offered to its valued diners until February 17, 2019.
For February 14 only, diners shall have the pleasure of ordering items on the Valentine menu as a set, priced at P2,200 + 10 per cent service charge.
The five-course lineup for the February 14 lunch or dinner consists of the following:
Amuse bouche of Beet and Goat Cheese Arancini of sugar beets, goat cheese, tarragon pesto and Arborio rice.
Three appetizer choices of Mushroom Duo with truffle oil, shitake and cremini mushrooms and heavy cream in puff pastry served with mesclun; Jamon and Melon, Serrano Ham, cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, extra virgin olive oil, mint, lemon and balsamic glaze; or Salmon Mille-Feuille with smoked salmon, pickled cucumber, capsicum, arugula, fried wonton with dill sesame dressing.
Soup is Roasted Tomato Soup with Chistorra, tomatoes, Chistorra La Reina sausage, heavy cream and mozzarella.
Cucumber Melon Sorbet cleanses the palate.
Main entrée choices are Australian Lamb Ribs, braised lamb ribs, vegetable couscous, mint jelly aioli and au jus; Barramundi Fillet, miso glazed barramundi, oven roasted vegetables noisettes, tomatoes, cauliflower puree, basil and radish; or U.S. Beef Tenderloin with mushroom duxelle, fried enoki, creamy basil polenta and demi glaze.
Dessert is either Chocolate Fantasy, this entremet is all about chocolate starting with Malagos dark chocolate mousse, chocolate ooze, chocolate ganache, chocolate cake, coffee syrup and walnuts. A less decadent yet equally satidfying sweet offering is Berry Bavarois of strawberry Bavarian, sabayon, puff pastry, passion fruit and chocolate.
For reservations, visit Ilustrado Restaurant and Café at 744 General Luna Road, Intramuros, Manila or call 527-3674, 527-2345, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit http://www.ilustradorestaurant.com.ph/ or www.facebook.com/ilustradorestaurant/.