Saturday, September 15, 2018

Dine in Ultimate Sophistication as Newport Mall Launches PH’s 1st Truffle Festival at Resorts World Manila


During my visit to Milan and some towns in the Tuscany region, I made sure to stuff myself with all the truffle dishes I could get my hands with, and I also took home loads truffle infused butter and oil. In fact, I bought Italian foods more than any other things.

Read my Italian exploration at the link below.

Gastronomybyjoy in Italy

In keeping up with my new-found love for truffle, I'm sharing with you this news where you too can enjoy truffle without even buying an plane ticket to Italy.  Enjoy truffle heaven at Resorts World Manila.


In line with its tradition of staging a gastronomic celebration every year, Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila concocts yet another mouth-watering surprise this September.

Truffle, deemed as one of the most luxurious and expensive food in the world, finds its way to Newport Mall with truffle-lovers getting the rare chance to taste an exquisite array of specialties made with this culinary gem hailed by many as the ‘diamond in the kitchen’.

Running from Sept. 1 to 30, gourmands can enjoy truffle-infused treats concocted by the renowned chefs of participating Newport Mall and Resorts World Manila restaurants. Each truffle-inspired dish is intended to bring diners to a whole new level of culinary indulgence.

Fettuccine Ai Funghi Porcini Salsiccia e Tartufo

Diners can start the day with a hearty brunch at Parmigiano Ristorante Pizzeria, and order the Fettuccine Ai Funghi Porcini Salsiccia e Tartufo and Filetto Di Carne con Tartufo. Fresh, handmade fettuccine is laden with wild mushroom varieties covered in truffle cream sauce, topped with Italian sausage, sliced black truffles, and freshly-shaved Parmigiano Reggiano.

Sizzling Black Truffle Bulalo Steak

The Sizzling Black Truffle Bulalo Steak at LUMU Filipino Kitchen demonstrates how truffles can add depth to traditional Pinoy comfort food. A sizzling steak plate featuring a generous cut of fork-tender beef shank with the marrow intact is swimming in truffle-infused gravy, and topped with potato allumettes and garlic crisps that altogether create a sinfully rich viand.

Garlic Crab with Truffled Mushroom Rice 

Guests who want their truffle meal with rice will appreciate the Garlic Crab with Truffled Mushroom Rice at The Red Crab Alimango House.

Truffle Mushroom Pizza

Given the truffle’s popularity in Italian cuisine, guests may have their fill of the flavor with Italianni’s array of four truffle-infused dishes: Italian Truffle Fries, Truffle Mushroom Pizza, Truffle Mushroom Risotto, and Truffle Chicken and Mushroom.

Chilean Seabass with Black Truffles

French cuisinieres are renowned for their mastery over this exquisite ingredient, and Impressions, RWM’s signature French fine dining outlet, delivers a truffle trifecta in its set menu that of Cold Angel Hair Pasta with Black Truffle Ponzu and Caviar, Mixed Mushroom Soup with Black Truffle Duck Liver Ravioli, and Chilean Seabass with Black Truffles, Carrot Risotto, Herb Salsa, and Soy Sauce Cloud.

You can check my article on Impressions at the link below:

Why Nabbing a Reservation at Impressions is a Bang for Your Buck


Truffle Ramen at Mr. Kurosawa

For energizing and truffle-rich snack options, guests can visit UCC and order the Black and White Truffle Fries – crisp potato wedges made more flavorful and edgy with black truffle bits, truffle oil, and parmesan cheese. For a truly satisfying snack, opt for the Truffle Mushroom Pasta – linguine pasta, cooked al dente and tossed in white truffle oil, infused with mixed mushrooms, and finished with shredded parmesan cheese, with garlic bread served on the side. For those looking forward to an avant-garde dining experience, the Truffle Ramen at Mr. Kurosawa, is guaranteed to send anyone straight to Truffle Heaven.

Truffle-lovers can also go on a gastronomic hunt and replenish their food cabin with truffle-inspired premium snack selections and other truffle products at the Truffle Market located at 2F The Plaza, on September 13-16 and 20-23. .

As an added treat, Newport Mall guests can enjoy P100 off on Grab Car when they use the promo code: TRUFFLESATNEWPORT and get P100 off when going to Newport Mall from any point in Metro Manila for the whole month of September.

Truffle Festival is the latest gastronomic celebration to be launched by Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila. Since 2015, it has been selecting a culinary gem to be feted in a month-long gastronomic festival during September that explores and expands the ways it can be enjoyed.

The tradition got off to a sweet start with the Chocolate Festival where diners discovered that the seductive nature of chocolate goes well beyond desserts. Chefs at Newport Mall and Resorts World Manila restaurants put their talents to the test with the exotic, subtle flavors of matcha, and their culinary creativity was rewarded by the strong public reaction to the Matcha Festival of 2016. Filipino flavor took its turn in the spotlight with the Coco Fest in 2017. Perceived by locals as a common household ingredient, our chefs showed the coconut’s ability to add texture, richness, and depth to dishes.

For more information on Truffle Festival, please call the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at 709-0888, 709-9888 or 09178380111 or Resorts World Manila at 836-6333 and 908-8833 or visit www.megaworld-lifestylemalls.com

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