The Chinese word for "food" is the same as for "cooked rice," which might be surprising given the vast range of tantalizingly tasty Chinese dishes that are increasingly known and loved in the West. Get a whole lot more than just plain old rice and gobble up today's MetroDeal: license to feast on any ala carte dishes on the extensive menu at the China Place restaurant located at the 3rd floor of the prestigious Pan Pacific Hotel for P350 instead of P500.
With oriental eateries scattered across the capital, China Place restaurant, which opened in 2003 and is considered one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city, serves up classic, traditional dishes in modern chic munching stations. The fiery open kitchens churn out an array of selections for mix and matchers, noodles fried to order, soups, dim sum and a la carte treats, as well as offering a delivery service for decent TV dinners. It is conveniently located in Manila, making for an easy spring roll home on after dinner bellies.
Pairing up for an epic eating experience at the China Place, thunderous stomachs can be quelled with an unending menu of variety. Appetizers, mains and desserts are available to munch in whatever unconventional order appeals, and could include crispy aromatic duck, deep fried won tons and hot and sour soup, followed up with lemon chicken, mussels in Szechuan sauce, or bean curd in ginger and spring onions. After treats could consist of fruit salad or ice cream, making for a sugary finale or a palate cleansing middle course, all washed down with a glass of wine each.