Taste Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine at Crimson Alabang!

September 01, 2018

In celebration of Vietnam’s Independence Day this September, Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila takes you to a gastronomic adventure featuring the diverse cuisine from the Land of the Dragon People.
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Vietnamese cuisine offers numerous combination of flavors, with cultural influences from different countries such as France, China, and India. In the Philippines, this cuisine is already gaining popularity where pho noodles and Bahn mi hit the Filipino palate.

Foodies who crave for authentic Vietnamese dishes need not look further as the Crimson Hotel in Alabang features the Taste of Vietnam in their buffet spread at Café Eight restaurant from August 31 to September 7, 2018. These dishes are prepared with love by top and talented chefs from Vietnam.

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Now in its 2nd year, the hotel welcomed back the talented chefs from Vietnam – Nguyen Thi Khanh Ngan, Tran Kim Hoang Trong, and Vo Van Chien to recreate special dishes from their home.

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Some of the dishes that I got to try really blew me away. I love veggies and desserts and I think Vietnam's desserts have piqued my interest. Also, the spring rolls are so fresh and to die for!

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Vietnamese salads: Bitter Gourd Salad with Pork above and Cucumber Salad with Salted Fish below. Both are really delicious!

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These Vietnamese Braised Vegetables above remind me of a healthier version of Pakbet! What distinguishes it though is the mushrooms added to this and lack of alamang. I think the way they prepared this dish made me taste veggie flavors that I did not know are there!

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This Vietnamese Chicken Curry along  with the Stewed Scampi in Coconut Juice above are obvious favorites because they disappeared in just a snap!

You definitely get a brilliant balance of aroma, fresh herbs, pungent flavors, sourness, and sweetness of ingredients with the dishes that these talented chefs made.The buffet rate per person is P1,514 net for lunch, P1,729 net for dinner, or P2,100 net for Sunday brunch.
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Above we have some Corn in Sweet Soup with Coconut Milk and below is another Vietnamese Dessert- Sticky Rice with Taro in Sweet Soup.

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On September 5, 2018, experience Vietnam’s vibrant culture you as you enter Café Eight for a night of decadent dining. Xin Chao! Special Wine Dinner will let you relish the exquisite combination of dishes prepared by the Vietnamese guest chefs and fine wines from AWC. The rate P2,500 net per person includes a 5-course dinner with unlimited wine.


Savor every sip of the classic Vietnamese drip coffee for the whole month of September at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge. See how the ground coffee trickles down to the cup through the traditional phin. Enjoy this simply delightful drink with a condensed milk and a slice of Vietnamese delicacies

About Chroma Hospitality, Inc.
Chroma Hospitality, Inc. is a young, forward-thinking company crafting bold, innovative hospitality brands. Owned by Filinvest Hospitality Corporation, Chroma is the management company behind Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila, Crimson Resort and Spa Mactan, Cebu, Quest Hotel and Conference Center in Cebu City, Quest Hotel and Conference Center in Clark, Pampanga, and the highly anticipated Crimson Resort and Spa Boracay set to open in 2018. For more information please visit http://chromahospitality.com/.

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1 comments

  1. They look delicious. Great initiative by Crimson Hotel for bringing awareness of Vietnamese culture through these tempting Asian cruises.

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