The excellent news: First, the latest opening of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Expressway has made touring to Resorts World Manila (RWM) a breeze. The bottleneck route one has to endure coming from Roxas Boulevard to Andrews Avenue is now nearly a smooth-sailing experience.
Second, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, on the second ground of RWM’s Newport Mall, has launched a happy-hour meals and drinks menu full with dwell lounge music.
A couple of weeks in the past we sampled its choices—warming up with a California wine, a 2014 Cartlidge & Browne cabernet sauvignon, its invigorating style enhanced by the jaunty jazz requirements carried out by Carding Cruz on piano.
The menu gadgets aren’t the standard pica-pica fare—in reality every dish is heavy and good for 2 individuals.
The Grilled Shrimp (spicy and served with house-made relish and freshly baked baguettes, P1,088) induced brightened the temper, whetting the urge for food for extra wine.
Skipping the Fresh Oysters (P250 per piece) and the Steak Sliders (P588), we opted to have the USDA Prime Burger Sliders (Angus dry-aged chuck patty, onions, tomatoes, pickles, blue cheese dressing, shoestring fries, freshly baked dinner rolls, P348), which crammed up the stomach.
The subsequent merchandise, medium uncommon USDA Prime Salpicao (dry-aged sirloin cubed steak, paprika, garlic, baguette, P1,088) took us to near-satiation ranges, although the serving was simply sufficient for 2 individuals to wipe the plate clear.
There have been 4 extra gadgets: Beef Kebabs (skewered USDA prime dry-aged striploin, P888); Steak Tartare (chopped USDA prime tenderloin with capers, cornichons, onions, parsley and Dijon mustard, P858); Buffalo Wings (rooster drumettes with ranch dressing, P488); and Cheese Platter (select three from Gruyere, feta, cheddar, blue cheese, Grana Padano and brie, P888), however we had to beg off, lest this wonderful night flip bitter.
Third, and most enjoyable cause to be at RWM, are the lineup of dwell exhibits. There are a number of venues, inside and out of doors the on line casino space, which function solo artists in addition to bands—the largest being the Newport Performing Arts Theater on the third ground.
On April 27 and 28, American saxophonist Kenny G is the featured artist. Popular to the ’80s technology for the instrumental jazz hit “Songbird,” Kenny G has since offered over 75 million data.
The April 27 present has offered out.
Morissette, Tanya Manalang, Ogie Alcasid
On May 6, a live performance dubbed “Platinum: World’s Favorite Hit Songs Live!” topbills Morissette, Tanya Manalang and Ogie Alcasid.
The Cebu-born and bred Morissette, winner of TV5’s “Star Factor” in 2012, is understood for her dynamic vocal vary when she covers “Defying Gravity,” “Let It Go” and “What About Love.”
Manalang, who began at an early age showing in numerous musicals (“Godspell,” “Whistle Down the Wind,” “Footloose,” “In the Heights,” “The Sound of Music,” The King and I”), obtained her largest break because the alternate Kim in Cameron MacKintosh’s 2014 revival of “Miss Saigon” on the West End.
The veteran pop singer-songwriter Alcasid is predicted to inspire Morissette and Manalang much more in a present whose repertoire contains favourite Filipino ballads, West End hits and Hollywood theme songs, with the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra offering the music carried out by Rodel Colmenar.
Resorts World Manila, Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Pasay. Call 9088833.
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