A lot of us Filipinos have this liking for Chinese food. I mean who are we kidding, right? The whole world has this taste for Chinese. Here in Manila there are a lot of Chinese restaurants that can fulfill our craving for concoctions from the Orient. If it’s a special occasion and you want to try something out of the ordinary and you are willing to spend, then Summer Palace at the EDSA Shangri-la is the place for you.
It is something out of the ordinary. It’s Chinese fine dining at its best. The ambiance is perfect and the food is exquisite. Start off with a Winter Melon soup with Dried Scallops.
It will be a good start for your scrumptious adventure into the real Orient. The Melon soup eases your stomach. Its mild taste goes well with the dried scallops which balances the taste. The scallops provides like a nutty feel to the soup.
Next, indulge yourselves with a unique appetizer. It is dimsum like you have never eaten before. You will be served with Caviar over scallops, Vegetable siomai and egg tart puff with a luscious sauce on top.
Then make sure to order their Pan-fried Codfish in light Soya Sauce. This will really get you going because the Codfish in itself is already bursting with flavour just like how the Easterners would do it. This dish will satisfy your seafood craving.
If your quest for more hasn’t been satisfied then try the Fried King Prawns coated with Cornflakes. Once you try it, guaranteed you will come back for more. It’s King Prawns with a little white sauce and cornflakes to make it more enticing to eat since the crunchiness makes it worth the chewing.
To end your journey into the tasteful Orient you should try their Chilled Mango Pudding. It will cool you down from your mouth-watering journey. From your first sip, one can taste the freshness of the ingredients and how cool it will make you feel.
The Summer Palace is your gate way to food paradise. It will make you feel like Emperors and Empress during your stay there. The price may be above your usual dining allowance but the look on the faces of your companions and the satisfaction that you’ve experience is priceless. Let Shangri-la feed your appetite for the real taste of the Orient.