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Friday, July 20, 2012

Marriott Manila’s GOURMET EIGHT: the Ice Cream for All Season

When the day feels like longer than it actually is, stress and exhaustion usually becomes the result. And if staycation is not possible or a long day of pampering is hard to squeeze in to your already very busy day, Marriott Manila’s The Lounge is introducing a delicious alternative to help you relax and indulge a bit, whether it’s a “me time” moment or bonding with people that matters most.

The rainy season and nippy weather surely won’t stop anyone in enjoying every now and then everybody’s favorite cold, yummy, and tasty treat—ice cream! In the spirit of well-deserved indulgence and to celebrate our love affair with everyone’s saccharine favorite, Chef Fil Afable and his team is launching Marriott Manila’s very own homemade gourmet ice cream selections featuring eight sensational flavors that are guaranteed to bring eight sensational indulgences. And yes, it’s the kind of ice cream that you can enjoy for all season!

Marriott Manila Halo-Halo
Halo-Halo (PhP 350)
Another household favorite, The Lounge offers an extra luxurious way to enjoy. Featuring an extra endearing side of our own local flavors such as macapuno, kaong, nata de coco, sweet beans, sweet banana, ube and garbanzos, this treat offers a rich medley with the velvety vanilla ice cream. To top it off, a generous layer of leche flan and ube makes it a decadent comfort dessert.    
                               Marriott Manila Coupe Romanoff
Coupe Romanoff (PhP 415)
Another certified favorite, the is oozing with sweet slew of strawberries in grand marnier. Combined with vanilla ice cream, drizzled with strawberry sauce and topped with whip cream, this fruity delight is refreshingly fun and dainty.
Marriott Manila Coupe Denmark
Coupe Denmark (PhP 320)
Sure to rock your taste buds, a simple and refined combo of vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and pistachio nuts. For those days that you want to enjoy effortless pleasures, this fusion is the best way to go.
Marriott Manila Mango Melba
Mango Melba (PhP 415)
If on the lookout for a refreshing, palate-cleansing dessert, go for this one. Filled with caramelized mango crowned with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream, this luscious dessert has a light kick of tanginess. Simply divine!
 Marriott Manila Intensity 8
 Intensity 8 (PhP 660)
Guaranteed to send tremors of delight with these earthshaking flavors: vanilla, Maracaibo, Palawan honey, ruby Tuesday, chocolate, strawberry, mango and pistachio—a mishmash of everything you’ve been craving for! Plus, everything is topped off with rich sauces such as caramel, vanilla, and chocolate. And to make it even more irresistible, this special fusion is sprinkled with chocolate chips, mocha bean, and chopped pecan.
Marriott Manila The Sizzling Ice Cream
The Sizzling Ice Cream (PhP 415)
And who can go wrong with the old-fashioned goodness of vanilla ice cream paired with a warm white chocolate chips brownie? It is a tower of goodness finished off with three kinds of nuts you’ve always loved to nibble—pistachios, almonds, and walnuts.
Marriott Manila Nutty Tower
Nutty Tower
Marriott Manila Banana Split
Banana Split

Sure to bring back the fun memories of childhood, Banana Split (PhP 340) is a trio of strawberry, chocolate and vanilla ice cream, made even more flavorful with luscious strawberry and mango slices. Topped with toasted almond flakes, this version offers a unique and refreshing take on this classic concoction.
For something sweeter and extra indulgent, get to know our Nutty Tower (PhP 415). A humongous scoop of Palawan honey, Maracaibo , mocha, and chocolate ice cream, this dessert is designed to get anyone hooked! And why not? It’s also finished off with lavish pecan, almonds, pistachio, hot fudge, and caramel.

There are just days that you need to chill, take a break, and enjoy some casual moments. While that’s awesome enough, take it a notch higher and celebrate the day over these knockout and indulgent gourmet desserts, crafted lovingly by Marriott Manila’s certified connoisseurs.

The Lounge is open daily, 10 AM to 12 MN. For inquiries or reservations, call 988-9999.

*all photos courtesy of Marriott Manila