Friday, September 16, 2011

Php 35 Halo Halo @ The Peninsula Manila

If you're following Tim Yap on Twitter, you'd probably read this tweet last Wednesday, September 14:

@iamtimyap: P35 Halo-Halo at the Peninsula! I've never seen the Pen lobby this packed.&there's a long line outside. Till 11:59pm so you still have time!

Right after reading it, I've searched google for more info and  I've found this:
Halo-halo and schueblig for only P35 as The Pen celebrates 35th year

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Get the Halo-Halo Harana for only P35 on Sept. 14 at The Lobby, The Peninsula Manila.|
MANILA, Philippines - The Lobby offers the iconic Halo-halo Harana and grilled schueblig at P35 each — one peso each for every year The Peninsula Manila has been in operation — in celebration of its 35th anniversary on Sept. 14.
The Sept. 14 Lobby promotion will be strictly on a no-reservations, first come/first serve basis. Added conditions to the promotion: 10-percent service charge and applicable government taxes will be added to the final bill; beverages and other menu items aside from Halo-halo Harana and grilled schueblig will be at regular prices; transactions will not accept marketing tie-up discounts; there will be no takeout; one or both of the two items must be ordered and consumed at The Lobby, and orders will not be shared. This is a half-day promotion only — from 12 noon to 12 midnight. (Unquote)

And since malapit lang ang Peninsula sa office, of course I gave this a shot. :) With me is my pigging out partner slash officemate buddy, Len.

So, right after office hours, me and Len went straight to The Peninsula and as Tim Yap stated on his tweet, mahaba nga daw ang line so I did expect it na, to my surprise hindi naman ganon ka extreme oh well I guess medyo maaga din kami dumating since nung nakapila na kami ang dami na ding nagdatingan pa. So most likely we waited around 30 minutes to got in. But I don't mind since may kasama naman ako hindi ko napansin kung matagal pa ba ko pumila dahil chikahan naman kami ni Len while on queue. So I'll share to you what happens next thru pictures na lang..

(all photos are taken using our camera phones, hence the quality)
Inside The Peninsula Manila
ang sosyal ng peg :)
Nice ng ambiance ng lobby plus may orchestra.. PERFECT!!
So, we ordered this of course:
Halo Halo Harana
Php 35
 I really don't have a single clue how much is the regular price of this but I'm sure it is more than Php 35 :)
In all fairness, masarap talaga sya..

We also tried their
also for Php 35

ang romantic ng set up
candle light pa.. parang nag di-date lang kami, haha :)
ang awkward lang din ng feeling naka office uniform.. pero keri na lang din!
sabi nga nila, walang basagan ng trip! haha :))

and our bill:
Php 171.92
Say nyo? and mura diba.. This is one of my pinaka sulit na pigging out adventure.
Ambiance at Orchestra pa lang panalo na..
I'm really glad I took the chance of grabbing this promo.

Happy 35th Anniversary The Peninsula Manila!!
'till next year! :)
Hugs & Kisses
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