Funky Flavors of Asia: Lay's Cucumber Potato Chips
Found lots of funky flavored chips in China on this trip, starting with the simplest of them all… Cucumber!
I have to say, these were pretty good. The cucumber wasn’t overpowering and tasted pretty natural. The flavoring blended quite nicely with the potato chip. They left a nice potato salad-like taste in your mouth.
Four Culinary masters in one flavorful feast! From Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia, let us tantalize you with a masterpiece through a month-long celebration of Oriental Flavors that’s uniquely Mariott.
Last night, we were invited to the Bloggers Night:Flavors Of Asia at the Mariott Hotel Manila. Pabee and I were the only people from Tumblr, out of the 60 attendees.
We were first accommodated at “The Den” where Ms. Vannah, PR of Mariott welcomed us and filled us up on all the details about the event. we don’t know anyone from the event, so Pabee and I was just at one corner talking (and judging people, LOL). Ms. Vannah later then introduced the Four Chefs who are representing their respective countries on this culinary extravagance.
JW Marriott Jakarta’s Dadang Wahyudi, JW Marriott Bangkok Thanatorn Krobsuay, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur’s Ruhizad Muri, and Renaissance Riverside Saigon Phan Tien Hoa. (from left to right) each introducing their signature dishes from their country.
(This is really a wonderful scene, seeing all those bloggers clamoring to get a shot of all the chefs)
by 7pm, we were already at the buffet, but every blogger was doing the “Shoot first, Eat later”, which I really find enjoying, since I rarely see such events. After shooting every corner of the restaurant, Pabee and I finally sat down and ate. Okay, I won’t discuss anymore details on what had happened, but I will tell you this, THE FOOD WAS GREAT! Absolutely satisfying! The service was also great, the staffs were so accommodating, that even your water glass or drinks won’t go empty.
Malaysian Stir Fry section:
FREE GELATO!!! (the only hotel where you can have your Gelato/Ice Cream to go)
Our take home gelato (sssshhhh!)
You guys should surely need to try the Flavors of Asia buffet at the Mariott Hotel Maila.
Breakfast buffet (6;30am-10;30am) Daily 1,250
Lunch buffet (12:00nn-2:30pm) Mon.-Sat P1,550.00
Sunday Brunch (11:30am-3:00pm) Sunday P2,000
Dinner Buffet (Flavors Of Asia) P2,300-Sunday to Thursday, P2,500-Friday and Saturday.
I know, it looks pricy, but c'mon! It’s the Mariott Hotel, and it’s a hundred percent assurance that what you are paying is surely worth every peso.
Made with sweet corn from Hokkaido, Japan’s northern most island…
These were pretty damn tasty! Wow. Very impressed how they got the sweetness of the flavor of the corn soup to be so prominent without coming off as manufactured. Blends perfectly with the corn chip, obviously.