New World Makati Hotel’s premium Chinese dining destination, Jasmine, celebrates the traditional Dragonboat Festival with its signature handcrafted machang or zongzi, a glutinous rice dish with two kinds of fillings wrapped in lotus leaves, and steamed or boiled. This sticky rice delicacy is served and shared among family and friends to honor the annual holiday which occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar.
A choice between a savory or sweet version of this well-loved dish is offered at Jasmine restaurant. The traditional variety consists of glutinous rice, pork, yellow bean, salted egg, and mushroom, while the other is glutinous rice with red bean filling. Both are wrapped in lotus leaf and are cooked through boiling.
Encased in basket weave packaging with a bamboo handle and gold foil logo stamping, these flavorful treat are best enjoyed with oolong tea or any hot tea of your choice.
Each order is priced at P850 nett. A 10-percent discount applies for Club Epicure members’ orders and bulk orders with at least 50 boxes. A senior citizen discount of 20 percent and 12 percent VAT exempt is honored up to only one box senior citizen card. The restaurant likewise offers complimentary delivery service for bulk orders of minimum 50 boxes within a 3km radius from the hotel.
For orders, guests can call (+632) 8811-6888 loc. 3679, email [email protected], call or message on Viber/Whatsapp at (+63) 917-8884194. They can also order online by filling out the form: https://bit.ly/JasmineMachang.
For other inquiries and reservations, guests can call (+632) 8811-6888, email [email protected], or book a room package directly via the website https://manila.newworldhotels.com/en/. They can also check out the hotel’s official Facebook and Instagram accounts for the latest promotions.