Memorias Intimas at Casa Roces: Strawberries and Chocolates Define Tastes this Valentine’s Day


The month of love gets more flavorful as Casa Roces, the fine dining place right in the heart of Manila, hosts romantic dinners that will fill hearts and tummies in an intimate and memorable setting.
From February 12 to 14, treat your significant other with Casa Roces’ Valentine Menu, an intricate feast especially prepared for those who want their romantic celebration perfect and filled with passion.  Dining couples have a choice between the luscious “Strawberry Infusion” and the sensuous “Chocolate Infusion” set menus that will let romance reign!  These two sets are well-loved offerings at Casa Roces which is anticipated by couples all over the metro each Valentine’s.


Express those sweetest thoughts with Strawberry Infusion, a five-course set dinner that will tickle her pink, along with a glass of red or white wine.  Start the romance right with complimentary welcome drinks then followed by an appetizer of tuna tartare, smoked strawberry vinaigrette, spiked avocado black sesame and micro greens.  Savor the warmth of love with a strawberry, cheese and sugar beets art soup.  It gets better with a healthy salad of thinly sliced strawberries tapas, local white cheese, roasted chicken, organic micro greens and strawberry hibiscus vinaigrette.  For main entrée, feel love-struck with the sous vide herbed salmon with strawberry-dill cream beurre blanc. Leave some room for homemade strawberry ice cream-stuffed macaroons over strawberry velvet cake.

Casa Roces Valentines

Set the mood for a luscious yet loving date with the five-course Chocolate Infusion dinner. After a serving of complimentary welcome drinks, stain your lips with a rich start of fiamme beef carpaccio, light chocolate vinaigrette, organic tomatoes and micro greens. Then relish the romance-filled cup of potato, leek purée, fried mushroom and shaved chocolate art soup. Have hearty heaps of the refreshing salad of smoked apple and pear, local white cheese, grilled chicken, organic micro greens and citrus chocolate vinaigrette. For main course, feast on cochinillo topped with local tablea and farmers’ cheese, caramelized onions, smoked grapes and sweet potato and pumpkin purée, complemented with seafood bouillabaisse de chocolat. Finish it off with a serving of flaming love triple chocolate dome cake.


Make these encounters extra-special by dining at the luxuriously elegant, art-filled and unique function rooms, named after the publications of the Roces Publishing Group, at the second floor where surprise treats await. Choose from any of the five function rooms, some of which offer views of the illustrious Malacañang Palace and the heritage district of San Miguel.  On a first-come, first-served basis, these rooms can offer the perfect venue to stage your romantic evening, engagement proposals or wedding anniversary celebrations!



Casa Roces is at 1153 J. P. Laurel corner Aguado Streets in San Miguel, Manila, in front of Malacañan Palace.  Call 735-5896/488-1929/0917- 5509743 or visit their Facebook page, (casarocesphils) for reservations.