Where to Get a Turkey in Manila for the Holidays
Roast pig and, in some cases, a leg of jamon may be the usual centerpiece to a holiday spread but the healthier option would be turkey. Aside from Thanksgiving, turkey also works as a special treat during Christmas. A number of the city’s restaurants and home cooks offer the delectable dish during the season.
Here are 10 of our favorite places to buy expertly prepared turkeys, complete with sauce and side dishes.
Bizu’s year-round traditional whole roast turkey is stuffed with apples, chestnuts, and sausages. Good for about 10 to 12 people, it is also served with a duo of cranberry sauce and gravy.
Chef Jessie Sincioco’s signature Roast Tom Turkey comes stuffed with apples, chestnuts, bread
This season, feast with Cirkulo’s maple glazed roasted U.S. turkey with sausage stuffing. The order comes complete with giblet gravy, dried cranberry compote, buttered french beans, and baby carrots.
You can choose from Gourmet Corner’s offer of a whole turkey or a portioned one that’s just right for a smaller feast. Both come served with stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, and cranberry jelly, and of course, gravy.
Pria Solon’s turkey set comes with her very own homemade Italian sausage and apple stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted veggies, cranberry jelly, and mushroom gravy.
If you’re looking for a different flavor, you can count on Mister Delicious’ applewood smoked turkey. The flavor all comes from the specialized cooking process: “Stuffed with apples and aromatics, the bird is then slow-smoked with imported apple wood for a mild, sweet flavor.” Top it off with some black pepper gravy.
Myron’s promises the juiciest and tastiest turkeys in the city with its special homemade sausage stuffing. You can slather the dish with cranberry jelly or giblet sauce.
Celebrate the holidays with nawwTy’s sumptuous turkey. The package comes with corn and a mix of vegetables, but it’s really the tasty cranberry sauce and gravy that shouldn’t be missed.
Old Swiss Inn
The Old Swiss Inn’s tasty chorizo, nuts, olives, and raisin-stuffed roasted turkey can feed up to 12 to 15 people, and comes with cranberry jelly and gravy. Make sure you pop in the restaurant to get a couple of pies to go too.
Enderun Colleges’ Restaurant 101’s turkey package promises a savory and mouthwatering feast which comes with a cob salad, warm potato & bacon salad, candied yams, maple roasted root vegetables, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.