There’s something about buffets that never fails to get me all excited. I love the thought of having so much food to choose from without having to worry about ordering too much. I can always go at my own pace and go back for more. No pressure!
Anyhow, Vikings Luxury Buffet has become our go-to place when we’re entertaining guests from abroad. One thing that’s great about Vikings is there’s always something new to try when you go back. They’re always adding new dishes and innovating. For the month of August, Vikings is featuring World Street Food!
|Balut Deconstructed (Philippines)|
The first thing they served us was this Balut Deconstructed. I’m sorry but I took a bite into the beer batter, saw the feathery duck embryo, and couldn’t go on. I don’t eat Balut. I can’t stand looking at the embryo. I did eat the Balut mousse on top though and found it yummy.
|Beef and Chicken Satay (Indonesia)|
|Oyster Omelet (Singapore) and Chori Burger (Philippines)|
|Mango & Singkamas (Philippines)|
The manggang hilaw (unripe mango) and singkamas (turnip) slices are served with salt and bagoong alamang (shrimp paste). Refreshing — perfect as a palate cleanser!
These are braised jicama, tofu, shrimp, and ground peanut spring rolls. They don’t skimp on the shrimp — there are a lot! Really good. 🙂
|Bak Kut Teh (Singapore)|
I’ve tried Vikings’ Bak Kut Teh (Pork Ribs Soup) at their SM North EDSA branch before and found it too salty. This one is less salty than before but still a bit too much. The meat is fall-off-the-bone tender though.
|Jerk Chicken (Jamaica) and Tamales|
Jerk Chicken is spice-rubbed slices of chicken topped with mango salsa while Tamales is stuffed corn rice with shredded pork adobo and salted egg garnish with pork floss. I super loved the Tamales! It was hands down my favorite savory dish that day.
|Hokkien Mee (Singapore)|
This is a mix of yellow noodles and thick rice vermicelli fried with eggs and flavorful prawn broth. I like eating it with calamansi.
|Bananaque Pie, Churros, and Ice Cream|
Wow, the Churros are surprisingly good! Very light and chewy, lightly sprinkled with sugar. The Bananaque Pie is actually egg custard with banana topped with Dulce De Leche and served with ice cream. I had all these with a piping hot cup of coffee from the buffet. Delicious!
You can catch all these new offerings this August at all Vikings branches! We had this food-tasting at Vikings Jazz Mall Makati. 😀
Vikings Jazz Mall Buffet Rates are as follows:
- Kids below 3 ft. – FREE
- Kids between 3-4 ft. – P188+ (weekday lunch) / P288+ (weekday dinner / weekends / holidays)
- Kids between 4-6 ft. – P388+ (weekday lunch) / P588+ (weekday dinner / weekends / holidays)
- Adults – P688+ (weekday lunch) / P888+ (weekday dinner / weekends / holidays)
- 75 years old and above – 50% discount (any day lunch and dinner)
Operating hours are 11am to 2:30pm for lunch and 5:30pm to 10pm for dinner.
For a complete list of Vikings branches and buffet rates, log on to http://www.vikings.ph/.
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