Still have no plans for Noche Buena?
If you’ve been busy finishing important tasks and closing reports for the year, it’s totally understandable that you’re able to think of your holiday spread just now. It’s been a hectic 2022, after all.
At this point, however, ordering dishes for your Christmas feast might be a struggle due to the holiday rush. If you’re still scrambling for food trays and bundles for Noche Buena, check out these restaurants that are still taking orders hours before Christmas Eve, or even on Christmas Day.
Fireside is closing before the end of the year, so you might want to enjoy it one last time with the family for the holidays. The restaurant has trays to go that are good for four pax each, putting the spotlight on its buttermilk fried chicken fingers. You may opt to enjoy them with some ribs, cornbread doughnuts, mashed potatoes, macaroni salad, or mac n’ cheese, ranging from P1,195 to P1,395 per order.
Aside from pizza, Mama Lou’s has also been known for its delicious al dente pasta. For the holidays, you can enjoy its different variants in medium (P795-P995/good for 3-5 pax) and large (P1,500-P1,900/good for 6-8 pax) trays. Options include Lucio's Truffle, Carbonara, Italian Sausage Pomodoro, Seafood Olio, Italian Sardine, Penne Pesto Al Pollo, Truffle Mac & Cheese, Sweety Spaghetti, Spaghetti Meatballs, Eggplant Parmigiana, Spaghetti Bolognese, Penne Shrimp Formaggio, Vongole Olio, Spaghetti Con Tuyo, and Baked Lasagna.
Can't get enough of spareribs? You can still order a huge serving of that from POUND, which comes in two sizes: half for P489 and whole for P899. They also have holiday specials like chicken nuggets, rib sandwich, chocolate lava cake, among others.
Kettle has the perfect trays for families of eight. Aside from the restaurant's best-selling buttermilk fried chicken, which also has a spicy version, there are other delicious offerings that can satisfy your palate for Noche Buena. Ranging from P1,395 to P2,895, the menu offerings are a mix of light and heavy dishes—from Pork & Potato Strips and Kettle House Salad to Angus Roast Beef Hash, Honey Tamarind Pork Ribs, and Chicken Bolognese Pasta, among others.
Are you spending Christmas with your cousins and other relatives? Mesa has the perfect Christmas holideals for big families. There's the Crispy Pork Belly Family Feast (P4,350/10 pax) as well as the 1/2 Crispchon Party Set (P9,450/15 pax) and 1 whole Crispchon Party Set (P18,450/30 pax) that come with appetizer, viand, noodles, and rice.
Does your family love meat? Your holiday spread wouldn't be complete without Tender Bob's, which offers different kinds of meat in one platter that's good for four people. Included in the meat tray (P1,395) are porkchops, chicken steak, ribeye steak, pork ribs, and java or steak rice.
Hawker Chan also has some Michelin-started packed meals available such as the Roast Duck (P750/P1,500), Roast Duck Platter with Dumplings (P1,099/P1,799), and Chicken and Pork Platter (P999/P1,499).
You can also count on Conti's to give you delicious takes on Noche Buena favorites. They have
Happy holidays, everyone!