Buffet Feasts

Cozy dining at Tinian Dynasty’s buffet restaurant

FROM a huge conference hall that can house 800 guests, the Tinian Dynasty Casino and Hotel ballroom has been transformed into a buffet restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. It offers an all-you-can eat selection of international cuisine — Western, Chamorro, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Filipino favorites.Make as many trips as you can to the bread/cereal section for a bite of freshly baked bread and your favorite cereals.There’s also the noodle and main buffet…

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Delectable all-day meals at the Broadway Restaurant

 DINING at the Broadway Restaurant of the Tinian Dynasty Hotel & Casino is nothing new. I’ve been there countless times in the past five years but this time, it was different. Gone were the hundreds of diners who come in for the buffet breakfasts and lunches. We were there for dinner for the first time, after the Broadway was transformed into an ala carte restaurant.Attentive staffers supervised by Executive Sous Chef Ramonsito Apostol came to…

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Sunday Brunch at the Costa Restaurant

IF you haven’t been to the Costa Terrace Restaurant at the Aqua Resort Club in San Roque lately, here is one reason you should go back. New changes and new dishes have been added to the popular Sunday Brunch that would guarantee to set your mouth water. I and a companion arrived at the Costa ahead of the usual Sunday Brunch crowd yesterday for lunch, which meant the kitchen staff where just finalizing the buffet…

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Casino Café: Your Tinian 24/7 dining option

    If you are hungry on Tinian, there is only one place to go 24/7 and 365 days a year — Casino Café & Roulette Bar. Casino Café occupies the far left end of the huge hall, right behind Roulette Bar and is bordered by a single railing. It has tables for two, four and more, and attentive staffers will immediately attend to you — even if all you want is just water.Casino Café serves…

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A world of buffet

THE Buffet World at Saipan World Resort was that one place where I wanted to have lunch but for one reason or another, I always never made it on time until one noontime last week when it was all unplanned. My lunch companion Patrick and I were at the door right after it opened at 11:30 a.m. along with a handful of early diners who were mostly hotel guests. The spacious dining area was vacant…

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Buffet Feasts, China

LF Restaurant: Your 24/7 food stopover in CK

  WHEN hunger strikes at ungodly hours of the night or anytime during the day, finding a restaurant that’s open time can be quite a challenge on island. If you are in Chalan Kanoa, check out this little food outlet named LF Restaurant. Skipping breakfast and lunch on Saturday, I was already getting dizzy with hunger at about 8 p.m. when I picked up fellow reporter Junhan at his house and headed toward LF Restaurant…

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Leisurely Sunday buffet at the Mariana Resort

MY plan to indulge in a leisurely Sunday buffet at the Mariana Resort & Spa had remained a plan for already a year or so, until I finally convinced a buddy that the right time was yesterday. All tables were already on reserve or filled when we arrived at a quarter to 12 noon, or 45 minutes after the buffet opened. We had no choice but occupy a table by the poolside, a desirable choice…

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Buffet Feasts, Wines

Of steaks and bottomless wines at the Costa

DO you want it raw, medium, medium rare, or well done? Have you experienced closing your eyes and getting lost in the wonderful flavors of succulent slices of steak dipped in a special sauce? You don’t have to go far to experience it. At the Costa Restaurant at the Aqua Resort Club, you can have your steak and eat it too—just the way you want it. The sizzling sounds of the juices dribbling into the…

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Sumptuous Sunday buffet at The Magellan

STEP into the Magellan dining room at the Pacific Islands Club for Sunday buffet lunch and you may be confused where to start. The Magellan dining room, the largest of PIC’s restaurants, offers different food sections and a wide selection of international cuisine and traditional favorites. At 12:30 p.m. yesterday, all tables in the vast dining hall were filled and a long line of hungry people was waiting outside the restaurant for vacant tables. Restaurant…

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Dolphin Restaurant: Topping Expectations

YOU hit the jackpot when you dine at this restaurant perched high above Saipan—tasty food, an intimate setting, an unobstructed, picturesque view of the lagoon, extravagant service, and to-die-for views of the sunset. Located on the 10th floor of the Crystal Tower of the Hafa Adai Beach Hotel, the Dolphin Restaurant is the perfect rendezvous for intimate meetings, family gatherings, or informal hangout of friends and loved ones. Checking out the place yesterday noon with…

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