City life can get a little overwhelming at times, causing us to neglect treating our bodies with the care and nourishment it deserves. We don't always realize that sometimes, it helps to slow down and practice mindfulness.
Thankfully, we can find solace in one of the busiest cities in Metro Manila. In partnership with Slow Food Philippines, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila aims to preserve local food culture and tradition with wholesome meals served at the hotel's Cucina.
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By combining the work of the hotel's world-class chefs and Slow Food Philippines' dedicated farmers, fisher folks, artisans, chefs and producers, Locally Green: Reviving Traditions, Rediscovering Good Food
was born. Cucina will serve provincial and regional specialties, beginning with the Pampanga Edition.
"We believe in Slow Food's thrust of preventing the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract fact food and combat people's dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from and how their food choices affect the world," shares Stuart Stancombe, Director of Restaurants, Bars and Events.
True to his words, this movement is a nice reminder to practice mindful consumption, to remember that your food choices don't solely affect you and your body, but the community around you as well.
For more information, visit marcopolohotels.com, facebook.com/MarcoPoloOrtigasManila or follow their social media accounts at @MarcoPoloManila.