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Bringing auspicious tidings with traditional mooncakes


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Conrad Manila’s Mid-Autumn Mooncakes and Tropical Allure bags
(Photo courtesy of Conrad Manila)

It is the time when “people and the moon reunite to form a full circle.”

As the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches, families continue to gather, celebrate the harmonious reunion and harvest, and pray for what each heart desires.

A common way to honor this occasion is by eating the well-known sweet pastry, mooncake. Most of which are filled with lotus paste and salted egg yolk or red bean, date paste, as well as a variety of fruits, nuts, and seeds.

To get the best experience out of the Moon Festival, Asian Dragon listed the hotels where one can get the best served version of this delicacy.


Conrad Manila’s Mid-Autumn Mooncakes with Tropical Allure and Pacific Pearl bags

Conrad Manila’s award-winning restaurant China Blue by Jereme Leung celebrates the coming Mid-Autumn Festival with handcrafted mooncakes elegantly presented in signature designer bags by the hotel and Malaysian style icon Christy Ng.

Specially prepared by Executive Chinese Chef Eng Yew Khor, the Mid-Autumn Festival mooncakes are available in boxes of four with the following flavors: Baked traditional red bean single yolk, baked white lotus with lava custard, and baked fragrant pandan with lava coconut. Patrons may choose among three stylish mooncake bags namely: Pacific Pearl by Conrad Manila at P3,600 and famed Malaysian designer Christy Ng’s Tropical Allure, available in Royal Purple and Crimson Red, at P4,500 each.

For pre-orders or inquiries, call tel. no. 8833-9999 or visit


Mini egg custard mooncake (Photo courtesy of Penisula Hotels)

The Peninsula Hotels offers their much loved delicacy for the treasured tradition of giving and sharing.

Usher in an auspicious new season with their exquisite handcrafted mooncakes, which come in Traditional Lotus Seed Paste with Yolk and Egg Custard flavors.

Enjoy a selection of eight assorted mini mooncakes for P3,888 or an indulgent box of four mini Egg Custard mooncakes for P2,388.

Celebrate the spirit of sharing and receive 10% savings for every 10 boxes.

For pre-orders and inquiries, call tel. no. 8887-2888, or through their online PenChat.


Choose between lotus cream and red bean flavors in large or mini varieties

Mooncake’s round shape is said to symbolize fondness and togetherness between family members, while in the past, it was believed that by offering such would entail abundance and prosperity.

Order a box of traditional mooncakes featuring flavors that include lotus cream and red bean, consisting of four large or six mini varieties starting at P1,488. A box of four large mooncakes with two egg yolks is also available, priced at P1,688. Individual orders start at P280 per piece, while mini versions start at P175 per piece.

Check out their brochure for more information. For pre-orders and inquiries, contact their Viber mobile no. (0915) 428-3030 or (0928) 595-5972, or email


Shang Palace’s mooncake collection comes in festive box designs that one can choose from

Light up this mid-autumn with the warmth of reunion. Come and celebrate all the things held dear with delightful and tantalizing flavours that will satisfy the most discerning traditionalists or the trendy tastemaker, all wrapped and packaged in wonderfully-designed boxes.

Perfect to set the celebratory mood or to give away as gifts this coming mid-autumn festival, one can stock up on Shang Palace’s famous mooncake selections that come in intricately designed boxes.

The mooncake selection would include variations such as White Lotus with egg yolk, Red Bean, Mixed Nuts, Red Nuts, and their own unique flavor, Teow Chow.

Golden Circle members can also enjoy 10% off on the mooncake collection.⁣

For pre-orders and inquiries, contact their mobile no. (0917) 594-9327, or email


Share the gift of premium traditional mooncakes available only at Lung Hin

Look forward to better and brighter days of care, kindness, and community with the coming of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

This season celebrates togetherness and community, especially at a time when care and kindness strengthen the ties that bind. Lung Hin presents its selection of premium mooncakes “Celestial Treasures,” available for advanced orders ahead of the Festival on October 1.

For pre-orders and inquiries, call tel. no. 7720-7777, or email


Share the indulgence of Jasmine mooncakes this mid-autumn season

Bite into the rich, sweet and creamy indulgence of New World Makati’s signature mooncakes from Jasmine. Available in red bean paste, red bean paste with egg yolk, red lotus paste, red lotus with egg yolk, white lotus paste, white lotus with egg yolk, and five kernel (watermelon seeds, sesame seeds, walnuts, Terminalia seeds, and almonds), each variant is encased in an orange box with dark blue trimming sealed with a golden clasp and accents.

Their mooncake boxes can include one variant or a combination of variants. A box of two mooncakes is priced P1,088 while a box of four is around P1,588.

For pre-orders and inquiries, contact their mobile no. (0917) 809-6856, or fill up their order form through their website

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