Known for its powdery white sands and aquamarine waters, the island of Boracay in the Philippines is regularly ranked among the world’s best. Apart from the colourful markets and bustle of the island’s popular white beach is a tranquil nature reserve on Boracay’s northern tip.
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa offers an exceptional level of luxury for well-heeled travellers looking to indulge in a slice of paradise. Visiting foodies keen on treating themselves to an unforgettable feast regularly pilgrimage to the resort’s posh Mediterranean inspired Rima. The intimate dining room is regularly ranked as the top restaurant on the island.
Uniquely located in the treetops amidst the resort’s lush greenery, the fantastic view from Rima’s pretty perch, coupled with the warm lighting of the restaurant, sets a mood that spells “romance me!
Rima’s Chef de Cuisine Omar Ugoletti crafts a menu featuring whimsical reinterpretations of Italian classics that arrive at the table as edible art. Pair each dish perfectly with bottles from the restaurant’s extensive wine list and you’ll find yourself swooning as you slosh through each glass.
Highlights from the chef’s selection include a teepee of Tuna Tartare, explode-in-your-mouth housemade Ravioli filled with Liquid Parmesan, 16 Hour Slow-Cooked Suckling Pig perched over red cabbage and a sweet finish Hazelnut Praline Mousse with a hint of sesame.
Bread Cone | evoo + balsamic, olive tapenade, mascarpone
Yellow Fine Tuna Tartare | caviar, avocado, clear tomato jelly
Ravioli with Liquid Parmesan | zucchini, capsicum sauce
16 Hour Slow-Cooked Suckling Pig | red cabbage, shallots, mustard demiglace
Pan-Fried Red Snapper | herb crust, parsley and clam broth, garlic sauce
Hazelnut Praline Mousse | black sesame sponge, yoghurt ice cream