Fine dining with purpose: Argentinian and Asian fusion fare fuel Hapag Movement’s fight vs hunger

Epicureans are in for a gastronomic celebration that features the rich flavors of Argentinian and Asian-fusion cuisine this holiday season. All while supporting the noble cause of the Hapag Movement, a Globe-led initiative combatting involuntary hunger.

Prepare to be whisked away on a delectable journey with La Cabrera and Your Local for Gourmet Giving Series: A Fine Dining Experience for the Hapag Movement, where indulgence meets benevolence, and every meal makes a difference.

As part of the Thanksgiving dining event, both establishments will be donating a portion of their proceeds to fund the supplementary feeding and livelihood training activities of the Hapag Movement.

Known for its rustic ambiance and massive flavorful grilled steaks that go with a smorgasbord of side dishes, La Cabrera, will offer a 5-course gourmet extravaganza paired with the finest wines for PHP5,500+ per person on November 22. Distinguished by the Tatler Best Restaurants List 2023 and Esquire’s Essential Steakhouses, the restaurant promises an authentic Argentinian experience steeped in tradition and communal joy.

“We, Filipinos, share a common history and culture with Argentinos because both our countries were once under Spanish rule. So, eating habits in terms of closeness of family and friends intertwining at the dining table is fundamental. That’s why food in La Cabrera is always good for sharing among family and friends,” said restaurateur Carlo Calma Lorenzana, who brought La Cabrera to Manila.

Following this, Your Local will dazzle diners on November 29 and 30 with a 7-course tasting menu for PHP4,950+ per person. Under the guidance of the celebrated Chef Patrick Go, this long-standing Makati favorite redefines modern Asian cuisine with dishes that are as visually arresting as they are gastronomically intriguing. This culinary artistry has earned Your Local a place among the world’s best in Conde Nast Traveler’s list.

“We at Your Local are excited to contribute to the Hapag Movement through a special tasting menu for our diners. We are grateful for this opportunity to give back to our kababayans in a meaningful way,” said Go.

“These exquisite dining events show the commitment of Globe and our partners to #UniteForHapag, creating moments of joy and giving back to those in need. Together with the Fine Dining Club Philippines Facebook community, we invite you to join us in this celebration of good taste and goodwill, making strides towards a #GlobeOfGood,” said Yoly Crisanto, Globe Group Chief Sustainability and Corporate Communications Officer.

Gourmet Giving Series: A Fine Dining Experience for the Hapag Movement is a collaborative initiative between Globe and Fine Dining Club. It features several fine dining events showcasing some of Metro Manila’s most sought-after restaurants dedicated to social change.

“At Globe, we have always believed that big things happen when passions align and collective action follows,” said RG Orense, Globe Digital and Social Channels Head. “With the help of the participating restaurants and Fine Dining Club Philippines, we are thrilled to bring together two passions: that of elevated dining, and helping others.”

To learn more about the Gourmet Giving Series, visit

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