Lotte Hotel Seoul
Lotte Hotel Seoul’s Chinese restaurant Toh Lim on the 37th floor has invited the executive chef Fung Chekeung of the two-Michelin-starred Chugoku Hanten Fureika and the owner chef Nakazo Tomizo of Chugoku Hanten Group to showcase the essence of Chinese cuisine on March 16 and 17. Chugoku Hanten Fureika’s nine-course lunch and dinner courses will include a special Chinese BBQ appetizer, crabmeat and shark fin soup, crispy Peking roast duck, see-though thin Cantonese dim sum, a Chinese dessert made of coconut milk, chewy tapioca, and fresh fruit. The lunch and dinner courses will be priced at 120,000 and won and 180,000 won, respectively. The March 17 wine gala dinner will be 500,000 won. For details, call (02) 317-7101.Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas
The hotel’s Grand Kitchen Deli and the Lobby Lounge at InterContinental Seoul COEX will offer a “Sweet Love Letter” promotion whereby customers can send romantic messages written in chocolate to their loved ones. Messages will be written in either white or black chocolate onto a heart-shaped chocolate base. The treats are offered at 27,000 won and 35,000 won from March 13 to March 14. Cakes baked specially for “White Day” are on sale from March 11 to 14. For inquiries, call (02) 559-7653.Park Hyatt Seoul
The hotel offers the “White Day Couple Spa” package from March 11 to March 20. Performed only by highly trained therapists who provide services tailored to guests’ needs, the “White Day Couple Spa” package includes a 60-minute Swedish massage using organic oil to relax tense muscles and balance body and soul, a bottle of red wine and a box of chocolates per couple as a special gift. The “White Day Couple Spa” package is priced at 350,000 won for two, including a bottle of wine and a chocolate box. For reservations, call (02) 2016-1176.Millennium Seoul Hilton
The hotel’s Oak Room offers specially-priced Guinness beer sets in March. Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day of March 17, the Irish beer will be tinted green all month. A free T-shirt will be given as a gift to the buyers. The Oak Room is a traditional English-style bar with a log fire for cold winter nights, but also features a patio garden with a breathtaking view. For reservations or enquiries, please call the Oak Room at (02) 317-3234. ASTORIA Hotel
The hotel offers “White Day” packages from March 11 to March 14. The “Just like in the movie” package allows couples to have a private red room at the hotel’s casual Italian restaurant Bella Coola 63. While the meal is served with a bottle of wine, a movie will be screened. The price is 220,000 won including 10 percent VAT. For more information, call Bella Coolla 63 at (02) 2275-7473.