Willie Evangelista’s Guide to Food Havens in Marikina

by Willie Evangelista

The city of Marikina is well known for the shoe industry, but lo and behold, they are now joining the bandwagon of food spots to sink our teeth into. Along the streets of Marikina, lies an array of restaurants and food joints that offers a variety of choices for our cravings.

1. The Snack Shack

Craving for freshly grilled burgers? Try out The Snack Shack Burgers! If you’re from Quezon City, chances are you must’ve heard about it. And the good news is that, their outlet can now be found at Marikina City.

The Snack Shack Burgers photo by The Snack Shack FB Page
The Snack Shack Burgers photo by The Snack Shack FB Page

The popular burger chain doesn’t just offer scrumptious, fresh grilled burgers, but they are sold at a very affordable price. At P70 and P135, you may chow down quarter and half-pounder burgers. Thus, it’s really a good “steal” because they are high-end burgers. (more…)

BonChon Chicken Poppers is the Tasty Kind of Pop!

BonChon, the global crispy chicken phenomenon, introduces a new, even more fun way to enjoy their legendary chicken with the new BonChon Chicken Poppers.

Made of 100% chicken fillet chunks, this new snack is a handy, on-the-go experience of bite-sized super crispy BonChon chicken, with hot moist juicy meat, sauced with your choice of the Original Soy Garlic or Spicy.

Enjoy the new BonChon Chicken Poppers on your own, or share a large order with a friend or two. Have it as a meal with the Poppers and Fries: a regular serving of Chicken Poppers paired with fries and your choice of spicy mayo, regular mayo, or ketchup.

Savor and enjoy every crispy, flavorful bite of BonChon Chicken Poppers, the perfectly convenient snack on-the-go!

Get the new BonChon Chicken Poppers at any BonChon store in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, and Cavite. Or call and have this crunchytreat delivered: Metro Manila 633-1818, Baliwag 044-761-1818. Marilao 044-8151818. Coming soon to Baguio, Pampanga, Cebu, and Davao, and General Santos City.

For more information, log on to www.bonchon.com.ph.

New Gourmet Crispy Crepes at BonChon

BonChon Chicken, the global crispy chicken phenomenon, introduces the BonChon Crispy Crepe, the newest addition to their delectable lineup of high quality fresh and fast food.


Crispy Crepes at BonChon

Known for innovating classic favorites into even more delicious offerings, BonChon takes the classic crepe and serves up their own version: crunchy, flaky, and even more loveable. (more…)

Pocket-friendly Japanese dishes for the hardworking yuppie

For hardworking yuppies who have triumphed over a long and tiring day at work, indulging in great-tasting Japanese fare may just be the best reward.

Ebi Bacon Maki
Ebi Bacon Maki

With its pocket-friendly signature dishes, Tempura Japanese Grill (TJG) offers professionals the perfect place to wind down and satisfy their appetite for delicious Japanese food. (more…)

The Global BonChon Chicken Phenomenon – Drawing Crowds in Baguio

BonChon, the crispy chicken sensation raved about globally, is now serving the original Korean fried chicken secret the world craves for in the Summer Capital of the Philippines.BonChon opens its doors in SM City Baguio, Breezeway Terrace, at the 2nd floor.

Bonchon in Baguio
Bonchon in Baguio

BonChon, meaning “original village” in Korean, serves Korean fried chicken that’s super crispy yet light and not greasy, with hot moist juicy meat, and sauced with its addicting soy garlic or spicy glaze. From its original home in Seoul, BonChon opened branches in New York where its crispy chicken secret earned major media and industry accolades, as well as raves from discriminate diners. (more…)

Karate Kid serves Japanese-American favorites to more Pinoys with new store in Quiapo

Karate Kid, home to the metro’s favorite Japanese-American specialties, gives more Filipinos a chance to experience its delectable offerings as it opens its newest store in Quiapo, the first one for 2013.

Karate Kid EVP Raymond Yap with (from L-R) former COMELEC Commissioner Rene Sarmiento, former PNP Director General Nicanor Bartolome and Manila Complaint and Action Team Chief Franklin Gacutan formally open the Karate Kid store in Quiapo.
Karate Kid EVP Raymond Yap with (from L-R) former COMELEC Commissioner Rene Sarmiento, former PNP Director General Nicanor Bartolome and Manila Complaint and Action Team Chief Franklin Gacutan formally open the Karate Kid store in Quiapo.

“The market for Japanese fusion cuisine has shown steady growth through the years and we feel that Karate Kid has greatly contributed to that,” says Karate Kid EVP Raymond Yap. “After the success of Karate Kid’s five store openings last year, we continue to strengthen our commitment to provide Filipinos with the brand’s signature Japanese-American delights as we expand in key areas in the metro.”

Also present at the opening of Karate Kid were former Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Nicanor Bartolome, former COMELEC Commissioner Rene Sarmiento, and Manila Complaint & Action Team Chief Franklin Gacutan.

Visit Karate Kid’s newest store in Quiapo and get your Japanese fusion food fix with bestsellers like the Sizzling Spicy Squid Tempura, Chicken Teriyaki, Beef Gyudon, Kido Master Burger and Japanese Mochi Halo-Halo today