Fried Chicken ‘n Biscuits at Popeyes

Contrary to my initial assumption, Popeyes Louisiana Chicken, Inc. was not named after my childhood hero Popeye the Sailorman. Instead, owner Al Copeland always claimed that his inspiration for the name of his fried chicken company was Det. Jimmy “Popeye” Doyle, Gene Hackman’s character in The French Connection.

That wrong assumption aside, I had no other expectations when Hubby requested that we take advantage of Popeyes’ free delivery promo to get some of this resto’s famous fried chicken for our merienda.

Popeye’s Chicken

We have been busy working from home ever since the start of the community quarantine and one of the usual highlights of our workday is our afternoon snack break.

Popeye’s Chicken

Aside from the respite this little pocket of time gives us from our work, it also allows us to spend some time with the kids as we all enjoy what our friendly GrabFood delivery rider drops off at our doorstep.

On that particular day, we snacked on:

8-piece Bucket of Chicken (Php523). Crunchy skin and tender juicy pieces of Southern fried chicken that we can’t just help but bite into!

Popeye’s Chicken

Popeye’s Chicken

2 orders of Box of 3 Honey Biscuits (Php284). Crumbly and flaky quick breads that go so well with the chicken and a little bit of honey.

Popeye’s Chicken

Popeye’s Chicken

The chicken, biscuits and honey all come together for that unbeatable sweet-savory flavor combination that we so love.

Popeye’s Chicken

Popeye’s Chicken

This Popeyes branch is located at Arcovia City, 99 Eulogio Rodriguez Jr. Avenue, Ugong, Pasig City, open for dine in, takeout and delivery Mondays to Fridays from 10am to 8pm and Saturdays to Sundays from 9am to 8pm.

Other branches are located at:

  • Alabang Town Center
  • SM San Lazaro
  • NU Tower, Mall of Asia Complex
  • Eastwood
  • SM Southmall
  • Ali Mall
  • Kroma
  • Robinsons Place Manila

Download the Grab App to get your own chicken and biscuits from Popeyes and get a discount on your first food order when you use my code: GRABJELLYBEANS.

Until September 19, enjoy free delivery of your Popeyes order from GrabFood for a minimum purchase of Php550 by using the code GRABPOPEYES.

Popeyes Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Check out my posts on other chicken places in the metro:

“Kitakits sa bahay” with McDonald’s delivery

Have you seen McDonald’s new ad “Kitakits?”

It shows snippets of life that still goes on despite the raging pandemic: the shy smiles from behind the necessary face masks, greeting each other by shaking feet instead of hands, eating out together while remaining apart, and getting used to spending time indoors, all as part of the New Normal.

My fam and I are also adjusting to the new way of being, enjoying our extended time together at home.

And while we’re both busy working from home, Hubby and I still try to squeeze in some bits of time with kiddos within our workday: our own “kitakits.”

McDonald’s Delivery

On one such occasion, I ordered some of our favorites from McDonald’s for us to munch on during our afternoon break:

Quarter Pounder with Cheese. Hubby’s big appetite needs a big burger and this one fits the bill. A quarter-pound beef patty topped with slices of onions, pickles and melty cheese in a sesame seed bun.

McDonald’s Delivery

McDonald’s Delivery

McChicken Sandwich. My go-to order: a crispy fillet of chicken slathered with mayonnaise and sandwiched in a toasted sesame seed bun. It should have come with shredded ice lettuce but I guess someone left that out. Oh,well… 😒

McDonald’s Delivery

McDonald’s Delivery

Chicken McNuggets. For the kiddos, we got juicy and crispy ten- and six-piece nuggets accompanied by barbecue sauce. They just can’t seem to stop biting into these yummies!

McDonald’s Delivery

McDonald’s Delivery

French Fries. The fam’s favorite fries made with stripes straight cut from whole potatoes, deep-fried to a golden brown, salted and best enjoyed hot and crisp from the fryer.

McDonald’s Delivery

McDonald’s Delivery

The missing iceberg lettuce from my McChicken Sandwich, I’m not to crazy about. My enjoyable time with the fam? Luv ko ‘to!

McDonald's Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

Wanna have your favorite fast food delivered right to your doorstep? Order online at McDelivery between 6am and 9.30pm or download the McDelivery App. Due to the moderate enhanced community quarantine (MECQ), delivery will be available in selected areas.

You may also course your orders through these food delivery apps.

Download the Grab App and get a discount on your first food order when you use my code: GRABJELLYBEANS.

Use this link to download the FoodPanda app and get Php100 off your first order

Check out my other posts on McDonald’s:

MOS Burger introduces mouthwatering breakfast items

Start your day right with MOS Burger’s delicious selection of breakfast items. They are available for dine-in, pick-up, and takeout at its Robinsons Galleria store from 8am to 11am.

To ensure the health and safety of its customers and employees, MOS Burger observes the strictest health and sanitation measures. It is implementing a modified seating arrangement, with sticker guides to ensure physical distancing; having acrylic partition tables in place; and constantly disinfecting work and dining areas.

On its breakfast menu are Japanese French Toast Sandwiches together with three of its popular burgers.

The MOS Japanese French Toast Sandwich is available in spam and bacon, while burger selections include the well-loved MOS Cheeseburger, Yakiniku Garlic Rice Burger, and Natsumi Yakiniku. You can order them a la carte or as part of a breakfast set.

Free Coffee on Breakfast Sets

All the breakfast sets come with complimentary coffee. Customers can choose between the MOS Cafe Drip Coffee (hot or cold) and MOS Cafe Au Lait (hot or cold) for their free coffee.

For an additional PhP10, they can also have the MOS Cafe Cocoa (hot or cold) or premium iced tea to go with their breakfast set.

Delicious Side Dishes

Apart from the breakfast sets, MOS Burger also offers its delicious MOS Fries, Sweet Potato, and Karaage on its breakfast menu.

Bottled water, softdrinks, and orange juice are likewise available to order.

How to Order

You can either call or visit MOS Burger at the second level of Robinsons Galleria or place an order via Foodpanda or GrabFood.

For those who would like to place their order via phone, please call +63 2 77472695. Settle your bill via bank transfer (MOS Burger Philippines: 0000-014751-363) and email the proof of your payment to payment.mosburger@gmail.com. Once your payment has been confirmed, you can pick up your order at the store.

For those who’d be visiting MOS Burger Robinsons Galleria, you can scan the store’s digital menu via a QR code. A service specialist will the take your order. Payments are accepted via GCash, in cash, and through credit card. MOS Burger is open seven days a week from 8am to 7pm.

Image and details provided by MOS Burger in a recent press release.

Mother’s Day offers from The Bistro Group

It’s that time of the year again when we honor and celebrate motherhood and the mothers in our family!  

While in ECQ, we can still make this day special for moms by sharing meals together and bonding over good food and wonderful conversation.

All of these are available for curbside pick-up, take out  orders and delivery via Grab at the specified branches.

TGI FRIDAYS

Give Mom that Fridays feeling and enjoy its Family Meal comprised of comforting, hearty favorites  –  Chicken Fingers, Liempo, Mozzarella plus complimentary nachos for P995 (from P1,420).

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

TGI Friday’s Bonifacio High Street
8856-2997 | 0995-481-4847

ITALIANNI’S

Treat mom to Italian-American classics.

Choose from two Mother’s Day Pizza and Pasta Combos (Better yet, why not have both, instead?)

You can opt for the decadent Truffle and Chicken Mushroom Pasta and the healthy and sumptuous Margherita Pizza plus complimentary  Focaccia and Tuscan Rolls. An order is good for 3 persons for P999 (from P1,345).

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

Or the tomato-based Spaghetti Bolognese and the Pizza Tropicale plus complimentary  Focaccia and Tuscan Rolls. An order is good for 3 persons for P999 (from P1,365).

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

Italianni’s Bonifacio High Street
0916-461-2182 | 0977-628-4515

Italianni’s Greenbelt
0995-095-1002/0961-7560728

BUFFALO WILD WINGS

Wow Mom at Home with two Buffalo Wild Wings’ Mother’s Day Offers:

Award-winning, handspun Wings and Sliders that can be shared by 3 persons for P999 (from P1,220).

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

Then there’s the MVP Platter for 3 to 4 persons. It has the meaty goodness of traditional wings with your choice of sauce or dry rub, honey bbq ribs and grilled pork belly and served with rice, also for P999 (from P1,695).  

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

Buffalo Wild Wings Uptown Parade, Taguig City
(8625-6361/ 0917-629-4442)

EL POLLO LOCO

Have a Fire-Grilled Day with Mom courtesy of El Pollo Loco.  Your family will love to dig into eight pieces of juicy, slow-cooked citrusy chicken plus 4 sides (P945). A fun way to celebrate with people you love while safely at home.

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

El Pollo Loco
Inside Italianni’s Bonifacio High Street
(8856-3890/0935-860-4544)

DENNY’S

Mom can enjoy some of  the dishes on Denny’s slammin’ menu such as The Original  Grand Slam (- fluffy buttermilk pancakes, eggs, bacon strips and sausages); All-American Slam (eggs, bacon, sausages and toasted bread) and the  Waffle Slam (waffle, eggs and bacon)  for lunch, breakfast or dinner.  All these for P999 (from P1,215)

Mother’s Day The Bistro Group

Denny’s Eastwood
7720-9337 | 0919-604-6366
Denny’s Robinsons Manila
7234-3132 | 0927-392 0798
Denny’s Uptown Parade
8625-6361/0927-392-4442

Promo details and images provided by The Bistro Group in a recent press release.

Header photo created by tirachardz – www.freepik.com

Chicken inasal meal at home from Mang Inasal, Libis

To me, grilled food is a taste of the outdoors.

Roasted chicken, or letson manok, is a welcome break from the braised, stewed, boiled or fried fare that the family and I usually have at home.

Chicken inasal, the version of roasted chicken from the Visayas, offered a delicious variance from our usual family meal. It is made by marinating the chicken in a mixture of calamansi, pepper, coconut vinegar and annatto then roasted over hot coals.

Well, as a treat for the fam (and a way for me to avoid cooking), I decided to order from Mang Inasal via GrabFood for our dinner. Thirty minutes after placing my order, my fam’s meal arrived, ready for eating.

Mang Inasal, Libis

Mang Inasal, Libis

Our meal included several orders of:

Pecho (Chicken Breast and Wing) Solo (Php125 each).

Mang Inasal, Libis

Mang Inasal, Libis

Paa (Chicken Thigh and Leg) Solo (Php109 each).

Mang Inasal, Libis

Mang Inasal, Libis

Pork Barbecue (Php39 per stick).

Mang Inasal, Libis

These chicken inasal solo meals are served with a cup of steamed rice and are best enjoyed with chicken oil (used to baste the chicken pieces) and a dipping sauce of calamansi, soy sauce and siling labuyo.

This delivery is from the Mang Inasal branch located at Intrepid Plaza, E. Rodriguez Jr. Avenue, Libis, Quezon City, via GrabFood.

Download the Grab App on the App Store or Google Play. Get a discount on your first food order when you use my code: GRABJELLYBEANS.

During the Enhanced Community Quarantine, other Mang Inasal branches in Metro Manila are open:

  • For delivery (via #73333): Navotas Bayan, East avenue, Novaliches Sta. Quiteria, San Roque Supermarket, San Lazaro, Kalentong, Pasong Tamo, Baclaran, Moonwalk, Gate 3
  • For takeout: Sangandaan Caloocan (+63 923 4025595), Navotas Bayan (+63 9399136147), Puregold Valenzuela (+63 918 3425363), Paso de Blas (+63 932 1336949), East Avenue (+63 933 8670280), Retiro (+63 933 8670279), Novaliches Sta. Quiteria (+63 925 6462725), San Roque Supermarket (+63 932 7998977), Doroteo Jose (+63 9332848245), Pedro Gil (+63 922 4132838), Kiko Camarin (+63 923 1283557), Hidalgo (+63 922 7620977), San Lazaro (+63 936 0962443), Parang Marikina (+63 932 2027036), Hillside Masinag (+63 917 1199318), MLQ Antipolo (+63 917 8143904), Ligaya Pasig (+63 977 8899997), Pasig Rotonda (+63 939 9159771), Pasig Market (+63 915 4061717), Puregold FTI (+63 922 9353717), Puregold Taguig (+63 922 9353717), Waterfun Taguig (+63 975 4824051), Gate 3 (+63 925 4944715), Pasong Tamo (+63 943 7055774), Guadalupe EDSA (+63 917 1165603), Evangelista (+63 942 3727748), Buendia Taft (+63 943 3292476), DD Meridian (+63 921 0097607), Burgos Arnaiz (+63 2 84423773), , Malibay Pasay (+63 932 5761960), Baclaran (+63 917 1782004), Lianas Sucat Paranaque (+63 923 7097331), Moonwalk (+63 927 8859925), Starmall Las Pinas (+63 923 4542164)

Mang Inasal Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato

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GrabFood unveils the first GrabKitchen in the Philippines

It is the best of times; it is the worst of times to be a foodie.

It is the best because of the sheer number of dining choices and cuisines available in the metro.

It is the worst because all these infernal traffic jams deter people from making the trip to explore new restaurants or discover new favorites.

Well, mobile app-based delivery services GrabFood have proved to be a boon to Metro Manila’s dining public by eliminating the need to traverse the city’s congested streets just to dine out. Thanks to GrabFood, a whole slew of cuisines can be delivered to be enjoyed by consumers wherever they are.

Today, GrabFood introduced another innovation: the first ever GrabKitchen in the country.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen offers users in a particular geography a variety of curated food selections from one central kitchen. By leveraging data from historical orders to address cuisine gaps, and working with its merchant partners who want to expand their delivery footprint, GrabKitchen bridges consumer demand and availability of food selections. For merchant partners and MSMEs, GrabKitchen is a cost-efficient way to expand the geographic area they serve and reach more consumers using technology. Cloud kitchens can also lower the cost of operations by eliminating high capital investments like rental costs, which is one of the most expensive expensive expansion constraints for merchant partners.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

Bringing together some of the most sought-after food brands, and the ability to mix-and-match orders, GrabFood through its GrabKitchen innovation is guaranteed to make group ordering more exciting.

Together with my fellow foodies, I witnessed the grand opening of the country’s first GrabKitchen in Glorietta 2, featuring its merchant partners Omakase, Mister Kabab, 24 Chicken, Recovery Food and Frank & Dean – all of which do not have a physical store in Makati City, and CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice that has seen a significant increase in sales, prompting it to expand its delivery-only operations in GrabKitchen.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKtichen, Glorietta

The Philippines’ first GrabKitchen offers on-demand delivery and in-store dining through a unique digital experience via a self-order kiosk. GrabFood users who order through the app will also be able to mix and match orders from all partner merchants.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

To support more shared moments, exclusive food bundles as Awesome Twosome Bun-deal offer, which has 24 Chicken’s Boneless 7 pieces chicken, Coco Fresh Tea & Juice’s 3 Buddies Milk Tea and Omakase’s California Maki are also available for online delivery for a limited time.

Consumers can also score discounts on all GrabKitchen bundles by using promo codes GKBUNDEAL60 and GKBUNDEAL100 from February 12 to 29.

GrabKitchen was first introduced in Indonesia in 2018 and has since become the largest regional cloud kitchens operator in Southeast Asia. GrabKitchen has over 50 branches in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines.

During GrabKitchen’s grand opening, GrabFood Head EJ Dela Vega shared some of the company’s plans for this new venture.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

“Within the next six months, hopefully, we can do two to three more. We are definitely working on opening a few more locations,” he shared. “We want to go where the demand is, where we can fulfill, where we see the gaps in what people are looking for versus what’s available.”

Mindful of the important role that food plays in bringing more shared moments, GrabFood, through its campaign called ‘Masarap ‘pag sama-sama,’ offers consumers a more accessible and affordable way to enjoy group dining.

GrabKitchen, Glorietta

This season of love, GrabFood has partnered with 150 merchant partners to offer specially-curated food deals, as well as additional Php100 discount for orders purchased using GrabPay. Just use the promo code SAMASAMA before checking out. (More details on the promo are available here.)

Grab is the leading everyday super app in Southeast Asia, providing everyday services that matter most to consumers. Today, the Grab app has been downloaded onto over 166 million mobile devices, giving users access to over 9 million drivers, merchants and agents. Grab offers the widest range of on-demand transport services in the region, in addition to food, package delivery, digital payments and financial services, across 339 cities in eight Southeast Asian countries.

GrabKitchen details provided in a press release.