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jollibee on king/dillingham/liliha

indelibledotink May 14, 2014 04:50 PM

ate there for the first time today.

ordered a cheeseburger and two pieces of dark meat chicken.

cheeseburger was mcdonalds-like bun, similar chewiness, ok. (i did not eat the bun, but visually examined it and tore it into pieces for my dog and got a feeling for the texture.) slice cheese was orange american. dollup of thousand island (no pickles) dressing. patty was on the thin side. i observed the meat was grey/green upon inspecting a cross-section. gross-looking, but tasted ok. i suspect a vegetable is mixed with the meat, but that's just conjecture. $1.49. this was the most basic burger.

chicken was a drumstick and thigh. unlike max's of manila, the chicken is american southern style. i rate it as even with church's, which is my preferred chain. plain but good. salty, a nice level, and juicy. skin is identical to my memory of church's. $2.09/piece, expensive. their posted menu lists mainly combo meals, i am not sure if they do buckets and quantity pricing. manager said coupons would be available in the future. update: buckets seem to be offered based on a web search. also forgot to mention they offer a cup of brown gravy with chicken, which i liked quite a bit, and used the leftovers for a riceless locomoco.

they also have spaghetti (filipino/local style hybrid from the pics) and desserts. i would like to try both the spaghetti and their desserts when i'm at the maintenance stage of atkin's.

would i have the chicken again at a lower price? emphatic yes, although i don't often eat fried chicken. burgers? i suppose, if i'm buying chicken and already there and have an uncontrollable burger urge, but chances are 99.9% against.

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  1. killersmile RE: indelibledotink May 14, 2014 05:39 PM

    Just as a note, filipino spaghetti may look like italian style spaghetti, but it is sweet. They tend to use banana ketchup as flavoring.

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      indelibledotink RE: killersmile May 14, 2014 07:50 PM

      and hot dogs.

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