Comparison of Roasted Chicken Prices in Goodwill Homes 1 Community

Roasted chicken within Goodwill Homes 1 community in Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City  had increase between 5% to as much as 10% within two months time period.

According to the employees manning these stalls, the demand for roasted chicken had increase over the past several months. Second is the African Swine Flu (ASF) which also affected the supply chain. Another reason is the freak weather which also affected growth and health of the chicken.

Transportation cost and utility costs also affected the price. There were 4 roasted chicken stalls within the community. Lemon and Pepper closed their stall late June 2019.

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Price Comparison

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Andoks-The price of their roasted chicken is relatively stable at P290, But some customers do not like the spices and sauce of their roasted chicken. Andoks had the higher price range among the 4 roasted chicken stalls within the community.

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Don. C specializes on roasted pork liempo and chicken. The retail price of their chicken was Php 230 few months ago then increased to Php 245 about 1 week ago.

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Chooks to Go – Goodwill Homes 1 outlet

Chooks to Go – The price of their roasted chicken is Php 259 for the past several months.

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Sr. Pedro – The price of their roasted chicken also rose from Php 235 to Php 255

Lemon and Pepper roasted chicken- This roasted chicken stall closed down late June 2019 with the retail price set at Php 230.  Lakay’s Ilocos Empanada took over the stall.

18 Exciting Dishes at 1950 Restaurant in Quezon City

1950 Restaurant had exciting dishes with a combination of well-loved Filipino classic dishes with modern take which will surely delight any foodies.

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exciting dishes at 1950 restaurant

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The new restaurant and bar concept was from Chef Robby Goco (Cyma), Chef Chester Villas (Akulturado Vancouver) and Chef Jon Balanagay (of Le Monet Hotel). They also have brewery!

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bar and brewery area

The bar area can sit between 5 to 8 people at any given time. One Must try their own brewed beer.

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cocktails and mocktails

They also had an interesting array of mocktails, cocktails and beer under Calle Brewery.

The Big House

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facade

The Santaromana ancestral house was built in 1950 is located along Castilla street near Valencia and N. Domingo Street, Quezon City.

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Valencia street corner Castilla street

It was lovingly referred to as The Big House by the Santaromana children and friends. It was modern and sturdy materials were made.

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large trees and brightly lit interiors

Showcasing the beautiful ancestral home, along with delicious food inspired by the Santaromana family’s travels, favorites, and the specialties of Mrs. Amparo “Amparing” Buenaventura Santaromana. 1950 Restaurant is all about bringing all that you love under one roof !

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patio area, which can host small company parties

 CASA Arkitektura is a “House of Architecture” which is related to the Santaromana family is also located within the compound.

Ambiance

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The two-story ancestral house had a stream line art deco architecture, high ceilings, hard wood floors, grilled windows . Some of the the existing furniture, fixtures and tiles were incorporated into the new restaurant. One can see that old bookshelves, television set, plateria, tables and chairs were from that bygone era.

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ground floor

The management had to consult the family before any changes where made within the ancestral house.

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ground floor

1950 restaurant ground floor had a sitting capacity of between 40 to 50 people at any given time. They also serve several wines along with their dishes.

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second floor

second floor had a sitting capacity of between 50. There is also a private room where one can host 12 people. While they are planning to open an outdoor dining and smoking area good for 30 people.

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There is a parking space inside the compound for 12 cars and 4 reserve parking along Castilla street.

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18 Exciting Dishes and Desserts

The dishes were modern interpretation to classic well-loved dishes by the chefs. One can mix match all these dishes, appetizers, desserts and drinks to create your own meal.

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18.) Lobster Bisque – The soup dish is perfect and ideal between 2 persons sharing.

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17.) Kale Soba Noodles – If you have tasted soba noodles, this is flavorful.

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16.) Gambas na Hipon – the shrimps is neatly presented with sauce and bread.

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15.) Roasted Duck Breast– The duck breast meat was soft with sauces with vegetables. The sauces does not overpower the taste of the duck meat.

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14.) Roasted Cauliflower– the roasted cauliflower is good with the special condiment.

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13.) Adobo Classics and Sinaing  – the adobo dishes were the classic all time favorite in every home. Adobo sa dilaw had mild flavor of luyang dilaw and basil leaves. Chef Robby Goco family hails from the town of Taal, Batangas province in which he drew his inspiration in this classic adobo dish.

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12.) White Bavarian Cake and White Chocolate Bondie – Perfect dessert with lots of texture and fruits.

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11.) Caesar Salad – This is one of the creative way to present the salad in flat tray. The fresh lettuce leaves with cheese and bacon bits goes well.

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10.) Baked Hipon with Laing – The shrimps are baked and the laing compliment the dish.

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9.) Toasted Ensaymada with Chocolate – The ensaymada is soft and sweet. Prefect combination to the crispy bacon and chocolate.

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8.) Sinigang na Lechon– This is not your typical sinigang. The soup is not too sour and the hint of pineapple bits makes this a little sweet. The lechon meat is soft and taro chips added colors to the soup.

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7.) Grilled Octopus– This is very stylish creation with the grilled octopus, sauces and ube. At first glance, one cannot determine that is not a dessert but a dish painstakingly prepared.

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6.) Roasted Bone Marrow – This is way to present a dish in flat tray. the bone marrow is not overcooked and one can easily scoop out the marrow out of the bones.

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5.) Baked Alaska– This dessert had some strawberry, blue berry and mint which brings out is not too sweet. Perfect with tea, chocolate, coffee, fresh herbs and juices.

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4.)Beef Bourguignon – the beef meat is tender with the right sauce combination. This is like beef kaldereta.

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3.) Foie Gras Brulee– This is a nice combination of sweet, savory and salty.

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2.) Sablefish Aburi – The sable fish is soft with a hint of salty from bits of bacon and savory.

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1.) Buttermilk Fried Chicken Bites with gravy and honey- The buttered fried chicken is classic in many restaurant. The best way to eat the fried chicken is to pour the gravy and honey glaze combination.

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I cannot wait to come back and taste their other dishes. Do not forget to visit their social media pages and zomatoph.

Note: the restaurant is still on its soft opening stage and please try to call first and make some reservations.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1950resto
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/1950resto

1950 Restaurant

Address:  14 Castilla Street, Barangay Valencia, Quezon City (near One Castilla Place)

Operations: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00am to 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:00am to 12:00am

Food Tasting at Hexagon Events Place by Old Swiss Inn

Hexagon Events Place is located at the along Quezon Avenue within Barangay West Triangle in Quezon City.

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It is fastest growing event place within the the heart of the city. The event place is ideal for corporate function, wedding, debuts, corporate product launching and among others.

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building directory

The grand food tasting event was held last October 12, 2019 from 11:00 am to past 2:00pm.

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table setting by Old Swiss Inn

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Old Swiss Inn Food Tasting

Old Swiss Inn had been in the business for over 70 years and specializes on European and Swiss cuisines.

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participants

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set-up

Hexagon events place had 5 accredited food catering companies and mobile cocktail bar. The venue is large and can accommodate up to 350 sitting capacity.

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meat carving station

 They can also customize thematic parties and table setting. Some can be as small as 30 participants.

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assorted sausages

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Old Swiss Inn will also have their Belgian Beer and Grill Festival on November 8, 2019.

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pasta and sauce

Parish of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary within Barangay West Triangle is a suitable place for weddings is just located few kilometers away from the venue center.

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fresh corned beef

It also have an ample parking space for those who will bring their car. The rates are very competitive and even non-tenants of the building can make reservations.

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Don Simplicio Gamboa Sr. Hall

The venue hall is called Don Simplicio Gamboa Sr. founder of Hexagon group of companies.

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fruits, marshmallows with chocolate fondue

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desserts

The building site is in the immediate vicinity of major commercial and retail centers such as Fisher Mall, Trinoma, and Crossings Mall, and is just a few ticks away from SM City North Edsa. The building is a mixed-use facility with an aggregate floor area of more than 30,000 square meters.

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Hexagon Building

Address: 17th Floor Hexagon Corporate Center, 1471 Quezon Ave. West Triangle, Q.C.

 Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Contact : (02) 515-1528 / (02) 692-5675/ (02) 692-5756

+63920 9278 849
+63917 8757 707

Old Swiss Inn :Makati Ave beside Peninsula Hotel and Ground Floor, Olympia Somerset, Makati Avenue, Makati City

Contact: 09209608670 | 8188251

 

Cream and Scoop Milk Tea at Yarda Food Hub in Kingspoint

Cream and Scoop Milk Tea had celebrated their soft opening with an in-house promo of buy 2 and take 1 milk tea on October 13, 2019 sunday.

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Cream and Scoop Milk Tea logo 

The logo looked catchy and similar with the popular and familiar brand in the market.

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Cream and Scoop Milk Tea: Buy 2 Take 1 PROMO

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almond milk tea, hazelnut milk tea (Php 75.00) and tiger cream madness ( Php 100 ) regular

This is one of the newest stall outlet within Yarda Food Hub within Kingspoint subdivision , Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City which opened to the general public. There were at least two dozen flavors to choose from.

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chocolate and cookies and cream flavored cream

This was a one day promo and we tried to get a taste of their famed tiger milk tea and other flavors. They would normally put between 20% to 25% sugar syrup into their milk tea.

We requested that the sugar syrup to be 15% of the milk tea which is still sweet for our taste. It was good that they tried to customized the sweetness of their milk tea.

The packaging plastic cup of their milk tea is very similar with ChawadiCup Tea which we visited during our food and heritage tour along Ongpin street.

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left to right : Mr. John Micheal, Mr. Ruel Bautista, Ms. Heryl Love Desiderio and Mr. Dean Pasay

Within 6 kilometer radius there are at least half dozen known milk tea and frappe stores. Hope that the craze will transform into sales at their stall in Yarda Food Hub.

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Cream and Scoop menu board

Some of the recommended blend were Oreo, Tiger, Strawberry, Mango, Almond, Hazelnut and They also have lemon series , mojito and fresh tea. Prices ranges from Php 60.00 to Php 110.00 grande. For those who wanted add-ons there were tapioca pearls, nata de coco,assorted jelly, pudding, yakult, coffee jelly, whip cream, cream puff from Php 10 to Php 20.00 more.

Address: Cream and Scoop Milk Tea – Yarda Food Hub, along Katipunan Avenue ( SB road), Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City.

For inquiries and orders: 0995-744-1357/ 0917-354-0405

Operations : Monday , Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday / 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight / Sunday 4:00 pm to 1:00 am

Note and Full Disclosure: The author is not part of the marketing and management team of the milk tea stall outlet.

12 Exciting Dishes at Peach Boy Restaurant, Mandaluyong

Peach Boy restaurant is located within ground floor Norkis Building, 11 Calbayog street corner Domingo M. Guevara street. The restaurant is also just few meters away from California Garden Square condominium units.

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Peach Boy restaurant

The name was derived from the love of peach desserts and food by the proprietor when he stayed in the United States.

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California Garden Square condominium units

Peach boy had a soft opening last July 27 and had a lot of buzz in several social media sites for their creative menus which is combination of Asian, Hawaiian, American, European and Filipino fusion dishes.

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Calbayog street corner Domingo M. Guevara street

It is within 4 kilometers away from Jose Rizal University, San Juan and Mandaluyong cities.

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wall mural

The shabby chic interior reflect the modern taste and spacious area. The sitting capacity is between 140 to 150 people at any given time.

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second floor

A function room had a capacity of between 30 to 50 people is located at the second floor is ideal for corporate meetings, team building, family get together or intimate parties.

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Platter dishes -ideal for sharing between family members and friends

12 Exciting Dishes at Peach Boy

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12.) Nachos – deep fried chips with their own version of dressings, chopped onions,crab stick strips and topped with chopped spring onions. This is ideal for sharing between 2 persons.

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11.) Crispy Crab with Cheese Pockets– deep fried wanton wrapper filled with crabs, cream cheese, herbs and serve with sweet and spicy chili sauce.

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10.) Mint Choco Milk Shakes, Matcha Milkshakes and Choc Nutty Milk Shakes– These are some of the best selling shakes at the restaurant.

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9.) Peach Salad – mixed green lettuce leaves, with slices of peach , honey, sliced cherry tomatoes, roasted cashew and vinaigrette.

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8.) Adobo Fried Rice Omelette – 2 eggs omelette with chicken adobo fried rice, serve with adobo sauce and pork salsa.

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7.) Choriburger– The burger used home-made Cebu chorizo and with sunny side egg and serve with adobo sauce. This comes with atsara and french fried with ketchup.

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6.) Peach Pork Belly – Tender pork belly glazed with peach barbecue sauce, barbecue mayo, lettuce leaves served in Banh mi bread with french fries.

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5.) Laing Pesto with Tinapa Pasta – Spaghetti noodles with coconut stewed with taro leaves pesto topped with dried tinapa flakes.

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4.) Teriyaki Chicken -grilled boneless chicken with teriyaki glaze and cabbage slaw topped with chopped spring onion leaves and sesame seeds.

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3.) Barbecue Platter– serve with Java rice and with Peach boy black ribs, Peach barbecue pork belly, Peach barbecue chicken leg quarter, Boneless Chicken teriyaki, sauteed vegetables and cabbage slaw. This is ideal for sharing between 3 to 5 persons.

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2.) Ube Lava Pancake – ube flavored pancake drenched in special ube halaya sauce.The ube halaya sauce is not too sweet and can be shared between 2 to 4 persons with 4 layers of pancake.

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Peach cobber with Vanilla ice cream

1.) Peach Cobber– The peach cobber is presented with layers of buttery streusels with peach compote and topped with Vanilla ice cream.

We cannot wait to come back together with friends and immediate family members. The restaurant is also listed under several well-known popular social media platforms and delivery sites.

OKTOBERFEST PROMO: BUY 1 BUCKET OF BEER, GET 1 FREE STARTER (Choice of Crispy Chicken Skin, Chicken Karaage, or Buffalo Chicken Wings.

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Mr. Paulo Rama together with the staff of Peach Boy restaurant

Address:  Norkis Building, 11 Calbayog street corner Domingo M. Guevara street, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City

Operational Hours: Mon to Thursday 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Fridays and Saturdays: 10:00 am to 11:00 pm, Sundays: 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Contact : (02) 533-6846/ 0977-031-1150