Delightful Meal at Samgyup Master in Yarda Food Hub

Samgyup Master specializes in Korean style samgyupsal marinated meat with as much as 18 side dishes. We decided to try their weekday promo which started last December 2019.

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marinated pork and chicken with side dishes

We arrived past 5:00pm at Yarda Food Hub located within Katipunan Avenue within Kingspoint Subdivision in Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches.

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Yarda Food Hub

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Mr. Del Sanchez was the first to arrived followed by fellow blogger Paulo Ortega then Mr. Darwin Arnuco was the last to arrive. The attendant seems busy and took at least more than 40 minutes before we got our first orders.

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The marinated pork, chicken is soft and like tocino. It is best cooked only for few minutes.

Samgyup Master Promo

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We ordered the Php 199 promo which used to be at Php 249.00 before the food stall that their month -long promo.

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dishes

In general, we liked the side dishes like fish cake, egg roll, lettuce with mayonnaise, sweetened anchovy with peanuts, tofu gochujang sauce, kimchi, cabbage salad,braised potato marble. The squid ball , marinated chicken wings and pork siomai seems to be out of place in the side dishes.

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The discount promo is from Monday to Thursday and is valid until January 30, 2020. They also have Php 399 and Php 499 which is not included in the promo.

The team was allotted only two hours to finished all the food. We were given a bowl of ramen before we end food trip.

Note: The author is not part of the management of the Yarda Food Hub and Samgyup Master.

Samgyup Master

Address: Yarda Food Hub

Contact: 0933 822 6798

Katipunan Avenue, Kingspoint Subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations: Sundays to Thursdays – 4:00 pm to 12midnight , Fridays and Saturdays 4:00 pm to 1:00 am

KHAI Neighborhood Christmas Party 2019

KHAI or Kingspoint Homeowners Association Inc. had a neighborhood Christmas party was held at the SB Kingspoint Basketball Covered Court.

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The event started with a registration which started past 6:00pm. The homeowners came with Gatsby themed inspired dress.

Christmas Party

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Several officials from the barangay, parish church, councilors and Quezon City officials were invited to the party, but only few managed to came.

Some gave away interesting items for raffle like the ones given by Hon. Karl Edgar Castelo (councilor of the 5th district), Congressman Alfred Vargas, Hon.Joe Visaya, Hon. Patrick Micheal Vargas and Hon. Shiara Liban.

Mayor Joy Belmonte was also invited to grace the occasion, but she send a representative to grace the get together.

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Mr. Karl Edgar Castelo- councilor 5th district

I have not heard the other councilor names since the sound system is not clear, which should be the first project of the association for 2020.

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Mr. Del Sanchez- one of the winners of the raffle

It was also announced during the program, that the subdivision association is raising some funds to purchase a fire truck. For those willing to help the association, any monetary support will be a great help.

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catering services

AT Baluyot Catering Services

Address: 10-A. E. Alonzo Street, K.N.L. Diliman , Quezon City

Tel # (02) 8-927-29/ 404-6819/ 0917-926-8772/ 0927-415-5104

Live band and entertainment was performed by Lovers Duo from Baliwag, Bulacan, Kingspoint Happy Jogger group , Zumba Wednesday group, dance instructor and sector leaders.

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Lovers Duo from Baliwag, Bulacan -Contact :0905-3090662

certificate of appreciation given by Christ the King parish to the association

The night ended with several winners of the on the spot raffle and ballroom dancing.

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.

Yarda Food Hub 3rd Anniversary Bash in Kingspoint

Yarda Food Hub which is located along Katipunan Avenue within Kingspoint subdivision had celebrated their 3rd anniversary on September 14 saturday with a big bash.

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live band

The main street of Katipunan Avenue was filled by cars and motorcycle as early as 4:00 pm with patrons from nearby Goodwill Homes 1, San Pedro IX, California Village, Congressional Village, Saint Charbel to as far as Caloocan, Valenzuela, Bayan ng Novaliches, Bulacan and Pampanga provinces.

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jam packed place

3rd Anniversary Celebrations

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Yarda signage is well lighted at night

Some of the original stall holders within Yarda Food Hub like Baliwag Lechon, R. Lapid’s  had since been replaced with other stall. It had been a roller coaster ride since they started their soft operations in September 8 of 2016.

Gara’s Lechon Bacolod which opened from middle of 2017 to late 2018 had also since closed down. We would missed their pancit topped with lechon. The lechon stall was owned by comedienne Pooh together with his circle of friends.

There were three acacia trees which serves as shade to all their customers. Despite the early evening downpour, Customers and fans had enjoyed the whole night party and band playing music which started even before 7:00 pm.

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Among the special performances of Ms. Cooky Chua, Ms. Naldy Padilla, Ms. Lei Bautista and Mr. Wency Cornejo with Workshop Band and Keon Band, who literally brought the house down.

Note and Full Disclosure : The author is not connected with the management of Yarda Food Hub and is just an ordinary “suki” customer of the place.

Address: Yarda Food Hub

Katipunan Avenue, Kingspoint subdivision, Barangay Bagbag, Novaliches, 1116, Quezon City

Operations: Everyday

Operational Hours: 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight 

Bestylog : A Neighborhood Food Station

Bestylog is a neighborhood food station which specializes on all morning value meals, chicken wing, hamburger, french fries, smoothies which opened their business a little over a year ago within Old Sauyo road in Barangay Talipapa, Novaliches, Quezon City.

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Bestylog cover meals ( from FB page)

The prices of their TAPSILOG meals, lomi and hamburger are affordable. Most of their customers are residents of Barangay Talipapa,Old Sauyo, Silvinia Village, Mindanao Avenue and Novaliches.

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There were several private and public schools near the food station which also attracts additional customers during weekdays.

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Mr. Paulo Ortega, a resident of the barangay also told us that Bestylog would attract the mid-morning and late afternoon crowd. The food station sitting capacity is between 12 to 15 persons at any given time.

The menus were clearly posted and had a catchy names like hugot burger, bunwhich, oinksilog, Bes i am on a diet.

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Bestylog bumwhich and hamburgers are colorful and the buns come in 5 colors, purple, green, yellow, pink and orange.

Specialties

We tried to order almost everything on the menu, however not all meals were available which also includes their smoothies, milkshakes and fruit shakes.

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Ham Bunwhich

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beef tapa with fried rice

Beef tapa with fried rice- the beef is well marinated and tender, rice is pretty decent. One can have the option to not to order the egg.

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deep fried pork chop with rice or oinksilog

Pork chop is deep fried and crispy. One can have the option not to order the egg.

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lomi

Lomi – We tried their version of lomi, It is good for sharing between 2 to 3 persons. It had noodles, beaten egg, kikiam, liver, meat, squid ball topped with Baguio pechay. One can add powdered pepper and calamansi to enhance the taste. The downturn of their lomi is a little bit salty.

We only paid a little over Php 180 for the entire meal. When you are within Old Sauyo road or Barangay Talipapa near Mindanao Avenue ( jeepney terminal of SM/ Trinoma- C-5/ Hortaleza Beauty Center) Do not forget to pay this food station a visit!

Bestylog: Food Station

Contact: 0915-840-8880

Address:Old Sauyo Road,Barangay Talipapa,Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations: Monday to Saturday 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM