Giroc’s Shawarma Opens in Goodwill Homes 1, Novaliches

Giroc’s Shawarma opens a new branch along Katipunan Avenue within Goodwill Homes 1, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches in Quezon City.

Giroc’s Shawarma Opening

Giroc’s shawarma started in 2015 in Cubao with their well loved shawarma and value meal.

Shawarma craze had invaded the foodie community of Kingspoint Subdivision, San Pedro IX, Kasiyahan Village, Grand Monaco Villas, El Pueblo Condominium (Barangay Bagbag).Goodwill Homes 1,California Homes, Doña Faustina Village, Sierra Vista and nearby areas.

The grand opening was supposed to be at around 3:00 pm but had to wait at least 1 hour for them to start getting our order Everyone is on happy mood despite the change in afternoon skies.

There are long lines of customers coming from all walks of life and their BUY 1 TAKE 1 Promo is a big hit for just Php 125.00 !

They will be having their shawarma value meal and others. Giroc’s shawarma will be coming up with their own delivery system within the community. But the meantime, They only accept take out.

The stall is located near the famous Ohtako Takoyaki and Potato Corner along Katipunan Avenue which is considered as food street area which stretches from Kingspoint Subdivision, Goodwill Homes 1, California Village to Sierra Vista.

Note: The author is not connected with the management of the stall , all prices quoted in this blog may be subject to change without prior notice.

Giroc’s Shawarma

Address: Block 1 , Lot 1, Goodwill Homes I, Barangay San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City

Operations : 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm Everyday

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, 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 and utility costs also affected the price. There were 4 roasted chicken stalls within the community. While 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.

Healthy Lemon Pepper Roasted Chicken opens at Goodwill Homes 1

The Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken recently opened their stall at Goodwill Homes 1 within Barangay San Bartolome in Novaliches. The proprietor had their own special blend of herbs and special seasonings.  They were able to secure the rental space on the later part of November 2018.

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The Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken stall ( photo taken last December 15, 2018)

The outlet used to be a local eatery ( carinderia). They had an introductory price of Php 230 ( roasted whole chicken) and one can purchase Php 99 for another ( total of Php 329.00 ). The in-house opening promo was until December 31, 2018.

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oven roasted chicken

A few days ago, They had another promo of this month. They lowered the price of their roasted chicken at Php 199 per piece. This is about 10% to 20% cheaper than the other roasted chicken outlets which retails between Php 210 to Php 260 per piece. There are at least 4 other roasted chicken stalls within the vicinity.

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The Lemon Pepper Roast Chicken signage

Those living within Goodwill Homes 1, San Pedro IX subdivision, Kingspoint Subdivision, California Village, Sierra Vista and nearby areas can enjoy the promo until the end of this month.

They also had small wooden chairs and table for those who wanted to eat these roasted chicken with rice value meal which starts at Php 65.00

Address: Katipunan Avenue, Goodwill Homes 1 , Barangay San Bartolome , Novaliches, Quezon City

Operation: Everyday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm

Note : We will try to update this blog, since the roasted chicken outlet does not have any social media accounts and contact details.

 

 

 

MAMAloLa : Neighborhood Food Stall with Exotic Dishes

Block 4, Lot 6 Katipunan Avenue ( SB Road) Goodwill Homes 1 Subdivision Barangay San Bartolome , Novaliches -Quezon City 

MamaloLa is a neighborhood food stall which opened their 3rd branch in Novaliches area. The food stall if offering dishes which may seem exotic .

Goodwill Homes 1 stall

The first restaurant and food outlet opened about 1 year and half at Sauyo Road . This is the first branch. People from Sauyo, Bagbag and Fairview areas were its first customers.

Eventually they opened their second outlet store in Goodwill Homes 1 , San Bartolome Novaliches about 10 months ago .

life-sized crocodile serves as the official mascot 

 The Goodwill branch is smaller compared to the Sauyo road which had bigger place for dine -in customers. the food outlet had small patio area for those who wanted to order and take-out.

A couple of months ago the food business had opened their 3rd branch in Hillcrest Foood Park in , Novaliches -North Caloocan City .

Chinese style kikiam

Among the best sellers are Chinese -style vegetarian kikiam ( quekiam ) ( Php 35 each or 3 for Php 100)  and mix -meat and vegetarian style ( Php 60 )

MamaloLA menu board

Currently the food stall is getting popular among the residents of Goodwill 1, Kingspoint , San Pedo IX , California Village and nearby areas . Some of the foods they offer includes fried itik, Peking duck , fried crocodile , horse meat , goat meat, fried quail , crocodile soup among others. These foods are favorite pulutan ( finger food) or even exotic meal for special occasions.

frozen meat which are  among the best sellers-crispy pata ( pork head and meat ) itik and crocodile meat

The crocodile meat is cooked in different styles – steak ( Php 250 ) sisig (Php 200) adobo ( Php 200) kaldereta ( Php 200) bicol express ( Php 200 ) and croc soup #5 ( Php 180) The food stall is also offering Lechon buwaya ( crocodile ) but customer must pre-order at least 1 week in advance.

horse meat is cooked adobo style ( Php 120) , kaldereta (Php 120) and kilawin ( Php 120) One must try their dishes !

*Note: Prices posted above are subject to change without prior notice and depending on the availability .

Outlet Stores and Operation Hours

Block 4 , Lot 6 Katipunan Avenue (SB Road) Goodwill Homes 1 Subdivision , San Bartolome , Novaliches -Quezon City 

Globe # 0915-331-6503 Sun #0942-445 -30-74

10:00 am to 10:00 pm Everyday 

Sauyo Road main branch- 10:00am to 10:00pm Everyday 

Hillcrest Food Park , Camarin Road , Novaliches , Caloocan City 4:00pm to 3:00am Everyday 

 

 

 

 

New Adobo Flavour Pandesal at Kambal Pandesal ” Pambansang Ulam Meets Pambansang Pandesal “

Kambal Pandesal Outlet , Katipunan street , San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City-Philippines

I was having a quick stroll around the neighborhood and saw a mini-van with tarpaulin poster of FREE taste ( libre patikim)  with catchy tagline ” Pambansang Ulam Meets Pambansang Pandesal !”  National Dish Meets National Bun.

L-R Mr. Carlos , Harold , Christine, Niel ,Arjun and Ms. Jelie

Curiosity struck me and i decided to approach the bakery and i wanted to buy a few pieces of the adobo pandesal .

I was approached by Ms. Jelie Bonto -Ads Wolf and was offered an adobo pandesal in exchange for an honest comment about their new product.

It was being retailed at Php9.00 per piece. It was not that bad . They launched this new pandesal last September 2015 just in time for the San Miguel Corporation anniversary .

For more products and nearby outlets try to visit their official faceook page:

Kambal Pandesal