Due to the COVID-19 lockdown nationwide, many establishments including well-loved restaurants have temporarily halted their operations. This might have led to most of us missing their signature dishes and all-time favorite meals these past few days. Fret not though, because some restaurants have offered ready-to-cook items from their menu to help you satisfy your cravings.
The days you spent without Max’s signature chicken are over as they began offering a limited menu for delivery and takeout last Apr. 5. Included in their limited menu are their regular whole fried chicken, pancit canton and ready-to-cook marinated bangus and crispy pata.
Orders can be made via GrabFood and FoodPanda, Max’s official website or their open branches, whose list of operating hours and contact numbers are available here. Online delivery cut-off is at 4 p.m. every day for the safety of our riders.
Missed the classic favorites from Pancake House like their beef tapa, fish rolls or even their all- meat spaghetti sauce? You can get them delivered starting Apr. 5 as select branches begin to resume operations with a limited capacity.
To order, call 888-79000 or visit Pancake House’s official website. These ready-to-cook items from the restaurant are also available via GrabFood and FoodPanda.
You can finally make your own PM1 at home as Mang Inasal offers ready-to-cook food including their famous spicy paa or leg, pork barbeque, lumpiang togue and even the delectable toppings for their halo-halo like ube halaya and sweetened banana and langka.
Check out this complete list of Mang Inasal stores, which include selected branches in Pasig, Taguig, Antipolo and Pasay, open to take your orders via phone call.
The famous Amber Pichi-Pichi Cheese is back alongside ready-to-cook marinated pork barbeque and lumpiang shanghai from the restaurant chain.
Orders may be placed only while supplies last via Amber’s hotlines in Metro Manila at 8884-8888, Cavite at 046 417-5555 and Laguna at 049 535-5555.
Yes, you can have your Chickenjoy fix again. Since Mar. 26, Jollibee has made their ready-to-cook menu—which includes marinated chicken, tuna pie, beef tapa and longganisa—available in selected branches. Check out this list for each branch’s service availability and contact numbers.
Teriyaki Boy is also offering ready-to-cook brined chicken and tonkatsu with five pieces per pack as well as a variety of rice bowls for delivery and takeout. Check out the list of branches that have opened in limited capacity last Apr. 5 and their respective contact numbers via their website.
Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen
Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen offers both hot meals and frozen home-cooked food, including a variety of pasta and pasta sauces, for delivery in places near their open branches. These include BF International Las Piñas, Ayala Malls the 30th, U.P Town Center and Ayala Malls Solenad.
Aside from siopao and siomai, ready-to-cook dishes such as salt and pepper pork, fish fillet and shrimp are available in selected branches of Chowking. Check out this list of open branches and their contact numbers for your Chinese fast-food fix.
As of writing, there are seven Reyes Barbecue branches open in Metro Manila selling frozen barbeque and deli items. To order from their menu—which includes pork and chicken barbeque, liempo or tuna belly—contact the hotlines for each branch.
Starting from April 15, McDonald’s will be offering their popular chicken McNuggets, as well as regular and spicy marinated chicken cuts, in frozen food packs via takeout and drive-thru—but only until supplies last.
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