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Jollibee Opening Soon in Jersey City

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They’re actually hiring. See poster for details.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

July 20, 2011 at 5:51 pm

Jollibee gives up operations in Taiwan and Shanghai

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Philippine fast food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has given up its operations in China’s Taiwan and Shanghai and chosen to focus on “building bigger brands” in other parts of China.

JFC gave up its 70 percent stake in Lao Dong Pte. Ltd. which operates Lao Dong restaurants in Taiwan. It also terminated its franchising agreement with Chun Shui Tang Tea House and shut down its stores in Shanghai.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

December 9, 2009 at 4:46 pm

ABS-CBN and Jollibee to Benefit 2010 Elections

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A Bloomberg.com article says that ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation and Jollibee Foods Corporation are among those who will benefit from the upcoming 2010 Philippine elections because the elections will boost revenues derived from advertisements and food and drinks that draw voters. Even GMA Network Inc. is optimistic as it raised PhP 500 million in the 2007 legislative and local elections.

Click here to read the entire Bloomberg.com article.

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

May 28, 2009 at 11:48 am

Spaghetti Recipe ala Makati Supermarket

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Since I was a kid, when someone mentioned “the best spaghetti in town,” none topped my taste palette than Makati Supermarket’s version. I remember when the old location burned down where Glorietta now sits and Makati Supermarket re-opened again, there was a flurry of people rushing to its opening day and beyond simply because they missed the spaghetti. Long before Jollibee and Italian bistros, Makati Supermarket’s spaghetti was the best.

Here’s a blog from a Filipino Foodie who’s giving away a recipe that would probably taste as good as the famous dish (don’t hold me liable as I haven’t tried to cook it – yet!). Click to go to PinoyFoodBlog.com.

Recipe and cooking instructions from the link can also be found below.

500 grams spaghetti noodles
1/2 cup olive oil
1 head garlic, minced
1/4 kilo ground beef
1/4 kilo ground pork
5 pieces hot dog sliced diagonally
1/4 cup vienna sausage, sliced
1/4 cup sweet ham, sliced in small squares (1/2 inch by 1/2 inch)
1 bottle banana catsup (don’t substitute!)
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup tomato sauce
1 cup water
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup chopped green and red bell pepper (some don’t really like pepper so this may be optional)
1/8 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon oregano
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup grated cheese

Procedure

1. Cook spaghetti noodles according to package instructions.

2. In a kawali or wok, sauté garlic and onions in olive oil.

3. Combine ground beef, ground pork, bay leaf, green and red bell pepper and a cup of water in the wok. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes.

4. Add tomato sauce, banana catsup and allow to simmer for 10 more minutes

5. Add brown sugar, vienna sausage, sweet ham and hotdogs. Simmer for 5 minutes.

6. Add a little more water (maybe 1/2 cup more) till you get your desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.

7. Serve separately with cooked spaghetti noodles and grated cheese on top.

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