Winner! Winner! … you know the rest.
This calls for a feast on some of the most delicious and unique chicken dishes prepared by various restaurants. They use different kinds of recipes, each trying to be as unique as possible in creating crave-worthy viands made from our one and only, chicken. The possibilities are endless when a chef decides to do wonders on this poultry, so you can expect lots of classic and modern twists as you scroll down on our list.
Of course, fried chicken is a staple meal that you’ll find here (because who can resist such a treat?!), but you’ll also discover dishes like salted egg chicken, garlic chicken, snow chicken, and even chicken dipped in cheese fondue!
Snow Chicken/Chicken Cheese Fondue – Kko Kko
Owned by Grace Lee, Kko Kko is a modern restaurant that serves authentic and reinvented Korean favorites that are mostly chicken dishes. One of their most-talked about dishes right now is their chicken cheese fondue and the snow chicken that comes in two flavors: cheese and fire chili. Read our full feature here.
Southern Spice Chicken – Gringo
From the Tokyo Bubble Tea group, Gringo is a quick and casual homegrown concept serving Latin American and Tex-Mex specialties such as ribs, chicken, burritos and more.
Hainanese Chicken – Wee Nam Kee
Wee Nam Kee is one of the most popular and most loved Singaporean restaurant here in the Philippines. It’s popular for their Hainanese chicken that comes in steamed or roasted; you can even do a half and half order to try both! Read our feature here.
Bao Chicken Bao Bao – Don Bao
Don Bao is a homegrown Asian restaurant concept that serves a variety of bao sandwiches, yakitori sticks, and other bar chows. Their Bao Chicken Bao Bao is made with chicken katsu, kimchi, coriander, and a hint of black sesame. Read more here.
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Laing-stuffed Cordon Bleu – Fat Russel’s
Fat Russel’s Kitchen is a casual dining restaurant that offers a fusion of American and Filipino cuisine. This laid-back restaurant is best known for their Nachos, Salted Egg Pasta with Shrimp, Laing-stuffed Cordon Bleu and Baked Scallops.
40 Kloves Chicken – Krazy Garlik
Krazy Garlik is one of The Bistro Group’s homegrown restaurant concepts – a specialty restaurant that celebrates the flavors of garlic and spices. The best part of Krazy Garlik’s dining adventure is the rich flavor that is given to each.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 40 Kloves with the Booky app! Read more here.
Black Pepper Chicken with Kimchi Rice – Tokyo Bubble Tea
Tokyo Bubble Tea is a local homegrown bubble tea concept founded by McWilson Group of restaurants in 2007. It is one of the pioneers in introducing the Asian phenomenon that is the milk tea. They’re also known for their savory items such as Bulgogi Nachos, California Maki, and Teriyaki Chicken Don.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Black Pepper Chicken with Kimchi Rice with the Booky app! Read more here.
Flavored Pollo Calliente – Nacho Bimby
Nacho Bimby, as you might have already gathered, is named after celebrity Kris Aquino’s son Bimby. It’s a Mexican inspired snack chain managed by the geniuses behind Potato Corner that specialize in all things nachos.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Flavored Pollo Calliente with the Booky app! Read more here.
Chicken Biryani with Basmati Rice – Halal Kabab Express
Halal Kabab Express offers authentic and value-filled Persian meals for a Filipino-friendly price. Specialties include Chicken Biryani with Basmati Rice, Chelo Kabab Kubideh, and Persian favorites.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Chicken Biryani with Basmati Rice with the Booky app! See more deals here.
Chicken Bao – Dulo
Dulo is a unique find in Poblacion as it’s a cafe by day and a bar at night. From the beginning of your day to the end of your night, Dulo has got you covered.
Insider tip: You can get Buy 1 Get 1 Chicken Bao with the Booky app! Read more here.
Insider Tip: You can pair your chicken bao with a Buy 1 Get 1 Latte from Dulo as well!
Homestyle Fried Chicken Sliders – Nono’s
Nono’s is now open at The Podium. The chef behind Classic Confections’ Chocolate Oblivion cake opens this restaurant serving comfort food like homemade fried chicken, mac and cheese, Pepito steak sliders, and more.
Chick Chick Bang Bang – 7107 Restaurant
7107 is a culinary and hospitality food hall that is divided into five different sections, each highlighting the distinctive set of local dishes that the Philippines has to offer. Their Chick Chick Bang Bang is a pinoy-style fried chicken served with Korean adobo sauce and fries on the side. Read our full feature here.
Nanban Chicken – Bijin Nabe by Tsukada Nojo
Tsukada Nojo, is a Japanese franchise that is known for their Bijin Nabe or golden chicken collagen hot pot, and the chicken nanban. The restaurant is actually named after a popular farm in Japan.
Salted Egg Lava Chicken Sandwich, Fried Chicken – Birdhouse
Birdhouse is a homegrown chicken joint that serves deep fried chicken dishes cooked in different ways. Foodies have been raving about their salted egg lava chicken sandwich!
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Grilled Chicken Harissa – 13 Ubay St. Comfort Dining
13 Ubay offers a casual and comfort food dining experience serving family-tested recipes. The Grilled Chicken Harissa is made with North African chili pepper paste and pickled vegetables!
Fried Chicken Sandwich – Fowlbread
Fowlbread is a hidden restaurant offering Asian comfort food with a twist. It’s a Bad Bird spin-off that specializes in fried chicken sandwiches, noodles, and dumplings.
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