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Jollibee’s Chickenjoy crowned ‘best fried chicken in America’ over 15 other chains’ chicken in taste test

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Filipino fast-food restaurant chain Jollibee’s fried chicken has been named the “best chain fried chicken” in the U.S. by Vox Media’s food website Eater. 

In Eater’s piece, titled “Which Chain Makes the Best Fried Chicken?” writers and editors pitted 16 fast-food restaurants in the U.S. against each other to find the best fried chicken in the country. 

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee to open flagship in Times Square with exclusive new menu

  • Filipino fast-food restaurant chain Jollibee will open a flagship restaurant in the heart of Times Square in New York City on Aug. 18.
  • It will be located beside the Good Morning America Studio and the Bow Tie of Midtown, where the Times Square Ball Drop takes place every year.
  • Besides serving its famous Chickenjoy and Peach Mango Pie, the flagship will also be introducing a new lineup of beef burgers, salads and sides.
  • The restaurant is expected to introduce the brand to mainstream American customers, according to Jollibee Foods Corporation.

Filipino fast-food restaurant chain Jollibee is set to open a flagship restaurant in the heart of Times Square in New York City.

Jollibee, which is known for its Filipino sweet-style spaghetti and its crispy fried chicken, will be opening its flagship restaurant at 1500 Broadway between West 43rd and 44th Streets on Aug. 18, Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) announced on Friday.

Filipino fast food chain Jollibee to open first branch in Australia

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  • Filipino fast-food restaurant chain Jollibee will open its first Australian branch in Campbelltown, Sydney.
  • As of this month, an opening day is yet to be decided, but pre-construction plans are currently in progress.
  • Australia is home to over 300,000 Filipinos, and in Campbelltown, they comprise the third-largest population of residents born abroad.
  • The giant red bee will also soon make its way to new New York City locations, including Grand Central Terminal and 1500 Broadway.

Filipino fast-food restaurant chain “Jollibee” is set to open its first Australian branch in the outskirts of Sydney in Campbelltown. 

The restaurant’s development application was submitted to the Campbelltown City Council in March 2021, and its preliminary development drawings were submitted in October 2021. As of this month, pre-construction plans are currently in progress. 

‘You’re the rice to my Chickenjoy’: Filipino American couple hold their wedding reception at Jollibee

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  • Filipino American couple Angelica and Robin San Felipe held their wedding reception and photoshoot at a Jollibee in Daly City, San Francisco.
  • The couple first met in college at a university in the Philippines, but their relationship only blossomed after reconnecting in California years later. The San Felipes soon became best friends who constantly met up at the Filipino fast-food restaurant.
  • “Jollibee holds a special place in our hearts,” Robin said. “It’s a special spot for us because there were multiple conversations, hours of laughter, sometimes we’d cry because of certain events but pretty much everything happened in that location.”
  • “Jollibee is our happy place. It was effortless to show our joy while being photographed,” Angelica shared.

Filipino American couple Angelica and Robin San Felipe held their wedding reception at their beloved Jollibee in San Francisco.

Thousands of miles away from the Philippines, the iconic, red-and-yellow smiling Jollibee still brings love together. 

‘Until my next life’: Customer with three months left to live pens final ‘thank you’ note to Jollibee before chemotherapy

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A cancer patient’s farewell bid to his favorite fast food restaurant in the Philippines is touching hearts on social media. 

Different message: Mechelle Centurias, manager at a Jollibee outlet in Cebu City, shared a Facebook post on Friday narrating the story of a customer who wrote a “thank you” note on the back of his receipt.

Jollibee Closes 255 Stores After Losing $240 Million During Pandemic


Philippine fast-food giant Jollibee is closing 255 company-owned stores as the company loses 12 billion Philippine pesos ($240 million) in sales during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Huge hit: The Jollibee Foods Corporation saw the massive loss in sales during the first half of the year, according to Rappler. In a financial statement released on Wednesday, the company suffered a 48.4% decrease in sales — 30.7 billion Philippine pesos ($625 million) — in the second quarter of the year as half of its stores worldwide had to temporarily close due to the pandemic. While the specific locations haven’t been specified, various stores in the U.S. will undergo a change in ownership.

Filipina Grandma Ordering Jollibee After Seeing Neighbor With Delivery Guy is Too Sweet

A delivery man in the Philippines went above and beyond the call of duty after ordering a meal for an elderly woman when she spotted the driver hand her neighbor some food.

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Maris Mayol Tian shared that she had just ordered breakfast from one of the Philippines’ most popular food chains when her 92-year-old neighbor saw her with the delivery guy.