Thursday, July 4, 2013

[CONTEST ALERT!] Chubby Chicken in Katipunan Avenue

Remember the first ever blog post that my sister Pan wrote here at It was about her Top 10 Tokyo Sights which you can read about here and here. Well, looks like someone had loads of fun sharing her travel adventures with you all that she decided to write more! Today, the one and only Blue Eagle in the family would like to share with you her first ever restaurant review on Chubby Chicken -- a casual university food stop located right across her alma mater in Katipunan Avenue. To make things more exciting, we're also treating one lucky ready to an all-out Chubby Chicken meal worth Php 500!!! 

Now, that's my cue to stop writing and to give the virtual stage to my sister Pannywanny. :)

It has been a few years back where Katipunan has been my second home, studying at Starbucks, buying last minute items at National Bookstore and having breakfast, lunch and dinners in the different food establishments available. It is, after all, just a foot bridge or a trike away from campus and the best place to group study and while away the time in between classes.

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Having said that, I’m so happy to have been invited to a wonderful addition to the Katipunan community: Chubby Chicken!
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The moment I stepped into the restaurant, I was instantly drawn to the fun wall-art called the “top Suki of 2012” with 1x1 pictures of their loyal customers and the numerous messages from the diners was also a fun read. It immediately gave me that neighborhood hangout place feel.

However, I was there for the food, right? Well, we were treated to Chubby Chicken’s Best Sellers and Chef’s Choices. Here is the rundown of the lunch feast that we had:

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At the top of the menu chart, right under Best Sellers, you’ll find the Chubby Chicken with Rice (1pc for P78 and 2pcs for P118). A reasonably priced set meal serving a chubby portion of chicken drumstick that is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. I like that the chicken meat still has the flavors packed in it as most fried chickens tends to lock all the flavors in the skin without having it absorbed into the meat itself (which is the biggest and relatively healthier part). It also comes with a garlic mayo dip that perks up the dish.

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The Chubby Chicken Parmigiana (P165) is my favorite! It is fried chicken fillet topped with CHEESE!! I couldn’t get enough of the generous servings of the parmigiana sauce which I completely spread out into my chicken fillet. Despite the sauce being mixed with different types of cheese, it doesn’t come out too salty at all. This dish is one of the Chef’s Choices… and mine too!

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Although I’m usually a red-sauce or olive-oil based pasta person, the Carbonara (P105) is worth taking note of. Looking back, one of the reasons I’ve shied away from commercially-made Carbonara is because it is either too creamy or too bland. Chubby Chicken’s Carbonara is neither of that and it has this “homey-recipe” quality and taste with just the right amount of pasta sauce and toppings. This definitely got our ‘thumbs-up’.

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Most of the time before visiting a new restaurant, I would do my homework (nerd-alert! :P) and read through the restaurant’s menu looking at possible must-try’s. The Chubby Fish Tacos with Fries (P75 for 1 pc and P115 for 2pcs) is my must-try. I love tacos in general but sometimes, if I’m feeling all healthy, I prefer my tacos non-beef and the fish option is something I definitely wanted to try. The fish fillet is wrapped in a toasted pita wrap garnished with shreds of lettuce, garlic mayo dressing and cheese. It is a meal in itself as an order can serve 2 fish tacos. I like how the garlic mayo compliments the fish fillet and how it all holds together in the toasted pita wrap.

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The Chubby Sloppy Joe (P150), although rest-assured is not so sloppy but had quite a nice presentation, is a serving of ground beef meat sauce topped with cheese and fried egg. This “burger” offering goes to show how unique Chubby Chicken is striving out to be, deviating from the usual cheeseburger or burger buns, they’ve created their very own Sloppy Joe masterpiece. This was very filling given the size of the burger buns and it capped our feast off to a sumptuous finale.

Chubby Chicken is so laid back that it is the perfect hang-out spot for in-between classes and group studies with its delectable food choices that is right on the pocket and yummy for the tummy.

I have absolutely been Chubbyfied and It's time for YOU to get Chubbyfied too! 

We're giving away Php. 500 worth of gift certificates to one lucky reader! Here's how to join:

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1) Contest will run from July 4 - 12, 2013.
2) Due to the location of the restaurant, this contest is only open to all readers residing in Metro Manila.
3) Only one entry per person please.
4) The winner will be announced in this blog and will be notified via email.
5) An e-gift certificate will be issued to the winner.
6) Winner will be given 30-days to respond. In the event that the winner fails to reply, we will be drawing another name.

*photos by Mommy Puff

Chubby Chicken is located in 1B Xavierville Residences Esteban Abada cor Alvero Loyola Heights Katipunan, Quezon City. From Katipunan turn right in the street beside Mcdonald’s. Call them at 433-1833.


  1. Hey, I think this is opening this weekend over here at Cebu! I heard Solenn is gracing it. The food looks good from your photos and the prices aren't bad either. Now, I wanna try it. :D

    Babe for Food - your BFF in Cebu dining! :)

  2. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana and CC with rice! :))

    Riyalyn Gatdula

  3. I can't get enough of their soy chicken and spicy chicken

    Leonardo Llagas

  4. I actually tried their chickens here before... I love the laid back feel of the place. I think I also left a note on their wall LOL!


    Would love to try the fish tacos and fries.

    Enrique Del Rosario Jr

  5. I want to try Chubby Chicken Carbonara :) so tempting!

    Josephine S. Gregorio

  6. The dish that you'd like to try at Chubby Chicken is the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.

    name: Rhozallino Ramones
    email address:

  7. I'd love to try their chicken!

    Kimberly Camille Tiu

  8. I'd love to try their chicken!Yum.yum.

    Say Yap

  9. Chicken Parmigiana

    Mhycz Macabuhay

  10. I've already tried their chicken, so maybe I'll try the Sloppy Joe next time! :D

    Loise Garcia

  11. I want to have Chubby Chicken with Rice

    Ma. Clarice Lao

  12. I would like to try the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.
    Abigail Sy

  13. I've never been here so I wannatry their chicken. Please let me. Will you? :(

    Juan Rafaell Gabriel

  14. The Chubby Chicken Parmigiana looks good. :D

    Paulina Gungon

  15. I would like to try Carbonara. It looks delicious. Yummy!

    Jo Ann Balisan

  16. i love chicken and i want to try this

    geejay f. nepomuceno

  17. I want to try their Chubby Chicken Parmigiana. Looks delish!! :)

    Fonseca, Den

  18. I want to try all the dishes + dessert that the 500PHP GC can buy. (Hopefully I win)

  19. I want to try their carbonara!

    Jose Lorenzo Manongsong

  20. If given the chance, I will try to order Chubby Sloppy Joe because I love burgers! :)

  21. Gladita Manongsong

    Chubby Sloppy Joe (sorry forgot my details on my first comment!)

  22. I want to try the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.

    Girlie Camungay

  23. I want to try Chubby Chicken Parmigiana

    Gie Cruz

  24. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana

    Julieanne Francis U. Abayan

  25. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana

    stacy lyn liong

  26. I would like to try the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.

    Jim Marlon A. Macaraeg

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  28. the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.

    ralph adversario

  29. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana

    Matt Pua

  30. Chubby Chicken Carbonara

    Beng P.

  31. Their Chubby Sloppy Joe looks divine *u*


  32. Chubby Fish Tacos with Fries :))

    Riel Corpuz

  33. The Chubby Fish Tacos with Fries

    Vivian Aguilar

  34. I'd love to try the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana. I LOVE CHEESE!

    Chona Gomba

  35. I want to try chubby chicken with rice

    Mary Joy supetran

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  37. I'd like to try the Chubby Chicken Parmigiana.

    Belinda Ibanez

  38. I'd love to try their chicken!

    sherry ann gole cruz

  39. Aside from their chicken, would love to try their carbonara and fish tacos! :D

    Sarah Angela Malory A. Peralta

  40. I would like to try the Cubby Angus Tapa. I love to eat Tapas. :)

    Eunice Villola

  41. not just for chubby people :) must try! chubby chicken, delicious den.

    Albert Pasiona

  42. Sloppy Joe

    Basilio S. Santos

  43. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana, so sossy to spell yet yummy to taste

    Jagger Camungay

  44. I'd like to try Chubby Fish Tacos with Fries , they look so yummmy.

    apple grace refuerzo

  45. I would love to try Chubby Chicken with Rice and CC Carbonara! They could be my new favorites too!

    Sharmaine Abelon

  46. I'd love to try their chicken!

    Allan Reyes

  47. I'd love to try there Fried Chubby Chicken! look so yummy!
    mary ann cuer

  48. id like to try Chubby Chicken with Rice!

    arra odeza

  49. Chubby Chicken Parmigiana

    Clyde A. Gabriel

  50. I want to try Chubby Fish Tacos with Fries.

    Monnette U lopez

  51. Answer this: What's that one dish that you'd like to try at Chubby Chicken?

    Answer: The Chubby Chicken and Grilled Beef are the dish that i like to try.

    Email address: RODELMERCURIO956@YAHOO.COM

  52. I tried the The Chubby Sloppy Joe


  53. I want to try Chubby chicken carbonara and Chubby Sloppy Joe
    Marcel Fajardo

  54. I want to try Chubby Chicken Carbonara. :-}

    Emmanuel Leal


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