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Max’s of Manila

October 13, 2013

Max’s Celebrates With Outstanding Offers

Upon launching his own cafe in 1945, Maximo Gimenez could not have envisioned the global reach his food would have nearly seven decades later. Fast forward to present day and diners reap the rewards of the resulting Max’s of Manila, as the restaurant celebrates its 68th anniversary with a special can’t-miss deal. A Stanford University-educated…

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September 22, 2013

Max’s of Manila Sizzles With Sisig

With locations spread out internationally — including two Hawaii locations on Dillingham Boulevard and in Waipahu — Max’s of Manila is known for sharing its traditional Filipino cuisine with the world. General manager Maly San Luis explains that Filipino eats from the central region of the Philippines, where Manila is located, are very accessible to…

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August 11, 2013

Max’s of Manila

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: KARE-KARE ($12.95 REGULAR, $19.50 LARGE) For a taste of the Philippines here in the Islands, Max’s of Manila is the restaurant of choice for kamaaina and visitors alike. With establishments throughout the world, including more than 100 branches in the Philippines alone, eight in the U.S. and…

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Go Bold with Fried Rice Flair

While a renovated kitchen equipped with top of the line appliances, including a double-door stainless steel refrigerator, a shiny stove of your dreams and a brand new microwave may be a fantasy for many, I have to say, all I need is a good old-fashioned wok to make me happy in the kitchen. Because we…

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July 14, 2013

Calling All Carnivores

Filipino food is a great option for the carnivore in all of us. The menu at Max’s of Manila is a celebration of everything that walked, ran or swam. Tender beef, savory pork and fresh fish highlights its eclectic mix of traditional Filipino comfort food. A good example of these choices is Daing na Bangus…

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Filipino Fiestas Begin with Adobo!

Mabuhay! Have you been to a Filipino gathering lately? Well, if not, you’re missing out — big time! Whether it be a birthday party or a dinner with family and friends, expect a feast. First and foremost, the spotlight shines on the cuisine, and that’s the only way to go about it! Culinary styles of…

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May 26, 2013

More at Max’s

It’s best known as the home of world-famous Max’s Fried Chicken, but Max’s of Manila is quite accommodating when it comes to meeting customer demands and expectations, and vegetarians are welcome. The dishes are cooked to order here, and several of them can be requested sans the meat (just ask your server), so you can…

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April 21, 2013 ,

I’m in Halo-Halo Heaven!

My ultimate weakness is sweets. I know, I know … I sound like a broken record, but what can I say? No matter how much I try to resist, if it has sugar and constitutes as a dessert, this girl is all over it! Don’t believe me? Well, here’s proof: Let’s go back to Wednesday…

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March 31, 2013

Ethnic Treats That Put a Smile On Your Face

Max’s of Manila has been a Filipino-food lover’s paradise and is well known for its famous fried chicken and traditional Filipino dishes. The iconic connotation of pancit, sini-gang and lechon often overshadow the desserts, but here at Dining Out, we want to let our readers know about the tasty treats that await you at Max’s…

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February 24, 2013

Filipino Favorites to the Max

The first thing one notices upon entering Max’s of Manila is the customers. They seem to be in a rush to get a table. This is not because service is slow, it’s exceptional. Parking is plentiful and a few drops of mist isn’t going to alter anyone’s pace in a place celebrated for its slow…

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