Atlanta Trip: Food Truck Park

Atlanta Trip: Food Truck Park

Back in my 10-week stay in Atlanta back in 2014, I was able to go around the Atlanta’s major and key tourist destinations. But in one of the memorable moments I had during my visit there was an opportunity to experience one activity not common in the Philippines.

My colleague, Niko and his wife Kim invited me to join them in checking out this group of food truckers that having a stop in one of the parks in suburban Atlanta.

Food trucks are basically moving food kiosks and is a common sight in US cities especially in their downtown areas. These trucks offer different varieties of quick to eat dishes for people on-the-go. They serve from sandwiches to rice meals and from local to international cuisines.

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Jollibee’s Langhap Sarap in Singapore

Me and my Family in Jollibee Singapore

On March 12 of 2013, the Philippines‘ biggest and most known fastfood brand has finally opened up its store here in the island nation of Singapore.  Filipinos on the island have longed for the arrival of our dear old friend, Jollibee.  And it has been very successful since they have opened.

Jollibee has beaten McDonalds by a mile in the Philippines along with the other big US fastfood chains like KFC.  You’d find Jollibee in almost every city in the Philippine archipelago.   And, Jollibee already have stores in different countries around the world where there is a good number of Filipino community.   They’ve got stores in California, Hawaii, New York, New Jersey, Nevada, and Washington in the USA.  They have stores in the middle eastern countries of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar.  And they also have stores in Brunei, Hong Kong, and Vietnam.

As the company expands to other neighboring countries in South East Asia, they have finally opened their store here in Singapore.  They partnered with a local hotelier to make their visibility here.

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