#BuSolve: Fast Food Hacks That Will Make Your Stomach and Inner Kuripot in You Happy
A typical Filipino’s go-to places when hunger strikes are fast food restaurants. Why? Because it serves good food, it is fast, it is affordable and it is a stomach filler. The hungry Juan Dela Cruz walks in and sees the budget-friendly value meals flashed before his eyes – but are they (really) budget-friendly or you can still get a better deal out of those presented options.
Make the most out of your peso with these samples collected from Kuripot Foodies all over the Internet.
The Sweet-Sarap Jolly Spaghetti Just Got Sweeter:
The sweet-style Jolly Spaghetti just got sweeter with the #FoodHack of getting an additional Jolly Spaghetti sauce free of charge!
The super duper sangkap of Chowking’s halo-halo:
Nothing beats the Chowking halo-halo in quenching the scorching summer heat. But did you know that you can add additional ice cream scoop for only P10.00? Yes, and you can add as many as you can. What a beautiful way to enjoy the summer heat, right?
Beeda ang Saya with this Jollibee Burger Steak hack:
Jollibee Burger Steak is life but getting the best Burger Steak deal is lifer. How?
The Norm: Jollibee, Two-Pieces Mushroom Gravy Value Meal (P86) + extra rice (P25) = P111
The Hack: Jollibee, One-Piece Mushroom Gravy Value Meal (P55) + Jollibee, One-Piece Mushroom Gravy Value Meal (P55) = P110
You save: P1 plus you get an additional drink
Mas Beeda ang Saya with these Jollibee Chickenjoy hacks:
Enjoy your Crispylicious, Juicylicious Jollibee Chickenjoy at these best deals. Less is more, indeed.
Hack # 1:
Jollibee, Chickenjoy Spaghetti meal (P115) + extra rice (P25) = P140
Jollibee, One-Piece Chickenjoy with rice (P82) + Spaghetti ala carte (P50) = P132
You save: P8
Hack # 2:
Jollibee, Two-Pieces Chickenjoy meal (P150) + extra rice (P25) = P175
Jollibee, One-Piece Chickenjoy meal (P82) + One-piece Chickenjoy ala carte (P75) = P157
You save: P18
Hack # 3:
Jollibee, One-Piece Chickenjoy meal with Palabok Fiesta (P150) + extra rice (P25) = P175
Jollibee, One-piece Chickenjoy ala carte (P75) + Palabok Fiesta value meal (P84) = P159
You save: P16
The convenience of Convenience Stores:
Ordering extra rice in fast food restaurants really costs a fortune so if you’re in dire need of more carbs on your plate, head out to the nearest Mini Stop or 7-11 branch and get extra rice at P10 each.
McDonalds’ Cheeseburger VS Double Cheeseburger
Get the best value for your money when you ordered two McDo Cheeseburgers instead of a Double Cheeseburger. Here’s why:
Team Double Cheeseburger (ala carte): P117
Team Cheeseburger (ala carte): P55 + P55 = P110
You save: P7 (and the Cheeseburger is literally DOUBLED)
The BonChon magic:
Chicken Poppers and K-Fries are really good together…just like your favorite love teams on TV. But what if I told you that being together is not all the time better (ooppss…no #Hugot intended).
Chicken Poppers and Fries Combo: P145
Large K-Fries (P59) + Regular Chicken Poppers (P75) = P134
You save: P11
Saved by the Taco Bell:
If you want some taco fix but you’re in a limited budget, why not try the ala carte option of Taco Bell tacos instead of opting to combo meals. Why?
Crunchy Taco & Soft Taco Combo Meal: P159
Two-Pieces Crunchy/Soft Taco Ala Carte: P109
You save: P50 (and it’s less sugar and less carb, too)
Hooray for Sisig Hooray:
If you and your friends are craving for Sisig Hooray’s pork sisig, try pitching-in some money for a Sisig Barkada instead of ordering individual meals.
Pork Sisig Individual Meal (good for 1 person): P75
Sisig Barkada (good for 2-3 persons): P150
Rice is not included in Sisig Barkada though but you can still go to your preferred convenience store to complement your meal. Convenience stores are really your best friend.
The Real #FastFoodHack
The real deal in saving up some bucks when eating out on restaurants is to skip the drinks and to drink water instead. Restaurants usually have service water and you can always ask for an extra glass and some ice to quench your thirst. In that way, it saves your budget and your wallet is happy.