Food Trip: Papa John’s


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On one of our Saturday night outs with the boys, the troop decided to try something new – and what do you know? There’s a newly-opened Papa John’s at Timog right across Agave (where we were supposed to eat but backed out due to the noise).

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Papa John’s is an American pizza/pasta chain which prides itself in having “Better Ingredients, better pizza” and we were happily surprised to discover it has an outlet here so we can finally pass our judgement on its claim. 
You would think that this being a pizza/pasta place, it would be a no-brainer what to order, but it took us quite awhile before we settled on:
Pasta (well, obviously)
Cheese pie (or was roll?)
Vegetarian pizza
Meatlovers
Ribs
 
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My verdict? Well, I’d say not my cup of tea. Or more specifically, not my slice of pizza. I found it too greasy and bland. Give me my Greenwich anytime. But the ribs was good. On the plus side, the staff was really, really nice and the food is quite cheap – the 14” pizza costs around Php500 only! Given that I was running a high fever when I ate there though, I’d say I’d come back another time. Who knows? It just might taste better. 


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On a side note, Papa P (for Piolo) was also having his dinner at Papa John’s that night; the entire 2nd level was closed off for his entourage. The crew told us Kris Aquino had been there earlier that day and also had the 2nd level closed off for an hour. 

In case you were wondering – No, we didn’t get our pictures taken with him – I am actually of the opinion that when stars dine out incognito, they do really want to be incognito and I didn’t want to bother him when he was in shorts and a plain white shirt and had his cap pulled down low. It just felt disrespectful. It would have been different had it been an official function. 😛
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