Article by Michelle Tiu / Photos by Rebecca Lee
With the rise of Kpop and K-drama comes a high demand for Korean food. One famous dish that is almost always present is Korean fried chicken – and Filipinos love it, too! Just like Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo, you can now enjoy irresistibly good Korean fried chicken at an affordable price. Located in Leon Guinto Street, Manila, just behind Taft Avenue, 24 Chicken Delivery Manila boasts of delivering budget-friendly authentic Korean chicken.
Interestingly, 24 Chicken’s how-we-started story is born from a relatable story of fellow dormers who treated everyday as a quest to find the best restaurant that fits their budget. Jefferson Uy, co-owner of 24 Chicken, reminisces about the days when he and his partners first met while studying abroad. They weren’t allowed to cook in their dorm, which led them to ordering takeout almost everyday.
“One of our all-time favorites was a small hole-in-the-wall Korean fried chicken delivery store. We kept coming back for more until we met and befriended the Korean owner. We later found out that even our fellow Filipino and international friends and classmates liked the hole-in-the-wall Korean place.
When we got back to the Philippines, we went our separate ways and established our own businesses. However, every time we had a reunion, we would always reminisce about the Korean chicken store and think about the possibility of bringing the concept here to the Philippines,” says Jefferson.
After learning tricks and methods to making the perfect Korean fried chicken from a Korean restauranteur, 24 Chicken has grown from its humble beginnings into a recognized brand among students and professionals around the Vito Cruz area for its delicious Korean fried chicken and honest pricing.
“We have established a number of loyal customers, as well, and have been hearing optimistic reviews to the point of receiving franchising inquiries. 24 Chicken is still a baby, but we are very proud of what it has accomplished and we are very positive about what it will become.”
24 Chicken currently has 7 scrumptious flavors: Original, Garlic, Jack Daniels, Spring Onions, Yangnyeom, Yangnyeom x2, Yangnyeom with Garlic, and Spicy BBQ. For starters, try out thebest sellers Jack Daniels (sweet sauce) and Yangnyeom (spicy) both priced at Php168 and Php188 (bones half and boneless half, respectively).
Pro tip: Try Yangnyeom with extra garlic (which you can add for an additional 7 pesos)! But if you’re up for a spicy chicken challenge, try out their two new flavors: spicy BBQ and Yangneom x2, which is two times spicier than the original Yangnyeom both for Php168 and Php188 (bones half and boneless half, respectively).
They also offer rice meals perfect for students’ budgets since their 2 pcs. chicken with rice starts at Php85. But if that’s not filling enough, they also have the Half Half Chicken, where you can choose any 2 Fried Flavors in Whole size at Php318 and Php328 (for bones and boneless, respectively).
If you happen to live in the Vito Cruz area, you’re in luck as there is no delivery charge and no minimum amount for delivery. Just call 24 Chicken Delivery Manila and they’ll deliver fresh Korean fried chicken to your doorstep. Now there’s no stopping you and your friends from planning a K-drama marathon. Bring out the soju, please!
24 Chicken Delivery Manila
2472 Leon Guinto Street, Manila
0927 122 3550 | 9679178