Max's of Manila

Max's of Manila

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Max's of Manila, popularly known as Max's Restaurant, is a Philippine-based restaurant serving fried chicken and Filipino dishes.In 1945, after World War II, American troops stationed in Quezon City became friends with Maximo Gimenez, a teacher who had graduated from Stanford University. Some soldiers came to his nearby house for a drink or two, until they insisted that they pay for their drinks.Gimenez decided to open a caf which served chicken, steak, and drinks. He was joined by his wife Mercedes, sister-in-law Felipa, his niece Ruby who managed the kitchen, and her husband Claro. Ruby's fried chicken proved popular with G.I.s. and locals also began patronising the establishment.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 404g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135988719
  • 9786135988710