Fast foods

Bubba Gump: Shrimpin’ it the way you like it

SAIPAN—Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., the island’s newest food destination opened its doors to the public on June 27, 2016, bringing to Saipan one of America’s icons. Enter Bubba Gump Shrimp’s doors and you will be stepping into a world-class space, assembled and decorated by Bubba Gump specialists to truly embody the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. spirit and brand. This is a hundred percent true to the highest standards of Landry’s restaurant group, according to Triple…

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Black Burger on Saipan

 HAVE you ever tried the Black Burger served at the N@chan Café and Restaurant in Garapan? I haven’t heard of black burgers nor seen any on Saipan yet so when I saw it on the menu, I decided to give it a try on Friday evening. I was thinking they named it Black Burger because   they overcook the patty in a certain way, or something like that but when the burger was served, I stared…

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Saipan's Volcano Bar rises

FROM an abandoned structure sitting idle for some time rose the island’s homegrown volcano right in the Garapan, nestled between the DFS Galleria and I Love Saipan malls. A buddy and I hurried to the Volcano Bar on Wednesday past 1 p.m. for a late lunch, hoping we could still catch up with the lunch hour. It was scorching hot outside but when you push open the heavy wooden door of Volcano Bar, you will…

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Amigo’s: Your pizza and BBQ stop on Saipan

A SUDDEN craving for pizza led me and a companion to Amigo’s Pizza and BBQ in Garapan on Saturday night. It was past 8 p.m. and I was heading to the Las Vegas Night at Fiesta Resort but decided to have a quick meal. Amigo’s used to be a purely pizza parlor located on Beach Road but it relocated to its current location last year and expanded its menu which now includes BBQ and pasta.Only…

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Barefoot at the Barefoot Bar

I’D always wanted to check out Barefoot Beach Bar & BBQ at Kanoa Resort in Susupe, but never got around to it, until an impulsive decision took me and a friend there on Friday. Parking was a challenge, but we were lucky to find one spot left. Barefoot Beach Bar & BBQ is the newest beachfront barbecue place on island. It’s a place where you can take off your shoes and step on the wooden…

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Refreshments at The Grill

  DRIVING around Kagman one hot Friday afternoon led me and a companion to the cool confines of The Grill, LaoLao Bay Golf Resort’s restaurant. We had skipped lunch and it was past 4 p.m. already so we were hungry. We headed to the farthest table right beside the glass windows and browsed through the menu that a friendly wait staffer handed us.When you enter The Grill, you feel an instant change of atmosphere. Its…

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Hafa Adai Deli: Fastfood within your budget

IF you are hungry but is challenged by time and budget, here is one destination that you should definitely check out in Garapan—the Hafa Adai Deli Bakery. Conveniently located beside the Joeten Hafa Adai shopping center in Garapan, the Hafa Adai Deli Bakery is your most convienient stop for quick or a leisurely breakfast, lunch or dinner, and your place to pick up sandwiches and other favorites to eat on the go. I pushed open…

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Kee Sandwich To Go: 24/7 food station in Garapan

IF the urge to bite into a juicy cheeseburger or a real breakfast hits you at the most ungodly hours of the night or day strikes, you have one more option to go to when in Garapan. Set your hunger-compass to this 24-hour sandwich station—located at the ground floor of Micro Beach Hotel across from the Hyatt Regency in Garapan. Cheerful food staffers recommended the regular cheeseburger when I stopped by past midnight at the…

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Must-try burgers at the N@chan Cafe & Restaurant

THE Chamorro burger and the Teriyaki Oyako burger are two of the must-try burgers on Saipan and they’re found at the newly opened N@chan Café and Restaurant in Garapan. A burger is a complete meal by itself and finishing everything on the plate especially if you are not that hungry is not  easy. I had the chance to dig into the meaty delights of both burgers during the café’s grand opening after sipping a cup…

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Chamorro burgers — the Hard Rock Café way

There’s no comparison seeing and biting into the juicy tender meat of the actual Chamorro burger than just looking at it in photos. I let out a long whistle when I faced a plate of Hard Rock Café’s Chamorro burger which has been upgraded from the previous 8-oz regular beef. I was staring at new Chamorro burger which boasts of 10 oz Certified Angus Beef, oozing with hot and spicy Jack Cheese and served with…

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