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Starting 5ive: Where to watch Gilas Pilipinas games

September 16, 2015
Just because Andray Blatche went on a soup and salad diet to get in shape for FIBA Asia, that doesn’t mean you too should put down that crispy chicken wing dipped in hot buffalo sauce to show support. Eat away, champ–and drink up–and watch the Gilas games in these five spots.



HOMECOURTS: City Golf Plaza, Doña Julia Vargas Ave (Ortigas branch); Forbeswood Bldg., Forbestown Rd (Fort branch)

GAMETIME GRUB: Buffalo Tenders (P185)

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AND 1: Buy any bottle of liquor or six bottles of beer and get a free serving of homemade chips




HOMECOURT: UP Town Center, Katipunan Ave, Quezon City

GAMETIME GRUB: 4 Cheese and Truffle Flat Bread (P275)

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AND 1: Buy one, take one on local beers during games



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HOMECOURT: East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo

GAMETIME GRUB: Chicken Cracklings with Beer Gravy (P170)

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AND 1: Buy one, take one on San Mig Light and Pale Pilsen from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.



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HOMECOURTS: Fort Strip, Bonifacio Global City; Tomas Morato, Quezon City; Pasay Road, Makati

GAMETIME GRUB: Cable Car Rice (P150)

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AND 1: P50 San Mig Light; P199 Hoegaarden pint; P149 Stella Artois pint; six local beers plus sisig for P350 from 6 to 8 p.m.



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HOMECOURTS: Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons; Glorietta 1, Makati

GAMETIME GRUB: Buffalo Wings (P295-P895)

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AND 1: P55 beer (San Miguel Pale, San Miguel Light and Brew Kettle) before 7 p.m., Monday to Thursday

Also check out: Treehouse (A-Venue, Makati Ave); Skinny Mike’s Sport Bar (32nd St., Bonifacio Global City); NBA Cafe (SM Aura)

The first game of Team Pilipinas is against Palestine on Wednesday, September 23 at 11:45 a.m. Next game is versus Hong Kong on Thursday, September 24, at 9:30 a.m. Friday’s game vs Kuwait is at 4:45 p.m.

Games are aired live on BTV, TV5, Aksyon TV and via live stream on Replays are at 7 p.m. on TV5. Follow BuhayBasket on Twitter @BuhayBasket and like our Facebook page (Buhay Basket) for live updates!