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Manny Pacquiao fights are a Philippine holiday
Manny Pacquiao fights are a Philippine holiday

Order $60 worth of Filipino favorites to go at Max's of Manila in Glendale on Saturday and you get to take home a special "knockout treat:" a free, family-size, deep-fried pork leg called a crispy pata. But make plans to sit down at Max's that night for sisig or kare kare and you're likely to find the lights off and the front door locked. There's really no point for a Filipino restaurant to stay open when Manny Pacquiao is fighting, says host Noly Bautista — unless it is planning to screen the pay-per-view fight in HD. When the pride of the Philippines faces Floyd Mayweather, well, forget about it. Closing time will be three or four hours earlier than...

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