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Showing posts from December 5, 2019

Smash It: Burger & More in Marikina Heights

Who is craving for Burgers and fries?   Hopefully you're into something new to eat at Smash It: Burger & More in Marikina Heights.  I had ordered it through Grab Food application on my phone.  The following orders were as followed: Double BBQ Bacon Smash Burger requested for no sauce and vegetables for PHP 207.20 with Curly Fries PHP 169.00 plus a Red Iced tea PHP 49.00 total of PHP 425.20 ($7.59). Double Caramelized Smash Burger for PHP 249.00 with French Fries with Homemade Ketchup PHP 99.00 total of PHP 348.00 ($6.21). I had ordered myself the Buffalo Chicken Poppers for PHP 189.00 ($3.38) the serving was big. I couldn't quite finish it very spicy even if it says mild on the label on the box. I used my ranch dressing to minimize the heat coming from my mouth. I wanted to try their Apple Cinnamon Tart for two pieces for PHP 129.00 ($2.30) the apple cinnamon tart wasn't sweet something good to add vanilla ice-cream if you wanted too. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or adv


I miss eating artichoke and you cannot find the fresh one in the Philippines. Every time I travel back home to California I always make sure I get the chance to eat my cook artichoke dipped in mayo and melted butter. My dad always buys them in Costco bagged up in the fridge area. It comes with four huge size artichokes. I was able to bring it home to the Philippines. It was able to last for 14 hours flight home in my luggage. I had shared it with my father in-law who also eats it. It is available in S&R which is like a Costco in the States. This is the brand available there. The price is expensive since it is imported goods. This is the other brands I was able to find online at Shopee. I have tried each brand to see what is really the difference from each one. The texture of the artichoke taste different and the sauce it has been marinated in it. Luckily, from my searching I was able to find seeds of purple artichoke online at Shopee. It is n