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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

Red Ribbon Bake Shop Brazo de Mercedes Roll

By now you're thinking my mom has a sweet tooth for everything that comes in mind. My mom has been craving for so many desserts during her pandemic months. I've never been into sweet and I am glad. I couldn't understand why my mom wanted a full size of Brazo de Mercedes Roll when she only lives alone. Anyway she got what she wanted it kind of look like an arm from the picture 😂🤣being all white on the outer part inside there is custard color yellow. I kept telling my mom the Brazo de Mercedes Roll is sweet but she didn't listen to me. I made her eat what she had craved for good thing there is no baby expected in her stomach. The other day I mentioned to Manang V what my mom was craving for the Brazo de Mercedes Roll. Manang V said that is also my favorite cake. I started to think maybe it is just me who think it is sweet. You can check the two website of Red Ribbon Bake Shop from your location: Philippines United States Note: I am not selling or advertising for Red Rib

Chicken Pie at Conti's Bake Shop & Restaurant

My mom was telling me one of her best friend had mentioned to her to try the chicken pie from Conti's Bake Shop & Restaurant. Every time his relative had went to visit him at the province coming from Manila would purchase the frozen chicken pie. Pre-cooked PHP 34.00 ($0.68) per piece PHP 343.20 ($6.86) 8 in a box PHP 471.00 ($9.42) 12 in a box Frozen PHP 434.50 ($8.69) 10 in a plastic container My verdict of the chicken pie it has no vegetables the crust is soft just not my typical chicken pie I am use to eating although if you are a person who doesn't like eating vegetables the pie is right for you having no sauce inside. Who knows my taste buds is too Americanize for a person who grew up from California even though I've lived in the Philippines for a long time we tend to miss our cultural food we tend to adapt ourselves. For your reference you may check  https://www.contis.ph/  to see what food you can order for them. They allow to order online in their website. Or yo

Robinsons Calamansi with Mangosteen Juice Concentrate with Honey

  While I did my mom's grocery shopping at Metro Mart application at Robinson while I was looking for her juice. I was able to find Robinsons Calamansi with Mangosteen Juice Concentrate with Honey. It is concentrated to add water with instructions on the bottle. I was able to try it. I liked the taste of the Robinsons Calamansi with Mangosteen Juice Concentrate with Honey being sweet and sour from each fruits. Calamansi, mangosteen and honey are both healthy being summer o n our days being rainy season this can protect us by getting sick. Robinsons Calamansi with Mangosteen Juice Concentrate with Honey is sold for PHP 228.00 ($4.56) at Robinsons Supermarket in the Philippines. Note: I am not selling or advertising for  Robinsons Calamansi with Mangosteen Juice Concentrate with Honey  just wanted to try it for myself. Subscribe @ Facebook Page Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you.

Mogu Mogu Lychee Juice with Nata De Coco

Years before my mom and I would go shopping at 10:00 AM  we would be at the shopping mall when they had just opened. After our shopping we would complete our day to go grocery together last night my mom called me up telling me. Do you remember that juice you use to drink in the car the flavor is lychee? There is something floating in the juice. I cannot remember what the name of the juice is. You would always drink it after our shopping. I was naming all these drinks to my mom.  I remember that my mom was talking about Mogu Mogu Lychee Juice with Nata De Coco inside that was floating inside the bottle. I decided to do my grocery shopping through Metro Mart at Robinson from some other items my mom needed off her list there wasn't enough time to order somewhere else. The problem my mom doesn't inform me ahead of time items she needs. My mom was telling me she was running out of food. I felt bad for her while I am eating good food she is stuck with food she doesn't want to eat