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Carmina's Review on Second Branch of Sundays Cafe and Restaurant in Maginhawa, Quezon City

We have friends who love to eat out and have no clue where there are places to dine.  No problem with based on my experience we can refer them to places that are reasonable prices. Carmina had tried Sundays Cafe in the branch located in Marikina. I was informed by the server they will be opening their second location sometime this year. Few days ago, Mom Violy, Carmina and some friends came with us to see the new branch of Sundays Cafe and Restaurant in Maginhawa, Quezon City. There is parking in front of the restaurant.  We walked in and noticed a sign saying it was a soft opening. The place was full yet they we're able to accompany us to our table on the ground floor. Someone working there gave us a tour upstairs where the function rooms to those having a party.  The restroom is unisex the first door has the handicap and two restroom doors for male and female to use. The two menus were handed to us one is Filipino and International food.  Next the utensils, napkins, glass water p

Carmina's Review on Namai Basil Seeds Drinks made in Vietnam

To my friends out there Carmina found Namai Basil Seeds Drinks in California while shopping at Food Maxx in Fremont, California. Carmina remembered when she had posted a similar drink, but a brand locally made in another Asia country someone asked me to bring some over to California. Sorry I couldn't bring it may break inside my luggage's. After trying Namai Basil Seeds drinks they are almost the same just there is a variety of flavors for you to try that comes in a glass bottle for $0.95 not including taxes. Carmina doesn't need to bring any type of basil seeds drinks to California since you can find them at Food Maxx. Or you can check on  Official Website  for list of flavors sold coming from Vietnam. Carmina liked the Passionfruit and Peach. If you're into the sour side, you'll surely like the Blueberry and Pomegranate. Ingredients on the back of the label and where it is made: It is best to place in the refrigerator before drinking the Namai Basil Seeds Drinks w

Mom Violy's Version of Beef Kaldereta Recipe

Charina and the family requested Mom Violy to have a video version with recipe of how she cooks her beef kalderata. Giving us this opportunity to use Charina's kitchen while we're visiting them in California. Mom Violy's Tip: Mom Violy said you really need to use the Chaona brand of Coconut milk because if you try a different brand her recipe won't taste the same. You can find Chaona in the Asian Grocery Store in the United States. Mom Violy says depending on the meat will need to check after one hour while being cooked in low heat. If you don't have any whole black pepper, you can use regular black pepper by sprinkle it during our cooking. Mom Violy's Version of Beef Kaldereta Recipe: Ingredients: 2 Pounds - Beef Chunk Short Ribs (washed) 1 - Chaona Coconut Milk 1 - Pack of Mama Sita's Achuete (food coloring) 1 - Roma Tomato (sliced) 1/2 - White Onion (peeled and sliced) 2 Pieces - Carrots (sliced) 2 Tbsp. - Butter 2 Tbsp. - Olive Oil 1 - Green Bell Pepper

Dinner with Amy at Marzano Restaurant in Piedmont, California

How does it feel when you've reconnected back with your childhood best friend? Walking out your home and seeing your best friend outside of her car ready to give you a big hug is a welcome back to our new friendship. Carmina was so excited and not able to picture Amy how she would look even if you have seen pictures of her and the family. Seeing a person is different. Amy asked Carmina what she wanted to eat for dinner. Moment like this we don't need to be picky because we really just want to catch up on what has been going on after our college years. Everyone goes through friendship when we are separating ourselves to what career we want to get us into for the future. Amy decided to eat at  Marzano Restaurant . Marzano Restaurant has no parking where you can park from the neighborhood. Someone will approach you asking whether you would like to dine out provided with a heater when windy in the evening or dine inside where the front door is completely open. Carmina decided to di