COOKOUT: Embracing American Comfort Food Culture with Sausages, Burgers, and BBQ in Baguio!

Given the long history of Filipinos with American Colonialists, it’s no surprise that most locals have developed a taste for western food. COOKOUT is one such type of restaurant that embodies this–embracing the salt, grease, and fat of American comfort food that we’ve all, somehow, been programmed to enjoy. Cookout started as a standalone grilling station along Baguio’s Session Road among 3 … Continue reading COOKOUT: Embracing American Comfort Food Culture with Sausages, Burgers, and BBQ in Baguio!

Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016: Why should you fly to Bangkok for this?

The Amazing Thailand Grand Sale is the biggest shopping sale season in Bangkok that happens from June 15 to August 15, 2016. The campaign is the brainchild of the Tourism Authority of Thailand, which started in 1999 in partnership with VISA International. It’s scheduled ahead of the Singapore and Hong Kong sales. Here’s why you should … Continue reading Amazing Thailand Grand Sale 2016: Why should you fly to Bangkok for this?

CAFÉ BY THE RUINS DUA: Best Breakfast in Baguio 2016!

CAFÉ BY THE RUINS DUA on Upper Session Road is the newest extension of the original establishment in front of the Baguio City Hall. While it still keeps many of the old favorites from the first branch, Dua’s menu is more dynamic and seasonal. The restaurant’s reputation for great breakfasts is unintentional, says Feliz Perez, … Continue reading CAFÉ BY THE RUINS DUA: Best Breakfast in Baguio 2016!

BAGUIO CRAFT BREWERY: Beer and Food Pairing Experience! @AwesomeBaguio

By Abigail Javellana BAGUIO CRAFT BREWERY is Baguio’s first and only craft brewery with freshly-brewed beer from 18 rotating taps. The owner, local Christopher Ordas, began this passion for brewing beer in his own garage in Canada. He later expanded his knowledge by studying the German and West Coast styles of brewing in Munich, Prague, and … Continue reading BAGUIO CRAFT BREWERY: Beer and Food Pairing Experience! @AwesomeBaguio

HILL STATION: Revisiting an Old Favorite of Baguio in 2016!

Over the years, HILL STATION has established itself as one of the top restaurants in Baguio (via Trip Advisor). Awarded as one of Asia’s Finest Restaurants by the Miele Guide in 2011-2013, Hill Station is celebrated for its eclectic array of Asian and Continental cuisine. Owner Mitos Benitez-Yñiguez is no stranger to the restaurant business. She got her … Continue reading HILL STATION: Revisiting an Old Favorite of Baguio in 2016!

Foggy Mountain Cookhouse: Have you Tried the Best Restaurant in Baguio in 2016?

Foggy Mountain Cookhouse, a gem nestled in the nooks and crannies of Baguio, guarantees you the most intimate dining experience. As home to the tastiest Mediterranean dishes in the area, this reservation and pre-order only establishment is well worth your time and money. Owner, Marianito “Chef Babes” Reyes, started this humble cookhouse during his retirement … Continue reading Foggy Mountain Cookhouse: Have you Tried the Best Restaurant in Baguio in 2016?

THE PENINSULA MANILA: 10 Awesome Things about The Peninsula Staycation! @PeninsulaHotels

The Peninsula Manila is one of the longest running luxury hotels in Manila for the last 40 years.  This hotel is nostalgic personally for me because we held many business events here during my P&G days, and we often stayed here too because of the “P&G rate”. I was glad to be back to reminisce and to also … Continue reading THE PENINSULA MANILA: 10 Awesome Things about The Peninsula Staycation! @PeninsulaHotels

DREAMPLAY Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Fun New Activities! @CityOfDreamsManila

Related blog post: DREAMPLAY by DREAMWORKS (A Review): 11 Tips for Planning your DreamPlay Date with your Kids! @CityofDreamsPH DreamPlay, City of Dreams Manila’s DreamWorks-inspired interactive play space, celebrated its first anniversary last June 10, 2016 with the launch of new activities and attractions such as King Julien’s Dance Off, the new 4D movie at the … Continue reading DREAMPLAY Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Fun New Activities! @CityOfDreamsManila

MOE’S Southwest Grill: Homewrecker Burrito, Stacks, & Famous Queso now in Manila!

Update (May 10, 2017): MOE’S New Rice Meals, Mexican Pizza & All-Day Cocktails?! @UptownMall_ MOE’s Southwest Grill, a fast-casual dining restaurant, bears the prestige of Most Popular Mexican Chain in the US–unseating its rival, Chipotle (according to Harris Poll). With over 600 locations worldwide, MOE’s brings some of the best value-for-money burritos and tacos for the first time in Asia and the … Continue reading MOE’S Southwest Grill: Homewrecker Burrito, Stacks, & Famous Queso now in Manila!

AMARE: Best Brick Oven Pizza in Baguio! #AwesomeBaguio

By Abigail Javellana Amare La Cucina is a Neapolitan-style pizzeria in Baguio founded by a local, Edmark Bustos. The name means “to love a kitchen” in Italian. Edmark, who is no trained chef, shows this through his passion for cooking and experimentation. This drove him to open his own restaurant, which first started in his home until … Continue reading AMARE: Best Brick Oven Pizza in Baguio! #AwesomeBaguio