Baguio’s CAFE BY THE RUINS Opens Again!

Baguio’s well-beloved restaurant, Café by the Ruins, has finally reopened! Now you can enjoy your favorite breakfast items like champorado, home-made bacon, Ruins coffee and signature camote bread in the original location. A year after a fire hit the iconic restaurant, the next generation of owners decided to make a comeback. While the signature facade remains … Continue reading Baguio’s CAFE BY THE RUINS Opens Again!

LE MONET HOTEL: Awesome Baguio Family Staycation!

My weekends in Baguio, always bring back childhood memories. Baguio’s cool weather, pine trees, and classic activities such as horseback riding and strawberry picking make it our favorite family retreat. One of our go-to hotels is Le Monet, located inside Camp John Hay, it is one of the high-class hotels in Baguio managed by Artstream … Continue reading LE MONET HOTEL: Awesome Baguio Family Staycation!

LE MONET: Your Home in Camp John Hay, Baguio! (Revisited) @lemonet_hotel

Le Monet Hotel is located in the Baguio City, also known as the “Summer Capital of Philippines”. The establishment is named after Claude Monet, the great French impressionist painter known for his beautiful landscape paintings. Managed by Artstream Hospitality Management Group, Inc. with 70 well-appointed rooms, you’ll find Le Monet Hotel inside the famous Camp … Continue reading LE MONET: Your Home in Camp John Hay, Baguio! (Revisited) @lemonet_hotel

BAGUIO: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio (2016 Edition)! #AwesomeBaguio

It’s been a while since we updated our list of 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio (even the list of Tripadvisor and other sites are outdated), so we revisited our old favorites and were surprised to discover new awesome restos in the “City of Pines”. We asked prominent local foodies for suggestions and came up with … Continue reading BAGUIO: Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio (2016 Edition)! #AwesomeBaguio

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!

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?

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