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
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, 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?
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!
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
CAVITE, home to the vanguards of the Philippine Revolution, is not known for its cuisine. Those from Manila often bypass the other towns of Cavite and instead, opt for a little R’n’R session at Tagaytay. You are mistaken if you think Cavite does not have any notable culinary treasures. One of the reasons why Caviteño … Continue reading CAVITE: LASA NG REPUBLIKA Food & Cultural Tour with Ige Ramos! (Photo Essay) @CaviteXpressway
By Abigail Javellana MELT by Chef Michael Ferrer is an affordable steakhouse inside Ayala Technohub in Camp John Hay, Baguio. They use high-quality meat products imported from the US, Australia, and New Zealand, sourced from the chef's brother who happens to be the steak supplier in Baguio. It's named Melt because the chef envisions the … Continue reading MELT: Affordable Steak Place in Camp John Hay by Chef Michael Ferrer
By Abigail Javellana Chaya is our go-to place for Japanese food in Baguio. Owned by a Josef Moselina and his Japanese wife Sonoko Taguchi, the homey resto would make anyone skeptical to find delicious, authentic Japanese dishes being served in such a typical cottage home. This should be no surprise, however, as the wife's cooking experience … Continue reading CHAYA: Still the Best Japanese Restaurant in Baguio! (Revisited 2016)
As featured 10 Most Awesome NEW (Franchised) Restaurants in Manila 2016! UMA UMA Philippines is a ramen franchise from Iki Concepts of Singapore of the Fukuoka Ramen Shop, “Wu Maru”. It was established in 1953 and was renamed to “Uma Uma” in 1994. The name is a play on the word that means tasty or … Continue reading UMA UMA Fukuoka Ramen & The Bar Opens in Manila! @UmaUmaPH
By Abigail Javellana The Chef is back home for more authentic Southeast Asian Cuisine! We're revisiting Chef's Home, one of our favorite restaurants in Baguio featuring Southeast Asian specialties. And they have a new location–the chef's wife's uncle's old sari-sari store that was turned into a restaurant. Chef Alvin Emuang, who is of Malaysian descent, … Continue reading CHEF’S HOME: The Chef is Back Home in Baguio! (Revisited 2016)