TYMAD BISTRO: Undoubtedly the Best French Breakfast in Cebu!

Tymad Bistro is our go-to place for authentic French pastries and dishes in Cebu! Owned by a French Chef, Philippe Estienne, who settled in Cebu with his Filipina wife, the bistro is popular for their perfectly buttery, light, and flaky croissants, chocolats, and kouign amann–all baked fresh daily. Tymad means “good house” or “good restaurant” … Continue reading TYMAD BISTRO: Undoubtedly the Best French Breakfast in Cebu!

RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

Eating Lechon is central to your Cebu experience! Dubbed as the “Lechon Capital” of the Philippines, Cebu prides itself in having perfected the art of roasting pigs, and in the tastiness and crispiness its lechon is known for. We asked locals where we could find the best lechon and they all pointed us to Rico’s Lechon, pioneer of the famous Spicy Lechon. … Continue reading RICO’s LECHON: “Da Best Gyud” Most Awesome Lechon in Cebu!

ILOILO FOOD: 8 Must Try Local Dishes on Your Next Iloilo Food Trip! (2016)

Discover the City of Love–beyond it’s famed Dinagyang Festival, century-old churches, majestic mansions, and unspoiled countryside–through its exotic delicacies. Iloilo is hometown to the grandmother of Abi of Team Our Awesome Planet. So expect a local’s perspective as her friends and relatives tour her around the town. Here are the top 8 dishes you should try to complete your … Continue reading ILOILO FOOD: 8 Must Try Local Dishes on Your Next Iloilo Food Trip! (2016)

ZHENGZHOU: The City of Kaifeng (Memorial Temple, Qingming River Park, and Drum Tower Night Market) @TigerAirSG

There is a famous Chinese saying: “Eat in Kaifeng, work in Zhengzhou, and retire in Luoyang”. Kaifeng, with a history of more than 2,700 years, was formerly known as Dongjing and served as the capital of China for 168 years. Let’s explore the city in Zhengzhou, famous for it’s Henan cuisine, with a variety of … Continue reading ZHENGZHOU: The City of Kaifeng (Memorial Temple, Qingming River Park, and Drum Tower Night Market) @TigerAirSG

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since we updated our list of 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio (even the list of Tripadvisor and other sites are outdated), so we revisited our old favorites and were surprised to discover new awesome restos in the “City of Pines”.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!

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

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

CHAYA: Still the Best Japanese Restaurant in Baguio! (Revisited 2016)

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)