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!
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!
When in Baler, make sure to have a kamayan and boodle fight at Kusina Luntian by Kuya Biboy, a former Manileño who became a Baler local for the love of surfing. It’s one of the best kept secret places in Baler for yummy and cheap Filipino food and booze. 🙂 KUSINA LUNTIANDon Badong St., Brgy. … Continue reading BALER: KUSINA LUNTIAN by Manileño-turned-Baler-local Kuya Biboy
Charlie Does is a quaint surf shop that offers better boards, equipment, and comfort food. It’s run by Alex Angara and her boyfriend, Joseph “Joe” Cole. Located just behind Costa Pacifica, it’s a nice HOHOL place for the evenings where you can also find artsy stuff. Check it out whenever you’re in Baler. CHARLIE DOESThey … Continue reading BALER: Charlie Does Quaint Surf Shop in Baler @CharlieDoesSurf
Mornings in Costa Pacifica are the best. There’s the awesome view of the sunrise that unfolds in front of you, whether you’re in your room or in the pool. Then there’s the delicious breakfast of binaliktad na dilis and Baler longganisa with garlic rice and egg, and suman with peanut butter and coco jam for … Continue reading BALER: Costa Pacifica Mornings in Full Color! @CostaPacificaPH
DICASALARIN COVE is a secret beach cove owned by the Angaras in Baler. It’s famous for its white sand, awesome vista, and access to the Baler Lighthouse. I recommend this as an after-lunch day trip destination whenever you’re in Baler. DICASALARIN COVEDicasalarin, Baler, AuroraOpen 6.00am to 5.00pm Related Blog Post: Crispy Pata at Kare Kare | HOW TO … Continue reading BALER: Dicasalarin Cove Experience @CostaPacificaPH
COSTA PACIFICA is a cool surfer’s beach resort managed by Raintree. It’s on the east coast, along Sabang Beach in Baler, Aurora — the birthplace of surfing in the Philippines. I love the resort because of its chic-surfer vibe, the hip events, yummy Baler food, and beachfront location. Check out the photo essay series of … Continue reading BALER: Costa Pacifica Halloween Night @CostaPacificaPH
UPDATE June 17, 2016: BAGUIO: Top 10 Most Awesome Best Restaurants in Baguio (2016 Edition)! #AwesomeBaguio Here’s a wrap-up of our Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio for your memorable Baguio Adventure with your family and friends: 1. MAMA’S TABLE (L-R: Rache Diaz, Chef Vicky’s Mother, Chef Vicky’s brother Gaby Tinio, Pat and Marivic … Continue reading BAGUIO CITY: The Top 10 Most Awesome Restaurants in Baguio 2013! #AwesomeBaguio
KETCHUP is a Food Community composed of Baguio home grown Food concepts which includes Canto, Happy Tummy, Rancho Norte, Rumah Sate, and Green Pepper. We love the outdoor feel under the pine trees, the affordable food and it’s a nice food stop after visiting Wright Park, Mines View Park, and The Mansion. This will be … Continue reading KETCHUP: Canto + Green Pepper + Happy Tummy + Rancho Norte + Rumah Sate
MANOR at Camp John Hay is one of the best places to spend Christmas in the Philippines. You get the cold December weather, log wood cabin accommodations, actual pine Christmas trees, and a romantic restaurant, Le Chef, to complete the festive experience. Here’s a photo essay of our MANOR at Camp John Hay Baguio Christmas….