The Fatted Calf Reopens in Tagaytay! (2023)

The Fatted Calf is the best new chef-driven restaurant in Tagaytay! Slow Food champions Chef Jay Jay and Rhea Sycip have reopened The Fatted Calf in the ancestral lot of Senator Loren Legarda’s family along the Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway (before Breakfast at Antonio’s). It is best known for its 10-hour whole roasted local grass-fed beef shank, … Continue reading The Fatted Calf Reopens in Tagaytay! (2023)

Girasol Tagaytay Escape

Girasol is one of the latest small hotels in the Tagaytay area that opened right before the lockdown and continues to be resilient in the face of the pandemic. Its name, inspired by the sunflower, is a reminder to always look towards the sun—focus on what’s positive and life-affirming. We recently went to Tagaytay to … Continue reading Girasol Tagaytay Escape

NANAY CIRILAS’ Kapeng Barako: The Best Local Restaurant in Tagaytay? (A Review)

We are always on the look out for first places to bring our balikbayan friends to eat in Tagaytay. Sometimes, we would search TripAdvisor to cross-check recommendations. We were surprised to find that Nanay Cirilas’ Kapeng Barako is a highly rated private dining, local cuisine restaurant destination. We were skeptical about the reviews but decided … Continue reading NANAY CIRILAS’ Kapeng Barako: The Best Local Restaurant in Tagaytay? (A Review)

RIBCHON: Have you Tried Tagaytay’s Baby Back Baboy? (A Review)

RIBCHON is a Filipino Restaurant in Tagaytay that specializes in not-your-usual baby back ribs, incorporating the flavors of the Pinoy favorite lechon, hence the name. The concept is the brainchild of Ham and Lucy Katipunan, in partnership with Chef Tristan Bayani. It’s been a while since we got excited about trying a new restaurant in … Continue reading RIBCHON: Have you Tried Tagaytay’s Baby Back Baboy? (A Review)

Piccolo Mondo’s Pizzas

Piccolo Mondo is now located in Tagaytay for some time now coming from its humble beginnings in Aguirre St and Casa Susana in Alabang. It is owned by celebrity Chef Mervyn Whitfield’ s whose claim to fame is being the chef of the Beatles at one point of his career.
…We ate at Piccolo the day after Valentines so you can still see some decent attempt to have a romantic atmosphere using cut out hearts.

Hotel Kimberly and Little Souls – A Peaceful Escape in Tagaytay

Away for a Quiet Weekend I would recommend Hotel Kimberly if you are looking for a quiet escape in Tagaytay away from the hustle and bustle of the Tagaytay Ridge. … Overall, the food is just OK so you would see people only eating in the restaurant because of the free breakfast included with the stay. … (See here for the location map ) Little Souls Convent and the Sacred Crucifix from Belgium Little Souls Sisters Order of Little Souls of the Merciful Heart of Jesus ( Healing Holy Oil from the Sacred Crucifix is available at the convent) Telephone Number: +63 46 860 1619, +63 2 809 2409 Mon to Friday 6pm Sunday 10am Saturday 10am and 6pm Hotel Kimberly Brgy Kaybagal, Amadeo Road, Tagaytay City (632) 521-1888; (632) 526-4957

Tootsie’s Tagaytay

I’m sure you must have seen Tootsie’s banners along the Tagaytay ridge inviting you to try them during their dry run. … I was happy to see an alternative Filipino restaurant other than Viewsite, Josephine’s, Leslie’s or the grill restaurants along the ridge.
… As Rache said in her blog post, Tootsie’s Patootsie , we’ll give it a try after a few more months.

T-House Romance

My Kind of T-House T-House Romantic Suggestions When we visited last Jan 5, there were a couple who were celebrating their anniversary. … You can talk to the T-house manager to organize your candlelight romantic date complete with a flutist and a singer (who happens to be the manager). … Our favorite room in T-house is the Earth Room Garden Suite that has a balcony where you can request to setup a romantic dinner or breakfast.

Moon Garden Restaurant, Tagaytay

If you happen to go to Tagaytay during full moon, then moon garden restaurant is the place to be. … Daing na Bangus Filipino Style with omelette, pickles, and garlic fried rice (P265+) Check out the resto of the Moon Garden Breakfast Menu Lola Momsy and Syoti Josh in Moon Garden’s main restaurant. Paksiuw na Cochinillo Filipino Style with omelette, pickles, and garlic fried rice (P265+) Crispy Paksiuw na Bilong Bilong Filipino Style with omelette, pickles, and garlic fried rice (P265+) Moon Garden SVD Road, Brgy San Jose, Tagaytay Nieves +63.920.947.8960 Bibette +63.920.298.8097

a Chateau Hestia Birthday Celebration

I can already see that syoti Josh is photogenic and we will have fun shooting the brothers together when they are growing up.
…I would have preferred it to be more spicy and with lots of paprika like how they have it in Austria. … Johannes Zegethofer, one of the owners of the restaurant gave us a taste of the locally processed dalanghita cello, a Filipino version of the lemon cello.