An Enjoyable and Leisurely Food Trip at High Point Restaurant
Baguio has become a very saturated city. It’s more so during the holidays and festival season like the Panagbenga. It’s a hard fact to swallow, but what can we do? There really are so many people in the world today. *shyeew.
It’s at times like these, I put myself on house arrest but if I really have to go out (to get real food … because I don’t cook =b), the best bets are restos in the outskirts or places tourists wouldn’t normally go to. That means food establishments like Cafe de Angelo, Eve’s Garden; carinderias (however, I couldn’t really guarantee that there wouldn’t be locals hanging around there *hihi), and restos with roomy dining areas like La Comida de Antonio Ristorante (even if there’s a legion there, you wouldn’t feel it much). There’s still a whole lot of choices, right? \m/
Finding the perfect place to eat at when it seems like everybody’s in the city (and picking the boutique inn and resto) brings to mind, what Alexander Van Halen said. “Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that: Timing, situation and general consciousness.” =)
Even if I’ve got my eye on a restaurant; in this case, one in the edge of the city, we go out for the meal an hour after. For this lunch, we went out at 1 p.m.
What happened to Race and me en route to High Point Restaurant was that we got stuck in Teachers Camp/Botanical Garden. With carsssss stalled bumper to bumper, some motorcycle riders carried their rides to the sidewalk so they can breeze through the traffic jam. Ah, how I envied them! Reaching South Drive, there was still a long line of vehicles (all bound for CJH), with its inhabitants looking sour faced since they were super famished and super far away from getting satisfaction.
We’ve established that. =D
When we got to the inn and restaurant, I was so thrilled that we had the place almost to ourselves. We leisurely perused the menu (and changed our choices accordingly – coming late for a meal has its downsides *hee), basked in the sun (it was freezing then) and admired the scene at the inn as we waited for our orders.
Naturally, the soup was served first. Thick oh so green spinach-y, it’s a bowl that I could have hogged to myself … with an extra little sprinkling of salt, or maybe a pass or two of cheese on the grater. ^^,
Race’s meal was that of the grilled chicken breast topped with herb cheese sauce. After waiting for an hour for lunch, you can be sure my better half, munched on this heartily. Tender chicken pieces seasoned by the sauce, crunchy buttered veggies and mashed potatoes, what more could we ask for?
Probably a few more scoops of mashed potatoes. =)) This one was topped with a cheesy sauce that made it even more lipsmacking good!
It was my turn to make a meal of ribs. Grilled and braised in homemade barbeque sauce, served with pickled vegetables and steamed rice, I couldn’t possibly order up anything else. (The pizza bars and the pasta sounded really good. I guess that’s for next visit when the City of Pines is filled with a jilion people again … unless everybody decides to visit this place at the same exact time. (“,) Also, I ate most of Race’s extra mashed potatoes.)
X marks High Point Restaurant for good food … as well as a getaway within a getaway in the summer capital of the Philippines, Baguio. It sure was a high point for me to dine here; ahhh, sweet serenity.
High Point Restaurant
Kennon Road Cor. Amistad Street,
Baguio City, Philippines
***Mentioning Van Halen got me LSS-ing on the Twister Van Halen song/OST – (Humans Being and Respect the Wind)
♪ ♫ Shine on, shine onnnnnn ♫
Tags: #1, Accommodation dining, accommodation dining baguio, adventure, al fresco dining, Alex Van Halen quote, Alexander Van Halen, ambiance, Amistad Street Baguio, Baguio, baguio best restaurants, Baguio Camp John Hay, baguio camp john hay restaurants, Baguio City, Baguio City eatscapade, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, Baguio CJH, Baguio dining escapade, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatscapade, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, Baguio Flower Festival, Baguio flower festival february march, baguio food, baguio food adventure, baguio food adventures, baguio food blog, Baguio food blogger, Baguio food escapade, Baguio food establishments, baguio food guide, baguio food map, baguio food photo blog, baguio food quest, Baguio food review, Baguio food reviews, baguio food trip, Baguio foodie, Baguio foodie blogger, Baguio foodies, baguio foods, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio hotel dining, Baguio panagbenga, Baguio Panagbenga Festival, baguio panagbenga flower festival, Baguio Philippines, baguio restaurant blog, baguio restaurant blogs, Baguio restaurant connoisseur, Baguio restaurant food, baguio restaurant guide, baguio restaurant map, Baguio restaurant review, Baguio restaurant reviews, Baguio restaurants review, Baguio restaurants reviews, baguio restaurants to eat, Baguio saturated city, Baguio Summer capital, Baguio where to eat, bake, barbecue ribs, barbeque spareribs Baguio, beautiful green soup, best, best bet, best bet restaurants, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, binge, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, braised, breakfast, business, businesses, Camp 7 Baguio, Camp John Hay Baguio, Camp John Hay Filling Station, camp john hay hills, camp john hay restaurants, Camp seven Baguio, center, cheese, cheesy sauce, chest, chests, chicken breast steak Baguio, city, City of Pines, CJH Technohub Baguio, comfort, comfort food, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, connoisseur, consciousness, cook, cost, costs, craving, cravings, cream of spinach soup, crunchy buttered vegetables, customer, customers, delectable, delicious, delight, delights, dine in peace Baguio, dining around baguio, dining at accommodations, dining hideaway baguio, dining out, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, downside, eat, eat at the baguio hotel, eat at the hotel, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eat-in-baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatscapade, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, eatsploring Baguio, edge of the city, en route, enjoyable and leisurely, established, establishment, establishments, everybody’s bound for John Hay, exact time, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, famished, fancy, fantastic, far flung places, festival season, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, flavorful, flight of stairs, Flower Festival, flower festival baguio, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food escapade, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, freezing, funds, gastronomic, getaway within a getaway, getting satisfaction, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, grater, great, great time, green, greenhouse hall Baguio, greenhouse hall High Point Baguio, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, hard fact, hearty lunch, herb cheese sauce Baguio, high point, high point Baguio, High Point Boutique Inn Baguio, High Point Boutique Inn Restaurant Baguio, High Point Restaurant Baguio, High Point Restaurant menu, high point to dine, hog to myself, holidays, homemade barbeque sauce, hotel, Hotel dining, house arrest Baguio, Humans Being lyrics, Humans Being shine on shine on, Humans Being Van Halen, hunt, I don’t cook, jillion people, Karla, Kennon Road Baguio, landscaping, late for a meal, leisurely dining Baguio, leisurely perused menu, life, lipsmacking good, list, locals hangout Baguio, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, lots of choices restaurant, lounging comfortably, lunch, many people in the world, mark, marking, marks, mashed potatoes, memories, memory, menu, motorcycle riders, no.1, no1, outskirts of Baguio, P3, P3 food trip, pampering, panagbenga, Panagbenga festival, Panagbenga flower festival, Panagbenga food, passion, passion for food, pasta, perfect place to eat, philippine summer getaway, Philippines, Philippines' summer capital, photoblog Baguio, photos, pines, pizza bars, place, places, places to eat, price, quest, quests, Race, rating, ratings, real food Baguio, refuge in the summer season, Respect the Wind guitar, Respect the Wind Twister OST, Respect the Wind Van Halen, restaurant, restaurants, roomy dining areas Baguio, saucy, saucy viand, scrumptious, search, searching, service, shine on shine one, side walk, simple, snack, snacks, soup baguio, sour faced, spinach soup, spot, sprinkling of salt, staircase, staple, Summer, summer capital, summer capital of the philippines, summer getaway, summer vacation, swallow, sweet serenity Baguio, taste, tasty, tender chicken pieces, the spot, thrilled, time, timing situation general consciousness, tips, tips dining out Baguio, tourists would not normally go, traffic jam, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, Twister movie, Twister soundtrack, Twister Van Halen, Van Halen, Van Halen drummer, Van Halen guitar, Van Halen quote, where to eat, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, worth it, x, x marks baguio food in baguio map, x marks baguio restaurants in baguio map, X marks the spot, Xine, xmarks, xmarks baguio, xmarks baguio food, xmarks baguio restaurants, youtube, youtube video, youtube video Humans Being Van Halen, zen feeling
Search for Good Baguio Food
X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods is a personal blog. Everything posted in this blog is PERSONAL OPINION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE and since TASTE can be pretty SUBJECTIVE, should NOT be taken as THE NORM or the LAW OF DINING around in the City of Pines.
Its (prosaic =b) contents are meant to help with the question “san tayo?”/where do we go? in relation to eating out in Baguio, to ENCOURAGE EXPLORING (eatsploring) and TRYING NEW THINGS offered in the City of Pines.
By all means, eat where you want to eat and eat what you want to eat. May you have a great experience with all the places you visit and may all the restaurants you go to deserve a ton of treasure chests! (“,)
(Also, if you have any second thoughts about a certain place you arrive at, please DON'T LET THIS BLOG BE THE REASON YOU ARE FORCED into ending up anywhere. If the restaurant doesn’t have what you want, please FEEL FREE TO WALK AWAY.)
Who Picks Up the Tab? ^^,
Relive Recent Eatscapades =)
- Quarantine Surprises (“,)
- EATsploring in A Time of COVID…through FoodPanda
- Meat Plus Cafe: Great Cuts of Meat, Plus Ultra
- Still on Season’s Eatings Mode in February 2020
- Season’s Eatings Continue to 2020: Menus for Your Reference
- Seasons Eatings 2019: Menus for Your Reference
- With Master Tea; 1,2, Tea; and Nham Cha; Let’s Have A Tea Off!
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (98)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (94)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (75)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (80)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (17)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (32)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (17)
- New in Town (153)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (25)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (51)
- Uncategorized (28)
- Updates & Supplements (104)
- ~*Intermission*~ (46)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)