Reverie Resto-Lounge: A Conscious Daydream
I’m awake. I’m not drunk. I’ve full possession of my faculties.
What’s with the photo of the beer mug then, you must be saying. You see, I’ve been going against my grandmother’s teaching about giving some stuff a try lately. Having been at this Baguio eatscapade for a couple of years now, I sort of formed a (bad?) habit of staying away from bars, judging nightspots as having nothing for me – a competitive eater. =)) Fate seemed to lend a hand in breaking this tendency when I was invited by the owner of Reverie Resto-Lounge to taste some of the dishes at their restaurant.
Yes, it is a restaurant … more so during the day. It would be important for you to note, my foodie friends that the food served at Reverie, the daydream, daytime restolounge goes well into the night until the closing of Nostalgia. Yes again: They’re one and the same place … that probably goes poof at a couple hours before midnight to cater both to pulutan mongers and their drinking party of friends. =b
Taking Queen Ane (and her brood) and Samantha for this food adventure, we made ourselves ready for the menu Chef Charlie and Sir Pablo have planned for us that Friday the 13th afternoon. We opened with some chips and drinks of orange juice, water and a mug of flavored beer (That’s the photo you saw first… just to give it a try. “And I’m back in the game!”- Cameron, 10 Things I Hate about You ) while everything else was being prepared. This is where I learned little Lucas was a potato head like me. (Check out the inset photo beside the one of the chips. Simot sarap! We didn’t even need to keep using the yummy Reverie dip.)
Interesting too was that hazelnut beer. Here I was thinking it would be an alcoholic beverage served with a squirt of syrup like Torani a la Italian soda but it seemed like it was brewed that way … impressive. Tasted pretty nutty to us, tres Marias, too (and I don’t mean the synonym for ‘deranged’, although the ways in which we described what we tasted among the three of us must’ve been). *heeharhar
Along came our pasta courses. The first one was Reverie pasta. It was a simple plate of pasta that totally blew my mind for the flavor of saltiness it derived from the tuyo/dried fish. See me go and pick the tuyo bits off, weee!
The second plate of pasta, you could guess by the color. I marveled at how equally coated in the pesto sauce all the strands of spaghetti-angel hair (spaghettini? spaghettilito? *snickers) were. With a fork of it in my mouth, it’s another dish of the pesto kind that sits at the head for me. It seemed to impress her highness, Chakai and the little man, too. Another one that’s simot sarap! =)
Reverie bolognese was the last of the pasta dishes we tried. Inasmuch as it was prepared with skill too, it didn’t hold a candle to the first two dishes that we tried. Maybe if I order this up on its own some time, it would be different … that its oomph would stand out? We’ll see.
Moving on to the zone of sandwiches, we started with The Oinker which is a pulled pork topped with coleslaw stuffed bun. Yowzer, the savory tenderness of the pulled pork and the house’s special barbecue sauce and then contented sighs at the taste of the crisp coolness of the coleslaw. =D It was here that Sam went past the contemplating, died, and went to heaven. *hihi
We also got to sample the Reverie burger, a beautiful tall thing flanked by more coleslaw and more potato chips. (The potato-na lovers rejoiced.) As for the burger itself, we all noted the juicy quarter pounder patty devoid of extenders, the onion ring crispies, the cheese and the fresh usual cheeseburger veggies, lettuce and tomato with the bites that we took out of it. ^^,
By this time, we’re just about ready to be rolled in our wheelbarrows and wheeled home … triple sized one to carry her highness and her kiddies comfortably please. I can’t get over how amazed Lucas was that we “ordered a lot” when the different plates of Reverie food were brought to our table. Thank you so much, Sir Pablo for taking care of us!
Wait, there’s one more! The dessert to end this conscious musing of a Baguio foodievent were bowls of white chocolate champorado. How’s that for a twist, you guys? I remember when my brother and I used to eat rice with milk and sugar … this … wasn’t like that. It was way better, creamy chocolate-y sweet and just in case the sweetness gets too overwhelming, a bit of the almost ripe mango topping on it helped us through. Not a grain of rice, not a drop of milky choco goodness was left in all of our bowls. (“,)
X marks Reverie Resto-Lounge for good food in Baguio. Glad I was to have all my senses (especially my sense of taste) about me for this day dream.
Could it be that I found the “bar” for me, a place where drinkers and non drinkers alike can enjoy fantastic edibles together? It’s more than a dream, it’s a conscious daydream=real.
Service: Superb from everyone at the resto that day! \m/
Upper General Luna Road
(a part of Casa Generosa, beside Concoctions)
Baguio City, Philippines
***Thank you for having us at your food establishment, Sir Pablo! More power to Reverie Resto-Lounge Baguio!
Tags: #1, 10 Things I Hate about You movie, a-okay, adventure, affordable, affordable baguio, affordable food baguio, affordable pasta, al dente pasta, alcohol, alcoholic beverages, alcoholic drinks, alive and well, all my senses, almost ripe mango, ambiance, angel hair, angel hair pasta, awake, Baguio, baguio affordable eats, baguio affordable foods, baguio bar, Baguio bar and restaurant, baguio best restaurants, baguio burger, Baguio City, Baguio City eatscapade, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, Baguio dine, Baguio dining escapade, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatscapade, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, 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 italian pasta, Baguio pasta, Baguio pasta dishes, Baguio Philippines, baguio pulutan, 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 where to eat, bake, bar, bar and resto, bar-like counter, bars, beautiful thing, beer mug, best, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, binge, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, bolognese pasta Baguio, breakfast, breaking a bad habit, budget, budget friendly, budget friendly dining baguio, burger Baguio, burger patty, burgers, business, businesses, Cameron from 10 Things movie, Casa Generosa, Casa Generosa Baguio, Casa Generosa Hotel Baguio, center, Chakai, champorado baguio, champorado with a twist Baguio, cheap eats in baguio, cheap food, cheap food baguio, cheap restaurants baguio, cheese, cheeseburger, Chef Charlie Reverie Resto, chest, chests, city, City of Pines, closing time, closing time bar, cocktail bar, coleslaw, coleslaw salad Baguio, comfort, comfort food, compare, comparison, competitive eater, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, concoctions, connoisseur, conscious daydream, conscious daydream Baguio, contemplating, contemplative in Baguio, contented, contented sigh, cook, cost, costs, craving, cravings, crip cool coleslaw, crispy potato, crispy thin potato chips, customer, customers, cut sweetness with nearly ripe mango, day dream, daydream, daydream into reality, daytime restaurant Baguio, delectable, delicious, delicious pasta baguio, delight, delights, Despicable Me Minions, devoid, died, different types of pasta baguio, dine Baguio, dining around baguio, dining out, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, don’t miss it, dried fish, drinkers, drinkers on a weekend, drinking places, drop, drop of milk, drunk, easy on the pocket baguio eating, eat, eat and dine Baguio, 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, enjoy fantastic edibles, establishment, establishments, excellently cooked pasta baguio, experience life, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, fancy, fantastic, fate lends a hand, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, five senses, flavored beer, flavored beer Baguio, flavored beer brew, flavorful, flavoring, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food escapade, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food tasting, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, formed a bad habit, Friday the 13th, funds, gastronomic, General Luna, General Luna Road Baguio, get used to, give yourself time, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, grain of rice, grains, grandmother, great, great pasta, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, hamburger dressing Baguio, hamburgers, have all senses about me, hazelnut beer, hazelnut flavored beer Baguio, hold a candle, hotel, house special pasta, huge hamburger lock jaw, hunt, i love pulutan, I’m back in the game, in possession of all faculties, inset photo, Italian soda, judging nightspots, juicy quarter pounder patty, Karla, lettuce, life, lingering smell of smoke, list, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, lock jaw, Lucas, lunch, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, milky chocolatey champorado, minion, minions, mug of flavored beer, musing in Baguio, new in town, new in town baguio, newly opened, newly opened establishment, newly opened establishment baguio, newly opened food establishment baguio, newly opened restaurants, newly opened where to eat in baguio, no extenders, no.1, no1, nostalgia, Nostalgia Baguio, nostalgic, nutty definition, nutty deranged, nutty tasted like nuts, onion ring crispies, onion rings Baguio, oomph, orange juice, overwhelming sweet, P3, P3 food trip, Pablo Reverie Resto, pampering, passion, passion for food, pasta, pasta baguio, pasta monger, pesto, pesto pasta, pesto pasta baguio, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, pines, place, places, places to eat, potato chip dip, potato chips, potato crisps, potato head, potato head Baguio, Potato-na, potato-na song, potatoes, pretty nutty, price, prolonged thought, pulled pork, pulled pork sandwich, pulled pork sub, pulutan, quest, quests, Race, rating, ratings, restaurant, restaurants, reverie, Reverie Baguio menu, Reverie burger, Reverie restaurant Baguio, Reverie Resto Lounge menu Baguio, Reverie Resto-Lounge Baguio, Reverie restolounge Baguio, Reverie signature pasta, Reverie Upper General Luna Baguio, reveries and daydreams, roll in a wheelbarrow, sandwich Baguio, scrumptious, search, searching, sense, sense of taste, sense of taste Baguio, service, simot sarap, simple, snack, snacks, spaghetti-lito, spaghettilito, spaghettini, special barbecue sauce, spot, stand out, staple, staying away from bars, sweet, syrup, taste, tasty, tendency, tender lean, tender meat, the bar for me, the oinker, the oinker Reverie Baguio, the oinker sandwich Baguio, the spot, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, tomatoes, Torani, torani flavoring, torani syrup, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tres foodie blogging marias, tres marias, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, try new things, tuyo, tuyo flakes, tuyo in pasta, tuyo pasta, Upper General Luna Road Baguio, vegetables, went to heaven, where to eat, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, white chocolate champorado, 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
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 =)
- Somtam Thai Resto: Som Tam and the Best of Thai Cuisine
- L-Brothers Roasted Food Products: Notable Edibles from 2601
- Where to Eat in Baguio/What to Eat in Baguio – New Menus 3
- Notable Edibles #23 – Afters by Pedro’s (Japanese Cheesecake)
- Into the Future! @Zaxxun Robot Cafe
- Craft 1945 – Casa Marcos: Their House is Your/Our House
- Where to Eat in Baguio/What to Eat in Baguio – New Menus 2
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (84)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (91)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (72)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (78)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (16)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (28)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (17)
- New in Town (145)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (24)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (51)
- Uncategorized (26)
- Updates & Supplements (96)
- ~*Intermission*~ (46)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)