Wee! More Quarantine Surprises (“,)
We’re loved by the food gods, apparently. (At least, that’s how I feel. #blessed *tahahaha)
Because while we, my foodie lovies and I at FGBFs are making good at doing our part with BAHAYnihan, it’s the good foods that seem to find us these days.
I’m ever so grateful to the entrepreneural persons who in times like these, where a mindset shift and relishing in simple joys is greatly needed, give me a sprinkle of happiness with their quarantine surprises. I can’t describe the feeling of receiving a message saying they’d like me to try this or that, their kitchen pieces de resistance. Delivered straight to our door, no less. Yeh!
[Also, it’s amazing to see people who tapped into their hidden skillsets, becoming cooks, chefs, bakers, (plantitos and plantitas, artists, craftsmen, and so on =b) and turning their house arrest distractions into something that could help in the way of extra income. Way to go, guys!]
1.) Baked Creations by Ash
Ashley is the lady of Le Coq Bleu‘s granddaughter. Looks a lot like great food prepping and baking skills runs in their blood with baked creations in her product line that not only tickle the tastebuds, but also make our eyes sparkle with delight. They’re so be-U-tiful! =D
Want some? Get some. https://www.facebook.com/bakedcreations.ashh/
(Let me also give my compliments to Ms. Ash’s delivery partner, Dispatch Delivery. In both instances, when Mr. Riders called me, they were already at the designated spot in the directions I gave to our looban housey. THANK YOU SO MUCH! )
2.) Cold Cuts Baguio
A small business borne out of a response to a need, the need for quality imported meats … at an affordable price, complete with delivery to our humble homes. Who-zah!
Want to take a closer inspection of what was in the box? Here they are: USDA ribeye, Aussie T-bone, gourmet sausages, and Aussie ribeye.
The Australian T-bone steaks were first to get cooked for lunch today. That’s juicy, tender, MSA grade 3, grass fed Angus beef. Pardon me to the steak purists … I think I was a cow in another life. I need me some greens and I ❤ veggies. *heehaha
Craving for steak? Order up! https://www.facebook.com/ColdCutsBaguio/
FREEBIE ALERT! When you input the promo code “FIND GOOD BAGUIO FOODS” in your message when you place an order at the Cold Cuts Baguio Facebook page, you’re entitled to a free Los Churreros ready-to-cook churros gift.
3.) Happy TEASbuds
Creamy-licious refreshments, especially the ice cream mermaid milk tea (A blueberrry and strawberry mash up). Just in case it didn’t register, yes, that’s miktea with ice cream, a milk tea ala mode. ^^,
As for the munchable, the shanghai bbq cheeseburger, this is probably the most layers of stuff in a burger I’ve ever encountered. Sandwiched between the buns are cheese, melted cheese, beef shanghai patty, lettuce, special bbq sauce, beef shanghai patty, pickles, eggy dressing. Another one of the literal tall orders, I’d say.
Thinking of a burger and milk tea snackage for today? https://www.facebook.com/Happy-TEASbuds-104710037943942/
4.) Iska Kitchen
One would think that it’s people stuck at home would be the only ones trying their hand at different things at this time, but no. In the case of Iska Kitchen, we have a frontliner (Actually, healthcare workers are the last lines of defense) residing at our friendly neighbor’s in La Trinidad, who’s baking part time. \m/
Check out the flavors in the Iska Kitchen line up of cookies below. So unique, no?
(Please stay safe and healthy, Ms. Ceska! Thank you so much for what you do! ❤ ❤ ❤ )
Taste these special cookie flavors: https://www.facebook.com/ISKAKitchenPh/
5.) L’Shef North Gourmet Products
It’s my first time to see crunchy crispy dulong anchovies, and once I popped a forkful in my mouth to taste, I was so amused with the texture, I felt like I could eat everything in the bottle just with warm rice and get a kick out of it.
You’ll also be giving our farmers and fishermen a hand when you purchase any of L’Shef’s products. How? Under their #DeliciousWithAPurpose campaign, a portion of the sales of these gourmet products are donated to them.
Go gourmet! https://www.facebook.com/lshefnorthluzon/
6.) Sweetmates Cakes
Not one to be left behind with the growing trend of providing for eatables for food adventuring at home, Sweetmates now delivers through their delivery partners, FoodPanda and GrabFood. Got favorites from their selection of dishes and desserts? They can now be brought to your home to enjoy. =]
Need a sweet mate for your taste buds? https://www.facebook.com/SweetmatesCakesBaguio/
7.) Zachsakan ng Sarap
There are many different kinds of banana breads the world over. Each and every one has a special quality to it. With Zachsakan ng Sarap’s version, it’s notable that ‘bouncy in the mouth’ feel of their banana choco bread. =) Picture your head being laid on an extremely fluffy pillow, that’s how it was in my gob with Zachsakan’s baked treat. For all its well balanced flavors, it’s a nice snack for afternoon tea … or could even be the highlight at breakfast.
Go bananas over banana bread: https://www.facebook.com/zachsakanngsarap/
(Big thank yous to Baked Creations by Ash, Cold Cuts Baguio, Happy TEASbuds, Iska Kitchen, L’Shef North Gourmet Products, Sweetmates Cakes, and Zachsakan ng Sarap for the surprise sustenance that brought joy to an otherwise monotonous and dragging quarantine. More power to you all!)
TTFN, as Tigger says … Ta-ta for now.
Just a reminder to us all, in terms of the battle versus coronavirus that we’re fighting, responsibility/accountability on each and every individual’s part is critical. Keep safe, fellow foodies; and stick to the letter of health and safety protocols especially when outside. (“,)
Tags: #1, #blessed, 1, 2600, 2600 food adventures, 2600 food quest, accountability is key in the battle against covid19, additional information, additional information baguio dining, additional information baguio food, adventure, always a winner, ambiance, Angus beef, another life, Baguio, Baguio 2600 zip code, Baguio Baked Creations Ashley, Baguio Baked Creations by Ash, Baguio Baked Creations by Ash cheesecake cupcakes, Baguio Baked Creations by Ash choco chip cookies, baguio best restaurants, Baguio blog, Baguio City, Baguio City eatscapade, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City food, Baguio City foods, Baguio City Philippines, Baguio Cold Cuts, Baguio Cold Cuts Aussie T-bone, Baguio Cold Cuts Australian ribeye, Baguio Cold Cuts gourmet sausage, Baguio Cold Cuts gourmet sausages, 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 gourmet bottled savory toppings and dips L’Shef, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio Happy Teas buds, Baguio Happy Teas buds milk tea ala mode, Baguio Happy Teasbuds, Baguio Happy Teasbuds mango graham cheesecake milktea, Baguio Happy Teasbuds mermaid milk tea, Baguio Happy Teasbuds shanghai bbq cheeseburger, Baguio Iska Kitchen, Baguio Iska Kitchen nurse baking part time, Baguio Iska Kitchen nutty oats and brownie cookies, Baguio Iska Kitchen special cookie flavors, Baguio L Shef North Gourmet Products, Baguio L'Shef North DeliciousWithAPurpose Campaign, Baguio La Trinidad Iska Kitchen Tablea smores cookies, Baguio L’Shef crispy crunchy dulong, Baguio L’Shef dulong garlic crisp, Baguio L’Shef North, Baguio Los Churreros ready to cook churros, Baguio LShef gourmet bagoong, Baguio LShef North Gourmet bagoong dulong garlic crisp, Baguio Philippines, Baguio quarantine surprises, 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 Sweet Mates Cakes creamy chicken lumpia rice, Baguio Sweetmates, Baguio Sweetmates Cakes, Baguio Sweetmates Cakes delivers through partners FoodPanda GrabFood, Baguio Sweetmates cakes pastries and more, Baguio Sweetmates cassava cake, Baguio Sweetmates cordon bleu rice, Baguio where to eat, Baguio Zachsakan ng Sarap, Baguio Zachsakan ng Sarap banana bread, Baguio Zachsakan ng Sarap bouncy texture banana choco bread, Baguio Zachsakan ng sarap well balanced flavors banana bread, Baguoi Happy Teasbuds black wintermelon premium milk tea, bahaynihan, bake, bayanihan bahaynihan, best, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, binge, bites of information, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, breakfast, bring joy to monotonous dragging quarantine, business, businesses, center, chest, chests, churros freebie when you order from Cold Cuts Baguio with promo code, city, City of Pines, Cold Cuts Baguio best selling products, Cold Cuts Baguio care package unboxing, Cold Cuts Baguio premium imported meat, Cold Cuts Baguio small business imported meat affordable price, Cold Cuts Baguio USDA ribeye, comfort, comfort food, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, concessionaires, connoisseur, cook, cost, costs, craving, cravings, customer, customers, delectable, delicious, delight, delights, delivered straight to our door, dine Baguio, dining around baguio, dining out, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, eat, eat and dine Baguio, eat and dine Baguio #1, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eat-in-baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eating places in 2600, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-baguio-food, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatscapade, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore 2600, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, eatsploring 2600, eatsploring Baguio, enough material, entrepreneurial, establishment, establishments, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, extra income, extra info on baguio food, extra information baguio food, eyes sparkle with delight, fancy, fantastic, feast on, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, flavorful, fluffy pillow, follow health and safety protocols, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food escapade, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in 2600, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, frontliner versus last lines of defense, fun texture anchovies, funds, gastronomic, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, good foods find us, grass fed, grass feed, great, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, hashtag blessed, healthcare workers are last lines of defense against virus, help in the way, hidden skill sets, hotel, house arrest distraction, hunt, individual responsibility critical in fight versus Covid, info baguio eats, info baguio food, info baguio restaurants, info bites, info bites Baguio restaurants, info bites to dish out, information about baguio restaurants, information about dining in baguio, information baguio food, juicy tender Angus beef, Karla, keep safe, kitchen pieces de resistance, L'Shef North Delicious with a Purpose campaign, life, list, livelihood, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, Loved by the food gods, lunch, making good, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, metro Baguio La Trinidad Iska Kitchen milky banana cookies, mindset shift, MSA grade meat, new in town, new in town baguio, newly opened, newly opened cafe Baguio, newly opened establishment, newly opened establishment baguio, newly opened food establishment baguio, newly opened restaurants, newly opened where to eat in baguio, no 1, no less, no.1, no1, P3, P3 food trip, pampering, pardon me, passion, passion for food, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, piece de resistance, pines, place, places, places to eat, plantitas, plantito, Portion of sales of LShef products are donated to farmers and fishermen, price, promo code, quarantine surprises, quest, quests, Race, rating, ratings, restaurant, restaurants, restaurants in 2600, runs in the blood, scrumptious, search, searching, service, simple, simple joys, simple joys in Baguio, simple joys of life, simple joys of life baguio, snack, snacks, spot, staple, stay home, stay safe, stay safe and healthy, steak purists, surprise sustenance, Sweetmates, sweetmates baguio, sweetmates cakes baguio, tapped into, taste, tasty, Tata for now, tender beef, tender lean, tender meat, the spot, the world over, tickle tastebuds, tickled taste buds, Tigger tata for now, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, TTFN, where to eat, where to eat in 2600, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, where-to-eat-in-baguio, where-to-eat-in-baguio-city, 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 =)
- Wee! More Quarantine Surprises (“,)
- 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
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (99)
- *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 (154)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (25)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (51)
- Uncategorized (28)
- Updates & Supplements (104)
- ~*Intermission*~ (46)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)