Going to the Summer Capital of the Philippines and planning to stay for a few days is probably the best thing to do when you need to relax for a while especially during summer. From a 6-hour driving time, it will only take you around 4 hours via TPLEX (Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway). [Check out our Baguio Itinerary with things to do and recommended places to eat]
There are many things you can do in Baguio, and one of them is food crawl. On this list, we give you the must-try food in Baguio City.
Kinuday and Paytoy
Kinuday or simply a smoked meat with umami is one of the most requested and must-try food in Baguio specifically to Farmer’s Daughter, while for the dessert you can order Paytoy. Paytoy can be compared to an Ubeng Halaya but this is made from mashed Taro, sugar and milk.
Tam-awan Village, Long Long Benguet Road, Baguio City
Opening hours: 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Another must-try food in Baguio, Lomo Ribs at Canto Bogchi Joint is served with salad and mashed potato, in which the saltiness and sweetness are equally combined to make it more savory. Unlike any other ribs being served in the metro, Canto’s lomo ribs are juicier and easy to pull it off from the bone.
Canto Bogchi Joint
25 Kisad Road, Baguio
Opening hours: 11:00AM to 10:00PM
Turon de Langka and Hot Choco
Your staycation would not be complete without going to the one of the recognized restaurants in Baguio City ,which is the Choco-late De Batirol! Including the traditional hot choco and turon de langka to your itinerary is a must! Other food recommendations at Choco-late De Batirol would be Suman sa Lihia and Bibingka.
Choco-late de Batirol
Igorot Park, Camp John Hay, Baguio
Opening hours: 8:00AM to 9:00PM
This is a popular street food made with chunks and syrup of strawberry, a very creative food utilizing the popular food in Baguio city. You can buy and taste strawberry taho in any of Baguio’s parks such as Wright Park, Botanical Garden, Burnham Park and Mines View Park. Despite its popularity, strawberry taho is affordable as Php15.000 to Php20.00 per cup.
Burnham Park: Opens 24 hours
Mines View Park: From 5:00AM to 8:00PM
Botanical Garden: From 6:00AM to 6:00PM
Aside from strawberry picking at La Trinidad Farm, you can also enjoy strawberry sorbetes with your kids for only Php20.00 each. Strawberry chunks are also added to this sorbetes, to give you one-of-a-kind food crawl in Baguio City.
La Trinidad Strawberry Farm
5 Baguio La Trinidad Bontoc Road
Opening hours: From 7:00AM to 7:00PM
Jams and Peanut Brittles
The last but definitely the most requested must-try food in Baguio City: Strawberry jams, Coco jams, and peanut brittle at Good Shepherd Convent. Travelers in Baguio City always make sure that they have time to buy some pasalubongs in Good Shepherd managed by nuns. All the revenues from selling products will be used to maintain the nunnery. [Pricelist of Good Shepherd Products]
Good Shepherd Convent
Gibraltar Road, Baguio City
Opening Hours: From 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Food crawl in Baguio City is always fun! Next time you travel, just make sure to try everything on our must-try food in Baguio list.