From the monthly archives:

June 2008

Over a nice meal at Sakura Bistro the other night, gigi and I mulled over the idea of interviewing Mia Stainsby of the Vancouver Sun to get her thoughts on being a Restaurant Critic and Food Writer over the years.  We figured that she must have had many interesting experiences and of course, share our […]


Review: Two Dinners at Water St. Cafe

by gigi on June 23, 2008

Today’s post is going to be extra long because: (1) I have not been posting as regularly these days and I’m feeling guilty (2) I happened to eat at Water St. Cafe twice during a 3-week span so I thought it would be better to post about both visits at once The first dinner was […]


Review: Lunch Specials at Green Basil

by gigi on June 16, 2008

We had a team lunch the other day and as is often the case, I was tasked with picking the restaurant. It had been a while since I was last at Green Basil and after a quick consultation with my teammates, we decided that Green Basil would be the location of our lunch outing. I […]

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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

by gigi on June 11, 2008

I’m a bit late to hop on this “breaking news” so I’m sure most people have heard about the salmonella outbreak in tomatoes in the US. I first saw this in the paper yesterday but it didn’t occur to me to blog about it until now. Well, that and Keith suggested I should. source: […]


My family celebrated Mother’s Day a little early this year and we decided to go to Trafalgar’s Bistro. I actually tried to book this dinner through but it showed the restaurant as full. For some reason, this has happened to me each time I try to make reservations at Trafalgar’s so I always end […]


Review: Good Eats at Sushi King

by gigi on June 4, 2008

A new sushi place opened up sometime last year along Kingsway and Boundary-ish.  Lucky for me, it is quite close to where I work and even luckier for me, the sushi is tasty and reasonably priced.    I have been here several times since I found out about it from Corbi.  To reward me for […]