From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Review: La Brasserie

by gigi on September 30, 2009

I had walked past La Brasserie on Davie Street several times, usually while on my way to some other restaurant, and every time, I tell myself that I should check out La Brasserie the next time I’m going out to eat. My short term memory can be pretty bad at times so La Brasserie doesn’t […]


Part 1 at Blue Water Cafe Part 2 at West Pick and I were very full by the time we finished our main courses at West. However, we mustered the strength to make it to CinCin for our final course: dessert! I had been to CinCin once a while back and really enjoyed the pasta […]


Part 1 at Blue Water Cafe After our thoroughly delicious appetizers at Blue Water Cafe, Pick and I drove over to West on Granville & 13th. I’ve been wanting to go to West for who knows how long so I was thrilled at the chance to finally go and to taste a special menu to […]


Pick participated in the Vancouver Blogathon this year, helping to represent the Developmental Disabilities Association. Not only was he an active blogging participant, he also won‘s top donor award for his donation to the Vancouver Food Bank. For his efforts, he received a 3-restaurant, progressive multi-course dinner for 2 at Blue Water Cafe, West, […]


Review: Ping’s Cafe

by gigi on September 17, 2009

When I first read about Ping’s Cafe, it sounded like a different take on Japanese food from what we were used to in Vancouver. Ping’s Cafe features Japanese Yoshuku food, which is basically a Japanese take on Western dishes. I guess you can call it a specialized type of fusion food. Located right by Main […]


What are your top 5 restaurant recommendations?

by gigi on September 16, 2009

I recently received the following email from Andrea: I was just wondering, what would your top 5 restaurants you’d dine in if you had visitors coming in from out of town? Either the most unique or staple restaurants. Here were my recommendations to her: 1. Dim Sum – Sun Sui Wah (Main St or Richmond) […]