From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Review: Cafe Gloucester

by gigi on August 23, 2010

One of my stand bys when I’m not sure where to eat is usually a Hong Kong-style cafe. I grew up eating at such places so the food is quite familiar to me and it also doesn’t hurt that the prices are generally quite reasonable. I was first introduced to Cafe Gloucester several years ago […]


Pirate Pak Day – August 18

by gigi on August 17, 2010

Tomorrow is White Spot’s annual Pirate Pak Day. As with most people when they were younger, Pirate Paks were the thing to order when you were at White Spot. I was quite sad the day I turned 11 because that meant I was no longer eligible to order the Pirate Pak! Don’t tell the authorities […]


Review: Well Tea (Downtown)

by gigi on August 15, 2010

One thing that I always lamented about downtown was the lack of bubble tea and casual Asian eats available. I was used to my old stomping grounds in Richmond where there were a multitude of options available to me if I wanted to have bubble tea or go for some Hong Kong-style cafes or Taiwanese […]


Review: Pourhouse

by gigi on August 11, 2010

For my birthday, I decided to have dinner with some friends at Pourhouse. It was yet another place on my list of restaurants to check out and I had heard that the atmosphere at Pourhouse was quite nice so I rounded up a few friends for a nice little dinner gathering. When our super friendly […]


Grick & Snoopy’s Wedding at La Terrazza

by gigi on August 4, 2010

Generally, I don’t blog about my visits to weddings or other large meals that are paid for by other people. My reasoning for this is that if someone was nice enough to spend money to take me out for dinner and in the event that the meal wasn’t very good, I’d feel pretty bad about […]