From the monthly archives:

June 2011

Melaka, Malaysia: Chicken Rice Balls

by gigi on June 29, 2011

As I’ve mentioned before, prior to our trip to Asia, I made a list of all the places and foods that I wanted to try out while I was there. Included in my list were chicken rice balls, a Melakan specialty. Chicken rice balls are basically a variant of the popular SE dish, Hainanese chicken […]


EAT! Vancouver this weekend

by gigi on June 11, 2011

A reminder that the annual EAT! Vancouver convention is taking place this weekend. Jenkins and I were invited to attend as media attendees so even though we had other plans this weekend already, we were able to squeeze in a visit on Friday evening. It turned out to be fairly smart on our part because […]

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Melaka, Malaysia: Roti for Breakfast

by gigi on June 8, 2011

One morning while we were still in Melaka, Jenkins’ cousin took us to her favourite roti street-side stand for breakfast. She told us that she had a few roti places that she visited in and around the city but the one we were going to was closest to her house. Unfortunately, I can’t recall the […]

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Review: Grounds for Appeal

by gigi on June 3, 2011

I had heard about there being a great hole-in-the-wall place downtown for reasonably priced and delicious butter chicken. For whatever reason, I never had a chance to check this place out even though I’ve been working downtown in some capacity for the past few years. One day, both Jenkins and I found ourselves without lunch […]