From the monthly archives:

September 2011

San Francisco: Polly Ann Ice Cream

by gigi on September 30, 2011

While we were in San Francisco, Jenkins and I met up with one of our aunts and uncles who lived in the Bay Area. They took us out for dinner at a small Chinese restaurant in the Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco (I can’t remember where) and since we wrapped up dinner early, we decided […]


Review: La Regalade

by gigi on September 28, 2011

For my mom’s birthday, we decided to go for a family dinner at La Regalade in West Vancouver. I had heard about their great food many times but the fact that it was on the North Shore always deterred me from going. I decided to bite the bullet and make reservations there for my mom’s […]

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Review: Moderne Burger

by gigi on September 23, 2011

Although my go-to burger place is usually White Spot, that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a good burger from other restaurants. While the Triple-O sauce will always hold a special place in my heart, one of my other favourite burger places is Moderne Burger. I pretty much like everything from their cool diner decor to […]


San Francisco: Hollywood Cafe

by gigi on September 21, 2011

Jenkins and I were off to Fisherman’s Wharf one morning so I hunted around for a good breakfast place nearby. It looked like Hollywood Cafe had some pretty good reviews and it was conveniently located a few blocks from the wharf so we decided to check it out. Even though we were there on a […]


San Francisco: Fino Ristorante & Bar

by gigi on September 19, 2011

Jenkins and I took a short trip to San Francisco earlier this year for a friend’s wedding. Since it was Jenkins’ first time to San Fran, we decided to do some touristy things along with the wedding and time visiting relatives. It turned out to be pretty nice and we got the chance to visit […]


Friday Finds

by gigi on September 16, 2011

Here are a couple of interesting articles I came across this week. As usual, if you have something you’d like to share on Friday Finds, please email them to me! Have a great weekend! Interesting Pizza and Wine/Beer Pairings: I’m pretty boring in that I usually pair my pizza with water…sometimes water with lemons if […]