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Ho Yummy in the Vancouver Observer!

by gigi on October 22, 2011

Check out a guest post I wrote for the Vancouver Observer. It’s a compilation of some of my favourite places to eat in around Vancouver. I was recently approached by the folks at VO to see if I’d be interested in writing some guest posts for them occasionally. I really hope I can keep this […]


How to Select a Thanksgiving Turkey

by gigi on October 6, 2011

Today’s guest post comes from Bart Janssen, the Regional Meat Coordinator for Whole Foods Market. I was approached by the Whole Foods team to see if I’d be interested in having them submit a post on how to pick a good turkey, given the Thanksgiving season quickly approaching. I have to admit that I’ve never […]


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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Bubble World Stamp Cards Discontinued

by samantha on December 17, 2009

gigi’s note: thanks Samantha for your update about the Bubble World stamp cards. I stopped collecting stamps from there quite a while ago when I stopped going there on a regular basis. Still, it’s too bad that these will no longer be available at BW! ———————————————————— I went to my favourite local Bubble World on […]


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) […]


3rd Annual Spot Prawn Festival

by gigi on May 9, 2009

UPDATE May 11, 2009: I’ve just discovered that the prawn tasting plates were available only on Saturday May 9 although the cooking demonstrations at Granville Island will still be taking place for 1 more day on May 16. Sorry for the confusion! —————————————— Grick alerted me earlier this week that the 3rd annual Spot Prawn […]