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Review: Gudrun Tasting Room

by gigi on May 26, 2011

Another guest post from Cat! It’s been such a long time since I was last in Steveston…would really like to try this out sometime ————————————————————— Last Friday, my friends and I decided to go to Gudrun Tasting Room for some wine and cheese before dinner.  Gudrun is a quiet wine and cheese joint, tucked away […]


Review: Dash Bubble Tea

by gigi on October 11, 2010

I was working downtown one day and was on my way home when a craving for bubble tea suddenly struck. Perhaps it was because it was a sunny day or maybe I just wanted to reward myself after a long day. In any case, I remembered that there was a bubble tea place right in […]

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Vancouver Foodie Tour, Part 1

by gigi on July 6, 2010

A couple of weeks ago, Michelle Ng, founder of Foodie Tour, invited me attend the Granville Foodie Tour. I had heard about food tours in other cities so I thought it was a great idea that something similar had finally started up in Vancouver. From what I understand, Michelle started the Foodie Tour a little […]


Portland: Stumptown Roasters

by gigi on June 3, 2010

It was our last day in Portland and Jenkins and I were on our way to the Saturday Market in downtown Portland. Even though it was early in the day, I wanted to check out Voodoo Doughnuts but since the line up was so long already, Jenkins and I decided to check out the market […]


Review: Mink Chocolate Cafe

by gigi on May 5, 2010

I had heard of Mink Chocolate Cafe when it first opened but due to its location at Hastings and Hornby, it was just too far for me to give it any consideration. I finished lunch early one day and Harpreet convinced me that we had enough time to go to Mink for some hot chocolate. […]


Review: Olympic Drinks at YEW

by pick on February 4, 2010

With the coming Olympics, many restaurants have been prone to making Olympic themed foods and beverages. Awhile back, I had the chance to try an Olympic drink at YEW Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel, when Jenkins, Gigi and I dropped by for a holiday dinner. We all ordered our regular sized (and delicious) entrees, […]