From the category archives:

Fast Food

Review: Mom’s Grilled Cheese Truck

by gigi on November 9, 2011

I’m a huge grilled cheese sandwich fan. I remember when I was younger, my mom used to make these things for me all the time and once I was old enough, I started making my own grilled cheese sandwiches, experimenting with different breads and cheeses. When I had heard from Vancouver Slop that Mom’s Grilled […]


Review: Re-Up Beef Brisket

by gigi on September 14, 2011

I had the pulled pork sandwich from Re-Up last year around when it first opened and loved their delicious sandwiches. I definitely don’t get to try it as much as I would like to but when I heard that they were opening up a second cart at Hornby and Howe that served beef brisket sandwiches, […]


Review: Big Lou’s Butcher Shop

by gigi on April 28, 2011

I’m a big sandwich fiend and with the proliferation of fancy sandwich shops opening in the Vancouver area lately, I have to count myself as being quite lucky. One such place that I really wanted to try out was Big Lou’s Butcher Shop, a half butcher shop, half sandwich shop place that opened up right […]


Review: A&W on Robson

by gigi on February 3, 2011

When I first saw that a couple of new A&Ws were opening on Robson Street last year, I figured that they would be similar to the locations operating out of a typical mall food court. I later read in the newspaper that they would be a different type of concept A&W that was targeted at […]


Review: Meat & Bread

by gigi on January 19, 2011

I always love a good sandwich so when I heard about Meat & Bread opening up by Victory Square in Vancouver, I knew it was something I needed to check out. Luckily for me, Meat & Bread’s concept is so good that it wasn’t very hard for me to recruit someone to go with me […]


Seattle: Jimmy John’s

by gigi on November 9, 2010

When I was researching which restaurants I wanted to try in Seattle, I came across an interesting sandwich place called Jimmy John’s. I didn’t know that it was part of a larger chain of restaurants in the US but since it had received rave reviews in Yelp, I thought it would be a nice place […]