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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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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, […]


Review: Passion Tea Lemonade

by gigi on September 18, 2007

I made a Starbucks run with John one afternoon. As has been my usual custom all summer, I ordered blueberry white tea lemonade. Unfortunately, the barista informed me that they were all out! Apparently, it was a seasonal summer drink and will not be available for ordering anymore. With this piece of news in mind, […]


Drinks at Starbucks

by gigi on August 27, 2007

John and I went for coffee at the Starbucks near our work the other day. By “coffee”, we just mean drinks…seeing that neither of us are big coffee drinkers. All summer, I’ve been drinking the summer special drink of blueberry white tea lemonade. I normally get my iced drinks at Starbucks with half syrup and […]