From the monthly archives:

May 2009

Recipe: Pinkberry-Style Frozen Yogurt

by gigi on May 31, 2009

It was another sunny Sunday in Vancouver today and I couldn’t have planned my latest frozen dessert-making endeavour any better. As I’ve blogged about previously, I’ve been an ice cream making fiend ever since Victoria changed my life and bought me an ice cream maker. Making all this ice cream eventually catches up to one’s […]


Review: L’altro Buca

by gigi on May 28, 2009

When Parkside closed back in March, I was a bit disappointed that I never got the opportunity to give it a try. I thought it a bit odd that the owners, who already owned La Buca in Kitsalano, decided to open another La Buca in Parkside’s place, called L’altro Buca (haha…the other Buca…get it? :)). […]


Pisa: Paninoteca Il Canguro

by gigi on May 25, 2009

After we left Cinque Terre, Jenkins and I took a train to Pisa, where we would spend the day before flying out that evening to Paris. Pisa was never really high on our list of places to go but since we were passing through, we figured we may as well check out some of Pisa’s […]


I’m sure some of you must have thought I was finally done with my vacation series to Italy and Paris but guess again! I had almost forgotten about this myself in my haste to post about all the restaurants I’ve been visiting lately. Our lovely stay in Cinque Terre was about to come to an […]


I discovered a while back that another Japadog hot dog stand had opened up down by Burrard & Pender with a slightly different menu offering. It had been a while since I had my last Japadog so I dragged Craig and Matt along for a lunch time visit. We went slightly before 12PM to avoid […]


After Pick’s glowing review of MARKET by Jean-Georges, I knew it was only a matter of time before I tried it out myself. Luckily for me, I was meeting up with Jason for dinner and as we brainstormed which restaurant to try out, we realized that neither of us had been to MARKET yet and […]