From the monthly archives:

June 2009

Review: Alvin Garden

by gigi on June 30, 2009

Over the weekend, I attended a food blogger dinner organized by Sherman of Sherman’s Food Adventures. It was only my second time attending an event such as this and I had the opportunity to meet other bloggers in the Vancouver area, including Kevin from 604 Foodtography, Jessica and her boyfriend from Yum-O-Rama, Kim from I’m […]


Pick’s Review: CHOP

by pick on June 25, 2009

CHOP, the high end restaurant owned by the same owner of Moxie’s, the Sandman Hotel, and a few other chains, recently opened up in Richmond by the Sandman Signature Hotel (formerly known as the Delta Hotel). My first impression stepping into CHOP was that this restaurant belonged downtown. It’s furnished with sculptures and designer light […]


Review: Boneta

by gigi on June 24, 2009

Juanita and I met up for dinner one day. She had just returned from a long trip and I was eager to hear about all her adventures. It took us a while to figure out which restaurant to go to though because Juanita has been to most of the places on my list but we […]


Review: Red Burrito (Robson)

by gigi on June 23, 2009

Jenkins and I were wandering the streets of downtown one sunny weekend day and realized that it was already two o’clock in the afternoon and we hadn’t had lunch yet. It must have been the hot weather because despite the late hour, we were not very hungry. We happened to be near Red Burrito at […]

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Review: froyoswirl

by gigi on June 16, 2009

Jen and I met up after work one summer day and decided it was too hot out for coffee. Instead, we decided to check out a relatively new frozen yogurt place that opened at Robson & Seymour. We figured it was a healthy alternative to ice cream and lucky for us, froyoswirl was actually on […]


It was James’ birthday a few weeks ago and he wanted to celebrate by going to an all-you-can-eat sushi place. I had never been to Ninkazu before, but had heard it was owned by the same people as Tomokazu, so I suggested to James that we check it out. It had been quite a while […]