From the monthly archives:

July 2009

Review: Work Day Lunch at Shimmer’s

by gigi on July 26, 2009

In an effort to curtail my spending habits, I have been trying to bring a lunch to work for the past few months. However, that does not mean I do not enjoy an occasional lunch “out”. As a result of poor lunch planning the night before, I found myself without a brown bag lunch one […]


Review: Les Faux Bourgeois

by gigi on July 21, 2009

Jenkins and I took Pick out for dinner one evening as a super belated present to thank him for designing our wedding invitations last year. Both PIck and I agreed quickly that the best place to have our dinner would be Les Faux Bourgeois. It was on both of our lists of places to go […]


Review: Toyama All-You-Can-Eat

by gigi on July 16, 2009

Jenkins and I were in the mood for all-you-can-eat sushi one evening but were too lazy to leave downtown. Luckily for us, Toyama Japanese Restaurant had recently opened at Seymour and Robson right in downtown. I knew a few people who had tried the all-you-can-eat there and they told me that it was pretty good […]


Review: Lunch at Players Chophouse

by gigi on July 15, 2009

I’m working downtown a lot more these days so Samantha and I decided to meet up for lunch on one of those occasions. We were trying to figure out where we should eat and Samantha suggested going to Players Chophouse near BC Place. She had been there quite a few times with her co-workers and […]

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Review: Sugarcane Vietnamese Cafe

by gigi on July 13, 2009

Andrea and I met up one day after work for dinner. She suggested going to Sugarcane Cafe in Kerrisdale because it was kind of in the middle for the both of us from where we were coming from. It opened fairly recently and Andrea told me it had quickly become a favourite of her family’s. […]

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Review: Campagnolo

by gigi on July 6, 2009

It was Jenkins’ birthday recently and luckily for me, I was in charge of choosing a restaurant. He wanted to be low key this year so it was just the two of us and his only requirement was that I keep the prices low. I maintain a list of places that I want to try […]