From the monthly archives:

February 2011

Tokyo: Lotteria

by gigi on February 28, 2011

I was really interested in checking out a Japanese fast food place while we were in Tokyo. The opportunity presented itself when Jenkins and I were travelling to the Miraikan Emerging Science and Innovation museum but wanted to stop somewhere for lunch first. Luckily for us, there was a Lotteria that was right next to […]


Review: Mistral French Bistro

by gigi on February 24, 2011

For Jenkins’ dad’s birthday, we decided to take the family to Mistral French Bistro. Jenkins’ dad wanted to have something other than the usual Asian fare but wanted something that was reasonably priced. Since I had a recent hankering for some French food, I decided that we would go to Mistral. It had been quite […]


Tokyo: Daimon Takezushi

by gigi on February 22, 2011

One of the things I was looking forward to the most about our trip to Tokyo was meeting up with my Aunt Yuko’s brother, Tomo. The first and only time I had met Tomo previously was at my aunt and uncle’s wedding several years ago. When he and my aunt found out that Jenkins and […]


New Feature! Friday Finds

by gigi on February 18, 2011

I’m starting a new feature on Ho Yummy called Friday Finds. What is that, you ask? I thought it would be a nice way to end the work week with something that highlights interesting articles, links, and news for Ho Yummy readers. I’d like to also solicit the help of the Ho Yummy community in […]


Tokyo: Tengu Izakaya

by gigi on February 17, 2011

Jenkins and I knew that during our trip to Tokyo, we wanted to try out an izakaya place. It was a bit of a challenge figuring out which one we wanted to go to because there were so many. After consulting a few food blogs and talking to my friend Victoria, we decided to check […]


Tokyo: Kanda Yabu Soba

by gigi on February 14, 2011

One of the things I was looking forward to while in Tokyo was to check out some of Tokyo’s specialty restaurants, places that have been specializing in one type of food for many years. Unlike many of the Japanese restaurants in Vancouver, a large percentage of restaurants in Tokyo hone their skills in one type […]

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