From the monthly archives:

December 2011

Montreal: Fameux

by gigi on December 28, 2011

Before our trip to Montreal, I canvassed a few friends who grew up there to ask them about some of their favourite places to eat. The first time Jenkins and I went to Montreal, we tried poutine at several places, including La Banquise, which was rated quite highly in many of the reviews that I […]


Review: Save-On-Meats

by gigi on December 22, 2011

In Save-On-Meats’ original incarnation, I had always wanted to go and check out their burgers and steaks but for some reason, their hours never jived with my schedule. Every time I wandered over there, they happened to be closed for one reason or another so when they announced that they were closing, I was a […]


Montreal: Au Pied de Cochon

by gigi on December 16, 2011

One of the restaurants that I was really happy about scoring a reservation for in Montreal was Au Pied de Cochon. I’ve been a fan (without actually trying the food) for quite a while and seeing the restaurant featured in various No Reservations episodes and hearing stories from friends only piqued my interest even more. […]


Review: De Dutch Pannekoek House

by gigi on December 13, 2011

I was recently contacted by De Dutch Pannekoek House about a Facebook promotion they were running in December to have people choose between savoury and sweet items. The incentive for people to participate is that if you like the De Dutch Facebook page and vote, you get a 25% off code to use at De Dutch. […]


Review: New Oxford Pub

by gigi on December 5, 2011

Jenkins and I decided to check out the New Oxford Pub in Yaletown for dinner one evening. We both happened to have the Thursday off and did not feel like making dinner ourselves. I was feeling rather indulgent that day and I was also pretty hungry so I suggested to Jenkins that we start off […]