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Review: Dim Sum at Top Shanghai Cuisine

by gigi on February 8, 2012

Jenkins and I met up with Jenkins’ mom for dim sum one sunny weekend afternoon. Jenkins’ dad was supposed to come as well but there was a slight mix-up in coordinating the date and our original lunch for four ended up being just for three. I had previously reviewed Top Shanghai Cuisine a few years […]


Jenkins and I met up with his family one morning for some dim sum at Shun Feng Seafood Restaurant, located in Parker Place mall in Richmond. This location has changed names a few times but I had never been here in its latest incarnation. Jenkins’ mom had seen a dim sum promotion in the newspaper […]


Review: Gudrun Tasting Room

by gigi on May 26, 2011

Another guest post from Cat! It’s been such a long time since I was last in Steveston…would really like to try this out sometime ————————————————————— Last Friday, my friends and I decided to go to Gudrun Tasting Room for some wine and cheese before dinner.  Gudrun is a quiet wine and cheese joint, tucked away […]


My post on Alaska king crab is so far past the season that I considered scrapping this post altogether. But since we ate other items at Imperial Court to supplement the main dish of Alaska king crab, I decided to stick with it. When I originally called my mom to ask if she’d like to […]


Review: Shanghai Wonderful

by gigi on April 12, 2011

Jenkins and I were in the mood for Shanghainese food one day. It had been quite a while since our last visit and since we happened to be in Richmond, we decided to drop by and check it out for lunch. I wasn’t really in the mood to wait for long though so I was […]


Review: Northern Dynasty

by gigi on December 9, 2010

A group of my co-workers were trying to figure out where to go for lunch during a team building event. We wanted to have lunch in Richmond and since I haven’t been very on top of the Richmond dining scene, I wasn’t sure where to go. Winnie suggested trying to go for Shanghainese food at […]