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San Francisco: Brenda’s French Soul Food

by gigi on October 17, 2011

After spending the weekend in Palo Alto for a friend’s wedding, Jenkins and I found ourselves in San Francisco for one more morning before we headed back to Vancouver. I had really wanted to try out Brenda’s French Soul Food after hearing many good things about it from many people including Sherman and Kim. After […]


Palo Alto: Chipotle Mexican Grill

by gigi on October 12, 2011

While Jenkins and I were in the Bay Area, we also stayed a couple of days with one of my aunts and uncles who lived in Palo Alto. We were trying to decide where to go for lunch one day when my cousin suggested that we go to Chipotle Mexican Grill. I had no idea […]


San Francisco: Polly Ann Ice Cream

by gigi on September 30, 2011

While we were in San Francisco, Jenkins and I met up with one of our aunts and uncles who lived in the Bay Area. They took us out for dinner at a small Chinese restaurant in the Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco (I can’t remember where) and since we wrapped up dinner early, we decided […]


San Francisco: Hollywood Cafe

by gigi on September 21, 2011

Jenkins and I were off to Fisherman’s Wharf one morning so I hunted around for a good breakfast place nearby. It looked like Hollywood Cafe had some pretty good reviews and it was conveniently located a few blocks from the wharf so we decided to check it out. Even though we were there on a […]


San Francisco: Fino Ristorante & Bar

by gigi on September 19, 2011

Jenkins and I took a short trip to San Francisco earlier this year for a friend’s wedding. Since it was Jenkins’ first time to San Fran, we decided to do some touristy things along with the wedding and time visiting relatives. It turned out to be pretty nice and we got the chance to visit […]


Seattle: Macaroni Grill

by gigi on November 11, 2010

Jenkins and I were originally going to stay for dinner in Seattle proper but we were running a bit late and didn’t want to get stuck in traffic on our way back to Vancouver. We decided to slowly make our way out of the Seattle area and arrived at Alderwood Mall in nearby Lynnwood around […]