From the category archives:


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 […]


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 […]


Review: Shanghai Village

by gigi on November 22, 2010

Ever since the old Hugo HK Cafe closed down and Shanghai Village opened in its place, I had wanted to give it a try. However, I never went because I felt like it was a place where you had to go with a large group and whenever Jenkins and I eat large Chinese meals, it’s […]


Review: Dinesty

by gigi on November 16, 2010

I normally visit my parents on the weekend for dinner but they happened to be out of town one weekend. I wasn’t in the mood to cook for Jenkins and myself and I suspected that Grick and Snoopy were in the same boat so I called them up to see if they wanted to join […]


Review: Long’s Noodle House

by gigi on November 19, 2009

Jenkins and I were in the Main Street area and were looking for a quick bite to eat. It was around 2 in the afternoon so we were hoping that Au Petit Cafe would not be too busy and we could lunch on some Vietnamese subs. Even though we considered it to be pretty late […]