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Review: Bel Cafe

by gigi on March 6, 2012

It had been a while since I last met up with Kiyo and a few others from school. We had a dim sum lunch all planned out and for one reason or another, people ended up not being able to make it and it turned out to be just me and Kiyo left. Rather than […]


Review: Commune Cafe

by gigi on December 22, 2010

It had been quite a while since I last met up with Mildred and Joyce. Mildred reminded me of this fact and decided it was up to me to figure out where we should meet. I walk past Commune Cafe on an almost daily basis when I work downtown so we decided to meet there […]


Vancouver Foodie Tour, Part 2

by gigi on July 8, 2010

Vancouver Foodie Tour, Part 1 When we last left off, I was pondering my dilemma as to how I was going sample three more stops on the Foodie Tour when I was starting to get full. What kind of food person was I? I was first introduced to ShuRaku a few years back by one […]


Portland: Stumptown Roasters

by gigi on June 3, 2010

It was our last day in Portland and Jenkins and I were on our way to the Saturday Market in downtown Portland. Even though it was early in the day, I wanted to check out Voodoo Doughnuts but since the line up was so long already, Jenkins and I decided to check out the market […]


Portland: St Honoré Boulangerie

by gigi on May 31, 2010

The last time Jenkins and I were in Portland, I read about a delicious French bakery called St Honoré Boulangerie that had a great selection of baked goods and sandwiches. I put it on my list of places to check out but it was pretty far away from where we were staying at the time […]


Wedding: King’s Bakery

by gigi on February 10, 2008

I went to King’s Bakery one day to continue our hunt for a wedding cake. This place came recommended by my dad as a good bakery for Chinese baked goods so we thought we would give their western-style cakes a try too. King’s Bakery is nestled in a little plaza right by Aberdeen Centre on […]