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Review: Dinner at Provence Marinaside

by gigi on February 17, 2012

Jenkins and I live pretty close to Provence Marinaside and we often go there for a nice brunch when we feeling like jazzing things up. I used to go to Provence for dinner a lot more frequently before I moved into the neighbourhood but for some reason, I never blogged about it even though I […]


Review: Au Petit Chavignol

by gigi on February 14, 2012

My team at work had a volunteering event one morning at the Vancouver Food Bank and I was in charge of picking a place for us to have lunch at afterwards. I tried to choose a location that was relatively close to the Food Bank’s sorting depot in East Vancouver and decided that it may […]


Montreal: Garde Manger

by gigi on November 25, 2011

While we were planning our trip to Montreal, one place we really wanted to check out for dinner was Garde Manger. My mom is a huge fan of Chuck Hughes and his show Chuck’s Day Off on Food TV so I tried to call in about a month before our trip to make reservations. Unfortunately, […]


Review: Finch’s Tea & Coffee House

by gigi on November 18, 2011

This post is about one of the best sandwiches I’ve ever had. I think that’s saying a lot since I’m pretty picky about my sandwiches and have definitely sampled my fair share of sandwiches from a variety of restaurants, cuisines, and countries. So with that introduction, let me tell you a little more. I’m sure […]


Review: La Regalade

by gigi on September 28, 2011

For my mom’s birthday, we decided to go for a family dinner at La Regalade in West Vancouver. I had heard about their great food many times but the fact that it was on the North Shore always deterred me from going. I decided to bite the bullet and make reservations there for my mom’s […]

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Review: La Brasserie Street

by gigi on May 19, 2011

I had been hearing a lot about one of the newer additions to Vancouver’s street cart scene: La Brasserie Street. I was intrigued by their simple menu as I find that most street carts are generally better when they stick to 1-2 things that they are good at. Of course, there’s always the exception but […]