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Review: Nicli Antica Pizzeria

by gigi on August 23, 2011

For Jenkins’ birthday this year, he wanted to keep things low key. Since it happened to fall on a week day, that kept things easy for me and I suggested that we check out Nicli Antica Pizzeria in Gastown. I had been there a few weeks earlier and was really impressed with the quality of […]


Review: Big Lou’s Butcher Shop

by gigi on April 28, 2011

I’m a big sandwich fiend and with the proliferation of fancy sandwich shops opening in the Vancouver area lately, I have to count myself as being quite lucky. One such place that I really wanted to try out was Big Lou’s Butcher Shop, a half butcher shop, half sandwich shop place that opened up right […]


Review: Pourhouse

by gigi on August 11, 2010

For my birthday, I decided to have dinner with some friends at Pourhouse. It was yet another place on my list of restaurants to check out and I had heard that the atmosphere at Pourhouse was quite nice so I rounded up a few friends for a nice little dinner gathering. When our super friendly […]


This post is a bit late in the making but Jenkins and I snuck in a dinner at the Irish Heather just before we headed off to Peru in October. Victoria had been trying to get me to try a dinner at the Long Table Series all summer but the timing just never worked out. […]

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Review: Boneta

by gigi on June 24, 2009

Juanita and I met up for dinner one day. She had just returned from a long trip and I was eager to hear about all her adventures. It took us a while to figure out which restaurant to go to though because Juanita has been to most of the places on my list but we […]


Jenkins and I went for brunch one weekend with some friends at So.cial at Le Magasin in Gastown. I had gone to So.cial quite a while ago for dinner and had mixed reviews of my meal there. However, I wasn’t sure if my less than satisfactory meal was due to the fact that the restaurant […]