Roundel Cafe: Lavender Milkshakes… and more

I love Roundel Cafe¬†(2465 East Hastings, Vancouver)¬† for brunch (fresh ingredients, organic eggs, homemade ketchup, yams and potatoes, etc.) but now and then The Partner in Crime and I go there for dinner. They have a Thursday Friday $11 for beer and a burger deal, but as we don’t drink (what kind of a sinner…

Take Me Home: The Food in South Africa

I’m so excited to be heading back home to Cape Town in a few weeks. Not only because of the sunshine – oh god – the sunshine! but also for the food. Even though what’s available here in RainCity is diverse, in price and type, I miss the freshness in the food that I haven’t…

Review of Ghirardelli Square Ice-cream & Chocolate, San Fransisco

Oh. My. Word. So, I mentioned in my previous review that we were too full for dessert. Just as well, because after dinner we took a walk down through Fort Mason and then down to the water and ended up at Ghirardelli Square and discovered the Ghirardelli ice cream and chocolate manufactory (as they call…

Review of Cafe Lombard, San Fransisco

When you’ve had to resort to overpriced airport food, your plane’s been delayed by an hour, and you’ve just arrived at your destination, what do you do? Find the nearest open restaurant (after checking Urban Spoon – it served me very well last time I was in San Fransisco, so I figured why not). We…