Cristina Peralejo

Seriously serious pie in Seattle

This weekend found my best friend and I roadtrippin’ down to Seattle for a little art.  SAM (Seattle Art Museum) was hosting works from the Musée National Picasso in Paris.  What ensued was...

Christmas bread in Vancouver

After living in North America for most of my life, I moved to a hot climate where every single day was about 30 degrees.   While living in warm weather definitely had its advantages, the...

Japanese yatai at Bridgeport: mobile food at its best

What is it about mobile food that is so intriguing?  From snacks on road trips, to running for the ice cream truck, there’s something about food on wheels that simply gets the stomach growling....

My evaluation of a Vietnamese Restaurant: Pho Thai Hoa in Richmond

A friend of mine is into a car show called Top Gear and had me watch an episode recently in which three bungling British fellows receive the impossible task of getting from one end of Vietnam to the...

Suggestions for the Summer Night Market in Richmond 2010

Because the sun finally made its appearance on Saturday, hoards of hungry food samplers came out of hiding with only one destination in mind: the Summer Night Market in Richmond.

Food tripping at Balilicious Modern Indonesian Cuisine

An Indonesian food trip awaits you at Balilicious. Yum...

Bonchaz: Vancouver's version of the coffee bun

Bonchaz = Bon prix + Bon goût. Bon appétit!

No prodding necessary to get me to the Cattle Cafe

The story starts with a sore throat.  You know the kind: like swallowing razor blades unless it’s some hot soothing liquid that calls mum’s chicken noodle soup to mind.  It wasn’t that I...

Eat like an Egyptian

Two new discoveries as this food junkie globe trots...

Comfort Me With Congee

Every single Chinese restaurant in the Lower Mainland and beyond has congee on its menu. You can basically avail of it anywhere and everywhere and often I do. However, there are two places that stan