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Vij's Rangoli – Vancouver, BC

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Sunday night – out with M (in town for the weekend from Toronto) – he ran the half-marathon Sunday am, and he’s veg, so he needs some serious veg calories tonight. South Asian cuisine always has great veg food, so we’re off to Rangoli. We’ve enjoyed the deliciousness that Vij’s is before – and Rangoli […]

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Tags: Indian · Vancouver

Vij's – Vancouver, BC

November 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments

This completes the Vancouver Superfecta (of eponymous restaurants, famous for years, and open to anyone with a suitably-sized pocketbook). We’ve been to Cioppino’s. We’ve been to Toshi’s. And Bishop’s. And now, it was time to try the other famous Vancouver restaurant, known across Canada (and more widely) for its amazing Indian cuisine – Vij’s. And […]

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Tags: Asian · Indian · Vancouver

Green Lettuce Restaurant – Vancouver

June 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Green Lettuce Chinese Restaurant is chinese food indian-style. Seriously – this is chinese food, the way people in India like it – and – yup, we walked into the restaurant and there was an Indian family enjoying some asian dishes. I would describe it as chinese food with some Indian spices – so a little […]

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Tags: Asian · Indian · Kid-friendly · Vancouver

Gandhi's Indian Cuisine – Toronto

May 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

One of my favorite places for indian roti – hands down. Be careful that you don’t just walk by this tiny unassuming shop. The tip off should be the customers inside that something special is there. Order a roti that is made to order right in front of your eyes. This can take a bit […]

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Tags: Cheap Eats · Favorites · Indian · Inexpensive · Toronto

Saravanaa Bhavan – Vancouver

April 25th, 2009 · No Comments

This well-known south indian chain which originated in India has now set up 3 restaurants in Canada – 2 in Toronto and now one in Vancouver. I remember the hype surrounding its opening in Toronto when it was being touted as a chain in India which is known for being hygienic (not always an easy […]

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Tags: Indian · Inexpensive · Kid-friendly · Vancouver

House of Dosas

April 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

When we feel like indian food but don’t want to commit to a larger heavier meal, we often go to House of Dosas. This south indian restaurant specializes in dosas, which are like an extra-large super thin and crispy chickpea-flour crepe that comes filled with your choice of filling. The fillings range from palak paneer […]

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Tags: Cheap Eats · Favorites · Indian · Inexpensive · Kid-friendly · Vancouver