GOODS: Special Holiday Menus To Benefit DTES Youth At Chinatown’s “East Of Main”

East Of Main is located at 223 E. Georgia (between Main & Gore) in Vancouver BC | 604-899-2777 |

The GOODS from East of Main Cafe

Vancouver, BC | East of Main Cafe introduces “Eat. Drink. Give.”, a series of group dining menus. They start at $25 per person and are designed for parties of 8 or more. Guests are encouraged to eat delicious food and drink hand-crafted cocktails, knowing that all profits from their holiday feast will be given to Project Limelight Society, a free performing arts program for young people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Diners can choose from custom tapas, family style and plated multi-course menus. East of Main takes bookings for parties of 8 or more, and can be booked for private events up to 40 guests for a sit down dinner and 50 for a reception style event. Details after the jump…

Reservations: Contact Tami Nasu at or call East of Main at 604 899 2777.

Availability: Some dates are sold out but there are still many dates to choose from. Bookings can be made for lunch or dinner. (New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2012 is still available for a private event or group booking)

Menus: All menus are influenced by Mediterranean flavours. Tapas, family style and custom multi-course menus are available.

Price: Group Menus start at $25 per person ($15 at lunch). Private events are available for a minimum food and beverage spend.

Donation: East of Main Cafe donates all profits to Project Limelight Society, a free performing arts program benefiting young people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Guests can feel good knowing their celebration is benefiting children this holiday season.


223 E. Georgia (between Main & Gore), Vancouver BC
Telephone: 604-899-2777
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  • Yarrow Meadows Duck Confit Salad
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  • Sumac Rossdown Chicken with Tumeric Spiced Cake
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  • Spanish Style Braised Heritage Angus Beef
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  • Pacific Red Snapper
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  • Lamb Tagine
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  • Hummus
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  • Fraser Valley Pork
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  • Cauliflower
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  • Albacore Tuna
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The People

Chef: Jenny Patsula
General Manager & Head Bartender: Colin Turner
Proprietor/Manager: Donalda Weaver
Proprietor: Maureen Webb

About East of Main Cafe

Nestled on the border of historic Chinatown and Strathcona, the East of Main Cafe impresses instantly with high ceilings and original works prominently featuring images of the Downtown East Side of Vancouver. While open and airy, the room invites with plenty of comfortable nooks to settle in to. This vibrant cocktail spot showcases an array of hand-crafted classics and original creations utilizing ingredients that complement the cuisine. Tapas is prevalent with a few thoughtful entrees and sandwiches (available at lunch) rounding out the menu, which is heavily influenced by flavours of the Mediterranean. All profits from this arts community hub benefit Project Limelight – a free performing arts program available to children from the DTES.

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