Vij

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Vij | Person | Surname of Vikram Vij, owner of the eponymous Vij’s eatery in South Granville. Vij is inarguably one of the most celebrated chefs in North America. He is the co-author (with his amazing wife Meeru) of several cookbooks, a past president of the Chefs Table Society of BC, and an all-around ambassador of everything that is delicious about Vancouver.

Usage: “I heard Goldie Hawn tried to budge in line and Vij totally put her in her place…”

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