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The Indian Pantry and Coho Coffee Announce New Collab: ‘Aikyam’: A Harmony Away from the Motherland

If you love Indian food then you won’t want to miss the The Indian Pantry’s next collaboration dinner, happening Monday, March 21st at Coho Coffee in Strathcona.

‘Aikyam’: A Harmony Away from the Motherland is the second in a series of dinners designed to introduce some of the lesser known regional flavours of India to the table. This edition of the series joins up two Mumbai-born and now Vancouver-based chefs: Chef Tushar Tondvalkar (Indian Pantry) and Chef Vish Mayekar (Pepino’s, Caffe La Tana). Together, the two chefs they’ve created a six-course meal drawing inspiration from their shared cultural background and current Pacific Northwest location. Curious what that looks like? Check out the full menu below:

All in, the dinner will set you back $138.93 (including taxes) per person. Diners can also take the experience one step further by opting for wine pairings or by sipping on a new complementary cocktail fixed up by the Coho Coffee crew just for the event (both will be available to purchase the night of). Two seatings are available, from 5:30-8pm and 8:30-11pm. Get your tickets here.

Coho Collective & Coho Coffee
Neighbourhood: East Vancouver
1370 East Georgia St.

Basta BBQ is Breaking the Barbecue Seal on Sunday, April 21st

Smell that? BBQ season is fast approaching, and the team behind Basta BBQ are primed to get grilling ASAP!

Hit East Van for the 2nd Annual Vancouver Brewers Fest, April 19-28th

Since a single person (and liver) can only handle so many beers and beer-drinking celebrations, some prioritizing is in order. Topping off our list of events is the imminent (and, in our opinion, non-negotiable) Vancouver Brewers Fest.

Get to Know the Gastown Izakaya Giving Vancouver’s After-Hours Scene Exactly What it Wants

Oku Izakaya is quickly carving out its niche as the go-to spot for hospitality folks looking for a post-shift destination to chill and decompress.

Embrace Spring with a Walking Tour of Mount Pleasant’s Boulevard Gardens

Saba Farmand, a local landscape architect and the person behind Blvd Gardens of East Vancouver, is back with his popular series of Earth Day Boulevard Garden Walking Tours, April 13th, 14th and 19th.