East is East is West of Robson

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I’m not sure which contributor over at Beyond Robson recently reviewed East is East but he or she have me convinced to give it a shot.

East is East is a quaint, tiny restaurant on West Broadway near Blenheim. Blink and you’ll miss it. I almost did. A good friend raved to me about this place some months ago. He described the food as Middle-Eastern. Having sampled a dinner plate of organic lamb kebab, lentil soup, basmati rice, plain roti and chicken masala, I’d pull back the category further and say it’s a gentle blending of a few Eastern influences. Say, they were really on to something when they named their restaurant!

Thanks Beyond Robson – your Westside correspondent is a welcome contributor on Kitsilano.ca anytime. Fire me an email if you’re interested.

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Last modified: June 9, 2008

3 Responses to " East is East is West of Robson "

  1. rba says:

    East is East is really good. Actually, I prefer to the take out menu over the sit down stuff. The roti rolls are excellent. We have them all the time.

  2. Ariadna says:

    That would have been Clinton and he is the second to last addition to the BR family.

  3. Clinton says:

    Hey, glad you liked both the restaurant and blog post. I recently went back to East for a second helping and it was just as good. might start doing the take-out thing though; those seats can get rough.