Guest Restaurant Review by Vanessa Choot of Modern Mix Vancouver.
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Are you tired of going to the same restaurants over and over again? Bored of the same menu choices and looking for something different? Then you should definitely check out The Eatery at 3431 West Broadway, a funky diner with a casual atmosphere, a great menu and crazy decor. On the edge of the Kitsilano neighbourhood with abundant street parking and easily accessible public transit, you have no excuse not to try this place out. From plastic toys to pop art paintings, over 100 menu items to choose from and an extensive drinks menu, it’s always an exciting time at The Eatery.
With the “Kitsilano Roll” (BBQ salmon, avocado, cucumber, flying fish roe, tempura bits and mayo), The Eatery stays true to its Westside Vancouver roots while fusing with East Asian dishes. There’s the “Cali Mango Roll”, a twist of Philipino influence paired with the classic crab meat, avocado and mayonnaise combination. For the artistically inclined, the “Andy Warhol” (mango, tuna and salmon mayo) is a colorful spin on sushi. Meanwhile, the “Miss Piggy Roll” is “100% Kermit approved” with bacon, scallops, asparagus, roe and unagi sauce. Many of The Eatery’s dishes are customizable, with a choice to suit everyone’s taste. For example, yellow curry can be spiced on a scale of one to 10 from “sweet” to “pain”. Similarly, the teriyaki can please the vegetarian pallet with tofu, the meat-eaters with chicken or beef and even the seafood-lover with salmon.
“Miso hungry”? Not after going to The Eatery!
Last modified: September 15, 2008