Category Archives: Eastern European

Tenen Restaurant: Hearty Eastern European Food

Tucked away in a tiny little retail building on Royal Oak near Rumble Street in Burnaby, a modest Eastern European restaurant has taken over the location formerly occupied by Long J L Chinese Cuisine. It’s quite easy to miss this place as it’s somewhat hidden by the Chevron gas station next door.
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Acacia Fillo Bar – Bulgarian Banitza

Acacia Fillo Bar is a tiny little Bulgarian café located on Denman Street that serves up Banitzas and Bureks. Both of these are very similar to each other (I’ve had bureks before at Bernie’s Balkan Kitchen which recently moved) but the banitzas are generally eaten for breakfast in Balkan countries.
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A Taste of Ukraine (Burnaby)

A Taste of Ukraine is a mixed-use store that comprises a deli, grocery store, and gift ware shop. If you’ve got a craving for some Eastern European fare, this is an interesting place to stop by.

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Bernie’s Balkan Kitchen – Burek and Schnitzel

Bernie’s Balkan Kitchen has been located near the corner of Kingsway and Edmonds for a number of years but, as I understand it, they plan on moving due to the impending redevelopment of the area.  Read the rest of this entry

Balkan House – Cevapcici

The Balkan region of Europe comprises a number of countries but due to some negative connotations to the term “Balkan”, many often refer to the area now as Eastern Europe or Southeastern Europe.  Regardless of the terminology used, the food shares aspects with traditional Slavic, Turkish, Serbian, and Greek fare.

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