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Desi Turka Indian Cuisine: Chicken Vindaloo and Lamb Curry

Along 6th Street, near the Burnaby-New Westminster border, a rather unassuming restaurant named Desi Turka Indian Cuisine serves up some fairly good East Indian fare. If it wasn’t for the aroma of Indian spices emanating from restaurant, you’d hardly know that it was there.
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Naan Bites – Queensborough Landing

Naan Bites is a popular eatery in Queensborough Landing. I actually tried to come here twice but it was so busy on each visit that I wound up going to nearby Pho Express Angkor instead.
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Tasty Indian Bistro – Keema Masala

What do you call a bistro that serves tasty Indian food? Why Tasty Indian Bistro, of course! Truth be told, I feel like this restaurant is a little big to be considered a “bistro”. Fortunately, the food is tasty!
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Tasty Indian Bistro – Modern Indian Cuisine

With the word “Tasty” front and centre in their name, you’ve got to expect that the food better be up to snuff. Tasty Indian Bistro has been around since 2011, located on busy 120th Street that straddles North Delta and Surrey.
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Taste of Punjab – Lamb Vindaloo and Butter Chicken

The Punjab region of South Asia is quite large and comprises both the Punjab province of Pakistan as well as the Punjab state of India.  The name takes itself from the Persian words “panj” meaning “five” and “aab” meaning water and refers to the five tributaries of the Indus River.  Okay, enough with the geography lesson, let’s get back to the reason why you’re here… namely food.

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Mezbaan Fine Indian Fusion

We first tried Mezbaan Fine Indian Fusion over a year ago (a little bit before we started our food blog) but haven’t had the chance to revisit until just recently.  Like a lot of other Indian restaurants, they do offer a buffet – but I’ve been trying to steer clear of East Indian buffets lately because the sauces tend to be quite rich and the rice and naan fill you up so quickly. Read the rest of this entry

Simba’s Grill (Edmonds)

I had a tough time getting to Simba’s Grill the other day… and I was only a few minutes away.  But with all of the road work, contruction, plus accidents on Canada Way and on one of the bridges, traffic down Edmonds was pretty hectic.

I decided to turn off the main road and take some side streets to get to Simba’s but got lost kind of quickly.  Fortunately, the GPS on my Android phone got me back on track quickly. Read the rest of this entry