Meet others who lack true refinement, lack a regal heritage, and lack a superior attitude towards other cultures. We live in a city of vast ethnic diversity. The idea of this group is to explore that heterogeneity, find other open-minded flavour seekers and do it on a budget. There are hundreds of ethnic, family-owned restaurants, often no frills, but really authentic flavours from around the world. Please have a face picture posted!

SOME BASIC RULES
*If you have far-right political, sexual or racial views, join a different group.
*Be open-minded and tolerant. You don't have to eat super-spicy goat testicles or crunchy insects, but others might. And please be aware that this is NOT a vegetarian group.
*Be a nice person, that's really what it's all about.

PLEASE READ OUR RSVP ETIQUETTE:

SHOW UP or change your RSVP to "NO" the day before.
If you're new and you don't follow that rule, you're out.
If we've met you before, 2 strikes and you're out.

Many of our events have pre-ordered food, so if you don't come or cancel late:

WE would have to pay for YOU

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LET'S EAT AND BE MERRY !

Recent Meetups

  • April 6 · 12:30 PM

    The Monthly Dim Sum. Yum Cha? 饮茶

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    We can have 8 to 12 people at one table. We can have up to 24 people on 2 tables. So get on the waitlist and I'll ad a table if there's enough us. 24 hour cancellation... Learn more
  • March 2 · 12:30 PM

    The Monthly Dim Sum. Yum Cha? 饮茶

    11 Sponges | 4.50 4.506

    We can have 8 to 12 people at one table. We can have up to 24 people on 2 tables. So get on the waitlist and I'll ad a table if there's enough us. 24 hour cancellation... Learn more
  • February 20 · 7:00 PM

    Malay Curry House

    5 Sponges | 5.00 5.002

    Malay Curry House is a small restaurant serving South-East Asian (Malaysian, Singaporean, Thai) cuisine. Very authentic curries, some of them VERY spicy, and a variety... Learn more
  • February 13 · 7:00 PM

    Indian Wok - Indian-style Chinese cuisine

    10 Sponges | 4.50 4.505

    Thursday dinner meetups return. This is a fairly new restaurant (opened in November 2013) in Burnaby, just east of Metrotown. Chinese food with Indian spices--something... Learn more
  • February 2 · 1:00 PM

    The Monthly Dim Sum. Yum Cha? 饮茶

    11 Sponges | 5.00 5.002

    This is Chinese New Year, so space is Invaluable. I hope enough people will come, but if there are any "no-shows" I will gleefully ban them from this club!!!!!!!!!! 12... Learn more
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Founded Jan 29, 2010
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