Vikram Vij
Vikram Vij is the award-winning co-owner of the highly successful Vancouver restaurants Vij’s and Rangoli. He also owns My Shanti restaurant in South Surrey, BC. As well, he and Meeru are co-authors of two books on Indian food: Vij’s Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine, and Vij’s At Home, Relax Honey. He is the creator of his own-name brand frozen meals, Vij’s At Home that are available in the frozen food section of many Canadian retailers.

Entries by Vikram Vij

Changes To Senate Appointment Process Aim To Give Canadians A Voice

(2) Comments | Posted July 27, 2016 | 11:53 AM

It's fair to say there has been a cloud over the Canadian Senate, after several scandals that have tested public trust in this important constitutional body. Some want to see the Senate abolished, others have called for its reform.

In the wake of the issues that have dogged it, moves...

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Heading Back to My Culinary Roots in Banff

(4) Comments | Posted April 23, 2015 | 5:36 PM

How many people can say one dish changed their life? I can say that completely truthfully. That dish was goulash.

Back in the 1980s, I was working at a hotel restaurant in Salzburg when I was asked to cook a meal for a special guest. Ivor Petrak, the longtime...

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Taking a Leap From the Kitchen to the Dragons' Den

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 4:56 PM

The life of a chef involves experiencing new things on a daily basis; whether it's a new recipe or flavour, a visit to a different restaurant or even a completely different country where I can enjoy cultural explorations that broaden my mind through culinary journeys.

I've just come back from...

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What I Would Change About Ethnic Food In Canada

(11) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 12:31 PM

Leading up to Canada Day, the Huffington Post blog team asked prominent Canadians what they would change about one aspect of our country. We are publishing their answers in our series "What I'd Change About Canada" leading up to July 1. You can find the full series here....
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Cooking Live With Vikram Vij: Chicken Coconut Curry

(1) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 11:48 AM

March was a really important month for my team and I. We undertook an enormous task -- a worldwide first -- and we pulled it off! And this week, we are doing it all again.

On Thursday June 6, at 6 p.m. PST, anyone around the world will be able...

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How Anthony Bourdain Made Us Eat As a Family

(1) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 4:31 PM

I have made a special effort in the past few years, to make time to sit down with my family, to eat together. It's not exactly easy and I know for many people, life, work and the daily grind get in the way. But I also know that it is...

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