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Vancouver - Vikram Vij

“Vancouver’s bounty provides the backdrop as two married chefs battle it out in one kitchen.”


Vancouver, British Columbia is a culinary Mecca on the west coast with extended growing seasons and thriving, creative cuisine. At the heart of it all is local legend, Chef Vikram Vij. But this European-trained chef doesn’t hide in the kitchen.  He’s not even in charge of the menu. That’s the purview of his self-taught wife Meeru Dhalwala. Vikram and Meeru adore each other, but that doesn’t mean they get along in the kitchen.

Now, for the first time in years, Vikram and Meeru are going to cook together professionally - and it’s anyone’s guess how it will go. The prestigious Vista D'Oro Farms has invited the two of them to stage a cooking demo that is in such great demand that some guests have been waiting more than three years for this opportunity.

We follow this married couple's love for local food as they prepare for the demo. We meet James Walton of Storm Brewing, John Van Der Lieck of Oyama Sausage Company, and Patrick and Lee Murphy from Vista D'Oro Farms, who supply key ingredients to the evening’s success. Hopefully Vikram and Meeru can keep a lid on their differences and share the stove.

Vancouver - Vikram Vij

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