December 6, 2019


A Palestinian Lebanese Muslim and an Israeli Jew living in Vancouver open up about their unlikely friendship, and explain how their shared passion for food is helping them break barriers for others.

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March 3, 2019

Two best friends are pairing up to offer a Middle Eastern feast every week at the University of British Columbia but the unique lunch is more than just falafel and hummus — it's about tearing down walls.

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February 9, 2019

We all know Vancouver's a hotspot for all things vegan, sustainable, green and gorgeous. But where do you start? Food blogger Elizabeth Emery introduces us to her favourite vegan and ethical fashion spots in Vancouver, Canada.

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January 25, 2019

Health Canada unveiled a radically new food guide, eliminating food groups and encouraging plant-based foods over meat and dairy products. While meat and dairy farmers are upset about the change, Chickpea supports the new guide. 

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Chickpea joined up with their friends, restaurant colleagues at Aleph Eatery to dish out good food & demonstrate to the world that Palestinians & Israelis can coexist together.    

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June 10, 2018

To our surprise James came to visit us at Chickpea and chats with Casey Jo about his experience  

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May 28, 2018

Itamar and Rotem sit down with Julia and Shane, from Think Plant-Based, to talk about their journey moving to Vancouver, Canada and creating their dream restaurant and food truck. 

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April 11, 2018

Chickpea's Rotem Tal & Itamar Shani speak with Gloria Macarenko of CBC Vancouver and give viewers a tour of The Chickpea Experience.

January 3, 2018

Vancouver Foodster checks out Chickpea's new brick and mortar restauarnt 

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On the weekends brunch is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day, and Vancouver sure loves to brunch. From a plant-based newcomer to some decadent fresh options, here are five brunches to check out right now in Vancouver.

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4298 Main Street
Vancouver, BC

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Reservations at the restaurant are available for parties of 4 or more people. Please email us for parties of ten or more.


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