Rightly considered one of the world’s preeminent Indian restaurants, Vij’s draws epicures, travelling culinary enthusiasts, and effusive praise from the Food Network to the New York Times. Finely nuanced interpretations of contemporary Indian cuisine conjure brightly coloured, intensely flavoured creationsÑB.C. trout in coconut and fenugreek masala delights. Accessible great-value wine options perfectly elevate the spicy fare. Locals lament the long lines caused by the no-reservations policyÑget over it. Sit in the sexy lounge and enjoy chai and Indian snacks as you wait your turn. A move to South Cambie is ever-imminentÉ