A taste of India

Find exotic silks and spices at Vancouver, B.C.'s Punjabi Market

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Good Morning Panwalla & BBQ Place. WHAT: A traditional Indian pick-me-up and breath freshener, pan is a triangular packet of betel leaves and aromatics. For neophytes, owner Badru Murji recommends sweet pan with rose-petal paste, betel nut, fennel seeds, and coconut. WHEN: 12-11 daily (also serves lunch and dinner daily; $ U.S.). WHERE: 6452 Main St.; 604/321-4955.


Hi-Class Jewellers. WHAT: The sales staff are happy to instruct customers on how to wear the gleaming gold earrings and necklaces. WHEN: 11-7 Wed-Mon. WHERE: 6570 Main St.; 604/ 327-3132.


Sultan Cut. WHAT: Savvy Vancouverites come to the neighborhood for eyebrow threading (just $4 U.S.): lightning-fast plucking and shaping with quickly twisted thread. WHEN: 9:30-7:30 Wed-Mon, 2-7:30 Tue. WHERE: 208 E. 49th Ave.; 604/301-0434.




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