New restaurant in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside causes protest -

New restaurant in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside causes protest


Our best wishes to Brandon Grossutti, owner of the newest restaurant in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since opening the doors, his customers have endured daily protests from a small but committed group of anti-poverty activists who claim the eatery, Pidgin, is Exhibit A of the regrettable gentrification sweeping the notorious neighbourhood.

To the contrary, Pidgin is exactly what the area needs: a fresh, vibrant business that has not only created jobs, but is helping to re- vitalize the landscape. Bon appétit.

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