Chanukah Treats

Chanukah is an 8 day Jewish holiday that celebrates the miracle of light it is a joyous festival of lights People celebrate by lighting the menorah, playing dreidel games, and are everyone is encouraged to eat deep-fried and oily foods including Potato Latkes, Jelly Donuts, Cookies and Chocolates. This year the festival is celebrated December 1st – 9th.

Here are some of the bakeries, restaurants and shops where you can purchase Chanukah treats in and around Vancouver, you don`t have to be Jewish to partake in this joyous festival.

Vancouver

Breka Bakery

–       Jelly Doughnuts

6533 Fraser Street – 604-325-6612

Naava

–          Latkes, Jelly Dougnuts

950 West 41st Avenue – 604-676-7632

Solly’s (3 locations)

–          Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, fresh Apple Sauce

1) 368 West 7th Avenue – 604-675-9750

2) 2873 West Broadway – 604-738-2121

3) 189 East 28th Avenue – 604-872-1821

Sabra’s

–         Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Tahini, Apple Sauce and Chocolates

3844 Oak Street — 604-733-4912

Siegel’s (2 locations)

– Latkes

1) 1883 Cornwall Avenue — 604-737-8151

2) Granville Island Market

Kaplans

–Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Apple Sauce and Chocolates

5775 Oak Street — 604-263-2625

Omnitsky’s

–Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Apple Sauce and Chocolates

5866 Cambie Street – 604-321-1818

Max`s Deli

–Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies, Apple Sauce

3105 Oak Street – 604-733-4838

Whole Foods Cambie

–Latkes and Apple Sauce

510 West 8th Avenue – 778-370-4210

Richmond

Garden City Bakery

– Jelly Doughnuts and Chanukah Cookies

9100 Blundell Road – 604-244-7888

Cosmo Food Market

–Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Chanukah Cookies,

4771 Blundell Road – 604-277-7515

Apple Sauce is the side dish that complements your latkes and can double as a delicious and nutritious dessert.

Chanukah only comes once a year (yes, it does last eight days), and it is okay to enjoy your favorite holiday foods while watching portion sizes and avoid going for thirds.

Compiled by: Richard Wolak