CC Madhya 17.180

tathāpi purī dekhi’ tāṅra ‘vaiṣṇava’-ācāra
‘śiṣya’ kari’ tāṅra bhikṣā kaila aṅgīkāra
Word for word: 
tathāpi — still; purī — Mādhavendra Purī; dekhi’ — after seeing; tāṅra — of the brāhmaṇa; vaiṣṇava-ācāra — behavior like a Vaiṣṇava; śiṣya kari’ — accepting him as his disciple; tāṅra bhikṣā — food offered by him; kaila aṅgīkāra — accepted.
Translation: 
Although the brāhmaṇa belonged to the Sanoḍiyā community, Śrīla Mādhavendra Purī had seen that he behaved like a Vaiṣṇava and had therefore accepted him as his disciple. The food he had cooked had also been accepted by Mādhavendra Purī.