The best Chinese food in Metro Vancouver in 2017, according to diners

Jan 20 2017, 8:37 pm

The eaters have spoken! The 2017 Chinese Restaurant Awards Diners’ Choice results are in, and we now know where to find the best of the best when it comes to Chinese food in Metro Vancouver this year.

With a voting period that spanned December 12, 2016 to January 22, 2017, this segment of the popular annual food awards focuses on a set of dishes, using the dining public’s nominations for where they go when they want the best in the city. Over 38,000 votes were recorded this year.

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As is the tradition, new iconic dishes are added to the ballots, and the 2017 additions are: Best Cantonese Siu Mai, Best Shredded Turnip Pastry, Best Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles, Best Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken, and Best Durian Glutinous Rice Dumpling. New categories this year are: Best New Restaurant and Best Takeout Restaurant.

Here are the 2017 Diners’ Choice winners for the best Chinese Food in Metro Vancouver:

Best Cantonese Siu Mai
Chef Tony Seafood Restaurant

Best Shredded Turnip Pastry
Yuan’s Shanghai Serendipity Cuisine

Best Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles
Long’s Noodle House

Best Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken
Memory Corner

Best Durian Glutinous Rice Dumpling
Kirin Restaurants

Best New Restaurant (open less than 1 year)
CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice

Best Vanfood’s Takeout Restaurant
Alvin Garden

Best Services Restaurant
The Jade Seafood Restaurant

Best Fine Dining Restaurant

Best Dim Sum Restaurant
Sun Sui Wah Seafood Restaurant

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Sun Bo Kong Vegetarian Restaurant

Best Northern Chinese Restaurant

Best Cantonese Restaurant
Top Gun J & C Restaurant

Best Shanghainese Restaurant
Shanghai River Restaurant

Best Szechuan/Hunan Restaurant
Lucky Noodle Chinese Restaurant

Best Taiwanese Restaurant/BBT Café
Pearl Castle Cafe

Best Hot Pot Restaurant
Liu Yi Shou Hot Pot Restaurant

Best Hong Kong-style Café
Deer Garden Signatures

Best Congee and Noodle Restaurant
Neptune Wonton Noodle

Best Food Court Stall
James Snacks, Empire Centre

Best B.B.Q. Shop
Parker Place (Aberdeen) Meat & B.B.Q.

The CRA also include Social Media Choice Awards and the highest honours, the Critics’ Choice awards, both of which will be announced later.

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