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Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge (March 8 – April 1)

March 8 @ 8:00 am - April 1 @ 11:30 pm PST

curry challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their curry creations into this challenge, most have created a special curry creation just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their curry on their menu from March 8 – April 1, 2018

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the curry creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best curry creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Tweet (and don’t forget to tweet or instagram your photos) throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #CurryChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets, instagram stories and instagram posts during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite curry creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to share and taste the different curry creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

Here are the Curry dishes in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

Viet House Restaurant

Tropical Duck Curry

Tropical Duck Curry

Price: $15

Created by: Chef John Nguyen

Description: Sous-vide duck leg cooked in red curry served with rice.

Offered: all day, every day.

Viet House Restaurant

3420 Cambie Street, Vancouver

Tel: 778-379-9388

Web: http://www.viethouserestaurant.com

Instagram: @viet_house_restaurant

 

Kerala Kitchen

Chettinad Chicken Curry

Chettinad Chicken Curry

Price: $12.99

Created by: Sujith Raj

Description: is one one the popular dishes is Southern India. It’s made with spicy masala and coconut, roasted and grind together to make a paste and we add to the chicken.

Offered: all the time

Kerala Kitchen

9386 120 St #103, Surrey

Tel: (604) 288-7845

Web: https://www.facebook.com/keralakitchensurrey/

Instagram: @kitchenkerala

 

Davie Dosa Company

Lamb Pepperica

Lamb Pepperica  

Price: $15

Created by: Chef Leveil Arockiasamy

Description: Braised Lamb in a pepper curried sauce served with Basmati rice, mango pickle and Papad.

Offered: All the time

Davie Dosa Company

1235 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 669-5899

Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/

Twitter @daviedosa

Instagram @daviedosacompany

 

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

Exotic Saffron Chicken

Exotic Saffron Chicken

Price: $25.00

Created by: Chef Chanchal

Description: Indian Exotic Saffron chicken curry served with Jasmine Rice and House made Naan.

Offered: Dinner only

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

1116 Robson St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-7999

Web: http://www.spicy6.com/zgrid/themes/11934/intro/index.jsp

Twitter @Spicy6onrobson

Instagram @spicy6eats

 

Showcase Restaurant

Moroccan Lamb Shank

Moroccan Lamb Shank

Price: $31

Created by: Chef Marc Friesen

Description: Braised 14oz Lamb Shank, Braised in Curry Tomato Sauce, Mint Yogurt Drizzle, Roasted Cauliflower and Grape Tomato, Pickled Cabbage, Fried Garbanzo Beans and Cilantro.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner daily

Showcase Restaurant

1122 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 639-4040

Web: http://www.showcaserestaurant.com/

Twitter: @Showcase_Van

Instagram @showcaserestaurant

 

Ban Chok Dee

Springtime Scallops in Thai Curry Sauce

Springtime Scallops in Thai Curry Sauce

Price: $17

Created by: Chef Parinya

Description: A display of colorful Spring life in our beautiful Vancouver … we found the way to offer our curry dish with our seared Jumbo Scallops infused with pans leaves. Comes with the amusing bites with Thai rice crackers stuffed with smoked spiced bale infused pork belly, pickled jicama, caramelized Cherry tomatoes. Served in Thai curry sauce, purple and orange sweet potatoes purée, basil drops, dehydrated fruits coconut rice and garnished with edible spring flowers and dill.

Offered: All the time

Ban Chok Dee

20563 Douglas Crescent, Langley

Tel: 778-278-3088

Twitter: @BanChokDeeThai

Instagram: @banchokdeethai

And

Ban Chok Dee

20395 Lougheed Hwy, Maple Ridge

Web: http://www.banchokdee.com

Twitter: @BanChokDeeThai

Instagram: @banchokdeemr

 

Meinhardt

Tandoori Salmon in Lobster Curry

Tandoori Salmon in Lobster Curry

Price: $2.59 per 100 grams served on hot bar

Created by: Chef Mohinder Toga

Description: Wild Salmon Marinade in Tandoori Spice, Grilled and gently simmered in a lobster curry with a note of coconut served on top of basmati rice

Offered: on the hot bar everyday after 11am.

Meinhardt

South Granville Location

3002 Granville Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 732 4405

and

Meinhardt

Downtown Pacific Centre Location

609 Granville Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 681 8175

Web: https://meinhardtfinefoods.com

Twitter: @Meinhardtfoods

Instagram: @meinhardtfinefoods

 

U & I Thai

U&I Thai Sour Curry

U&I Thai Sour Curry

Price: $13.95

Created by: Chef Ui Ratsomjit

Description: A twist on a traditional seafood dish from southern Thailand.  Deliciously fresh white fish, tuna and prawns, in a pleasantly light curry combining pineapple with papaya and turmeric ,creating a light and delightful tingle on the palate.  Special contest price only $13.95

Offered: all the time

U & I Thai

3364 Cambie Street, Vancouver

Phone: (604) 875-6999

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter @UIThai2

Instagram @u_and_i_thai_

and

U & I Thai

33261 1 Ave, Mission

Phone:

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter @UIThai2

Instagram @u_and_i_thai_

and

U & I Thai

3757 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford

Phone:

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter @UIThai2

Instagram @u_and_i_thai_

 

India Bistro

Lamb Methi

Lamb Methi     

Price: $14.95

Created by: Chef Pram Chand

Description: Boneless lamb cooked with dry fenugreek leaves, garlic, in a special curry sauce.

Offered: Lunch and dinner daily.

India Bistro

1157 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-684-6342

Web: http://www.indiabistro.ca/#/home

Twitter @India_Bistro

Instagram @india_bistro_vancouver

 

Swad Indian Kitchen

Swad-E-Lamb

Swad-E-Lamb

Price: $14.95

Created by: Chef Kamal Mroke

Description: Swad E Lamb slowly cooked lamb, coconut milk, curry leaves & ground spices.

Offered: Lunch and dinner daily

Swad Indian Kitchen

1734 Marine Drive, West Vancouver

Tel: (604) 281-4411

Web: http://swadindiankitchen.ca/

Twitter @SwadVancouver

Instagram @swadindiankitchen

 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

 

Areta Wong

Blogger of Foodgressing

Twitter: @foodgressing

Instagram: @foodgressing

 

Rick Green

Freelance writer for BC Brews and other publications

Twitter: @BCbrews

 

Roanna Young

Instagrammer and blogger

Instagram: @foodiegramca

 

Make sure you pick up one of the Curry Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from March 8 – April 1, 2018 http://vancouverfoodster.com/curry-challenge/

Details

Start:
March 8 @ 8:00 am
End:
April 1 @ 11:30 pm
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Website:
http://vancouverfoodster.com/2018/03/08/vancouver-foodster-curry-challenge-2/