Vancouver Foodster 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 November 3-27, 2016.

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

Kaya Malay Bistro

Seafood Bouillabaisse in Assam Curry

Seafood Bouillabaisse in Assam Curry

Seafood Bouillabaisse in Assam Curry

Price: $15

Description : Mild Assam Curry with the Mixed Seafood

Created by: Chef Scott Kwan

Offered: Daily for Lunch 11:30-3:00pm and dinner 5:00-10:00pm

Kaya Malay Bistro

1063 W. Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: 604-730-9963

Web: http://www.kayamalay.com

Twitter: @kayamalay

 

Chutney Villa

Tamil Nadu Village Fish

Tamil Nadu Village Fish

Tamil Nadu Village Fish

Price: $12

Created by:  Muralee M

Description:  Bass fish cooked with house made Tamil Nadu masala, coconut milk, fried eggplant, tamarind, garlic, and curry leaves, tempered with other Indian aromatic spices.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner daily

Chutney Villa South Indian Cuisine

147 East Broadway, Vancouver

Phone: (604) 872-2228

Web: www.chutneyvilla.com

Twitter: @ChutneyVilla

 

U & I Thai

Chicken Massaman

Chicken Massaman

Chicken Massaman

Price: $14,95

Created by: Chef Ui Ratsomjit

Description: Braised leg of chicken, marinated and slow cooked in a Massaman Curry paste, with peanuts, and onions served with steamed vegetables and rice.

Offered: All the time

U & I Thai

3364 Cambie St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 875-6999

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

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U & I Thai

33261 1 Ave, Mission

Web: http://uandithai.com/

Twitter: @UIThai2

Instagram: @u_and_i_thai_

 

SalaThai Restaurant

Kaeng Hang Lé

Kaeng Hang Lé

Kaeng Hang Lé

Price: $18

Created by: Head Chef Eddy (Arnat Seksantrakul).

Description: Rich and spicy herbed curry with pork belly, red onions, fresh ginger slices and pickled garlic. A finishing touch of tamarind juice to bring out the savouriness of this Northern Thai curry. Served with sticky rice.

Offered: Dinner only, daily.

SalaThai Restaurant

888 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Phone: 604-683-7999

Web: http://www.salathai.ca/

Twitter: @SalaThaiBurrard

 

Dosa Hut

Attu Chops Iral Curry

Attu Chops Iral Curry

Attu Chops Iral Curry

Price: $29,99

Created by: Chef Kalai Selvaraj

Description: Lamb Chops with Prawn Curry served with wild brown rice and dosa.

Offered: All the time.

Dosa Hut

7233 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Phone: (604) 566-3111

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

Twitter: @kalaidosahut

 

Make sure you pick up one of the Curry Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at

Curry Challenge

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Joyce Lam
Food Blogger for her own http://vanfoodies.com/
Twitter: @vanfoodies
 
Louisa Chan
Writer and Editor of L for Life as well as Ming Pao
Twitter: @L_FOR_LIFE
 
Sherman Chan
Food Blogger for his own shermansfoodadventures.com
Twitter: @Sherman38