Vancouver Chicken Wings Challenge 2019 Winners

The  Vancouver Foodster Chicken Wings Challenge was another success featuring chicken wings creations from restaurants around Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their chicken wings creation from June 6 – 30, 2019. Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness and presentation/appearance.

The Winners are: 

1st Place:

{100 points}

Mumbai Local

Hariyali Chicken Wings

Price: $10

Created by: Chef Tushar Tondvalkar

Description: Wings marinated in mint, cilantro and yogurt cooked over charcoal served with cabbage slaw and mint chutney .

Offered: 3pm to close.

Mumbai Local

1148 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-3281

Web: https://mumbailocal.ca/

Twitter @MumbaiLocal_ca

Instagram @mumbailocal.yvr

Chef Tushar Tondvalkar

2nd Place:

{96 points}

Wara Thai Eatery

Larb Wings

Price: $9.95

Created by Chef Vicky Siri

Description: Deep fried chicken wings with Thai spice. Seasoned with house special Larb sauce (lime juice with mixed Thai herbs).

Offered: all the time

Wara Thai Eatery

509 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 685-5623

Web: https://warathai.ca/

Instagram @warathaieatery

 

3rd Place:

{93 points}

Showcase Restaurant

Soy Ginger Glazed Chicken Wings

Price: $14

Created by: Chef Westley Feist

Description: This dish has been a staple on our menu for the past 4 years and we think they’re the best in the city.  1 # of chicken wings breaded and fried then tossed with soy ginger glaze and top with spicy aioli.

Offered: Available in our lounge from 11 AM to 12 PM and in our dining room from 11 am to 5 PM.

Showcase Restaurant

1122 W Hastings St, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 639-4040

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

Twitter: @Showcase_Van

Instagram @showcaserestaurant

Chefs team

In the People’s Choice Awards category, the public who tried the Chicken Wings creations were the ones who had the opportunity to cast their vote throughout the challenge.

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

Win Win Chick-N

Win Win Wings

Price: $10

Created by: the team

Description: our chickens our locally sourced and are hand breaded and freshly cooked right from our kitchen. Our pressures fried wingettes and drumettes are prepared with simple salt, pepper, garlic, our in house breading mix which is dairy free, egg free and nut free. Each order includes 10 pcs. mix of drumettes and wingettes.

Ingredients: our secret ingredients is simply made with L.O.V.E

Offered: all the time

Win Win Chick-N

12160 First Ave, Richmond

Tel: 778 297 5818

Web: https://www.winwinchick-n.com/

Instagram @winwinchickn2018

 

2nd Place People’s Choice:

Mumbai Local

Hariyali Chicken Wings

Price: $10

Created by: Chef Tushar Tondvalkar

Description: Wings marinated in mint, cilantro and yogurt cooked over charcoal served with cabbage slaw and mint chutney .

Offered: 3pm to close.

Mumbai Local

1148 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-3281

Web: https://mumbailocal.ca/

Twitter @MumbaiLocal_ca

Instagram @mumbailocal.yvr

 

3rd Place People’s Choice:

Wara Thai Eatery

Larb Wings

Price: $9.95

Created by Chef Vicky Siri

Description: Deep fried chicken wings with Thai spice. Seasoned with house special Larb sauce (lime juice with mixed Thai herbs).

Offered: all the time

Wara Thai Eatery

509 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 685-5623

Web: https://warathai.ca/

Instagram @warathaieatery

Our Media judges for this challenge were: Shelley Hayashi, Rick Green and Maggi Mei.

Each media judge will have scored the creation with a maximum of 40 points as follows: Overall Taste 20 points, Originality and Uniqueness 10 points, Presentation and Appearance 10 points). The total number of points a chicken wings creation could earn is 120 points.

Thank you to all the chefs, restaurants that accepted my invitation and featured their chicken wings on the menu for the past few weeks during this challenge.

I encourage you to visit the winning restaurants to try their Chicken Wings creations! See all the Chicken Wings creations here.

By: Richard Wolak