Welcome to the next Vancouver Foodster Sandwich Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Sandwich creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Sandwich creations on their menu from September 6-29, 2019.
How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the sandwich creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best sandwich 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 #SandwichChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets during the challenge.
Voting criteria – some things to help you judge your favourite sandwich 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 sandwich creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites
Here are the sandwich creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.
Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian
Deconstructed Vegan Meatball Banh Mi
Created by: Chef Yen Do and Patrick Do
Description: King Oyster Mushroom Meatballs in a traditional Tomato sauce. From scratch french baguette toast, vegan eggplant aioli, pickles, chili, lime.
Offered: All the time
Do Chay Saigon Vegetarian
1392 Kingsway, Vancouver
Italian Meatball Panuozzo
Created by: Chef Jesse Jobin
Description: In house made meatballs, Calabarian Chili mayo, arugula, balsamic roasted red onions, fior di latte and parmiagano
Offered: Daily 11:30am-2:30pm
265 Kingsway, Vancouver
Tel: (604) 876-6333
Food by Fanta
The Trans-Atlantic Sandwich
Created by: Chef Parinya Loptson and Chef Sadapphin Phothong
Description: The journey starts with a cucumber-wrapped Montreal smoked corned beef amuse-bouche and then travels across the ocean for a Paris-Brest pastry with a Thai-inspired herbal prawn filling with avocado and caramelized purple cabbage, a purple onion purée, grilled sweet corn and pomelo pulps, micro greens, edible flowers and Parmesan Tuiles.
Offered: Wednesday to Sunday 11-3 pm
Food by Fanta at BCD Academy
20542 Fraser Hwy #107, Langley
Tel: (604) 427-0166
Stewed Pork Bao
Created by: MixxBao Kitchen
Description: Steamed Bao, Stewed Pork, Homemade Chilly Sauce, Peanut Powder, Pickled Mustard, Cilantro. MixxBao is a Taiwanese Eatery that was created to share the authentic flavours of Taiwan to our customers.
Offered: Tuesday-Friday 11:30am-7pm and Saturday 11:30am-8:00pm; Closed Sunday and Monday.
MixxBao Taiwanese Eatery
1426 West 8th Ave, Vancouver
Our Media judges for this challenge are:
Writer for Inside Vancouver and other publications.
Writer of food and the arts for On The List, Vancouver Presents and other publications.
Blogger for BCFoodieBlogger
Make sure you pick up one of the Sandwich Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from September 6-29, 2019 http://vancouverfoodster.com/sandwich-challenge/