Vancouver Chicken and Waffles Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Chicken and Waffles Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their chicken and waffles dishes into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special creation just for this challenge and others have entered their top choice off their existing menu. Each restaurant will be featuring their chicken and waffles creation on their menu from February 21 – March 15, 2020.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the chicken and wafflescreations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best 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 #ChickenWafflesChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social media mentions during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite chicken and waffles 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 night of it, visit 2 restaurants or more to share and taste the different lasagna creations or go solo or with a friend – just remember to VOTE for your favourites between February 21 – March 15, 2020.

Here are the Chicken and Waffles creations in this challenge, listed in no particular order other than when they were received by us.

Egg and Co.

Egg & Co. Chicken Waffle

Egg & Co. Chicken Waffle

Price: $16

Created by: Chef Benjamin Ho

Description: Crispy Fried Chicken Karaage, Chive Waffle, Srirracha Mayo, Green Onions, Nori, Bacon

Offered: Weekdays only from 9am-3pm. Closed Wednesdays.

Egg and Co.

4245 Fraser Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 336-9301

Web: https://eggandco.ca/

Instagram @eggncompany

 

Douce Diner

Buttermilk Chicken & Waffles

Buttermilk Chicken & Waffles

Price: $19.50 (minus $2.50 without the egg)

Created by: Chef Dawn Doucette

Description: organic chicken breast marinated in buttermilk & in house hot sauce lightly breaded in panko and spices with fluffy made to order waffle served with sausage pan gravy

Offered: 8am – 3pm daily

Douce Diner

1490 Pemberton Ave, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 980-2510

Web: http://doucediner.com/

Instagram @doucediner

 

TUC Craft Kitchen

Crispy Chicken & Waffles

Crispy Chicken & Waffles

Price: $17 at brunch and $21 at dinner.

Created by: the team

Description: Two pieces of crispy fried free-run chicken breasts piled onto our soft savoury waffles and accompanied by our homemade chili ginger sauce plus a side of classic maple syrup.

Offered: Fridays – Sundays for brunch and Sundays – Thursdays for dinner.

TUC Craft Kitchen

60 W Cordova Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 559-8999

Web: https://www.tuccraftkitchen.com/

Instagram @tuccraftkitchen

 

C Market Coffee

Ramen Crusted Fried Chicken and Waffles

Ramen Crusted Fried Chicken and Waffles

Price: $16

Created by: The team

Description: The dish is a juicy marinated boneless chicken thigh, dipped in buttermilk then crusted with Ramen noodles. Served with our classic waffles, potato hash and the option of three dipping sauces. It comes with a spicy tartar sauce, a honey mustard and a cinnamon infused maple syrup.

Offered: Monday to Sunday 9am to 2pm.

C Market Coffee

111 – 100 Schoolhouse Street, Coquitlam

Tel:(604) 474-2026

Web: https://cmarket.ca/word/

Instagram @cmarket_coffee

 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

 

Jacqueline Chui

Food and Travel Blogger

Twitter @jacquelinechui

Instagram @jacquelinechui

 

Rick Green

Freelance writer for BC Brews and other publications

Twitter: @BCbrews

Instagram @b.c.beerblog .

 

Sophia Hu

Instagramer and Influencer

Instagram @sopheats

 

Make sure you pick up one of the Chicken and Waffles Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your People’s Choice favourites from February 21 – March 15, 2020.