Vancouver Fried Chicken Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their fried chicken dishes into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special fried chicken creation just for this challenge and others have entered their top choice off their existing menu. Each restaurant will be featuring their fried chicken creation on their menu from November 5-29, 2020.

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

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

Please VOTE for your favourites between November 5-29, 2020. 

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

Win Win Chick-N

Win Win Chicken Spicy Habanero

Price: $8.99 + tax or $5.00 + tax if customer choose drumsticks only and they still get the choice of the 2 sides

Created by: our team

The dish: We are serving 2 pieces Leg and thigh with a choice: one side of our Filipino sweet style macaroni pasta or our hand cut doubled fried french fries.

Description: Our chicken’s our locally sourced, always fresh never frozen, we hand breaded our chickens with our in house breading mix (no dairy product), we always recommend to our customers to place their orders in advance as we cook fresh batches of our delicious fried chickens each time. Our original home-made Filipino style macaroni pasta are loaded with lean ground pork slices of hotdogs some of our customers say it’s already a complete meal! A must try is our fresh hand cut french fries no preservatives and is sourced from our local farmers.

Offered: all the time

Win Win Chick-N

12160 First Ave, Richmond

Tel: 778 297 5818

Web: https://www.winwinchick-n.com/

Instagram @winwinchickn2018

And

Win Win Chick-N

8197 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-4818

Web: https://www.winwinchick-n.com/

Instagram @winwinchickn2018

Super Hiro’s Restaurant

Chicken All Stars

Price: $14.50 (8 pieces)

Created by: Chef Hiroki Watanabe

Description: fried chicken style, we call this “Karaage”. Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside (using Japanese technique) with ginger sauce.

Offered: all the time

Delivery/Takeout: Call for pickup; available for delivery by DoorDash and Fantuan

Super Hiro’s Restaurant

2585 West Broadway, Vancouver

Tel: (778) 737-3333

Web: https://www.superhiros.com/

Instagram @superhiros.restaurant

Rib&Chicken

Trio Chicken

Price: $31.99 (family size)

Created by: the team

Description: A crispy outer edge and tender inside with 3 sauces of your choice: Original, Sweet & Spicy, Garlic, Sweet & Soy

Offered: all the time

Delivery/Takeout:

Rib&Chicken

1660 Renfrew Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 243-2550

Web: https://www.ribandchicken.ca/

Instagram @ribnchicken

HiFive Chicken 24 Hour

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Price: $13.95

Created by: Chef Binod

Description- Stuffed chicken with baked potato, garden salad and maple gravy.

Offered: All the time for dining-in only.

HiFive Chicken 24 Hour

203 SE Marine Drive, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 327-4898

Web: https://www.hifive24.com/   

Instagram @hifive.chicken

Chicken World

Big Show Combo

Price: $11.50

Created by: Adeel Jahangir

Description: This combo is called the Big Show because it’s a handful of our top selling items! Inside you’ll find the most popular Gabbar Burger, 1 piece of fried chicken (your choice of leg or thigh, spicy or regular), small fries, and 1 sauce of choice (choose from 3 of our secret sauces!)

Gabbar Burger – Freshly toasted brioche bun, chopped iceberg lettuce, Spicy house mayonnaise or regular mayonnaise, thick mozzarella cheese (additional) and two tender juicy chicken thigh filets (regular or spicy)

Fried chicken – we marinade our chicken for minimum 24 hours with our secret 13 herbs and spices recipe and hand bread every chicken piece fried to perfection.

Crunchy and crispy potato fries (can be additionally charged for Masala or peri peri flavour) for 50 cents only.

1 sauce of choice that is made in house with our secret recipes and local ingredients: Spicy Mayonnaise, Chilli garlic sauce or Nosh e jaan.

Offered: all the time

Takeout/Delivery: Takeout and dine in only but not delivery

Chicken World

1181 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 681-0007

And

Chicken World

12842 96 Ave, Surrey

Tel: (604) 588-0221

And

Chicken World

13775 72 Ave #14, Surrey

Tel: (604) 594-0001

Web: http://chickenworldbc.com/

Instagram @chickenworldcanada

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Rick Green

Freelance writer for BC Brews and other publications

Twitter: @BCbrews

Instagram @b.c.beerblog .

Shelley Hayashi

Influencer/Concierge Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

Twitter: @shelleyhayashi

Instagram: @shelleyhayashi

Tara Lee

Writer for Inside Vancouver and other publications.

Twitter: @VanGlutton

Instagram @vanglutton

Make sure you pick up one of the Fried Chicken Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from November 5-29, 2020 at https://vancouverfoodster.com/fried-chicken-challenge/