Vancouver Margarita Challenge

Welcome to the next Vancouver Margarita Challenge.  Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Margarita creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Margarita creations on their menu from August 6-29, 2021.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the Margarita creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best Margarita 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 #MargaritaChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your tweets, instagram stories, posts and other social shares during the challenge.

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

How to VOTE :

  1. Look for our Margarita challenge posters in each of the participating restauants
  2. Scan the QR code and Vote for your favourites from August 6-29, 2021 

Get some friends together and make a day or night of it, visit 2 places or more to taste the different Margarita creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

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

Little Mexico Cantina

Picante Piña

Price: $15

Created by: Gabriel Lee (Gabe)

Description: Inspired by the classic Piña Colada, the “Picante Piña” brings its signature flavour to the world of margaritas. Through the infusion of tequila, we are able to stay true to the conditions of a margarita while still having the refreshing taste of pineapple and coconut.

Ingredients: Pineapple tequila, jalapeño tequila, triple sec, coconut cream, lime juice, simple syrup

Offered: all the time

Little Mexico Cantina

3131 Chatham St #150, Richmond

Tel:(604) 272-5123

Web: https://www.littlemexicocantina.ca/

Instagram: @littlemexicocantina

Lucha Libre Taqueria

Jamaica Margarita

Price: $11.50

Created by: Esteban Cuevas

Description: Refreshing mexico-inspired margarita with fragrant hibiscus blossoms.  It’s made by steeping dried hibiscus flowers (known as jamaica in Mexico) in hot water, resulting in a fresh and tangy drink with a floral flavour. Served with our selection of tequilas, and garnished with jamaica flowers. This cocktail has a lovely and unique flavor and it’s flavored with one of the most popular and typical agua frescas you can try

Ingredients: Tequila, simple syrup, Triple sec, Jamaica concentrate, tajin, Jamaica flower

Available: all the time

Lucha Libre Taqueria

722 Nelson, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 620-8981

Web: https://luchalibretacos.com/

Instagram @luchalibretaqueriavancouver

Ban Chok Dee Thai

Lavender Lime Margarita

Price: $11

Created by: Nasraung and Savalee

Description:  Cease your summer’s heat with this refreshing Margarita! Thai- Mexican flavours; sweet, sour, spicy with soft fragrant of our summery lavender, sour from the lime and tamarind , and the spice from jalapeños and Thai chilli. Finally a touch of sweetness from home made caramel and a drop of butterfly pea flowers.

Ingredients:

tequila, triple sec, Lime and lavender syrup, Fresh lime juice, lavender ice cubes ,sugar & salt rim and lime wheel for garnish and a touch of tangy spice to Lime Tamarind Caramel.

Offered: Lunch and Dinner daily

Ban Chok Dee Thai

20563 Douglas Crescent, Langley

Tel: 778-278-3088

Web: http://www.banchokdee.com

Instagram @bcdthai

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Emma Clark

Blogger and Instagrammer

Instagram @we.eat.vancity 

Tony Huynh

Instagramer and Influencer

Instagram @raincouvereatery 

Zahra Alani

Meteorologist | Radio & TV Personality

Instagram @zahra.alani