Vancouver Signature Coffee Drink Challenge

Welcome to the 8th annual  Vancouver Foodster Coffee Drink Challenge. I have invited cafes from around the city to enter their respective signature coffee drink creation into this challenge. Each café will be featuring their Signature Coffee creation on their menu from January 12 – February 6, 2022.

How Does this all Work? For the public challenge, you are invited to go out and order any or all of the coffee drink creations in this challenge, then you decide who you think has the best creation for the People’s Choice award winners. 

Share your experiences: Share your photos on Instagram and TikTok throughout the challenge, our instagram and TikTok address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #CoffeeDrinkChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social media sharing during the challenge.

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite coffee 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 Coffee Drink challenge posters in each of the participating cafes.
  2. Scan the QR code and Vote for your favourites from January 12 – February 6, 2022.

Get some friends together and visit 2 places or more to taste the different coffee creations or go solo or with a friend– just remember to VOTE for your favourites

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

Sunny M Specialty Coffee


Price: $7.95

Created by: Sunny

Description: Affogato X  Youtiao (Crispy Chinese Donut) / Double shot espresso + Vanilla Ice Cream + Crispy Chinese Donut

Offered: Wednesday – Monday (closed Tuesday)

Takeout and delivery details: Yes. or delivery through platform, Uber etc.

Sunny M Specialty Coffee

1345-4540 No. 3 Rd., Richmond

Tel: (604) 238-6900


Instagram @sunnymspecialty

Wicked Café

Cafe Dolce

Price: $5.45

Created by: Yeri Park

Description: Cafe dolce is cold brew coffee with Housemade Sweet cream on the top.

Offered: Daily

Takeout and delivery details: yes

Wicked Cafe

1399 W, 7th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: (672) 999-9493


Instagram @wicked_cafe

Sorry Coffee Co.

Sorry Not Sorry’ Chocolate Café

Price: $6

Created by: Iris Blanchett, General Manager

Description: This 12oz beverage features hints of orange zest that beautifully compliment the dark chocolate and organic espresso. The Chili pepper adds a wee bit of heat in the finish. Cozy up with this specialty mocha in Deep Cove – a comfortable taste of winter in a mug!

Available: daily

Delivery: not available

Sorry Coffee Co.

4342 Gallant Ave, North Vancouver

Tel: (604) 259-9761


Instagram @sorrycoffeeco_deepcove

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

AJ Heraghty


Instagram @ajfoodiesaiyan

Brenda Yim

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram: @pistachiopicks

Shelley Hayashi

Influencer/Concierge Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

Twitter: @shelleyhayashi

Instagram: @shelleyhayashi

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