Curry Challenge 2022 Winners

The 7th Vancouver Foodster Curry Challenge was a success featuring unique curry creations at restaurants around greater Vancouver. Each restaurant featured their creation on their menu from April 8 – May 1, 2022 and their customers voted for their favourites daily throughout the challenge.

The Winners are:

1st Place: {108 points}

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

Alleppey Fish Curry

Price: $19.99 (served with rice)

Created By: Chef Manni

Description: Alleppey Fish Curry is a Kerala Style spicy Fish Curry which is slightly tangy due to the use of raw mangoes.

Ingredients: Fish, coconut oil, green chillies, curry leave, shallots, ginger, garlic, raw mango, coconut milk, Indian spices and salt.

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

1116 Robson St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-7999

Web: http://www.spicy6.com

Twitter @Spicy6onrobson

Instagram @spicy6onrobsonst

2nd Place: {103 points}

Bombay Kitchen and Bar (South Granville)

Bombay Paneer Chicken Roll

Price: $19.95

Created by: Chef Andy and the team

Description: The chicken roll is stuffed with spinach and paneer, topped with a coconut cardamon curry, served with basmati rice and a tandoori tomato on the side and garlic naan

Bombay Kitchen and Bar

1480 W 11th Ave, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 224-3333

Web: http://bombaykitchenbar.com/

Instagram @bombaykitchenandbar

3rd Place (tie): {100 points}

Bombay Kitchen and Bar (Commercial Drive)

Imperial Bombay Lamb Kundan

Price: $19.95

Created by: Chef Lucky and the team

Description: The lamb curry dish comes with pulao rice and Sesmi Naan.

Bombay Kitchen and Bar

1018 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 336-1111

Web: http://bombaykitchenbar.com/

Instagram @bombaykitchenandbar

3rd Place (tie): {100 points}

Davie Dosa Company

RRR Chicken Curry

Price: $20

Created by: the team

Description: Karaikudi spiced slow cooked chicken in tangy curry, served with cumin rice and flakey bread.

Davie Dosa Company

1235 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 669-5899

Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/

Twitter @daviedosa

Instagram @daviedosacompany

In the People’s Choice Awards category, the public who tried the Curry creations were the ones who had the opportunity to cast their vote throughout the challenge.

The Winners are:

1st Place People’s Choice:

Bombay Kitchen and Bar (Commercial Drive)

Imperial Bombay Lamb Kundan

Price: $19.95

Created by: Chef Lucky and the team

Description: The lamb curry dish comes with pulao rice and Sesmi Naan.

Bombay Kitchen and Bar

1018 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Tel:(604) 336-1111

Web: http://bombaykitchenbar.com/

Instagram @bombaykitchenandbar

2nd Place People’s Choice:

Davie Dosa Company

RRR Chicken Curry

Price: $20

Created by: the team

Description: Karaikudi spiced slow cooked chicken in tangy curry, served with cumin rice and flakey bread.

Davie Dosa Company

1235 Davie Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 669-5899

Web: http://daviedosacompany.com/

Twitter @daviedosa

Instagram @daviedosacompany

3rd Place People’s Choice:

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

Alleppey Fish Curry

Price: $19.99 (served with rice)

Created By: Chef Manni

Description: Alleppey Fish Curry is a Kerala Style spicy Fish Curry which is slightly tangy due to the use of raw mangoes.

Ingredients: Fish, coconut oil, green chillies, curry leave, shallots, ginger, garlic, raw mango, coconut milk, Indian spices and salt.

Offered: Dinner only 5pm – 10pm

Takeout and delivery option is available

Spicy 6 Fine Indian Cuisine

1116 Robson St, Vancouver

Tel: 604-336-7999

Web: http://www.spicy6.com

Twitter @Spicy6onrobson

Instagram @spicy6onrobsonst

Our media judging panel determined the ultimate winners of the challenge, and this was quite the task as each judge who tasted each creation with a rigorous process based on taste, originality/uniqueness and presentation/appearance.

Each media judge scored each creation with a maximum of 40 points as follows: Overall Taste 20 points, Originality and Uniqueness 10 points, Presentation and Appearance 10 points. The highest number of points a challenge creation could have been awarded is 120 points.

Our Media judges for this challenge were: Jacqueline Chui, Joyce Lam and David Grange.

Thank you to the chefs and restaurants that accepted my invitation and featured their curry creations on the menu for the past few weeks during this challenge.

I encourage you to visit the winning restaurants to try their curry creations! See all the Challenge entries here.

By: Richard Wolak

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