Vancouver’s First Michelin Guide Awards

Last night was an exciting night for the Vancouver restaurant community as the Michelin Guide awarded 8 restaurants with one stars; awarded 12 with Bib Gourmands, and recognized 40 restaurants who are all now part of the Michelin guide. It was a wonderful event and I enjoyed attending the first Michelin Guide awards ceremony in Vancouver.

Here is the list announced by the Michelin Guide for Vancouver.

One Star:

AnnaLena; Barbara; Burdock & Co; iDen & QuanJuDe Beijing Duck House; Kissa Tanto; Masayoshi; Published on Main; St. Lawrence.

Bib Gourmands:

Anh and Ch; Chupito; Fable Kitchen; Fiorino, Italian Street Food; Kin Kao Song; Little Bird Dim Sum + Craft Beer; Lunch Lady; Nightshade; Oca Pastificio; Phnom Penh; Say Mercy!; Vij’s.


Acquafarina; Arike; Ask for Luigi; Bacaro; Bacchus; Bar Gobo; Bar Susu; Bonjour Vietnam Bistro; Botanist; Cafe Medina; Carlino; Chang’An; Chef’s Choice Chinese Cuisine; Cioppino’s; Como Taperia; Delara; Dynasty Seafood; Elephant, Fanny Bay Oyster Bar; Hawksworth Restaurant; Homer St. Cafe; L’Abattoir; Lobby Lounge & RawBar; Maenam; Miku; Nammos Estiatorio; Neptune Palace Seafood Restaurant; New Mandarin Seafood Restaurant; Nightingale; Ophelia; Osteria Savio Volpe; per se Social Corner; PiDGiN; Riley’s Fish & Steak; Sushi Bar Maumi; The Acorn; The Mackenzie Room; Torafuku; Ubuntu Canteen; Yuwa.

The reception featured delicious food and drink by Anh and Chi, Chupito, Remy Martin and more. For the awards ceremony Mijune Pak was the Emcee and she announced the awards with Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guide.

By: Richard Wolak