Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their fried chicken creations into this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their Fried Chicken creations on their menu from November 5 – 29, 2015.

A few of the unique creations in this challenge:


The Cascade Room


The Cascade Room
The Cascade Room

Southern Fried Chicken

Price:  $22

Description: Almond buttermilk biscuit, braised purple cabbage, french beans, red eye country gravy

Created by Tim Evans & Mike Buono

Offered: Nightly

The Cascade Room

2616 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604) 709-8650


Twitter: @thecascaderoom


American Grille

American Grille
American Grille

El Pollo Loco Fried Chicken

Price: $16.95

Description: Honey Glaze chipotle fried chicken, Bourbon bacon biscuit, Southern corn and cabbage slaw, Homemade gravy

Created by: Chef Danilo Ibara

Offered: All the time

American Grille

7571 Westminster Highway, Richmond

Tel: 604-232-2804


Twitter: @GrilleYVR


Bao Down

Bao Chicka Bao Bao
Bao Chicka Bao Bao

Bao Chicka Bao Bao

Price: $6

Description: Garlic & lemongrass fried chicken, carrot and daikon in a Thai vinaigrette, garlic scape mayo, fish sauce glaze and crispy garlic in a steamed Bao bun

Created by: Chef Greg Edwards

Offered: All the time.

Bao Down

12 Powell Street, Vancouver

Tel:  (778) 379-3611


Twitter: @baodowngastown

The full list of participating restaurants can be found here

For our Challenges, we have 2 sets of winners. The People’s Choice winners will be selected by the public who are invited to visit any of the participating restaurants and order the Burger creations and then decide on which ones they think are worthy of winning the challenge by casting their votes.

For this challenge we have 3 media judges and they are:

Tara Lee

Freelance journalist and broadcaster. Writer for Georgia Straight

Twitter: @VanGlutton

Sherman Chan

Food Blogger for his own

Twitter: @Sherman38

Stephanie Yuen

Food Writer. Author. Broadcaster. Blogger for many publications including her own

Twitter: @stephyuenyuen

Voting: The public is invited to order these Fried Chicken creations at the participating restaurants keeping in mind this criteria – originality, creativity, uniqueness,  traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste. People can vote the same day after trying the creation and they can vote once a day throughout the promotion. People will be encouraged to Vote for their favourites from November 5-29, 2015.

With a smartphone, customers will be able to vote from their table in the restaurant right after they have eaten the Fried Chicken creation.


We will announce the winning restaurants and their Fried Chicken creations on November 30, 2015.



About Vancouver Foodster

Founded in 2009 by Richard Wolak, Vancouver Foodster is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. The site offers expert advice on the hottest restaurants, parties, and openings this city has to offer, as well as the most interesting dining trends and newest cuisines and food around the region. Vancouver Foodster also runs a series of food challenges with restaurants and chefs throughout the year!

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