Vancouver Foodster presents the Vancouver Fried Chicken Sandwich Challenge

Vancouver Fried Chicken Sandwich Challenge

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Fried Chicken Sandwich Challenge. Restaurants and foodtrucks from all over the city were invited to enter their fried chicken sandwiches into this challenge, some of the restaurants and foodtrucks have created a special fried chicken sandwich creation just for this challenge and others have entered their top choice off their existing menu. Each restaurant and foodtruck will be featuring their fried chicken sandwich creation on their menu from February 4-28, 2021.

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

Share your experiences: Tweet, Instagram (stories, reels) or TikTok your messages and photos throughout the challenge, our twitter and instagram address is @vanfoodster and the hashtag is #FriedChickenSandwichChallengeYVR please include this hashtag in all your social media mentions during the challenge.

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

Please VOTE for your favourites between February 4-28, 2021.

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

Win Win Chick-N

Win Win Chick-n Original Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Price: $11.99 (upgrade to a combo with a side of small fries and can of pop for additional $3.50)

Created by: our team

Description: we use a generous portion of 8-11 ounces of locally sourced fresh organic chicken breast meat hand breaded with

our in house spices,  we partnered it with a soft brioche buns and use a combination of our dry spices and mayo. try it it’s simply delicious

Offered: all the time

Win Win Chick-N

12160 First Ave, Richmond

Tel: 778 297 5818


Instagram @winwinchickn2018


Win Win Chick-N

8197 Main Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 423-4818


Instagram @winwinchickn2018

ChiMec Fried Chicken & Burger

ChiMec Thigh Burger

Price: $12.00

Created by: Eric and Jean

Description: Our ChiMec thigh burger is made with 2 boneless fried chicken thighs on a toasted brioche bun with creamy coleslaw, sweet pickles, pickled onions and your choice of original garlic mayo, medium siracha mayo or hot extra spicy pepper mayo.

Offered: all the time

Available for Take out, eat in or delivery.

ChiMec Fried Chicken & Burger

835 Denman Street, Vancouver

Tel: (604) 331-0058


Instagram @chimecvan

Tokyo Katsu-sand Foodtruck

Chicken Katsu-sando

Price: $13.25

Created by: Chef Ryosuke

Description: A simple dish prepared by a Japanese chef, using the same cooking method as in real Japan, to recreate the taste of Japan. Crispy chicken cutlet, cabbage, homemade Katsu sauce and Japanese mustard-mixed Japanese mayonnaise.

Offered: all the time

Tokyo Katsu-sand Foodtruck

725 West Georgia Street, Vancouver



Instagram @tokyokatsusand

Veg Out Foodtruck

Crispy Chick’n Burger

Price: $13

Created by: Chef Troy & Scott

Description: Original Chick’n tossed in our signature house made coating and fried to a perfect crunch. Topped with house made sweet mustard, shredded lettuce, and sliced dill pickle.

Offered: Rotating Schedule (Offered during operation hours)

Veg Out Foodtruck

Rotating schedule of locations


Instagram @vegout_yvr

Free Bird Table & Bar

Free Bird Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich

Price: $18

Created by: the team

Description: Buttermilk braised, juicy yet crispy chicken with a delightfully spice dry rub on a brioche bun.

Offered: all the time

Available for Take out, eat in or delivery.

Free Bird Table & Bar

5991 Alderbridge Way, Richmond

Tel: (604) 279-5598


Instagram @freebirdtableandbar

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Brenda Yim

Instagrammer and Influencer

Instagram: @pistachiopicks

David Grange

Blogger for BCFoodieBlogger

Twitter: @BCfoodieblogger

Instagram: @BCfoodieblogger

Rose Lin

Instagramer and Influencer


Make sure you pick up one of the Fried Chicken Sandwich Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourites. Remember to Vote for your favourites from February 4-28, 2021 at

Media release and images provided by Richard Wolak.

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