12th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards reveals Signature Dishes of 2020

Here's where to find outstanding Chinese and Taiwanese menu items in Metro Vancouver

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      Seeking the best of the best Chinese and Taiwanese food in Metro Vancouver? Read on. The 12th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards has just announced winners of its Critics Choice Signature Dishes Awards. Ten of the winners are new to the yearly event.

      Among the highlights:

      - New Fishport Seafood Bistro took home the award for Chef’s Alaska King Crab Signature Menu.

      “The Chef’s Alaska King Crab Signature Menu at New Fishport Seafood Bistro is a culinary delight with variations beyond imagination, such as king crab top shell with golden oysters and steamed egg custard, baked king crab puff pastry, Chiu Chow style congee with king crab legs and king crab blood essence, and squid ink tai-chi fried rice with king crab meat,” the release said. “The multi-award winning Chinese Master Chef Sam Leung has once again elevated Cantonese cuisine with his unique vision and tasteful innovation.”

      - Vitasoy Flavoured Cream Puff by Little Fox Bakehouse won judges’ praise for the way it blends Hong Kong identity with the nostalgic taste of the Vitasoy beverage “to provide a sense of unspeakable comfort, reminding us of a better time in the good old days, with cherished memories encapsulated in this sweet sensation”.

      - New Mandarin Seafood Restaurant won for Chiu Chow Style Oyster Pan Cake.

      - Torafuku won for Beef Noodle Soup; the Dolar shop was recognized for its Exquisite Silver Soup Base; Mott 32 wowed with its Kung Po Lobster/Prawn, Sweetcorn and Water Chestnut Cake; and Dynasty Seafood Restaurant took home top nod for its Steamed Scallop and Pea Tip Dumpling.

      Visit Chinese Restaurant Awards for the complete list of winners and honourable mentions.

      Earlier this year, we reported on the winners of the Chinese Restaurant Awards’ Diners Choice Awards. See here for details.