Restaurant Awards

Restaurant Awards: Inside the Judging Process

Restaurant Awards: Inside the Judging Process

Our Food Editor answers the hotly contested question: How come I wasn't nominated?

Wait…Why is Best Vegetarian Missing from This Year’s Restaurant Awards?

Wait…Why is Best Vegetarian Missing from This Year’s Restaurant Awards?

It and its pals Best Korean, Best Izakaya and Best Food Truck haven't gone anywhere. They're just taking a sabbatical.

What is a Neighbourhood Restaurant?

What is a Neighbourhood Restaurant?

We break down the rationale for some of our highly contested categories.

You’re Invited: VanMag’s 29th Annual Restaurant Awards!

You’re Invited: VanMag’s 29th Annual Restaurant Awards!

Get your tickets now to our celebration of the best restaurants in the city.

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards

Here's the shortlist of this year's contenders for VanMag's 29th annual list of the best restaurants in the city.

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Announcing Our 2017 Restaurant Awards Winners!

Announcing Our 2017 Restaurant Awards Winners!

After 12 months of dining out, the results are in! Our judges tell you the dishes, the rooms and the chefs you need to visit this year.

VIDEO: Watch Vancouver Chefs Play a Game of Truth or Dare

VIDEO: Watch Vancouver Chefs Play a Game of Truth or Dare

The rules are simple: answer a question or eat something terrible.

Restaurant of the Year 2017: Dynasty Seafood

Restaurant of the Year 2017: Dynasty Seafood

The food from chef Sam Leung's kitchen sets the standard for Chinese cuisine in North America.

Chef of the Year 2017: Joël Watanabe

Chef of the Year 2017: Joël Watanabe

Joël Watanabe modernizes traditional Chinese dishes by grounding them in classic French techniques and local ingredients.

Best New Restaurant 2017: Savio Volpe

Best New Restaurant 2017: Savio Volpe

In the short time it's been open, Savio Volpe has woven itself inextricably into the fabric of our food scene.

Premier Crew 2017

Premier Crew 2017

Chefs get accolades, owners (hopefully) get profits, but it's the front-of-house team who makes sure that the diner experience is just so. And so here, they get some of our love.