Restaurant Awards

Who Will Win Best New Restaurant?

Who Will Win Best New Restaurant?

Hint: it's definitely one of these five spots.

The Answers to All Your VanMag Restaurant Awards Questions

The Answers to All Your VanMag Restaurant Awards Questions

Who are these secret judges? And where's Best Vietnamese and Best Brunch?

Announcing the Finalists for Our 2019 Vancouver Restaurant Awards

Announcing the Finalists for Our 2019 Vancouver Restaurant Awards

We'll be celebrating our 30th year come April 29—and these are the contenders up for glory at our annual restaurant awards.

Announcing Our 2018 Restaurant Awards Winners!

Announcing Our 2018 Restaurant Awards Winners!

It's here! Our 29th annual celebration of the best restaurants in the city.

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Chef of the Year 2018: Alex Chen

Chef of the Year 2018: Alex Chen

Chef Alex Chen employs precision and creativity in equal measure.

Bartender of the Year 2018: Satoshi Yonemori

Bartender of the Year 2018: Satoshi Yonemori

At Grapes and Soda, Satoshi Yonemori brings fresh, innovative flavours behind the bar.

Sommelier of the Year 2018: Jill Spoor

Sommelier of the Year 2018: Jill Spoor

As wine director for the city's Fairmont hotels, Jill Spoor has immeasurable influence over how we interact with wine.

Premier Crew 2018

Premier Crew 2018

They're the hosts, servers, sommeliers and bartenders that can make a dining experience truly magic.

Lifetime Achievement Award 2018: Anthony von Mandl

Lifetime Achievement Award 2018: Anthony von Mandl

He may already own three Okanagan wineries, but this innovative proprietor is just getting started.

Best of the Neighbourhoods 2018

Best of the Neighbourhoods 2018

These neighbourhood spots offer great food—and an insight into the locals who live there.