Restaurant Awards

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.

Best New Restaurant 2018: St. Lawrence

Best New Restaurant 2018: St. Lawrence

With its homestyle Québécois cooking, JC Poirier's St. Lawrence won judges' (and Vancouverites') hearts this year.

Meet the 2018 Restaurant Awards Judges

Meet the 2018 Restaurant Awards Judges

They toil all year, eating at more spots than the average diner visits in a lifetime: here’s the all-star panel of gourmands that make up our esteemed judging panel.

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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.

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.

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.