Richmond restaurants clean up at Chinese Restaurant Awards

Richmond chefs figured prominently in the Critics’ Choice Signature Dish Awards. -
Richmond chefs figured prominently in the Critics’ Choice Signature Dish Awards.
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Richmond restaurants cleaned up at the 6th annual Chinese Restaurant Awards.

The Critics’ Choice Signature Dish Awards were handed out at an awards ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver on Wednesday.

If you want to try the 20 Must-Try Signature Dishes in Metro Vancouver + Greater Toronto, you will be spending a lot of time in Richmond.  Of the 10 Metro Vancouver dishes listed, seven are from Richmond:

•Alaska King Crab - Three Ways, Hoi Tong Chinese Seafood Restaurant

•Spike Sea Cucumber Soaked in Vinegar, Chef Tony Seafood Restaurant•

•Fortune Fish: Fresh Fish with Special Rice Noodles, Shiang Garden Seafood Restaurant

•Braised Beef Brisket and Tendon, Lai Leung Kee Delicatessen.

•Deep Fried Chicken with Shrimp Paste, Bamboo Grove.

•Perilla Basil Leaf Rolls, Spicy Vegetarian Cuisine.

•Sesame Egg Tart, Golden Paramount Seafood Restaurant.

Richmond restaurants were also prominent in the Diners’ Choice Awards, which were announced last month, but were presented Wednesday:

•Best Wonton Noodles: Max Noodle House.

•Best Honey Garlic Spareribs: Bamboo Grove.

•Best Egg Tart: Lido Restaurant.

•Best Dim Sum Restaurant: Sea Harbour Seafood Restaurant.

•Best Cantonese Restaurant:  The Jade Seafood Restaurant.

•Best Sichuan Restaurant: Golden Szechuan Restaurant.

•Best Taiwanese Restaurant/BBT Café: Bubble World Tea House.

•Best Hot Pot Restaurant: Landmark Hotpot House.

•Best Congee and Noodle Restaurant: Old Buddies Seafood Restaurant.

•Best Hong Kong-Style Café: Deer Garden Signatures.

•Best Bakery Shop: La Patisserie.

•Best Food Court Stall: Wah Yuen Noodle House, Yaohan Centre.

See the full list of winners at

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