Second Annual Golden Dumpling Cook Off and Derby Returns August 10

Photo Credit: Daniel Burke

Photo Credit: Daniel Burke Photography

If you’re in Chinatown or Strathcona this Sunday, be sure to make your way to 100 block of Keefer Street. The second annual Golden Dumpling Cook Off and Derby will be heating up Keefer as some of Vancouver’s hippest chefs compete for the Golden Dumpling championship.

This is how it works: local master Chinese chefs will be selling traditional dumplings roadside, while cooks from 20 of Vancouver’s top restos will plate up fresh takes on the little pouches of yum. A panel of expert dumpling-eating judges – like Global BC Newswoman Sophie Lui – who decide the winner

The cook off competitors’ list reads like an honour roll of Vancouver’s finest eateries including: Oru, Campagnolo, Wildebeest and Vij’s. Attendees can sample the 20 different dumpling offerings by purchasing a $30 passport. Though online passports are sold out, 100 tickets will be available the day of the event and we’re giving away two passports (see details below). Continue reading:
Second Annual Golden Dumpling Cook Off and Derby Returns August 10

Exploring Vancouver’s Chinese Cuisine

photo: Siu Mai at Jade Dynasty | Flickr

photo: Siu Mai at Jade Dynasty | Flickr

Fed up with the same old sweet-and-sour pork, fried rice and lo mein? Say no more.

Among Vancouver’s culinary treasures is “the best Chinese food” outside of China, according to no less an authority than The New York Times. For diners seeking a taste of exactingly authentic cuisine from across China’s many regions, it’s a virtual Shangri-La.

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Exploring Vancouver’s Chinese Cuisine