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12 million people voted. And Vancouver’s own YVR Airport came out on top in North America.
The results of the 2014 Skytrax World Airport Awards (the “Oscars” of the airport world) are out. And for the fifth year in a row Vancouver International Airport was ranked the best in North America. It also ranked 9th worldwide, sandwiched between Zurich Airport (8th) and London’s Heathrow Airport (10th).
For the awards, passengers from around the globe were asked to assess more than 400 airports based on 39 different criteria, from passenger experience and signage to amenities and friendliness. The resulting rankings were based exclusively on these surveys, with no influence from sponsors or other factors.
Thomson, who’s been called “the sensei of speed eating” and “top dog,” downed seven Japadogs in 10 minutes. That’s about half a Japadog every 43 seconds. The runner up was close, managing to wolf down six.
Japadog is Vancouver’s most venerable multicultural, creative food cart with a strong following of locals and a reputation as a “must try” visitor experience. The dogs come in beef, turkey, pork and veggie. The topping combos are what fans (including celebrities Ice Cube, Daniel Dae Kim, Public Enemy and chef Anthony Bourdain) drool over: terimayo sauce, seaweed, grated daikon, miso, yakisoba noodles, kimchi, black sesame etc.
What began as one humble food cart in 2005 is now a Japadog empire, with five Vancouver locations and a storefront in NYC. Continue reading:
Vancouverite Steve Thomson Wins Japadog Eating Contest at YVR