Crepe Challenge

1st Vancouver Foodster Crepe Challenge

Welcome to the 1st Vancouver Foodster Crepe Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their Crepe creations into this challenge, some of the restaurants have created a special crepe creation just for this challenge and others have entered their top choice off their existing menu. Each restaurant will be featuring their crepe creation on their menu from June 26-July 19, 2018.

For this crepe challenge we are presenting a multi-cultural challenge that features savoury and sweet crepes from various regions around the world including Brittany in France, Northern China, Japan, and Morocco.

Here are the unique creations:

Crepe ChallengeAtlas Steak & Fish
Tableside Flambéed Blood Orange Crepes Suzette
Price: $9 per person, minimum 2 per order.
Created by: Pastry chef Candice Low
Description: French crepe filled with pastry cream, flambéed tableside with gran marnier.
Offered: Available at dinner only

Atlas Steak & Fish
4331 Dominion Street, Burnaby
Tel: (604) 453-0776
Web: http://atlassteakandfish.com/menus/burnaby/
Instagram @atlasburnaby

Crepe ChallengeJapanese Crepe SASUKE
Half & Half with Green Tea Ice Cream
Price: $7.50
Created by: Tomohiro Sato
Description: Fresh Strawberry & Banana with Fresh Whipping Cream and Green Tea Ice Cream are wrapped by a special dough
Offered: all the time during Richmond Night Market hours.

Japanese Crepe SASUKE
8351 River Road, Richmond
(inside the Richmond Night Market)
Web: https://www.facebook.com/Japanese-Crepe-Sasuke-Richmond-Night-Market-106974516058610/
Instagram @japanese_crepe_sasuke


Crepe ChallengeMe + Crepe
Deluxe Peking Duck Crepe
Price: $12.95
Created by: Me + Crepe team

Description: Our Crepe (Jian Bing) originates from the streets of Northern China hundreds of years ago. It is now one of the most popular grab-and-go breakfast you can find all around China. The original Crepe includes an egg, mixed wheat/bean flour, green onion, cilantro, and some times simple fillings like lettuce and fried fritter. Beijing Duck has been a signature Chinese dish for hundreds of years for foreigners of China. The carefully selected and raised duck is barbecued to perfection using applewood and then sliced by professional chief into thin pieces so that the skin and the meat of the duck remain in one piece.

Inspired by these two famous traditional Chinese dishes, and a little twist of Vancouver, Me and Crepe has created an unique savoury crepe dish that provides nutritional energy and deliciousness for a perfect grab-and-go breakfast. The sizzling barbecued Beijing Duck, cucumber, corn, green onion and special home-made bean paste cause is wrapped inside our traditional Chinese Crepe. The Crepe is made of mixed bean flour that is both nutritional and adds different layers of taste. An egg is then added on top of the crepe, combined with onions and cilantro, and then flipped to heat up to bring out the flavour. An choice of Chinese donut or fried fritter can be added with the Beijing Duck as a perfect partner to fill up your morning hunger. You will be able to taste hundreds of years of the Chinese chefs’ legacy in just one bite of this uniquely created Chinese fusion savoury crepe.

Offered: From 8:30am until 2:30pm Monday-Friday

Me + Crepe
128-8531 Alexandra Rd, Richmond
589 West Pender Street, Vancouver
27-4429 Kingsway, Burnaby
2-555 Clarke Rd, Coquitlam

Web: http://www.meandcrepe.com/
Instagram @meandcrepe



Crepe ChallengeChouchou Crepes
Madame Vava de Marseille
Price : $10
Created by: Chef/Owner: Nathalie Galin

Madame Vava de Marseille is one of the favourite at Chouchou crêpes food truck. As traditional recipes travel through generation, chouchou crêpe is truly Brittany style, inspired by my Bretonne grand-Mother Marie. This creation is an explosion of flavours, that remind you the South of France, with the pesto, goat cheese and Tapenade. The crêpe has this seductive texture, crispy on the edges and fondant on the inside. Come and enjoy this truly inspiring Frenchy experience.

Offered: all the time

Chouchou Crepes
Foodtruck
110 Water Street (Gastown) and other locations tba
Web: http://www.chouchoucrepes.com/home.html
Instagram @chouchoucrepes


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Crepe ChallengeCasablanca Crepe
Casablanca Cheesecake Crepe
Price: $7.95
Created by: Samy Moulay
Description: a creative new style of healthy and crispy Crepe involving Moroccan style Crepe, homemade cheesecake made of homemade Moroccan cheese (Jben), served with a zero sugar chocolate mousse and dark chocolate sauce.
Offered: all the time

Casablanca Crepe
1610 Robson St, unit 108, Vancouver
Web: http://www.casablancacrepedelivery.ca
Instagram: @casablancacrepe

See the Crepe Challenge page here

See the People’s Choice Voting page here 

Our Media judges for this challenge are:

Tara Lee
Writer for Inside Vancouver and other publications.
Twitter: @VanGlutton
Instagram @vanglutton

David Grange
Blogger for BCFoodieBlogger
Twitter: @BCfoodieblogger
Instagram: @BCfoodieblogger

Areta Wong
Blogger of Foodgressing
Twitter: @foodgressing
Instagram: @foodgressing

We will announce the winning restaurants and their Crepe creations on July 20, 2018.

About Vancouver Foodster

Vancouver Foodster is is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. Launched in 2009 by Richard Wolak, the blog explores the local food scene through reviews, tastings, interviews, and more.  VancouverFoodster.com features new stories daily, as well as restaurant reviews, and articles. Vancouver Foodster also runs a series of food and drink challenges with restaurants, chefs and bartenders throughout the year!  As well. we present a series of tasting tours in neighbourhoods throughout the city of which include Tasting PlatesNoodle ManiaFood TalksBrunch Crawls and others. All are a division of CMI Chat Media Inc. .

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Reference:

Richard Wolak, Richard@vancouverfoodster.com
Vancouver Foodster http://vancouverfoodster.com/
Mobile: 604-218-2153 (text or call)
Twitter/Instagram: @VanFoodster

Author

Dianne

Editor in Chief of Fabulously Frugal in Vancouver.

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