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By Mia Stainsby, Vancouver Sun

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This year, the critics’ choice signature dishes — the heart of the Chinese Restaurant Awards — were quietly awarded without the usual fanfare and ceremony because organizers were busy with other events.

Dim sum dishes were a highlight among the judges’ selections.

“We had Chef Tony (Seafood Restaurant) come in and shake....

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Diners' Choice Awards2015 Winners

Best Har Gow (Shrimp Dumplings)

Best Five Spice Beef wrapped in Chinese Pancake

Best Tea-smoked Duck

Best Three Cup Chicken

Best Egg Waffle (Original Flavour)

Best Fine Dining Restaurant

Best Dim Sum Restaurant

Best Cantonese Restaurant

Best Northern Chinese Restaurant

Best Shanghainese Restaurant

Best Szechuan Restaurant

Best Hunan Restaurant

Best Taiwanese Restaurant/BBT Café

Best Hot Pot Restaurant

Best Congee and Noodle Restaurant

Best Vegetarian Restaurant

Best Hong Kong-Style Café

Best B.B.Q. Shop

Best Bakery Shop

Best Food Court Stall

Best Services Restaurant

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