The Georgia Straight Golden Plate awards for best in Vancouver have been announced. There were many Drive establishments that won or placed highly and they are mentioned below. The full set of winners can be found at: https://goldenplates.straight.com/
Jamjar Restaurant at 2290 was chosen as 2nd best Lebanese restaurant in Vancouver.
JJ Bean, with a branch at 2206 Commercial was voted best coffee chain in the city.
La Grotta di Fromaggio at 1791 Commercial won as best deli in Vancouver.
With a branch at 1752 Commercial, Sal y Limon was chosen as the best Mexican food in the city, and with the 3rd best tacos.
At 1588 Commercial, Dolce Gelato was voted best gelato in Vancouver, and the 2nd best ice cream.
At 1399 Commercial, Livia was voted best bread bakery in Vancouver, and the 3rd best gluten-free bakery.
Memphis Blues at 1342 Commercial was voted 2nd best barbecue in Vancouver.
Oca Pastificio at 1260 Commercial was chosen as 2nd best Italian restaurant in the city, and 3rd best pasta joint.
The Kulinayra Restaurant at 1134 Commercial was voted 2nd best Filipino restaurant in the city.
At 1128 Commercial, Sula was awarded 2nd best Indian restaurant in Vancouver.
The Lunch Lady at 1046 Commercial was voted best overall on the Drive, 2nd best Vietnamese restaurant in Vancouver, and 3rd overall in the city.
Bombay Kitchen and Bar at 1018 Commercial was voted 3rd best Indian restaurant and 3rd best takeout place in Vancouver.