Battle Results! Best Chinese Battle: Brampton vs. Mississauga
There is nothing in the world quite like Chinese food. Arguably one of the world's most iconic cuisines, it's known for its liberal use of savoury fried rice, crunchy vegetables, flavourful meats, spicy curries and delightfully filling noodles. Chinese cuisine is one of the best in the world and for good reason--it’s got something for everyone.
When it come to great Chinese food, every ingredient counts. Is the fried rice exquisitely flavourful and savory? Is the wonton soup superbly comforting on a chilly night? Does it offer both mainstays and more exotic fish or tofu-based dishes?
Both Mississauga and Brampton are known for their respective food scenes and both offer a ton of commendable Chinese joints--but only one city can have the absolute best Chinese place.
What places were competing?
Mississauga has some choice hotspots for Chinese food, including the spacious and traditionally decorated Golden Fountain Chinese Restaurant, modern, fine-dining Streetsville hotspot Bliss Chinese Cuisine, the long-standing and eternally popular dim sum and banquet space Summit Garden, the always bustling Hurontario and Eglinton dim sum destination Emerald Chinese Restaurant and our number one pick, the elegant and confidently named Blue Lagoon Seafood Master.
Some hot spots to check out? The super-efficient and reliably tasty China Palace, the relatively new and always unique Green Bites Dumplings and Tea Bar, the strikingly beautiful (and aptly named) Golden Palace Restaurant, Bramalea City Centre-located dim sum mainstay August 8 and the always tasty (ignore its somewhat disquieting location) Singapore Gardens.
We asked you which city has the best Chinese food and you voted.
Here are the results!
On the website:
And on Instagram:
On the website, Mississauga beat out Brampton, and it looks like Instagram users sided with Mississauga by a fairly striking margin—84 per cent to 16 per cent.
What city do you visit when you're in the mood for some Chinese food?