M CHEF: Cosmo does Wheelies

Chef Cosmo Meens takes our food reporter to a terrific new motorcycle-themed restaurant in Victoria

M CHEF: Salad heaven

Tapping into Cook Street Village's comfort food at Hot and Cold Café with Heather Cunliffe

LOUNGE LIZARD: Hitting the books

The secret agent of sips delves into cocktail books between testing out some of the city's best boozy hotspots

  • Jun 20th, 2014
Getting closer to pot-based medical products for pets
Dolphin rescue on Vancouver Island
Black Press Career Fair - Nanaimo (full)
Black Press Career Fair - Nanaimo (tease)

Home brew The DIY drink

Unlike do-it-yourself wine kits, home beer brewers can access the same ingredients as the breweries, resulting in delicious beer.

  • May 22nd, 2014

Lounge Lizard

A toast to the movies

  • May 22nd, 2014

When Victoria’s taps went dry

Possession of alcohol outside the home resulted in a fine of up to $100 or up to 65 days in jail.

  • May 22nd, 2014

Raw deal made with love

Chef Yasunobu Uchida goes vegetarian at Be Love

Cicerone, the sommelier of beer

There are currently 37 certified cicerones in Canada, including four in Greater Victoria

Sowing a cold one

The limiting factor of going from seed to beer all within Greater Victoria is the malting process

Lounge Lizard: the Old Fashioned cocktail

Monday’s incognito Lounge Lizard imbibes at all the best joints in town. Do you have a favourite pub or barkeep to recommend?

  • Apr 21st, 2014

M Chef: Relishing Japanese cuisine

Relish Chef Jamie Cummins visits a favourite hideaway

Sip, sample, CELEBRATE

Uncork Your Palate is an exciting wine, food and musical experience

  • Mar 20th, 2014

Lounge Lizard

The olive update

  • Mar 20th, 2014

Lounge Lizard

It seemed a perfect convergence of delights to head off to Sidney and visit Haro’s.

  • Feb 20th, 2014

DON GENOVA – Cauliflower is in

Try this inspiring and tasty veggie dish

Lounge Lizard

Come in from the cold and warm up with a hot toddy

  • Jan 28th, 2014

Food affair with Chef Sean Brennan

Cupid's arrow strikes Brasserie L’Ecole during the month of love