Allan Reid

The Bouillabaisse is a seafood stew featuring mussels, clams, prawns, halibut and trout served in a light tomato-fennel broth with saffron aioli and sprinkled with microgreens. (Allan Reid)
The Bouillabaisse is a seafood stew featuring mussels, clams, prawns, halibut and trout served in a light tomato-fennel broth with saffron aioli and sprinkled with microgreens. (Allan Reid)
The Breakkie Sandwich at Shirley Delicious. (Allan Reid)

The Breakkie Sandwich second to none at Shirley Delicious

Allan Reid’s Voracious restaurant column

The Breakkie Sandwich at Shirley Delicious. (Allan Reid)
Located on Douglas Street, Island Poke was Victoria’s first poke restaurant when it opened in 2018. (Allan Reid)

Voracious: Fast and Fresh Hawaiian-Style Poke

Allan Reid’s monthly restaurant column

Located on Douglas Street, Island Poke was Victoria’s first poke restaurant when it opened in 2018. (Allan Reid)
The Olive Fatayar, an intensely flavourful mix of green olives, coloured bell peppers and onions seasoned with oregano and pomegranate molasses, is one of the dishes Allan Reid tried at the new Syriana restaurant. (Allan Reid)
The Olive Fatayar, an intensely flavourful mix of green olives, coloured bell peppers and onions seasoned with oregano and pomegranate molasses, is one of the dishes Allan Reid tried at the new Syriana restaurant. (Allan Reid)
Biryani Palace for Monday Mag food review. March 2023. (Allan Reid)

Voracious: Biryani Palace

New Indo-Pakistani restaurant serves up mouth-watering dum biryani and more.

Biryani Palace for Monday Mag food review. March 2023. (Allan Reid)
Golden City restaurant. (Allan Reid)
Golden City restaurant. (Allan Reid)
Yua Bistro at 622 Fisgard St. in Victoria. (Photo by Allan Reid)
Yua Bistro at 622 Fisgard St. in Victoria. (Photo by Allan Reid)
Dutch Bakery, Satisfying: the old-fashioned way

Dutch Bakery, Satisfying: the old-fashioned way

Allan Reid, Monday Mag restaurant reviewer, visits Dutch Bakery on Fort Street

Dutch Bakery, Satisfying: the old-fashioned way
Arnold Lim/Black Press Allan Reid, for Monday Magazine. B.C. August 5, 2016.

Restaurant Review: Lot 1 Pasta Bar – quality inside belies average exterior

Owners of Bin 4 Burger Lounge focus on Italian cuisine, create upscale atmosphere for Saanich eatery

Arnold Lim/Black Press Allan Reid, for Monday Magazine. B.C. August 5, 2016.
ALLAN REID: Chicken bonanza, Korean style

ALLAN REID: Chicken bonanza, Korean style

Simple Victoria restaurant knows how to please if your go-tos are chicken and fries

ALLAN REID: Chicken bonanza, Korean style
ALLAN REID: Like fresh food? Find it in Cook Street Village

ALLAN REID: Like fresh food? Find it in Cook Street Village

Hawaiian-inspired Poke Fresh offers right raw food combination for Monday reviewer’s liking

ALLAN REID: Like fresh food? Find it in Cook Street Village
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Learn how to make your hotpot experience enjoyable

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Learn how to make your hotpot experience enjoyable

Allan Reid unearths another Asian cuisine gem in Estevan Village, Mr. Hotpot

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Learn how to make your hotpot experience enjoyable