Columnists

ALLAN REID: Nondescript Chinese restaurant all about the food

Monday’s food reviewer discovers a hidden gem in Hong Kong West

  • Mar 9, 2019

WINE NOTES: Around the world and back to B.C.

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes offers his take on a cross-section of reds and whites

  • Feb 28, 2019

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Chilling in Cook Street Village

Monday’s adventure columnist tones it down for a trip to the heart of Fairfield

  • Feb 26, 2019
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CRAFT BEER COUNTDOWN: Victoria Beer Week 2019 nearly upon us

Monday beer columnist Mathieu Poirier revels in this learning and tasting extravaganza

  • Feb 19, 2019

REVIEW: Allan Reid finds a meal fit for a king

Monday’s intrepid restaurant reviewer gets the royal treatment at the Fireside Grill

  • Feb 12, 2019

BEHIND BARS: Waterfront bar will Lure you in

Adam Wang and his counterparts have cultivated an impressive local following

ON FILM: Nicole Kidman digs deep in her new starring role

Monday reviewer Robert Moyes talks about Destroyer, the latest film to ditch star beauty for story

  • Jan 30, 2019

BEER AND CHOCOLATE: An ideal Valentine’s combination

Monday craft beer columnist Mathieu Poirier explores the options in Victoria

  • Jan 27, 2019

Travel: Romantic rendezvous awaits on South Island

Monday columnist Tess van Straaten discovers an easy-to reach getaway off the Malahat

  • Jan 27, 2019

ASTROLOGY 101: Here’s your horoscope for February

Georgia Nicols presents her look at what awaits you in the coming month

  • Jan 26, 2019

WINE NOTES: From Down Under cab sauv value to a glorious Tuscany altesino

Monday wine connoiseur Robert Moyes weighs in on vintages from both hemispheres

  • Jan 23, 2019

VORACIOUS: Local vegan restaurant a nice surprise for omnivores

Be Love’s Mac & Cheese is a culinary creation, writes Monday reviewer Allan Reid

  • Jan 16, 2019

PREVIEWS: Cinematic Gifts For 2019

Monday film buff Robert Moyes looks ahead to the coming year in big-screen movies

  • Jan 1, 2019

Estevan Escape: Rediscovering a special spot

Plenty of reasons to visit in winter, writes Monday columnist Tess van Straaten

  • Dec 26, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Australian and Argentinian wines inspire

Wine notes by Monday columnist Robert Moyes offer this month’s choice varietals

  • Dec 21, 2018

Taprooms trending for Victoria area craft brewers

Monday beer columnist Matt Poirier looks back and ahead at breweries making a difference

  • Dec 18, 2018

REVIEW: Ethiopian cuisine offers an escape from the everyday

Allan Reid appreciates the food, ambience at Blue Nile buffet-style restaurant in Esquimalt

  • Dec 10, 2018

Behind Bars: Steppin’ out at Veneto

Brant Porter orchestrates the cocktail menu at popular Victoria beverage stop

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Great wine values available this Christmas season

Wine columnist Robert Moyes offers up some solid choices for the holidays

  • Nov 26, 2018

Tess van Straaten: Getting away to the Gulf Islands

Escaping the hustle and bustle of the holidays is within reach for you

  • Nov 24, 2018