Columnists

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bracing for changes to Pluto’s experience

Monday reviewer Allan Reid will miss this Art Deco former gas station

  • Aug 24, 2019

Mathieu Poirier: Craft beer and carnivores collide at Brewery and the Beast

Popular event continues to grow, spreading out at Royal Athletic Park

  • Aug 23, 2019

WINE NOTES: Going gaga over B.C. Gewürztraminer

Robert Moyes offers up some interesting late-summer vino choices

  • Aug 16, 2019
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TESS VAN STRAATEN: Take a rural ramble on the North Saanich Flavour Trail

Mid-August celebration of farm-fresh produce, wineries and more promises flavours galore

  • Jul 30, 2019

HOROSCOPES FOR AUGUST: Leos are in their power month

Georgia Nicols sheds light on what the stars say for you and those in other signs

  • Jul 26, 2019

WINE NOTES: Rosés are the real thing this summer

Robert Moyes looks at both domestic and international offerings for August

  • Jul 25, 2019

MATHIEU POIRIER: Exciting changes in store for Great Canadian Beer Fest

Annual celebration of craft beer expands to include more breweries from around the country

  • Jul 20, 2019

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Down-home biscuits amazingly filling

Shanzee’s Biscuit Cafe takes this Deep South staple to the next level, writes Allan Reid

  • Jul 12, 2019

Mathieu Poirier: Local craft beer the star in many summer events

From The Thirsty Chef event to pop-up beer gardens in Centennial Square, brewers have you covered

  • Jun 26, 2019

REVIEW – Boom + Batten: Taste and style with a view to die for, sometimes

As reviewer Allan Reid writes, the long wait is over for this waterfront gem

  • Jun 25, 2019

REVIEW: Anna doesn’t quite know what it wants to be

Monday film reviewer Robert Moyes not impressed with the latest Russian femme fatale flick

  • Jun 24, 2019

TESS ON TOUR: Festivals and attractions make it Vibrant Vancouver

Monday columnist Tess Van Straaten crosses the water to check out what’s hot in the big city

  • Jun 21, 2019

COLUMN: Revisiting a decade ago as Victoria celebrates 20 years of Ska

4 million tourists visit Greater Victoria each year and there’s a reason we remain despite them

WINE NOTES: Wild about the whites

Plenty of reason to try out these affordable whites, writes Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes

  • Jun 13, 2019

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Getting funky in Fernwood

Eclectic neighbourhood draws many visitors, laid-back feel popular with residents

  • Jun 11, 2019

REVIEW: The Souvenir well crafted, but leaves viewer to do the work

Art and heartbreak combo makes for rollercoaster of emotions in coming-of-age film: Robert Moyes

  • May 24, 2019

WINE NOTES: 2018 a stellar vintage for many B.C. wines, consultant says

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes offers up the VQA highlights from the Bloom show

  • May 23, 2019

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Taking you back to Trinidad

Trini to D Bone offers up satisfying and authentic roti, writes Allan Reid

  • May 16, 2019

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Brentwood Bay bliss awaits

Saanich Inlet waterfront area offers a perfect opportunity for a staycation

  • May 10, 2019

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Downtown treasure offers quality, from pizza on up

Interesting and creative lunch menu satisfies at Zambri’s, writes Allan Reid

  • Apr 25, 2019