Opinion

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
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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

FILM REVIEW: Wild creatures help tame prisoners

Robert Moyes offers up his take on The Mustang, screening at local theatres now

  • Apr 24, 2019

Mathieu Poirier: Beers beat wines for pairing with food

Complexities, ingredients and styles offer more diverse choices, writes Monday beer columnist

  • Apr 23, 2019

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Take a trip from California to Italy to Okanagan

Wine notes by Robert Moyes features the latest vintages to cross his palate

  • Apr 13, 2019

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Spanish blends make delightful pairing partners

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes looks home and abroad for good vintages

  • Mar 21, 2019