Opinion

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

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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

ON BEER: Craft brewers offering seasonal dark delights

Mathieu Poirier talks about the latest winter beers from local brewhouses

  • Nov 22, 2018

FOOD REVIEW: Broad Street bar no dog when it comes to its food

Allan Reid comments on the array of gourmet hot dogs up for grabs at Saint Franks

  • Nov 19, 2018

Behind Bars: Tales of the Cocktail unveiled

New Monday bartender/cocktail feature kicks off with Zambri’s staffer

LETTERS: Referendum presents a real dilemma

I found the debate on Nov. 8 on the B.C. proportional voting…

  • Nov 17, 2018

ON FOOD: Tiny dinette offering full cheesy goodness

Ruth and Dean impress Monday reviewer Allan Reid with their culinary creativity

  • Nov 2, 2018

Tess van Straaten: Falling in Love with Cowichan

Monday columnist gets wined and dined in the Valley

  • Oct 31, 2018

WINE NOTES: Fall is the time to check out the full-bodied reds

Monday wine aficianado Robert Moyes ventures from Italy to Calfornia for this month’s selection

  • Oct 27, 2018

ON FILM: Redford going out in style with Over the Hill bank heist film

Monday reviewer Robert Moyes takes us through the latest big screen offerings

  • Oct 26, 2018

KATHY KAY: Film as art on display this month

From Frankenstein to Maria Callas, these independent offerings show people from the inside out

  • Oct 25, 2018

FILM REVIEW: Michael Moore apolitical in targeting those who failed the working class

Fahrenheit 11/9 examines the discontent in U.S. seized upon by Trump, writes Robert Moyes

  • Sep 25, 2018

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Getting funky on four wheels

Monday’s intrepid adventure columnist gets her roller dance groove on

  • Sep 25, 2018

MATTER OF BEER: Getting Fresh in the Fall

Monday columnist Mathieu Poirier looks at fresh-hopped beers that mark harvest season

  • Sep 23, 2018

ALLAN REID: Chinatown’s Fan Tan Café delights

People watching on sidewalk among the joys of dining at longtime dining spot

  • Sep 11, 2018

PERFECTLY POTABLE: Wines from the Okanagan, Spain and Italy delight

Monday wine columnist Robert Moyes serves up a variety of choices this month

  • Sep 10, 2018

MATHIEU POIRIER: Swan’s contributes to Beer Fest brews

Monday beer columnist visits the downtown brew pub to find out about their special dunkelwiezen

  • Sep 3, 2018