Pluto's Brun Dahlquist

Shake it up at Pluto’s

“Adult” milkshakes take things to a whole new level

  • Nov 24, 2021

 

La Roux Patisserie

La Roux Patisserie

A perfect little bit of heaven

  • Nov 19, 2021

 

Tug eatery  _  Allan Reid food column

Food columnist Allan Reid tries food on the harbour

Food column by Allan Reid  It’s not tugs parked out front of…

  • Sep 27, 2021

 

Bartender Cam Paton at Vis-a-Vis

Behind Bars at Vis-à-Vis

Cam Paton talks cocktails and tending bar

  • Sep 24, 2021
Bartender Cam Paton at Vis-a-Vis
Fish tacos with mango salsa

Taste of Victoria food tours tops in Canada

A food and history walk through Victoria

  • Aug 20, 2021
Fish tacos with mango salsa
Feast of Fields handout

Annual food festival Feast of Fields

Celebration of BC’s climate-friendly farmers and producers

  • Aug 13, 2021
Feast of Fields handout
Jones Bar-B-Que

Serious Southern comfort at Jones Bar-B-Que

Now with a brunch menu for smokehouse meats

  • Aug 11, 2021
Jones Bar-B-Que
Anna Lopez. co-owner, inside her Aegean Cafe on Fort Street in downtown Victoria. Don Denton photography

Terrific takeout at Aegean Cafe

Downtown Victoria restaurant popular with lunch crowd

  • Jul 28, 2021
Anna Lopez. co-owner, inside her Aegean Cafe on Fort Street in downtown Victoria. Don Denton photography
Launching May 1, the BC Ale Trail's Victoria Ale Trail Passport program encourages locals to visit the region’s participating breweries and treat themselves to homegrown craft beer. Photo courtesy BC Ale Trail.

Pick up your passport to the Victoria Ale Trail

Locals invited to support Victoria’s craft breweries this May for a chance to win prizes

Launching May 1, the BC Ale Trail's Victoria Ale Trail Passport program encourages locals to visit the region’s participating breweries and treat themselves to homegrown craft beer. Photo courtesy BC Ale Trail.
Ken Winchester, a recently retired master distiller, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Whisky Awards last month. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Canadian Whisky Awards raise a glass to Vancouver Island’s Devine Distillery

A Saanich Peninsula distillery will have to slide the bottles over and…

Ken Winchester, a recently retired master distiller, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Whisky Awards last month. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Greater Victoria foodies have lots to choose from over the next two months, including an extended winter Dine Around and Stay in Town, plus a new spring version of the popular event, and a new FEAST take-out food festival in Esquimalt.

Back by popular demand: Victoria foodies get another chance to Dine Around

It’s the news local foodies have been hungering for: Destination Greater Victoria…

Greater Victoria foodies have lots to choose from over the next two months, including an extended winter Dine Around and Stay in Town, plus a new spring version of the popular event, and a new FEAST take-out food festival in Esquimalt.
The Qualicum Beach Cafe team: from left, host owner Eli Brennan, general manager Amy Turner, host owner/chef Alan Tse, chef de cuisine Todd Bright, sous chef Jack Mitchell and pastry chef/baker Noemie Girard. (Submitted photo)

Fresh start: Qualicum Beach Cafe set to offer West Coast dining

New operators bring wealth of culinary, hospitality experience

The Qualicum Beach Cafe team: from left, host owner Eli Brennan, general manager Amy Turner, host owner/chef Alan Tse, chef de cuisine Todd Bright, sous chef Jack Mitchell and pastry chef/baker Noemie Girard. (Submitted photo)
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
It’s a Mexican culinary celebration in Victoria!

It’s a Mexican culinary celebration in Victoria!

Taco, Tequila and Margarita Fiesta takes over the Victoria Public Market the evening of Nov. 16

  • Nov 7, 2019
It’s a Mexican culinary celebration in Victoria!
Victoria’s Oktoberfest brings out the Bavarian in all of us

Victoria’s Oktoberfest brings out the Bavarian in all of us

Stein and Dine at Victoria Public Market celebrates German food, beverages, culture on Oct. 19

Victoria’s Oktoberfest brings out the Bavarian in all of us
It’s onward and upward for Victoria gelato artisan

It’s onward and upward for Victoria gelato artisan

After winning Gelato Festival gold, Stefano Mosi will compete at North American finals in 2020

It’s onward and upward for Victoria gelato artisan
Enjoy a Night Under the Stars to help sick kids

Enjoy a Night Under the Stars to help sick kids

Harvest on the Harbour offers locally sourced gourmet meal, plus live entertainment on Sept. 20

  • Aug 22, 2019
Enjoy a Night Under the Stars to help sick kids