Restaurant review

Dutch Bakery, Satisfying: the old-fashioned way

Dutch Bakery, Satisfying: the old-fashioned way

Allan Reid, Monday Mag restaurant reviewer, visits Dutch Bakery on Fort Street

 

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

 

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: 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
ALLAN REID: A good time for Thai in Estevan Village

ALLAN REID: A good time for Thai in Estevan Village

Plenty of pride on display, from food to hospitality, at Norah Thai Kitchen

  • Nov 11, 2019
ALLAN REID: A good time for Thai in Estevan Village
Restaurant Review: Authentic Mexican molé hits the spot

Restaurant Review: Authentic Mexican molé hits the spot

Restaurante la Tortilla Mexicana’s hearty, spicy sauce works well over enchiladas, writes Allan Reid

  • Oct 13, 2019
Restaurant Review: Authentic Mexican molé hits the spot
ALLAN REID: Paul’s undergoes a culinary face lift

ALLAN REID: Paul’s undergoes a culinary face lift

The team behind Fol Epi/Agrius revamping dated motel restaurant in its seventh decade

  • Sep 15, 2019
ALLAN REID: Paul’s undergoes a culinary face lift
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bracing for changes to Pluto’s experience

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bracing for changes to Pluto’s experience

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

  • Aug 24, 2019
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Bracing for changes to Pluto’s experience
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Down-home biscuits amazingly filling

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
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Down-home biscuits amazingly filling
REVIEW – Boom + Batten: Taste and style with a view to die for, sometimes

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 – Boom + Batten: Taste and style with a view to die for, sometimes
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Taking you back to Trinidad

RESTAURANT REVIEW: Taking you back to Trinidad

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

  • May 16, 2019
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Taking you back to Trinidad
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Downtown treasure offers quality, from pizza on up

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
RESTAURANT REVIEW: Downtown treasure offers quality, from pizza on up
ALLAN REID: Nondescript Chinese restaurant all about the food

ALLAN REID: Nondescript Chinese restaurant all about the food

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

  • Mar 9, 2019
ALLAN REID: Nondescript Chinese restaurant all about the food
VORACIOUS: Local vegan restaurant a nice surprise for omnivores

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
VORACIOUS: Local vegan restaurant a nice surprise for omnivores
FOOD REVIEW: Broad Street bar no dog when it comes to its food

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
FOOD REVIEW: Broad Street bar no dog when it comes to its food
ON FOOD: Tiny dinette offering full cheesy goodness

ON FOOD: Tiny dinette offering full cheesy goodness

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

  • Nov 2, 2018
ON FOOD: Tiny dinette offering full cheesy goodness
ALLAN REID: Unearthing the region’s latest low-key restaurant gem

ALLAN REID: Unearthing the region’s latest low-key restaurant gem

Le Petit Dakar in Esquimalt offers up homemade Senegalese comfort food

  • May 27, 2018
ALLAN REID: Unearthing the region’s latest low-key restaurant gem