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A Sneak Peek Inside ‘Virtuous Pie’

The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.

‘Tractor’ Opening Soon on Government Street

Vancouver's quick-service Tractor restaurant is setting up shop in the old Sam's Deli location at 805 Government Street.

How ‘Big Green Egg’ Kamado Grills Get Made

This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.

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Chelsey Rae Does ‘The Dishes’

Chelsey Rae, Sales Representative at Victoria's Driftwood Brewery, shares a full day of sipping, snacking and supping around Victoria.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

‘Tractor’ Opening Soon on Government Street

Vancouver's quick-service Tractor restaurant is setting up shop in the old Sam's Deli location at 805 Government Street.

Hey Happy Coffee to Get Even Happier

One of our favourite little coffee shops in Victoria will soon be getting a lot bigger as it gets ready to expand next door.

How ‘Big Green Egg’ Kamado Grills Get Made

This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.

Can You Correctly Identify This Vancouver Island Restaurant?

Do you think you know the Island restaurant scene well enough to identify this spot? Give us your best guesses in the comments...

We Want to Drink at This Art Deco Gin Library That Contains Over a Thousand Bottles

This Art Deco-inspired lobby bar can be found in Singapore on the ground floor of the iconic, 24-storey Parkview Square building.

Wild Mountain Host Set to Host Sunday Afternoon Taco Party in Sooke

The restaurant is hosting a special Taco Party to raise funds for Buddha Box chef Shawna Knight, who is fighting cancer.

Military Training Film Explains How American Soldiers Should Behave in a British Pub

American soldiers were shown this short film as they waited in England for the Allied invasion of Europe to kick off in 1944.

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The Thing Travelling Islanders Cross Their Fingers and Hope For

“I know it's Friday afternoon on a long weekend and I don't have a reservation but I'm crossing my fingers and trusting in ferry luck...”

‘Osaka Power’ Lights Up Japan’s Second-Largest City

This wonderful, fast-moving short film from Christoph Gelep brilliantly captures two sides of the bustling Japanese city of Osaka.

The View From Your Window #3

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

The Never-Ending Stories of Local Artist Sarah Leckie’s Awesome Ceramics

From her studio in Victoria, this ceramic artist Screates utilitarian designs illustrated with fantastical circular narratives.

The Evolution of Our Species Visualized by the American Museum of Natural History

Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins, our brothers and sisters from very distant and different mothers.

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