Our region guides provide local perspective and insight into the Islands' many regions with insider details on what to eat, drink, see and do.
That mixtape you pick up may or may not contain some life-changing tunes, but Spotify will never be able to replicate it.
"Most of my younger friends think racism towards Chinese people is a new thing in BC. Then I tell them about the Head Tax..."
The new, 2,300 sqft Victoria location of Virtuous Pie is on the verge of opening inside the Finlayson Building at 530 Pandora Avenue.
Vancouver's quick-service Tractor restaurant is setting up shop in the old Sam's Deli location at 805 Government Street.
“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...”
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From her studio in Victoria, this ceramic artist Screates utilitarian designs illustrated with fantastical circular narratives.
This art-filled and espresso-fuelled cultural hub was a fixture opposite Market Square on Lower Johnson St. during the 1990s.
Thalia Stope goes in search of the story behind Market Square's West Coast-inspired taproom, Whistle Buoy Brewing.
"When I was at my poorest I survived on bottomless soup and focaccia bread at Pag's..."
'Cedar and Salt: Vancouver Island Recipes from Forest, Farm, Field and Sea' was several delicious years in the making...
In her latest read of the food and drink headlines, Talia learns of a new donut shop and a death in the restaurant family.
We thought this might be a joke at first but it's 100% real. The Glenlivet is giving its whiskies the Tide pod treatment...
The gambas al ajillo at Chorizo & Co. isn't as spicy as most other iterations of the traditional dish, allowing for some subtlety.
We recently chatted with Andrea as the details were coming together for the upcoming POTLUCK collaborative art show...
Remembered as an especially fun facet of 90s Victoria due to its 3am closing time. It disappeared soon after it sold in 1995.
"I used to buy weed on the 7th floor of View Towers until one night I found a pool of blood in the elevator..."
This brekkie-sando is a decadent treat with all the delicious equilibrium of a Romanian gymnast being sat upon by a very fat man.
French-inspired Saveur has a new appetizer dish that begins (but does not end) with knife-skilled strips of local Humboldt squid.