Saturday, May 18, 2019

Food

Cheese and Meat Festival

Victoria’s only festival showcasing cheese and meat returns in May

The only festival in Victoria oriented to showcasing cheese and meat returns on May 20th. With the recent boom in artisan shops across the capital...

HGP Celebrates Winter With Two Special New Menus (CONTEST)

The Hotel Grand Pacific is kicking off 2017 with two new menu features in The Pacific Restaurant. Dinner guests will be able to keep...

McDonald’s tests all-day breakfast at 17 outlets in Canada

McDonald’s Canada has begun serving all-day breakfast at some of its restaurants across Canada. The fast-food giant says having breakfast available after 10:30 a.m. was...

California-based Johnny Rockets to open two locations in Victoria

California-based diner chain Johnny Rockets is expanding into Canada with three locations in B.C. Two will open in Victoria with the third opening in...

Spinnakers dedicates new beer to firefighters for saving historic brewpub

Spinnakers Brewpub is showing their gratitude to Victoria firefighters by dedicating a new beer to them after the firefighters extinguished a quick-moving blaze last...

8 New Year’s Eve dinner spots in downtown Victoria

Victoria’s New Year’s Eve, 2017 is full of excitement as we celebrate 150 as a city and as a Canadian nation.  It’s a big...

Spinnakers Brewpub reopens after fire nearly consumes waterfront restaurant

Spinnakers Brewpub has reopened its dining room nearly four weeks after a major fire almost destroyed the waterfront restaurant. The fire broke out during lunch...

Victoria ranked 4th with most drunk drivers in Canada

Recently-released statistics show Victoria ranked 4th in Canada for police-reported impaired driving incidents in 2015, according to Statistics Canada. Last year, there were 271 impaired...

Brown’s Socialhouse offers 50% off your food bill with a PJ donation today

This Sunday, December 4th, three Vancouver Island Brown's Socialhouse locations will again participate in their annual Christmas PJ drive. It's part of the Christmas Pyjama...

Donate to Mustard Seed through the VIATEC Challenge and you could win

Once again, VIATEC has challenged companies in Victoria to compete in an effort to raise as much food and donations as possible for the Mustard...

Red Robin treating all Canadian military members to a burger and steak fries

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews will be treating all past and present Canadian military members in Alberta and British Columbia to a free...

Il Terrazzo to donate 100% of sales this Monday to Harbourside Rotary

On Monday, November 7th, Il Terrazzo Ristorante is celebrating 24 years in business and will donate 100% of their sales to Harbourside Rotary Victoria. Enjoy fine...

12 Places to visit for a Freshly Made SANDWICH in Victoria

We asked YOU, our fans, for your favorite locations to get a freshly made sandwich in Victoria. Here are your top 12 spots! 1. Red Barn...

Subway Celebrating National Sandwich Day today with Buy One, Get One FREE deal

Bring a friend or family member for lunch this week. Subway Canada will be celebrating National Sandwich Day with a buy one, get one free...

15 Sneak Peek Photos of Whole Foods Market at Uptown

Whole Foods Market is opening the doors to its new Uptown store on Wednesday, November 2! We stopped by today for a sneak peek and to...

New Middle Eastern Street Eats restaurant opening this Saturday

Inspired by the street food and cafés of Israel and the West Bank, Yalla is bringing the flavours of the Middle East to Victoria! Opening its doors this...

Free tacos at Victoria’s ‘La Taqueria’ in celebration of The Day Of The Dead

So we have some great news taco lovers! La Taqueria’s Victoria location will celebrate Day of the Dead on November 2nd with select drink...

Shelbourne Street McDonald’s to double drive-thru lanes

The drive-thru lanes at the "original" Saanich McDonald's will be twinned next year, in order to serve more customers, and speed order pick-ups. Although the lanes...

Donut lovers rejoice – Empire Donuts now has a store open!

Yes, it's true, Victoria's beloved Empire Donuts now has a store open. The are still delivering to your local coffee shops Wednesday to Saturday,...

Craft Beer Month – 12 of Victoria’s Craft Breweries!

As if we needed an excuse to sample the incredible selection available, but October is officially B.C. Craft Beer Month!! A time to discover and...

16 of the BEST local bakeries for sweet treats!

You know the feeling, it's mid-week and you're craving that something sweet, a little pastry to go with the humpday coffee. Luckily Victoria is...

5 of the best LOCAL coffee shops in Victoria

Victoria is a coffee lovers paradise, with an array of independent shops, all taking pride in the quality of beverages, personal service and that...

Noodlebox to give back today with a $5 special for mental health

This Wednesday, September 21st, Noodlebox outlets in Victoria are giving back to the community, while giving customers a great deal. “Thanks to the kindness of...

One last Summer feast: The 2016 Esquimalt Ribfest

Are you looking to fill your belly with delicious food one last time before summer is over? If so, the 2016 Esquimalt Ribfest is...

The Livet – Victoria’s newest restaurant opens at 3pm today

The Livet's website is short on details about the food or the atmosphere, but we do know this:  the proprietor is Graham Meckling, who has...

ABC Country Restaurant on Douglas Street is now Ricky’s All Day Grill

A staple restaurant on the corner of Burnside and Douglas Street has changed its name and overhauled the look inside. The former ABC Country Restaurant...

Ice cream, gelato, soft serve… 10 places you HAVE to try!

With hot weather here, it's time for a cool treat! Ice cream, gelato, soft serve, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, or just totally decadent - these...

5 Food Trucks to check out at the HarbourCats games this weekend

If you haven't been to a HarbourCats game recently, you might not know that one of the biggest draws to Royal Athletic Park is...

Blackberry Bounty – Recipes for this summer!

Picked a bucket of blackberries, but out of ideas of what to do with them? We've compiled our favourite recipes to get you started!...

The BEST places for Nachos in Victoria

Nachos, the epitome of pub food, and the perfect plate to share on a summertime patio. We asked you, our readers, to tell us your go-to locations...

Gaby’s Seaside Restaurant – a Local Waterfront Family Gem

Gaby's is a family-owned and operated seaside restaurant in Esquimalt. A local gem, well-loved by residents and the neighbouring military base. All the food is...

Q at The Empress – a modern twist on royalty with the best of...

Phase one of the renovations at Victoria's Fairmont Empress is complete! We stopped by to take a look at the changes and sample the menu. There are...

Crêpe lovers rejoice! New crêpe food cart is here this summer!

New to Victoria, Crêpe Village is a mobile food cart serving delicious French crêpes, with a touch of west coast flavour. Officially opened on Sunday...

Get a sneak peek of Frankie’s Modern Diner (PHOTOS)

The new Frankie’s Modern Diner is set to open this week. They are hosting a soft-opening today for staff and family in preparation for...

Songhees Seafood & Steam Food Truck: Food + Culture + Community

If you're looking for a healthy bite to eat, head to the new Songhees Seafood & Steam Truck. Part of the Victoria Buzz team checked out...

Your not-so-typical Mother’s Day gift idea: KFC Bucket with a built-in recorder

Don’t forget… Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8th. With the weekend just around the corner, we know you’re looking for the perfect gift. How...

Victoria chef will appear as one of the contestants on Food Network Canada’s “Chopped...

Fresh off the successful launch of the new French bistro-style menu at O Bistro at the Oswego Hotel in mid-April, Chef Koohtow will...

Frankie’s Modern Diner coming to Victoria

The former owner of Moxie's restaurants in Victoria, including the original location where Uptown is now, is opening a Frankie's Modern Diner in downtown...

Carnivores and beer lovers… save the date for Brewery and the Beast festival

Make sure to mark your calendars, carnivores and beer lovers! Victoria's annual Brewery and the Beast festival returns. This popular 1-day annual BBQ and beer...

Recipe of The Week: Lemon Coconut & Cardamom Bliss Balls

Keeping with our April theme of healthy snacks, these tangy exotic bliss balls make a refreshing change from traditional cacao-based treats. A special ingredient is...

Recipe of The Week: “Cheesy” Kale Chips

Packed with beta carotene, vitamin K, calcium and fibre - kale is one of the healthiest vegetables out there. The addition of nutritional yeast...

Camilles Restaurant located in Bastion Square closes after 28 years in business

A long-time restaurant located in the heart of Old Town Victoria at Bastion Square has announced it is now closed after being in business...

North Saanich-based farm receives “Buy Local” funding to attract more visitors

The Roost Farm Centre in North Saanich is a bustling hub of activity, complete with a working farm, winery and bakery to experience and...

Victoria Named The Brunch Capital of Canada

You Gotta Eat Here! host John Catucci has named Victoria the Brunch Capital of Canada. “People there are obsessed with brunch,” says John. He notes...

Wonderful brand pistachios recalled due to Salmonella risk

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall on Wonderful brand pistachios from the marketplace due to possible Salmonella contamination. The company voluntarily recalled...

Soup Kitchen Looks Like Restaurant So Homeless Dine With Dignity

The Kansas City Community Kitchen is not your ordinary soup kitchen. While it has been serving the community for 30 years, on Feb. 5, it re-opened...

Unique fundraiser raises over $117,000 to help Victoria’s most vulnerable

The business and philanthropic community came together last weekend for Hungry Hearts, a unique fundraiser aimed at raising both awareness and funds for Our...

New COBS Bread location to donate opening day proceeds to Victoria Hospital Foundation

A new COBS Bread bakery is set to open this week, located across from the Victoria General Hospital in the new Eagle Creek Village. All...

Brand new Quality Foods open for business in View Royal

The long awaited Quality Foods in View Royal officially opened its doors to the public today making it their 13 location on Vancouver Island. The...

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