Friday, March 22, 2019

Food

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...

Vancouver Island Brewery celebrates 30 years of grand champion Hermann’s Dark Lager

March promises to be a very special month for Vancouver Island Brewery. One of their venerable brands – Hermann’s Dark Lager – is celebrating...

Sneak peek inside the new Red Barn Market in Oak Bay (PHOTOS)

In case you missed it, the Red Barn Market announced the brand new store in Oak Bay will open its doors on February 5th...

The first festival showcasing cheese and meat arrives in Victoria

The first festival oriented to showcasing cheese and meat arrives in Victoria on May 21st. With the recent boom in artisan shops across the capital...

Ali Baba Pizza and Victoria Royals team up for “Friends and Family Night” promotion

The Victoria Royals have announced a new promotion named Friends and Family Night. For their game on Friday, January 29th against the Lethbridge Hurricanes, you...

Best places to buy tea in Victoria

Loose-leaf tea is tea that is not brewed in a teabag. Steeping loose-leaf tea allows water to flow through the leaves extracting vitamins and minerals, and of...

Coming Soon! HarbourCats Ale!

The HarbourCats and craft-brew specialists Spinnakers have come together on a beer-label agreement that will see the local brewing company produce "HarbourCat Ale" in...

Cabbage is the Answer

Did anyone else feel that? That wave of stress the moment Thanksgiving was done. We scraped the last dollop of mashed potatoes off our...

Dancing restaurant owner given okay to continue

The Mayor of View Royal says an Admirals Road restaurant owner who has become well known by those who commute through the intersection of Admirals...

October 14 is National Dessert Day!

Nobody is sure where the day came from, but who's going to argue with indulging your sweet tooth? October 14 is a day to...

Tasty burgers around Victoria YOU HAVE TO TRY!

Bring out the napkins!

Browns Social House coming soon to Uptown, will feature year-round patio

Browns Social House will begin construction of its new location at Uptown in October and is anticipating to be opened in the spring of...

Skinnytato Polish Restaurant closes its doors for good after 5 years to fulfill retirement

Skinnytato, a family-run Polish influenced restaurant located at 615 Johnson Street for the past 5 years, has closed its doors for good on September...

Insecurity Threat – Fighting food insecurity in Victoria

Dear Victoria, What’s for dinner tonight? For most of us, that question can be hard to tackle simply because of overwhelming choice. Do we stay in,...
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Victoria Public Market team have applied for a zoning change to allow a brew-pub...

Townline, the folks that developed and own the Victoria Public Market, have applied for a zoning change to allow a brew-pub to move into...

Buy a Blizzard, help a child at Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day Today

It is hot out there today, why not head to your local Dairy Queen, treat yourself to a blizzard and help a child out. Full...

Afternoon Tea Locations in Victoria BC

Victoria’s afternoon tea tradition goes back to its English heritage. In celebration of Afternoon Tea Week, August 10-17, we’ve compiled a reference list of...

Restaurants, Pubs and Cafes with patios around Greater Victoria

Summertime means patio time is well and truly upon us! These languid long warm days invite us to relax, meet with friends and family and perhaps grab...

Summertime at Fisherman’s Wharf

When was the last time you played tourist in your hometown? Inspired by the beautiful summery weather, we set out to explore our little...

Royal BC Museum Food Truck Festival – running through April 2016!

Royal BC Museum's first ever Food Truck Festival is set to continue right through to spring 2016! This summer Royal BC Museum’s back courtyard was...

Free Slurpees on July 11 for 7-Eleven Day 2015

What’s better than birthday cake? A FREE 7-Eleven Slurpee! It’s that time of year when 7-Eleven celebrates  its birthday by handing out thousands of...

Renovations complete, Big Bad John’s re-opens

It opened in 1962, and until this spring, remained unchanged in appearance. But today the Strathcona Hotel is unveiling a major renovation to its legendary...

Royal BC Museum’s turns its back courtyard into a Food Truck Festival daily from...

It’s hungry work discovering our province’s past! But don’t worry, the Royal BC Museum has you covered, as it rolls out its first ever Food...

Five burgers you HAVE TO TRY in Victoria!

Let us know which one is your favourite!

Romeo’s in the Westshore reopens after completing months of renovations

Romeo's Langford location in the Westshore Town Centre (2945 Jacklin Rd)  has completed months of renovations and is back open for business! Romeos has five...

Our first Cheap Eats article is coming soon!

We are still working on our first article. If you have any suggestions, please do let us know. [email protected]

Finest At Sea Food Truck

All local, wild, BC seafood! Fish n chips, fish burgers, tacos and more! We use only 100% sustainable seafood we catch with our own...

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