Friday, September 20, 2019


Food

Tim Hortons’ RRRoll Up The Rim is back for Canada 150

You're not seeing double-double: The contest is back for a second time this year.

Here’s a full rundown of this weekend’s Canada 150 celebrations in Sidney

Free performances, great food vendors, a picnic by donation, and free ice cream are just a few of the options Sidney has to offer.

Phillips Brewery releases new Rifflandia-inspired beer

Most years, for a taste of Rifflandia, you'd have to wait until September. But this summer, thanks to Phillips Brewing & Malting Co., you...

The Strawberry Buzz Festival is happening this weekend

Did someone say strawberries?!

Here are 9 things to do in Victoria this weekend; June 17-18

Festivals, markets, and concerts galore!

RCMP investigate “potential tampering” of recalled milk products

"Harmful extraneous material" was found in various milk products, leading to Thursday's recall

Two Victoria restaurants among Canada’s top 100 outdoor patios

Opentable have released their annual list, and two of Victoria's favourites are on it!
Mr Mikes

Mr Mikes will be back in Victoria after 25 years

Ready to have your taste-buds tickled?

Johnny Rockets is NOW OPEN at the Bay Centre

California-based diner chain Johnny Rockets is now open at the Bay Centre in downtown Victoria. The burger and fries joint is located outside the mall...

Buy a Tim Hortons coffee today and send a kid to camp

Canadians helped to send 19,000 kids to camp last year.

The BEST spots to grab a Caesar in Victoria

Yes please!

The Cheese and Meat Festival releases final list of vendors for May event

The Cheese and Meat Festival’s final vendor announcement is here! Who wouldn't want more of the best cheese, charcuterie, and pairings the region has...

People are ordering this ‘Dragon Frappucino’ at Starbucks for their magical fix

For those of you that missed the Unicorn Frap hype!

Moss Street Market returns for its 26th season

Let the market season begin!

We just tried Starbucks’ new Unicorn Frappuccinos and they are truly enchanted

They will be available for just five days!

Reach new heights and go on an epic BC beer tour by seaplane

The most epic beer tour in the country and it’s right here in beautiful British Columbia.

6 locations to enjoy Easter Brunch in Victoria

Easter is just a week away and some of Victoria's finest establishments are preparing unforgettable brunches filled with classic and seasonal dishes. Here are six...

Start spring right with our 3 favourite Smoothie Bowls in Victoria

Delicious, cool, and healthy! 😍

More vendors released for the Victoria Cheese and Meat Festival

15 more vendors added to the Victoria Cheese and Meat Festival!

Robin Hood all-purpose flour recalled for possible E. coli contamination

There has been one reported illness associated with the consumption of this product.

Victoria Mustard Seed Food Bank gets a $50,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation

This contribution will be used to buy a refrigerated van

McDonald’s Big Mac sauce will soon be availabe at grocery stores

Fire up the BBQ and rejoice Big Mac sauce lovers! McDonald's Canada has confirmed that it is bringing Big Mac, McChicken and Filet-O-Fish sauces...

10 Happy Hours in Victoria You Can’t Miss!

St. Patrick’s Day just came and went, and with it, proof that Victoria loves to party! If you’re someone who’s always looking for an...

Where to drink and be merry in Victoria this St. Patrick’s Day!

The luck of the Irish has delivered St. Patrick's Day on a Friday this year. So to help you in your quest for the best...

Popular $4.95 Vancouver eatery and bar to open in Victoria

The popular self-described "west coast-inspired premium dive bar" is set to open in Victoria this month, with the eighth location in BC for El Furniture...

22 more people have become sick after consuming bad oysters

It appears raw and undercooked oysters from B.C. are causing another outbreak of norovirus and gastrointestinal illnesses. The Public Health Agency of Canada said 22...

Your guide to Victoria Beer Week, March 3 – 11

March is here and that means it's time for the annual Victoria Beer Week! The craft beer-focused celebration will take place March 3-11, 2017...

First wave of vendors released for the Victoria Cheese and Meat Festival

Organizers of the  Cheese and Meat Festival has released the first of three vendor announcements. The festival showcases cheese, charcuterie, and accompaniments while pairing them...

McDonald’s is giving away free coffee this week

Did someone say FREE coffee? Yes please! McDonald’s is once again giving out free small premium roast McCafé coffees. The promotion has already started and will...

Ordering a pint of beer – local Redditor warns you might be getting ripped...

A local Redditor made the following informative post to the popular discussion board, and has allowed Victoria Buzz to share it with our readers: I recently...

Meat & Bread in Victoria has closed after about two years

The Meat & Bread at 721 Yates St. in downtown Victoria has shut its doors after about a two-year run. The first Meat & Bread...

Sooke-based Fudge In A Round is heading back to Hollywood

You know your fudge is good when you have been invited back to Hollywood for the second year in a row. Sooke-based Fudge In A...

Lunch delivery company Salt and Pepper Fox moves into Victoria’s smallest retail storefront

The Salt and Pepper Fox is opening a casual take-out location downtown.  And it's in the smallest possible location in all of Greater Victoria. The...

Sneak peek inside the new Red Barn Market in Esquimalt opening this weekend (PHOTOS)

In case you missed it, the Red Barn Market announced the brand new store in Esquimalt will open its doors this Saturday - and possibly...

Get a free ice cream on Family Day at Sidney’s newest ice cream shop...

First comes Riptide then Pop's Icecream Shop. Ryan Oakley, survived a form of cancer not many do, and when he did, he needed to keep...

The Dining Room at Butchart Gardens one of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants for 2017

The Dining Room at The Butchart Gardens has made it into the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in Canada for 2017! The Dining Room is a...
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...

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