Thursday, November 21, 2019


Food

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...

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...

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