A new micro-bakery just opened its doors to the Fairfield community, with cakes, pies, and sandwiches they are ready to welcome the neighbourhood! Tucked behind a patio, and nestled between Martha’s Delectables and Tout de Sweet production kitchens is the small but mighty Deer and Dough Bakery. Formerly occupied by The Cottage Bakery, Deer and Dough have stepped in as the go-to neighbourhood cafe.
January 19th, 2022
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Why has Thai cuisine achieved such global popularity? Well first, there’s its ability to perfectly balance strong flavours, like spicy chilis, sour lime and tamarind, creamy coconut, pungent fish sauce, and sweet palm sugar. Then there’s the sheer diversity of dishes, from creamy curries to smoky stir-fries and crowd-pleasing crispy spring rolls. Everyone can find something to love at a Thai restaurant.
January 18th, 2022
Victorians are spoiled with an abundance of fantastic cafes, but so far most of them reside in the downtown core. Enter Coffee Shack, the Westshore’s first specialty coffee shop, which opened in November 2021 to considerable excitement.
January 10th, 2022
In recent years, the restaurant industry has become increasingly aware of low-carb preferences. More and more low-carb options are popping up on local menus and staff are becoming accustomed to modification requests, which makes ordering based on preferences easier than ever.
January 3rd, 2022
There’s a new haus on the block! Eva Schnitzelhaus opened its doors in the heart of downtown Victoria, taking over the Rain Dogs location on Fisgard Street. This open space has been transformed into an après ski chalet-style restaurant by a skilled team who all have roots in the award-winning Agrius Restaurant. Executive chef and CEO Maxime Durand, along with sous chef Émile Hudon-Donne, created a playful menu with their own twists on German, Swiss, and Austrian classics.
December 28th, 2021
This rich and velvety Chocolate Orange Tart with Candied Oranges is an impressive dessert to serve during the holiday season. This recipe was inspired by the famous Terry’s Chocolate Orange that makes an appearance this time of year. This homemade Chocolate Orange Tart with Candied Oranges recipe has all of the same chocolate and orange flavours, but is so much more festive in this elegant homemade tart.
December 22nd, 2021
There is no season quite so enticing as Christmas with the allure of festive indoor gatherings and cozy meals around the table. This is the season of candles and mini lights, greenery and pinecones, glitter and gold—, but don’t limit your imagination to traditional expectations of colour and style. Reinvent your table in the way it best reflects your affection for the holiday season, offering your guests a visual feast that matches the food you serve.
December 21st, 2021
Smell and taste are the two senses most strongly linked to memory, so it’s no wonder that holiday baking is so evocative of the Christmas season. The aroma of gingerbread cookies, spiced nuts, warm rum cakes, chocolate, peppermint, and almonds—, or whatever your preferred treat might be— will be sure to conjure sweet memories as you bake and eat your way through the holidays! So whether you dig up those classic recipes that grandma used to make, or forge ahead and try something new, most of us would agree that certain special magic emanates from our kitchens at Christmas.
December 16th, 2021
Bring a touch of holiday comforts to your holiday table this year with an authentic artisanal Panettone
Every year The Tuscan Kitchen brings in limited quantities of this great dessert produced in Italy by master bakers. There are many delicious types of fillings from Classico with candied fruits, to bright lemon, and creamy chocolate.
December 13th, 2021
MOD Pizza is hosting a large charity event to celebrate MOD’s two years in Langford. Mod pizza will be raising money for the Canadian Mental Health Association on 12/12
December 9th, 2021
Celebrating the joy of Christmas, The Nutcracker ballet is a visually stunning blend of music and dance, magic, and colour. Traditionally performed throughout the world by professional and amateur ballet companies alike, the beauty and charm of this holiday event is beloved by all ages. While this year’s live performance of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker ballet has been cancelled once again due to the pandemic, there are definitely ways to still enjoy this holiday classic.
December 3rd, 2021
Tucked away in a welcoming and unassuming space in Quadra Village, Part and Parcel confidently captures the feel of a neighbourhood hidden gem.
December 2nd, 2021
Welcome to the first installment of our Chef Spotlight Series where we were able to catch up with Boom + Batten’s executive chef Matt Cusano. His self-described simplistic, no-fuss, Italian-inspired West Coast-style of cooking focuses on taste over looks. Matt would rather skip the flair and serve you a perfectly cooked and seasoned carrot that …
December 1st, 2021
MOD Pizza is here with exciting new fall features! Bring family and friends down to the Langford location for pizzas, salads, drinks, and more. A community-based company that always serves the freshest and warmest pizzas, MOD pizza never disappoints! Fall is here at MOD pizza, come check it out today!
December 1st, 2021
Nothing screams fall like cinnamon and baked goods, so dust off those sweatpants and get ready to indulge! We dug deep and tested out more than a dozen different raisinless cinnamon buns across the city and rounded out the top six. Yes, we said raisinless... but if you are a fan of those tiny dried grapes in your rolled cinnamon pastries, some of these locations also have options for you. Read on and you might find some helpful tips and maybe even your new favourite!
November 24th, 2021
Can’t think of a better way to enjoy fall in Victoria than trying out Sherwood’s fall cocktail list' and PM share plates. Their menu uses fresh and local ingredients and they provide a variety of items at any time of the day for Victorians to enjoy when needed.
November 23rd, 2021
New this December, celebrate the season and gather with friends and family at Aura on weekends for Festive Small Plates Brunch.
November 23rd, 2021
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