Amelia Acedo

Phillips Brewing Celebrates 20 Years

Lift a glass to Phillips Brewing for celebrating 20 years in business! What is a true recipe for success? For Matt Phillips, the answer is a great team, doing what you love, focusing on the quality of product, and creativity. These values are why Phillips Brewing is now in its 20th year of business serving Victoria locals and people across the country.

5 Mexican restaurants you need to try in Victoria

If you’ve been following Tasting Victoria for a while, you may already know that I, Amelia, founder of Tasting Victoria, am from Mexico. When I first arrived in Victoria in 2009 it was hard to find good and authentic Mexican food, but luckily, things have changed. Now there are a variety of options to choose from, whether you are looking for carne asada—which originated in northern Mexico—nixtamal tortillas—mostly made in the center of Mexico—or even Mexican brunch.

Bicycle Pizza serves a new way of doing business

There’s no doubt that restaurants are reinventing themselves, especially since the pandemic started last year and businesses all over the world had to pivot to primarily takeout and/or delivery models.

And it was at the beginning of this year that a new pizza business with a very unique business model launched on the Saanich Peninsula: Bicycle Pizza—an online-only and takeout-only pizza business.

Downtown Victoria’s best patios you need to visit

It’s a well-known fact that Victorians truly enjoy patio season. With warmer temperatures and sunshine in the city, we’ve put together different series of guides of the best patios where you can soak up the sun and have a great meal this season!

Whether you’re after delicious food, a great drink, or an incredible view, here are our top picks for patios in downtown Victoria.
Follow along to see the best patios in other Victoria neighbourhoods.