Tessa Cowan

7 spots to get mocktails in Victoria

There is truly nothing like a cool drink on a hot summer day! If you’re looking to share a refreshing cocktail with friends and or family this summer, but want to forgo the alcohol then check out Tasting Victoria’s list of recommended restaurants and bars for the best ‘mocktails’ this season. Mocktails are the perfect way to enjoy your favourite cocktails, minus the liquor.

Victoria Spotlight: Songhees Food Truck

Since its inception in 2013, The Songhees Food Truck has created dishes unique in both flavour and appearance. The Songhees Food Truck, located on Admirals Road, is a taste of traditional Indigenous Cuisine with modern touches and inspirations. This food truck is the place to visit for food you can savour! Chef Dave Roger and the staff at the Songhees Food Truck told us, at Tasting Victoria, all about the exciting news and updates that are coming to the local food truck. Read on to discover what the Songhees Food Truck is all about!

Best farmers’ markets in Victoria & Sidney

Farmers’ markets, found in cities across the globe, are the perfect place to connect with one’s own community and the people that live in it. In each unique market, opportunities exist to sample an amazing array of delights from organic produce and freshly baked treats to handmade artisan goods, including one-of-a-kind jewelry and clothing. Here is your one-stop guide to the best farmers’ markets to visit and enjoy this season on the south Island.

Best patios in Oak Bay, Fairfield, and Cook Street you need to visit

Spring is here and that means sunny days, blossoms, and patio season has now arrived. If you and your bubble find yourself around the Cook Street, Fairfield or Oak Bay areas, be sure to check out one of these patio spaces. With warmer weather and sunny days to come, sitting outside with your bubble at one of these restaurants is a splendid way to kick off the spring season. Each of these restaurants features a wide selection of menu choices. Whether you’re looking to try out a new cocktail, burger or want to enjoy brunch with your bubble, one of the restaurants below is sure to offer a patio and food-worthy service.

Best happy hour spots in Victoria

Looking for a fresh new spot for happy hour drinks in Victoria? Well, one of these hot spot restaurants in the city is sure to offer you and your bubble a drink selection worthy of any kind of celebration. Some of these restaurants even offer happy hour food options, so you and your bubble can enjoy delicious food along with your choice of drinks.

Indulge in Victoria’s best pizza at these 5 local hot spots

With its mouth-watering combination of melted cheese, savoury toppings, and crispy crust, pizza serves a powerful punch. Whether it’s loaded with various veggies, packed to the brim with meats, or garnished with the controversial pineapple topping, pizza reigns king! Check out these pipinghot spots on the Island this season for some carb‘o’licious indulgence like no other!