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Victoria’s hidden gem: Birdman

📸: @birdman.vic It’s not exactly the newest addition to Victoria’s food scene, but you may not be aware this hidden gem exists. A late-night pop-up inside the beloved local restaurant Wind Cries Mary, Birdman serves towering fried chicken sandwiches for takeout and delivery. You can order from Birdman’s small but compelling menu and dine inside …

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4 South Vancouver Island distilleries you can support

Photo: Macaloney Distillers Last week, the BC General Employees Union (BCGEU) ended its two-week-long strike at liquor warehouses across BC—a relief for many Victoria bars and restaurants. The strike prevented alcohol from being shipped from distillers and wineries based outside the province to government-run and private stores, which then saw a limit on how much …

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Unique fish dishes to try in Victoria

Living in Victoria, it’s easy to find a fish and chips eatery serving different kinds of local catches from halibut to cod, battered up and fried with some fries and slaw! We curated a list of unique fish items you should try for a twist on the tasty classics. From fusions mixing West Coast catches with other cuisines, you’ll love some of the new tastes from BC’s waters. 

Baked goods in Victoria you have to try at least once

The aromas of cheesy chive breads and freshly baked cinnamon buns tease your nostrils as you pass by the lineup trailing out of the small store full of risen yeasts and queues of people ready to feast. Victoria is home to many bakeries inspired by international travellers and passionate bakers who turn out rows of doughy delicacies. It’s hard to know which to taste first, so we’ve made a list of the top baked goods around Victoria.