Coming to Victoria on Friday, Oct. 8 is the renowned gourmet vegan bakery Cinnaholic. Serving 100% plant-based rolls since 2014, Cinnaholic is moving into downtown Victoria at 535 Yates St. to bring you a sweet treat special! From 10am to 2pm on Oct. 8, Cinnaholic will be offering $1 cinnamon rolls for its grand opening. Try out their signature rolls or build your very own special roll, with 20 unique frosting flavours and a variety of fresh and decadent toppings.
We all love a great burger, don’t we? These days vegetarian and vegan burgers are everywhere you look, and there are plenty of creative options to choose from. Veggie burgers have certainly come a long way from portobello mushroom caps on a bun. Whether you’re on the hunt for a quick plant-based lunch, junky pub grub, or late-night eats, we’ve got you 100% covered. Read on to find out where to try the best veggie burgers in Victoria:
Once upon a time, delicious vegan baked goods were pretty scarce unless you baked them yourself. Well, not anymore. Today, so many of our local restaurants and bakeries now have at least one vegan dessert option. Whether you’re in the mood for a box of doughnuts, a custom cake, or a warm cinnamon bun—if you can imagine it, it’s probably available somewhere in Victoria.
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.
Spring has sprung, the flowers are in full bloom and the sun is shining. You know what that means? Ice cream season is among us! Once upon a time, dairy-free ice cream was difficult to find, but not today. Whether you’re vegan, dairy-free, lactose intolerant, or just love ice cream of all kinds, these 6 local shops have got you covered.
Tamara and Braden Parks arrived in Victoria with one dream: to open a vegan café and bakery. In 2018, that dream came true. Every day for the past three years, Fern Café and Bakery has delighted diners with wonderfully creative plant-based options such as Big Bad Cinnamon Buns, Crafty Mac and Cheese, and fried Buffalo “Chickun” Burgers.
While veganism was once considered a fringe lifestyle reserved exclusively for the hippie crowd, people from all walks of life are now consuming fewer animal products. This is just one of the many reasons why our local vegan scene is currently booming in Victoria. Whether you’re concerned about your health, the environment, or animal welfare, these days, there are tons of creative vegan-friendly options to explore in this city.
Read on for our list of Victoria’s best vegan restaurants.