Finally, a dance party with good music!
You'd be forgiven if you miss Category 12 down Keating X Road. Nestled in a squat grey building down the industrial strip, the Central Saanich microbrewery has been drawing my eye dozens of weeks during my work commute. So this drizzly Saturday, with friend and beer enthusiast Adam Higgins in tow, I wasn't going to miss it now.
Blanshard Street is book-ended by dozens of adorable eateries, but if you don't know where to look, you just might miss one of the best vegan spots in Victoria. I'm talking about Be Love, the family owned organic, and local vegan restaurant.
2019 was the year of checking off boxes. Of checking out the places looming in my mind week after week, and everything in between.
The great downtown photo op kicked off for the first year this Friday, and this Sunday evening had hundreds of folks and their puppers strolling about Centennial Square snapping photos.
I've only brushed the surface on spots to wet the whistle in Victoria, but have found a couple of good ones during a night out. The first of course, was a stop at Bartholomew's Pub at the corner of Douglas and Humboldt Street. Their blueberry fizz prosecco drink was quite strong, but with the wisps … Continue reading Wetting the whistle
Featured on the very first episode of Food Network show You Gotta Eat Here!, the place is voted one of the top three places in Victoria for brunch by TripAdvisor. Friends recommended it, my sister did too, and so, for a catch-up with the cousin, I went.
When Victoria gets to Christmas time, it goes BIG. There are so many places to enjoy the Christian holiday in the Garden City that to compile a comprehensive list would take days. So I'll be touching on a couple of the obvious, and one of the more personal, intimate, and perhaps *gasp* spiritual places to get into the holiday spirit.
Take a left off Benvenuto Avenue to Wallace Drive, and you can find one of my favourite Saanich Peninsula trails. . . It had been years since my sister and I set foot in the Trail, but as the day was sunny (like most of the past week), and our itch for nature grew, off we went.
Sitting just next to the Yates Street Cineplex movie theatre, the pizza joint Brickyard Pizza has been open for about as long as I've been alive, and building its reputation as "Victoria's Favourite Slice", according to its website. Between that or grabbing sushi, we decided on pizza. Stepping in and smelling the aromas, I knew I made the right decision.