Dining

Find a sunny spot for a rosé. (Zoë Ducklow/News Staff)

Website helps patrons find patios for dining on Vancouver Island

Indoor dining closure and the onset of spring created a need for a patio locator

  • Apr 5, 2021

 

Daniel Frankel, Tap and Barrel Group and Brewhall. Lia Crowe photography

Daniel Frankel taps into the Vancouver restaurant scene

Business and hospitality with Tap and Barrel Group owner

  • Mar 22, 2021

 

Chef Katrina Archibald stands with a chalk wall behind her at the 10 Acres at the Pier restaurant in Sidney.  Don Denton photo

Chat with Chef Katrina Archibald

10 Acres Executive Sous Chef talks ingredients, food, and menus

  • Mar 17, 2021

 

Saanich Peninsula Dining and Ethnic Cuisine food. Don Denton photographs

Flavours Of The World

Ethnic cuisine dining choices spice up the Saanich Peninsula

  • Mar 5, 2021
Saanich Peninsula Dining and Ethnic Cuisine food. Don Denton photographs
January 14, 2021 - Executive Chef Ken Nakano from Aura restaurant and the Inn at Laurel Point in the herbs and greens garden outside the hotel.  Don Denton photo

Cooking with fresh, seasonal, local food

A Q&A with Executive Chef Ken Nakano, Inn at Laurel Point

  • Feb 26, 2021
January 14, 2021 - Executive Chef Ken Nakano from Aura restaurant and the Inn at Laurel Point in the herbs and greens garden outside the hotel.  Don Denton photo
Lonni van Diest  and Greg Sebell  owners of Blk Box . Darren Hull Photograph

Food For Fit from Blk Box

On-the-go meals for health and fitness

  • Jan 27, 2021
Lonni van Diest  and Greg Sebell  owners of Blk Box . Darren Hull Photograph
Two of the three domes available for an outdoor dining experience during winter months at the Beach Club Resort. Each dome can seat a maximum of six patrons from the same “social bubble” and includes the use of a heater and dehumidifier. (submitted photo)

There’s no place like dome: Parksville restaurant offers unique dining experience

COVID-19 restrictions see Beach Club Resort get creative

Two of the three domes available for an outdoor dining experience during winter months at the Beach Club Resort. Each dome can seat a maximum of six patrons from the same “social bubble” and includes the use of a heater and dehumidifier. (submitted photo)
Matt and Jenn Heyne are chef and owners at the Cow Cafe West Coast Grill in Cowichan Bay. Photographs by Lia Crowe

West Coast Inspiration At Cow Cafe

Chef and owners Matt and Jenn Heyne in Cowichan Bay

  • Dec 21, 2020
Matt and Jenn Heyne are chef and owners at the Cow Cafe West Coast Grill in Cowichan Bay. Photographs by Lia Crowe

3 New Ways to Explore Vancouver and the Sea-to-Sky

See familiar places with fresh eyes

  • Jul 13, 2020

#Sweetstagram – Desserts So Beautiful They Have To Be Instagrammed Before Eating

Picture-perfect treats to savour and share

  • Dec 17, 2018

French cuisine at Kelowna’s Bouchons Bistro

Parisian owners add vegetarian dishes to the menu

  • Sep 21, 2018

Inspired Style with Camille and David Saltman

American expats enjoy new Kelowna home

  • Sep 18, 2018

At Home with Hamish Crawford

Creator of bakery, restaurant and winery is also an avid antique car collector

  • Sep 17, 2018

Savouring Sidney’s Restaurants and Markets

Dining out or shopping for the food fan in this Vancouver Island seaside town

  • Sep 7, 2018

Shopping Around Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter

Historic district offers unique sights, scents and flavours

  • Sep 7, 2018

Inspired Chef with Michael Wilkins

Kelowna chef at Krafty Kitchen + Bar shares a recipe for ceviche

  • Sep 5, 2018

Elements Casino Victoria Transformed

Vancouver Island casino expands and adds gaming, entertainment and dining options

  • Aug 30, 2018

Vancouver Island’s Tigh-Na-Mara Resort Renovates to add to Dining Experience

Chef Eric Edwards uses new Wood Stone oven to enhance cooking and eating options

  • Aug 30, 2018

Inspired Chef Interview with Duncan’s Ian Blom

Hoping to lead the Cowichan Valley culinary scene

  • Aug 24, 2018

Meet Sophie Fenlon, Executive Chef

Try her food at Victoria’s Vis À Vis bouchon Bar and the Penny Farthing Pub

  • Aug 23, 2018