There’s always some new culinary hot spot offering fresh delicious delights to check out. In 2016 we saw the arrival of a few new local favourites, including Saveur (the new top-ranked Victoria restaurant on TripAdvisor), Fishhook, and Nubo Japanese Tapas. Saveur offers contemporary French-inspired cuisine, perfect for those looking for a fine dining experience. Fishhook…

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A ROMANTIC VICTORIAN ADVENTURE

“Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.” – Jackson Brown, Jr. It’s that time of the year again – and while it may be tempting to ‘sit this one out’ or even avoid it altogether, if you are in a relationship then you can never truly escape Valentine’s Day….

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It’s that time of the year again – and we’re not referring to Christmas! No, it’s time to reconnect with loved ones, family, and friends – and the best way to do that is to break bread together, to enjoy delicious food and drink. The question then becomes ‘where do we go?’ Fortunately, Victoria has…

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ONE FISH, TWO FISH…

Victorians love seafood – in fact, we really, really love seafood. It’s to be expected from a coastal city, especially one with as much history as Victoria which, believe it or not, is actually one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. In fact, Victoria was founded in 1843 – before either Vancouver or…

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Victoria loves food. Sure, one could argue that all places love food, but in this city it really is an integral part of our culture – and we have one of the highest restaurants-per-capita ratios in the world. We love to go out and eat here. We love doing brunch. We love meeting with friends…

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AUTUMN TRAVELS

One of the benefits of the unique climate around Victoria is that we never really truly experience winter. Once per decade it might snow and last for a day or two, with the occasional anomaly creating a large amount of snow, but 9 years out of every 10 there’s not a snowflake to be found,…

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Sometimes what you’re looking for – what you really need – is just a great spot to lean back in the sunshine and enjoy a drink. Luckily for you, there is no shortage of beautiful sunshine or fine patios in Victoria! Right outside the doors to the Victoria Regent you’ll find The Local and Darcy’s…

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