JUNE 2, 2012: FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED
Where do you go when you feel the urge to celebrate, but don’t want to spend a bundle on drinks? Well, it depends on the night of the week. Pubs, clubs*, and restaurants around Victoria offer various special . . . → Click to read full blog
Update: May 11, 2011. Some terrifically positive feedback about these free, no obligation yoga classes from @DesigningRenee on Twitter this week. And an important correction on the location, which apparently is NOT #105 – 399 Tyee Road as advertised, but #103.
Renee writes: “Fantastic stressbuster! Loved trying Hatha Yoga last . . . → Click to read full blog
This week I received a message from Ann-Marie, my sweet, funny friend and neighbour, and a champion of my website since I launched it last June. Ann-Marie sent me this photo she snapped of the chalkboard at Fiamo Italian Kitchen to let me know about the restaurant’s weekday dinner specials. . . . → Click to read full blog
Every Sunday night at a little venue called Norway House, music lovers gather for one of the best musical bargains in Victoria. The Victoria Folk Music Society hosts local and international performers at this out-of-the-way spot on Hillside Avenue, charging non-members just $5 for feature shows and $3 on open-stage . . . → Click to read full blog
SCRIMP ON PIZZA, PASTA, BURGERS, AND EVEN STEAK WITH THESE WEEKLY DINNER SPECIALS
When I count my blessings, one that always makes the Top 10 is the fact that my husband likes to cook. If it were up to me to feed us, we would spend a lot more . . . → Click to read full blog
Here is a tip that should stop Victoria coffee lovers in their tracks. Every Saturday and Sunday, the fine folks at 2% Jazz Coffee on Douglas (near Hillside) give away FREE espresso all day long. That’s right. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, belly up to the coffee . . . → Click to read full blog
Make no mistake, there IS a “wing scene” in our city. I found two Facebook sites dedicated to the finger-lickin’ bar snacks in Victoria: Wednesday Wing Nights! and Chicken Wing Enthusiasts of Victoria. These people are serious about getting the best cluck for their buck.
While you can order . . . → Click to read full blog
Milestones has resurfaced on my list of recommended dining options in Victoria.
The Canadian restaurant chain lost favour with me after a few disappointing dinners at the Inner Harbour location. But I tried Milestones again when the Langford location opened and every dish since has exceeded my expectations—particularly the seafood . . . → Click to read full blog