Food | Drink

Craft Beer Market, photo by Sajjan Sarai.

Nightlife additions to downtown Victoria

Victoria is a city well known for its downtown pub scene. Recently two new additions have popped up in familiar locations that students might be curious about. 

John’s Place: Where strangers become family

You may know John’s Place for its long line, exposure on the Canadian television series You Gotta Eat Here, or the almost five-star review on Google. You may have even…
Holiday treats, graphic by Sie Douglas-Fish.

Something sweet for the holidays

Scribbled on an old piece of cardstock in the back of the drawer, or perhaps just passed down through memory: there’s nothing like a good old family recipe. Holiday desserts…
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As the food industry adjusts to COVID-19, food delivery drivers play an increased role

Restaurant owners appreciate reach of delivery services, but see the importance of the government’s cap on delivery commission Between restrictions on indoor dining and individual preferences to eat at home…

Recipes to get you through the pandemic

It’s not easy these days to pop down to the market just because your cookbook has called for an oddly specific ingredient. A few Martleteers have some flexible recipes to…

UVic-based research project aims to support global food sovereignty

The UVic-based research project “Four Stories About Food Sovereignty: Transnational Crises and Local Action” focuses on food security and aspirations towards food sovereignty in regions around the world, and the…
whistle buoy beer

Award-winning Whistle Buoy Brewing Company founded on sustainability and local connections

Since entering the Victoria craft beer scene in June 2019, Whistle Buoy Brewing Company has supported sustainable practices and local sourcing and has already won a BC Beer Award. During…

A peek inside the cookbook hidden on the UVic Fine Arts website

The next time you're staring at your fridge wondering what to cook (yet again), why not take some inspiration from the secret recipe book on the UVic Fine Arts website?…

Winter is coming, but Fairfield isn’t ready for it yet

Fall Fairfield event makes use of good weather before it’s over             Victoria prides itself on its sense of community. Over the summer, it’s near…