Food | Drink

Ten restaurant patios to check out in Victoria this summer 

One of the most popular open patio restaurants in downtown Victoria is Craft Beer Market. It opened its doors in September of 2022, replacing Canoe Brewpub, and has been buzzing…
Tombo Victoria

Is Tombo Eats worth the hype?

Tombo Eats is the newest cafe/bakery/restaurant that just launched in Victoria. The eatery’s motto is “good food, made here.”
Fairtrade chocolate

Bitter truths about the chocolate industry, and the UVic students working to improve it

“What’s good about Fairtrade is that you do have to meet [certain] social and environmental standards,” says one student.

New Mystic Market outlets bring novelty and variety to campus food

When two new food outlets — Flamin’ Good Chicken and Pickle and Spice — arrived in Mystic Market, I jumped at the chance to test them out.
A wall of local beers in Victoria, B.C. Photo by Brennan Shaver.

Five local beers that won’t break the bank

There’s no better way to embrace casual drinking than by immersing yourself in the wonderful world of craft beers. It’s a mystery why anyone would still buy imports, when there…
Peanut butter cookies with a cannabis flower and chocolate on top, photo by Atum Beckett.

Extra special peanut butter cookies

Consuming edibles can be a great way to enjoy cannabis. It avoids the lung damage that comes with smoking and the high lasts much longer while using much less product.
MeeT restaurant

MeeT restaurant review

MeeT is now officially open and is Victoria’s newest destination for vegetarians, vegans, and curious meat-eaters alike.
The Grad House, photo by Karley Sider.

The Grad House reopens its doors to the UVic community

“The Grad House: Quietly Open Again.” That is the heading that you are greeted with when you open the UVic Grad House website.
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. 

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