food

Baking with Bix: Foccacia Bread

An uninteresting and intermittent cooking column   Are you interested in making friends by implementing your half-assed baking ability? No? Too bad, because you’ll be making them one way or…

Four ways to finish off your meal plan without getting food poisoning

Let’s be real: if you move out of residence before getting that meal plan balance down to zero, it’s tempting to forget there was a time before home cooked meals…

Students rally for mozzarella sticks

UVic reverses decision to get rid of the snack at residence diner Sometimes it can seem as though the world is more divided than ever before. The cost of living…

Selling “ugly” produce is a beautiful idea

Food is a constant issue at UVic. For many students, the on-campus Food Bank, food-salvaging clubs like the Community Cabbage, and weekly free dinners at Emmanuel Baptist Church are not…

Bugs, mould, other horrors discovered in residence meals

Even before spotting the mangled fly peeking out from under the uncooked noodles of her green curry, Shae-Lynn Ouellette hadn’t been feeling well. “I was like ‘What is this . . . it must…

My favourite brunch: Dim sum at Jade Fountain

Standing in line behind girls in Lululemons and guys with beards, plaid, and toques is practically a city-wide pastime most mornings for Victorians. Like most people, I don’t like lines…

Uchida’s Eatery keeps it simple, to divine results

Sometimes you find a place so magical and lovely you don’t want to share it with anyone, but also can’t keep quiet about it. That’s how I feel about Uchida…

Deconstructing the UVSS Food Services deficit

A curious running deficit in the Food Services budget for the University of Victoria Students’ Society was brought up at the last Annual General Meeting on Oct. 28, with little…

Food prices on campus tough to swallow

Monopoly isn’t fun. Many of us have sat down at the kitchen table on a Friday night expecting to play an enjoyable board game. After you land on Park Avenue…