Chef Dez: Herbs, fresh or dried, which should I used?

Chef Dez: Herbs, fresh or dried, which should I used?

Dried herbs don’t last forever and their use depends on what you are cooking

  • Mar 22, 2020
Chef Dez: Herbs, fresh or dried, which should I used?
In Studio with artist Anita McComas

In Studio with artist Anita McComas

Painting nature on the bright side

  • Mar 20, 2020
In Studio with artist Anita McComas
Small batch winemaker pays attention to detail

Small batch winemaker pays attention to detail

James Schlosser finds his niche

  • Mar 18, 2020
Small batch winemaker pays attention to detail
Chef Dez: Celebrate St. Patricks Day with traditional Irish fare

Chef Dez: Celebrate St. Patricks Day with traditional Irish fare

Try a little Dublin Coddle or Colcannon if you want to get traditional

  • Mar 15, 2020
Chef Dez: Celebrate St. Patricks Day with traditional Irish fare
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world

Nanoose Bay painter lets passion be her guide

  • Mar 13, 2020
Artist Sheila Warren is inspired by the natural world
A new gin-themed eatery is proposed for 1820 Government Street. (Google Maps)

New, 30-plus demographic eatery proposed for downtown Victoria

January Gin Joint and Eatery is hoping to open in the spring

A new gin-themed eatery is proposed for 1820 Government Street. (Google Maps)
At home with Dan Sartori

At home with Dan Sartori

Custom home builder talks career, Nanoose Bay and the Vancouver Island Symphony

  • Mar 11, 2020
At home with Dan Sartori
Chef Dez: no better mix than food, travel and people

Chef Dez: no better mix than food, travel and people

Food is life in so many ways

  • Mar 8, 2020
Chef Dez: no better mix than food, travel and people
Secrets and Lives with Jean Cardno

Secrets and Lives with Jean Cardno

And the 7 Sins

  • Mar 6, 2020
Secrets and Lives with Jean Cardno
Victoria Beer Week launches on Friday with the Lift Off! event at the Victoria Public Market. (Courtesy of Victoria Beer Week)

Victoria Beer Week to begin on Friday

The week includes 19 events across the city for every beer lover out there

Victoria Beer Week launches on Friday with the Lift Off! event at the Victoria Public Market. (Courtesy of Victoria Beer Week)
Blue Jean Baby

Blue Jean Baby

Retro style with denim fashion for 2020

  • Mar 4, 2020
Blue Jean Baby
A touch of Joy Stewart

A touch of Joy Stewart

Skin health guru customizes facial treatments

  • Mar 2, 2020
A touch of Joy Stewart
Chef Dez: On why he will pick butter over margarine every time

Chef Dez: On why he will pick butter over margarine every time

One of the oldest and most natural products there is, butter has taken a beating by margarine

  • Mar 2, 2020
Chef Dez: On why he will pick butter over margarine every time
So you think you’re not a beer drinker

So you think you’re not a beer drinker

New brews and flavours feature herbs, spices and fruit

  • Feb 28, 2020
So you think you’re not a beer drinker
Fashion Fridays: Tammy’s big makeover

Fashion Fridays: Tammy’s big makeover

Kim XO, helps to keep you looking good on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Fashion Fridays: Tammy’s big makeover
BEHIND BARS: Creating a cocktail culture in Oak Bay

BEHIND BARS: Creating a cocktail culture in Oak Bay

Vis-à-Vis head bartender Josh Boudreau brings a wealth of experience to this wine-centric eatery

BEHIND BARS: Creating a cocktail culture in Oak Bay
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl

Outdoor locations a studio for his large canvases

  • Feb 26, 2020
Into the forest with artist Jeremy Herndl
Secrets and lives with Livingspace Interiors’ Ross Bonetti

Secrets and lives with Livingspace Interiors’ Ross Bonetti

Modern design specialist talks the seven sins

  • Feb 24, 2020
Secrets and lives with Livingspace Interiors’ Ross Bonetti
Chef Dez: A most egg-cellent addition to your meals

Chef Dez: A most egg-cellent addition to your meals

Everything you need to know about why it’s time to get cracking

  • Feb 23, 2020
Chef Dez: A most egg-cellent addition to your meals
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles

Exhibition ‘Parked in Victoria’ at Art Centre at Cedar Hill

  • Feb 21, 2020
Classic cars serve as muse for photographer Chris Miles