CHEF DEZ: Organize your kitchen properly and food prep won’t be so daunting

Think like a restaurant and you’ll perform like one

  • Dec 29, 2019

Fashion Fridays: A special gift for Amma

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

The Chocolate Project; bean to bar

David Mincey promotes sustainable small batch chocolate

  • Dec 27, 2019

Mac and Cheese, the perfect winter comfort food

Recipes from Chef Heidi Fink

  • Dec 25, 2019

Seven Sins with Janice Jefferson

Interior designer talks form, function and faves

  • Dec 23, 2019

CHEF DEZ: A different take on New Year’s chips and dip

Baked salt and pepper pita chips with freshly made Greek tzatziki

  • Dec 22, 2019

Mathieu Poirier: Looking back on the year in beer

New breweries, taprooms open; more on the way for Victoria, as are the Canadian Brewing Awards

Fondue is back

Slow food with a heart

  • Dec 20, 2019

Fashion Fridays: New Year’s Eve outfits under $200

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

Stephanie Greaves takes centre stage

Victoria songstress is fueled by the music

  • Dec 18, 2019

Island vet talks tips for winter travel with pets

Going to see the vet the day before a trip is never a good idea

Building homes and community

Alair Homes’ Stu Hopewell finds time for work, charity and travel

  • Dec 16, 2019

Visiting Peru’s Lake Titicaca

Villagers want to draw tourists — but on their own terms

  • Dec 16, 2019

Palestinians in Bethlehem look beyond religious tourism

BETHLEHEM, Palestinian Territory — For decades, the people of Bethlehem have watched…

  • Dec 15, 2019

Students coming up with signature VIU chocolate

Blind taste testing this week part of chocolate recipe competition

CHEF DEZ: Getting the most from your Christmas baking

Ice water and ingredient focus will make a difference

  • Dec 15, 2019

Ucluelet Aquarium celebrates “best” season to date

“We had some wonderful, really engaged visitors,” said curator Laura Griffith Cochrane.

Victoria restaurant gets one-year extension after facing renoviction

Pluto’s Restaurant set to stay at its Cook Street location until March 2021

Fired up for winter wear

Firefighter Jason Hodge also helms the Oak Bay Firefighters Charitable Foundation

  • Dec 13, 2019

Canadian airline passengers to be eligible for $1,000 in compensation for delayed flights

Passengers can also receive compensation for overbooking, lost luggage and other inconveniences