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Red Barn Market (Oak Bay)
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Red Barn Market looks like any other specialty grocery store but hidden inside is a sandwich bar! My buddy J used to live in Victoria and came to RBM all […]
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Hoyne Brewing Company
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We always seem to find breweries wherever we go. The Hoyne Brewing Company was right across the street from Parachute Ice Cream. They’re also next door to another brewery, Driftwood […]
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Parachute Ice Cream
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After dim sum, we decided to hit up Parachute Ice Cream for dessert. It’s located kitty corner to Hoyne Brewery. We actually ended up coming a second time when we […]
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Castle Bake 2
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It’s been ages since I’ve been to Castle Bake. We decided to check out their second location, aptly named Castle Bake 2. It’s located in a random north side plaza; […]
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Lot 1 Pasta Bar
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Heard about this place through one of J’s friends. Lot 1 Pasta Bar is sister restaurant to Bin 4 Burger Lounge (which is across the street). Hours. We came for […]
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Don Mee Seafood Restaurant
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I don’t go for dim sum often but jumped at the chance when we were meeting up with some friends for Saturday brunch. We arrived at 11:30am and put our […]
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Siam Thai Restaurant
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Siam Thai Restaurant
We were planning to check out The Little Jumbo for dinner Friday evening but when we went in, it was an hour and a half wait. No chance we were […]
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Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse
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Before heading into Victoria, we made a pit stop in Saanichton to specifically check out Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse. We dropped in on a Friday afternoon. Unlucky for us, […]
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Pier Bistro
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We were starving after the ferry ride and Pier Bistro looked good from our quick search of the Sidney area. It’s located right along the docks beside the Seafood Market […]
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An Chay
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Back in town meant seeing my two favourite vegetarians for food. I’m always pretty skeptical when it comes to pure Vietnamese vegetarian restaurants but we decided to give An Chay […]
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Kin Kao Thai Kitchen
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I can’t remember how I first heard about Kin Kao Thai Kitchen but it made it onto my list of places to try. Hours. Outside menu. We dropped in on […]
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Sushi Aria
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Sushi Aria
Sushi Aria is a Korean run Japanese restaurant. Never heard of it until I came across it while browsing for a place to eat. It’s located right beside Corner 23. […]
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Ask for Luigi
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Ask for Luigi
We dropped in for brunch as B’s friends had told her good things about Ask for Luigi’s brunch menu. Hours. We came on a late Sunday afternoon (around 1:45pm) and […]
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Kawa Sushi
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Kawa Sushi
First sushi meal of the trip even though I’ve been in Van for a week. No idea how that happened. We decided to check out a new spot (for us), […]
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Salz
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Salz
All these small, specialized spots have opened up since I left. Salz, another addition to Nate Box’s empire (District CafĂ©, Little Brick and Elm Cafe), focuses on German food. It […]
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