Further Afield Trips

Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with The Pointe’s Chef, Carmen Ingham

13 Places

For this Tofinitan edition of FAT, we asked Carmen to give us the scoop on where he likes to eat, drink and hang out around town…

Field Trip

On the Road in Jamaica, Gathering All the Rum

6 Places

Scout travels to Kingston and Cockpit Country to learn all about the delicious versatility of Jamaican rum.

Field Trip

Okanagan Road Trip

34 Places

If you’re heading up to the Okanagan for an adventure soon, here are some fresh things that should be on your radar...

The View From Your Window #191

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

‘Wind Cries Mary’ Opening Soon in Victoria’s Historic Bastion Square

Jesse Dame has taken over the storied Camille's Restaurant address and aims to have his new restaurant open by mid-July.

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Tripping Further Afield in Penticton with Virginia Bray

17 Places

More than a go-to for fashion and homewares, the ad hoc boutique owner is also an awesome resource for Penticton's best spots...

Via Tevere Team and Christopher Royal to Launch New Pizzeria ‘Tratto’

The new restaurant is on track to open at some point in August at 256 Westminster Avenue West in downtown Penticton.

Frankie We Salute You! Now Open

The new restaurant from award-winning Chef Brian Skinner (the former chef/co-owner of The Acorn) has launched in Kelowna.

New ‘Home Block’ a Beautiful Game Changer

Vancouver restaurant industry veterans Neil Taylor and Michael Ziff join forces to elevate CedarCreek's new project in Kelowna.

Creek & Gully Cider Opens Today

The brand new farmhouse cidery launched this morning on the edge of the Naramata Bench in the Okanagan Valley.

You Need to Try Some Chic Fille Rosé This Summer

The star of a recent park picnic (in which we went a little overboard) was this incredibly quaffable bottle from Joiefarm's side label.

Organic Classic ‘Paul’s Diner’ Opening Soon

The crew behind Victoria's award-winning Agrius and Fol Epi are expected to launch in the old Paul's Restaurant location this summer.

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Tripping Further Afield in Tofino with Top Chef Canada Winner Paul Moran

10 Places

For this edition of FAT, we're island bound on a guided tour courtesy of the head chef at Tofino Resort + Marina's 1909 Kitchen.

Looking Back to the Beginnings of One of Vancouver Island’s Best Restaurants

These photos were taken five years ago this month, long before Wolf In The Fog was celebrated as the best new restaurant in Canada.

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Tripping Further Afield With Jesse Keefer

9 Places

The Bodega Ridge's Jesse Keefer is at the helm of this week's day-long eating, drinking and exploring experience on Galiano Island.

The Dishes

Chris Bjerrisgaard Does ‘The Dishes’ in Victoria

11 Places

Let the Marketing Director for Vancouver Island Brewing and Vancouver Craft Beer Week take you for a whirlwind Victoria crawl.

You Need to Try ‘The Lumiere’ Cocktail at The Vermillion Room

Here’s the thing about The Vermillion Room at The Fairmont Banff Springs: you really can’t go wrong with a drink order.

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Tripping Further Afield With Keenan Thrussell

12 Places

Today for our Further Afield Trip series, we talk to Keenan Thrussell, winemaker and vineyard manager at Sage Hills Winery.

Field Trip

Three Vancouver Chefs (and a Brewer) Eat the Delicious Daylights Out of Austin, Texas

6 Places

Late last month Big Day BBQ collaborators Rhys Amber, Colin Staus, Doug Stephen and David Bowkett went on an epic BBQ trip.

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Tripping Further Afield With Jason Sussman

11 Places

For this first edition of Further Afield Trips, we talk with Tacofino co-founder in his home base of Tofino.

The View From Your Window #184

We love posting photos like this that reveal the views through the windows of our readers. We hope you'll consider sharing yours!

Gettin’ Groovy and Going Natural with Tyler Thrussell of Neon Eon Wine

Get hip to the groovy new Summerland brand that's naturally got the local wine community, including Gastown's Juice Bar, feeling all tingly.

The Intrepid Greek Who Explored the Pacific Northwest for Spain 427 Years Ago

"I've always thought Juan de Fuca would be the perfect name for a West Coast meets Spanish/Mediterranean restaurant in Vancouver..."

Picking Grapes

Picking Grapes with Andrea Vescovi of Ancora

8 Places

We asked the GM and Wine Director at one of Vancouver's top restaurants to map out his affections for British Columbian wine.

The Small Garage That Converts Finicky Classic Vehicles Into Reliable Electric Heroes

California company EV West has made a brisk business out of converting old Ferraris, Porsches and even VW vans to electric. 

Why Trees Can Only Grow So Tall Even If They Live to Be Thousands of Years Old

California's famous sequoia trees have been known to grow to heights over 130 metres, but they are hamstrung by fascinating limitations.

On Foraging for Beers and Keeping Cool with the Family Behind Mayne Island Brewing Co.

Big things are brewing with this family-run nano operation, including a collaboration dinner with Acorn Restaurant on April 10th.

Understanding the Beautiful Branding of Summerland’s Dominion Cider Co.

Robin Cairns recently filled us in on the orchard’s roots and the creative processes that went into the local cider company's memorable look.