Even the poorest of starving students sometimes get to go out to a very fancy restaurant. It might be a birthday splurge, a graduation celebration or a really fantastic first date; whatever the reason, there’s something magical about eating at a place with linen napkins and an in-house sommelier.
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I opted for a mild version of Phad Thai Goong ($13.50). I believe Phad Thai is so popular because it’s the perfect balance of sweet, salty, spicy and sour. Phad Thai solves all my cravings because it hits all four flavour notes.
Local farmers and healthy food initiatives partake in UVic’s first harvest market
“We usually do a boys’ trip up to Tofino — little bit of drinking, a lot of surfing.”
Hawksley Workman on wakefulness through musical experimentation
Drums pound, a voice barks and walls of guitar rise and crumble. This is the music of the forest in autumn, beautiful in its decay.
I developed something of a crush on Jameson Irish Whiskey last year. A friend bought a bottle before we left Victoria for the holiday season, and he and I drained it in good time. We drank it on the rocks. Though I’d had Jameson in the past, I couldn’t recall it ever going down so… Read more »
William Head on Stage (WHOS) is a living testimonial to the transformative power of theatre. Its production of The Hobbit is able to elicit this tangible reality by addressing the universal theme of a heroic journey that compels all involved to face their demons, within and without. The positive force of creativity is the foundation… Read more »
Who would go to a conference on a Monday at 3 p.m. in the Chateau Victoria entitled “Eau de Vie: The Overlooked Cocktail Ingredient?” Actually, not very many people. Four, to be exact. But four seasoned brandy enthusiasts with genuine curiosity in the distilling and fermenting processes of alcohol, that is. Who probably shouldn’t attend… Read more »
Have you ever, as an adult, tried inviting friends to attend a concert by a beloved children’s entertainer? You’ve got to field a lot of dubious follow-up questions (“Will it just be us and a bunch of six-year-olds?”). You’ve got to provide some clarity (“Is he the ‘Baby Beluga’ guy?”). And, if the concert in… Read more »