Food | Drink

The duck-infused flavour of victory

Local bartender conquers prestigious cocktail competition using meat ingredient

Not your elementary school sandwich

Nowadays, your motivations for one-handed eating might involve checking Facebook, or maybe even studying for a midterm. But whatever the reason, sandwiches are still a great lunch option; that’s why…

Eats, Chews and Leaves: Baja Surf Grill benefits from lowered expectations

Do you have a personal mantra? Some words to live by? Perhaps there’s a Katy Perry song that spoke to you in a moment of weakness? Don’t be embarrassed —…

Eats, chews and leaves: Bin 4 offers a bevy of burgers

I need to pose a few questions. Does food taste the same to everyone? If I polled a group of 100 hungry individuals, would they all describe a green apple…

Seasonal drinking, Vancouver Island style

Vancouver Island Brewery launches Iron Plow Harvest Märzen

Eats, chews and leaves: Make a vow to visit Pizzeria Prima Strada

Go eat at Pizzeria Prima Strada. The subsequent paragraphs will describe in detail why you should visit one of their two locations, but if you only have time to read…

The Mighty Spoon: Just throw it in a pan

Every so often I find myself in a grocery store, wandering the aisles in a state of complete dissociation. Up and down, through the meat and the produce aisles, trapped…

Eats, chews and leaves: Pho-Ever satisfies more than hunger for puns

Have you ever calculated how many sandwiches you eat during a school year? The sheer volume of your total intake of those hand-held meals is difficult to ignore.

Eats, chews and leaves: Big Wheel Burger ain’t your grandma’s fast food

There’s an Internet meme floating around about McDonald's that makes me laugh. It explains that, for a child, a visit to the golden arches is a success and a triumph,…