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Bin 4

After months of repeatedly passing by Bin 4 in it’s beginning stages, I was extremely excited to give it a try once the doors opened to patrons! I informed my man that our visit to Bin 4 was a mandatory … Continue reading

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Romeo’s

Having already been to Romeo’s in Broadmead for a work party, my Mum suggested we go for an impromptu weeknight dinner. I was a little hesitant at first, as I had a sense that Romeo’s was just another variation on … Continue reading

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Ooh La La Cupcakes

I am a total sucker for cupcakes. I know, I know; they are overpriced and trendy and cutesy and totally targeted at my demographic. Do I care? Obviously not. Victoria is a city of cupcakes, with Ooh La La, Pink … Continue reading

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The Reef

The Reef hold a special place in my heart, and it is probably the restaurant I have visited most during my time living in Victoria. In fact, it was one of the first meals out that I had when I … Continue reading

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Cabin 12

Brunch in Victoria is scary. Hordes of hungry families and hungover students, all vying competitively for the next available table. Lines are long. The “hangries” are rampant. 45 minute waits are reasonable. John’s Place, Floyd’s, Blue Fox, Shine – all … Continue reading

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Zambri’s

Oh, Zambri’s. I so wanted to love you. I wanted my first visit to be the start of a beautiful and long lasting Italian food relationship. But, alas – you did not sweep me off my feet. Perhaps I ordered … Continue reading

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Lotus Pond

Lotus Pond makes both vegetarian and meat-lovers’ tummies happy. I have visited this little gem on Johnson on many an occasion, and found that it rarely disappoints. Atmosphere (3/5): The decor at Lotus Pond is plain, and the setting is … Continue reading

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Veneto

The man and I recently visited Veneto two times: once for dinner, and once for dessert. It was a place I never really thought about going to (probably because I’m not much of a fancy schmanzy “cocktail” girl), but it … Continue reading

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Nar

When you’re in Oak Bay, there are only a handful of places to eat at. Obviously Ottavio is a great option, but if you venture ten or so minutes further down Newport you will stumble upon a gem that is … Continue reading

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Foo

The quest for a reasonably priced and delicious lunch in Victoria can be a painstaking and drawn-out affair. Matthew and I have learned this a number of times while wandering hungrily around the streets of downtown, looking for a place … Continue reading

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