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Three Vancouver Island Chefs Give us Their Version of the Ubiquitous Grilled Cheese

Vancouver Island chefs let loose on a comfort-food classic.

By Julia Dilworth

Vancouver Island Pubs Worth Travelling For

Our resident beer expert, Rob Mangelsdorf, gives his pick for the best Vancouver Island pubs worth travelling for.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

Tofino Councillor Andrea McQuade on Local Politics, Slinging Noodles and Community

We caught up with Andrea to talk all things local politics, competitive sport fishing, and life in Tofino.

By Dre Turner

Six Vancouver Island Beers to Get You Through Fall

There’s a chill in the air, the leaves are starting to drop, and there’s hardly a tourist to be seen, which can mean only one thing: it’s time to drink dark, malty beers.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

What does this playlist by Île Sauvage and Whistle Buoy have in common?

Île Sauvage Brewing is known for their wild and sour beers, but there isn't anything sour about the playlist they just dropped.

By Breakwater Mag

On Hangover Poutine and the kind of Greasy Spoon that Never Judges

In Stands and Shacks, we document our affinity for the most unassuming places to eat on Vancouver Island. First up: Esquimalt's glorious La Belle Patate.

By Julia Crawford

 

Yayu, a New Plant-Based Cafe Now Open in Ucluelet

The cafe opened its doors in early July and is already popular with the locals.

By Dre Turner

Whistle Buoy Brewing Now Open in Victoria's Market Square

Victoria’s newest brewery, Whistle Buoy, opened in Market Square over the Canada Day long weekend.

By Julia Crawford

Ace Brewing Company Set to Open in the Comox Valley

The Comox Valley's latest craft brewery is aviation-themed, and set to open later this summer.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

Good Tunes and Good Design at Victoria's Saint Cecilia Cafe

A nod to Saint Cecilia—the holy patroness of musicians—this Victoria-based cafe is a great place to work and linger.

By Julia Dilworth

The Breakwater Guide to Good Beer in Victoria

In need of a guide to craft breweries in Victoria? Look no further. Here's the Breakwater guide to craft breweries in the city.

By Rob Mangelsdorf

Just Opened(ish): Land and Sea Brewing in Comox

Land & Sea Brewing, Comox’s first craft brewery, opened its doors late last year, and judging by the enthusiastic response, it was long overdue.

By Rob Mangelsdorf