Jesse Dame, Owner of Wind Cries Mary, On Shared Meals and Jimi Hendrix

A look inside Victoria's Wind Cries Mary, a Pacific Northwest-inspired restaurant.

By Julia Dilworth

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

Church St.Taphouse Looks to Bring Live Music Back to Comox

Church St. Taphouse opened its doors in early August. Here's a look inside the new pub and soon-to-be live music venue.

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

The Breakwater Guide to Good Beer: Mid-Island

We've got you covered on where to find good beer from Nanaimo to Campbell River.

By Rob Mangelsdorf


On Pasta Pop-Ups (And the Kind of Dessert an Angel Would Eat)

In Victoria, Pasta di Hugo's pop-up pasta dinners hearken back to old-world Italian trattoria meals.

By Julia Serena Ready

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