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Patisserie Daniel celebrates 30 years in business

›› Lauren Gaultier

Daniel Vokey, owner of Patisserie Daniel, opened his first shop on Fort Street 30 years ago in 1992 and, after significant growth in his wholesale business, he opened his second location on Cook Street in 1994. Eventually, after starting a family, he decided to scale down his wholesale operations, close the Fort Street […]

By |December 5th, 2022|Community Eats|0 Comments

Fernwood General Store now open

The new store on the block

›› Lauren Gaultier

Fernwood General Store has now ­officially opened at 1308 Gladstone Ave in the former space of Aubergine. For those who were fans of Aubergine’s ­selection of South African and kosher foods, have no fear, your favourite items will continue to be stocked at Fernwood General Store. Purchased through […]

By |April 11th, 2022|Community Eats|0 Comments

Stadacona Spotlight Series: Origin Bakery

›› Lauren Gaultier

Many Fernwood residents are surprised to learn that our community borders extend as far east as Fort Street. Enter Stadacona ­Centre located between Fort Street, Pandora Avenue, Belmont Avenue, and Stadacona Avenue. With a multitude of businesses, over the next several articles we will be showcasing the restaurants that are tucked away in […]

By |February 24th, 2022|Community Eats|0 Comments

Stadacona Spotlight Series: Shine Café

Shine Café has been serving up delicious breakfasts to hungry Fernwoodians since 2004

›› Lauren Gaultier

Many Fernwood residents are surprised to learn that our community borders extend as far east as Fort Street. Enter Stadacona Centre located between Fort Street, Pandora Avenue, Belmont Avenue, and Stadacona Avenue. With a multitude of businesses, over the next several […]

By |December 3rd, 2021|Community Eats|0 Comments

Stadacona Spotlight Series: The Tartan Toque

›› Lauren Gaultier

Many Fernwood residents are surprised to learn that our community borders extend as far east as Fort Street. Enter Stadacona Centre located between Fort, Pandora, ­Belmont, and Stadacona. With a multitude of businesses, over the next several articles we will be showcasing the restaurants that are tucked away in this pocket of our […]

By |October 6th, 2021|Community Eats|0 Comments

Singing Bowl Granola

›› Lauren Gaultier

Meet your local Fernwood granola maker, Jessica, of Signing Bowl Granola (SBG). I found out she was a local after I started ordering her zero-waste bucket and couldn’t help but be impressed by ­delivery ­sometimes within hours. I caught up with Jessica to learn more about her ­company and community involvement.

What sets your […]

By |August 9th, 2021|Community Eats|0 Comments

Patio season at Mesa Familiar

Spring has officially sprung and for the foodie scene, this means patio season is upon us!

›› Lauren Gaultier

Some may say that living in such a ­temperate climate, we are almost always able to enjoy outdoor dining here in beautiful Victoria, but hey, longer sunny days can only make things better right?!

If you have walked through […]

By |March 31st, 2021|Community Eats|0 Comments
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