Beer, sausage and pastries€”what more could you want?

Île Sauvage Brewing

2960 Bridge St., Victoria

Who Brewmaster Stephane Turcotte, one of only 11 Advanced Cicerones in Canada

Why we’re excited Sip wild and sour beers in the newest, warehouse-iest addition to the Rock Bay block. Fermentation nerds, assemmmmble!

Chorizo and Co.

807 Fort St., Victoria

Who Chorizo is re-opening after big renos with new
owners, both Stage alumni: Stephen Quigley and Dave Brooks

Why we’re excited With new proprietors, a new look and a new menu, Chorizo steps back onto the scene with a fresh perspective. Expect Spanish(ish) tapas served in a dark and cozy industrial space.


3433 Commercial St., Vancouver

Who Artisan flour miller and dry-goods supplier Grain rebrands to open a brand-new café, bakery and mill

Why we’re excited With flour stone-milled on site, the bakery’s pastries will be some of the city’s freshest, and with design firm Ste. Marie overseeing the interior branding, it’s the kind of spot that’ll remind you to stop and smell the flours.