Galloping Across Vancouver Island, B.C.

Fried Fanny Bay Oysters with Goyas Passion

Have a yen to bike beautiful B.C.’s Vancouver Island? Check out RFT Contributor Loreley J. Smith’s cycling adventure.

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Sooke Harbour House: A Meal of a Lifetime

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For more than 30 years, Sooke Harbour House on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island has been serving guests extraordinarily fresh, local food that’s as beautiful to look at as it is to eat.

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Moroccan Braised Lamb Shoulder with Pancetta and Bean Cassolute


Fork tender braised lamb shoulder served over a rich, earthy, and comforting sausage and white bean cassoulet makes the perfect dish for cooler weather.

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Oven Roasted Tomatoes


Oven roasting Italian plum tomatoes in this slow fashion creates intensely-flavored bits of deliciousness.

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Sooke Harbour House From the Kitchen Jams: Extraordinarily Delicious


Sooke Harbour House From the Kitchen Jams combine fresh, local berries and other fruits with herbs and spices to produce extraordinarily delicious flavors.

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Back to Basics at RedCan Gourmet, Tofino, British Columbia


Sometimes you just need to get back to the basics – honest food, local ingredients, and a community of good friends. One of the restaurants we visited on Vancouver Island that illustrates this is RedCan Gourmet.

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Mahle House, Vancouver Island: A Tradition of Deliciousness


Since 1983, customers have been flocking to Mahle House in the little country suburb of Cedar on Canada’s Vancouver Island.

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Tla-ook Tours, Tofino, BC: A Passage Through Time

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The day dawns grey, sea and sky pewter, as the big canoe slips easily through the water. We are in Tofino on British Columbia’s Vancouver Island with Gisele Martin, a First Nations guide and co-owner of Tla-ook Cultural Tours.

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Modern Café, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island: Deliciously Modern


There’s a renaissance going on in downtown Nanaimo and a cutting edge eatery, the Modern Café, is helping lead the charge.

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