Year after year, Victoria defends its unofficial title as one of Canada’s most pleasant cities. With Victorian architecture, cobblestone streets, gardens aplenty, and half as much rain as Vancouver, there’s a lot to love about B.C.’s capital.
By featuring primarily British Columbian ingredients, Clark’s recipe for Honey and Soy Glazed Cedar Planked Sablefish evokes the clean, clear waters and breathtaking fragrant forests of beautiful B.C.
In a quiet bay off B.C.’s Saanich Inlet, Brentwood Bay Resort beckons as a haven of waterfront relaxation in a quaint residential neighbourhood a short journey from Victoria.
On British Columbia’s Bowen Island, Kitoki Inn is an idyllic place to find solitude. Owners Mitsumi Kawai and Rob Leadley invite guests to unplug from everyday distractions and reconnect with nature in an atmosphere that encourages rest and rejuvenation.
The Naramata Inn’s chef Ned Bell loves to cook seafood and highlight local ingredients. This chowder, a smorgasbord of all things aquatic, is a grand celebration of British Columbia’s finest ingredients.
Although this year’s groundhog predicted an extended winter, you can still bring spring into your home with recipes that illustrate the change to brighter days—like this BC blueberry lemon ricotta toast.
If one were to picture the epitome of serenity, it would probably look something like Tofino Resort + Marina’s new floating sauna. Moored in the frigid waters of B.C.’s Clayoquot Sound, the sauna combines the peace of nature with the physical release of a day at the spa.
The beauty of Oyster Island and the Sunshine Coast in general is a sensitive one, where rare trees grow resiliently and art thrives.
A stunning restoration of a house built in the 1990s by Daniel Evan White, who was an acolyte of Arthur Erickson and translated the West Coast Modern idiom into a slick contemporary style.