Going Local Blog

Posts for November 2010

Buck-a-Shuck Bargains at Victoria's Oyster Bars

Posted on November 17, 2010 at 11:06AM by Anita Willis aka ScrimporSplurge

It is a rite of passage for every West Coast resident and visitor to eat at least one raw oyster. Briny and bracing, oysters—like grapes grown for wine—carry a distinct flavour depending on where ...

The Milkman’s Daughter Delivers the Goods

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 12:10PM by Anita Willis aka ScrimporSplurge

When I visit a new city, I’m always on the lookout for unique, independent local shops and restaurants. These feisty little businesses thrive amidst the homogenizing influence of chain retailers ...


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