Written By Guest Writer Events / Places / Restaurants Feb 16, 2016 Dine Around Victoria Kicks Off with a Menu Launch on Feb 18 SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe Greater Victoria Visitors & Convention Bureau (Tourism Victoria) and the BC Restaurant & Foodservices Association (BCRFA), Victoria Branch, are once again teaming up to organize the 13th Annual Dine Around & Stay in Town Victoria event from February 19 to March 6, 2016.Each year participating restaurants in Dine Around offer a three-course menu, with a minimum of two options per course, at a cost of either $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person, and participating accommodations offer room rates from $79, $99 or $129 per night. Both locals and visitors alike will delight in the wide range of culinary experiences and host of world-class accommodations to be had in the Greater Victoria area. This is an opportunity to visit old favourites or discover new ones.Be the first to sample some of the restaurants’ bites at the Menu Launch on Thursday, February 18 at the Victoria Conference Centre. More than 15 restaurants prepare bite-sized samples to showcase their Dine Around menus and serve liquid libations from many of B.C.’s finest craft breweries and 17 VQA wineries. Tickets for this event are $45 for the general public and available online, at Tourism Victoria’s Visitor Centre and Spinnakers Spirit Merchant stores.When: 5 p.m., Feb 18Where: Victoria Conference CentrePictured Above: Top Row (L to R): Ryan Harney (AURA Restaurant), Desiree Perrin (Church & State), Takumi Kitamura (The Pacific Restaurant), Travis Hansen (The Butchart Gardens)Bottom Row (L to R): Peter Debruyn (The Strathcona), Nathan Tymchuk and Steve Baert (Steamship Bar & Grill), Josh Poole (Pendray Restaurant)Photo credit: Leanna Rathkelly Photography SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Causes / Events March 28, 2017 10 Questions for Food Activist Arlene Stein Arlene Stein is a Canadian food activist and the executive director and founder of Canada’s largest food symposium, Terroir, which takes place ... Read More Culture / Events March 27, 2017 Celebrating Canadian Gastronomy at Terroir, May 29, 2017 This year marks the 10th annual Terroir Symposium in Toronto, described as “a gathering of dreamers, disruptors and international luminaries in the ... Read More Events / SH March 17, 2017 Summer Dreaming at Linnaea Farm Imagine a tranquil setting, close to nature with spectacular scenery. The air is clean and filled with birdsong and the water tastes sweet. ... Read More Events / Restaurants / Victoria February 24, 2017 Dine Around 2017 Menu Preview Running until March 5, 2017 Victoria’s Dine Around and Stay In Town (bit of a mouthful that) offers eaters a chance to try restaurants that may be ... Read More Events / Restaurants January 2, 2017 Tofino Buzz: January | February 2017 January and February are quieter times to visit the west coast, but you will often be treated to a solid winter storm complete with power outage. The ... Read More Destinations / Events October 22, 2016 Linnaea Farm Launches Dinner Club & 2017 Programs Cortes Island’s venerable Linnaea Farm is staging a series of dinners this winter featuring organic ingredients from the farm, guest speakers ... Read More Comments are closed.