Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Shops Apr 12, 2012 First Look: The Tin Roof Market & Deli SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestThe Tin Roof Market & Deli. Photos by Deanna Ladret“I wanted to create a community store for real people,” says Candace Bath, owner of the recently opened Tin Roof Market & Deli in Cook Street Village. Sitting at one of the market’s bistro tables with a cup of their 99 cent Creekmore’s Coffee she continues, “Just healthy, clean products in a positive place where everyone can shop.” After purchasing Ambrosio Market last summer, Bath began to transition the space towards her personal vision – one, she admits, is evolving slowly with the store itself. Bath eventually reopened as The Tin Roof Market & Deli last October. Candace Bath, owner of the recently opened Tin Roof Market & DeliThe Tin Roof sources local produce and dry products whenever Bath can offer a good price for customers. She points out that though most people would prefer to shop locally and organic, for some families it’s simply not affordable 100% of the time. The Tin Roof’s stock represents a well-balanced variety favouring local and healthful products alongside more conventional items at a cost comparable to most grocery stores. The market also sells housemade sausages and frozen entrées, rotisserie chicken from Cowichan Bay, thin crust pizza by the slice (including a gluten-free option), and custom paninis. They are licensed, offering a small selection of beer and wine for customers stopping by for a quick bite. A small self-serve cheese and olive section was created for picnickers looking to assemble a takeout lunch en route to Beacon Hill or Dallas Road beaches. Now that spring is here, The Tin Roof has several racks of Vancouver Island spray-free herbs and plants for sale from Outrageous Edibles & Bedibles such as orange mint, French tarragon, and African blue basil, as well as a variety of perennials and veggies. Bath is also now the proud owner of a state-of-the-art frozen yogurt machine, which blends fresh orchard fruit into the frozen yogurt to order. She hopes the cool and healthy treat will be an extra draw this coming summer when their small patio opens out front. The Tin Roof Market & Deli101-1075 Pendergast Street (behind Starbucks)Victoria(250) 995-8733CafeEdibleslocalorganicshops 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 Food Events / Food News July 3, 2019 EAT Buzz Up-island & Tofino July|August 2019 The Buzz Up-island July 2019 “First we EAT, then we do everything else”(M.K.Fisher) – at least I do anyway. Never short of ... Read More Main course / Recipes February 2, 2019 Fragrant Rice and Chicken Curry Recipe From the 2019 January | February Issue Serves 6-8 A combination of spicy, salty and savoury with just a touch of sweet, a good curry is one of my ... Read More Dessert / Recipes / Sponsored February 26, 2018 DIY Blueberry & Lemon Curd Shortcakes in a Jar Are you in need of some inspiration? Foods in a jar just seem to taste better, after all we do eat with our eyes first. A Do-It-Yourself Blueberry ... Read More Get Fresh January 18, 2018 Delicious Citrus “Citrus’s naughty by nature proclivities ensure an ever-expanding family tree.” It’s funny isn’t it, that flavours as zippy and ... Read More Sponsored / The Big Picture January 10, 2018 New Year, New Trends! Our 2018 Predictions From working closely with hundreds of chefs and restaurants across North America over the past 6 years, there’s no doubt that we pick up a thing or ... Read More Preserves / Sponsored October 13, 2017 Bonne Maman Partners with Toronto Shops for a Special Tasty Offering Ready to spread some joy throughout the GTA, jam producer Bonne Maman has partnered up with top artisan shops across Toronto for the 1st annual JAM ... Read More Comments are closed.