Today we’re starting off with Chicken & Liver Pâté doughnuts and capping off with a dose of the best Halloween entertainment in the city.
Last Sunday Brewery and the Beast took place at Phillips Backyard. Thousands of hungry and thirsty ticket holders showed up to taste incredible food creations and thirst-quenching beer and wine. The selections of food were outstanding and the Game of Thrones style goat-on-a-spike from Yalla was nothing but impressive. One particular item, however, was being talked about in every group of conversation…
Yonni’s Pâté doughnuts – Yup, a doughy, honey drizzled doughnut filled with chicken and liver pâté. At first you want to instantly refuse – but the combo is actually quite delicious! Who would’ve thought?! Make sure you buy your tickets to this event next spring as soon as they go on sale – you don’t want to miss it again!
Halloween is right around the corner and for those of you who are into dressing up are going to a show, now is the time you’re tracking down the best events. Let us save you some time.
Rocky Horror Picture Show • Oct 18-29
Atomic Vaudeville is putting on the Rocky Horror Picture Show once again, this time at the Metro Studio Theatre. Local “Jimbo” is in charge of costumes (which will no doubt stun audiences), and “Britt” of Atomique Vaudeville is directing the show – something she is a pro at. Buy your tickets now as this WILL sell out!
Atomic Vaudeville Halloween Cabaret • Oct 20-31
For one of Atomic Vaudeville’s more classic shows of randomness, check out their cabaret at the Victoria Event’s Centre. We can’t really describe this one, so here’s what they say:”Picture if you will: You’ve carved your jack-o-lantern for All Hallows’ Eve and decided on a costume, when suddenly you see something from the corner of your eye; a flash of terror, an uneasy cackle, a dance-off from beyond the grave. You try to make sense of it all, but something seems… off… your mind races, your palms are sweaty, your breath is shallow, your pupils – dilated. Was that scary clown a sloth?”
Listen below as Dan Gunn describes all of this and more on the Zone at 91.3fm’s morning show…
Dan Gunn was taking a walk through his home town back east when he received an intriguing text from Vince Vaccaro himself. It contained a link to a few instrumental songs that made Dan’s eyes wide with excitement.
Vince Vaccaro is currently working on a project called #SantaSol. He’s put together these incredible instrumental tracks specifically to be used by surf movies!
“Golden” is more of a psychedelic track and “Poseidon” is a completely different side of Vince we’ve never heard before.
Take a listen in the clip below from the Zone at 91.3fm’s morning show and check out Vince Vaccaro’s website for more of his work!
“Before there were tight pants, lumberjack shirts, beards and people saying the word ‘artisanal'” there was Earth’s Herbal. Local entrepreneur, Lily Fawn, started up Earth’s Herbal in 1992 with the intent of sharing her unique herbal products with the community.
Lily has schooling in holistic medicine, healthcare, phytotherapy and the science of herbal remedies.
The recipes she started creating were for individual clients when she was a Holistic Consultant. The incredible blends were such a success, she was highly encouraged to create a line of products for purchase. This spawned Earth’s Herbal Products, “an ever growing line of organic tinctures, ointments, aromatherapy, sensual products and herbal teas that are not only delicious but also of the highest quality available.” There’s even a PMS and Menopause tea!
You may have seen the fun packaging in stores around Victoria, including Ground Control Cafe. They’re colourful, playful and humorous. A few of the more popular flavours are The Study Buddy, Hangover Tea and Apple Pie.
Her line of sensual products includes lube and nipple gel, and she even makes “Man Stuff” cologne with Rum and Bay leaves!!
Click below to hear more about Earth’s Herbal on the B-Side show on the Zone at 91.3fm.
Singing Bowl Granola produces big taste, high quality artisan granolas and specialty organic porridges… and all from right here in Victoria!
They use organic oats from Canadian family-run farms, and chemical-free natural ingredients to create their delicious granolas and porridges. The products are handmade in small batches at a commercial kitchen in Victoria and they bake every week so the granola is always supplied fresh to order to store shelves and cafés.
Jessica Duncan is the brains and palette behind Singing Bowl Granola. She started it in 2011 at the James Bay Market after being a teacher for years and witnessing children eating items that weren’t very healthy. After making her own granola, she decided to turn it into a business!
You can purchase Singing Bowl Granola in 400g or 1kg bags from Market on Yates, Market on Millstream, Red Barn Market and even a few Save on Foods locations, plus at the Sidney Market in the summer. www.singingbowlgranola.com
Over the next few weeks we’ll be featuring more local women entrepreneurs, so stay tuned! Click below to hear the full B-Side radio show on the Zone at 91.3fm…