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Hot Tables: 6th Annual Guide to New Restaurants
Conde Naste, September 29th, 2005
When a kitchen insists on using homegrown ingredients on every plate, the results can be limited. Not so at the Arbutus Grille... This part of the world is fertile ground for all manner of flavours, which are effectively teased out in Dungeness crab roulade, Cowichan duckling, and sockeye salmon grilled over hot coals of the arbutus tree, the eponymous, and rare, specimen that populates the Lodge grounds. The real surprise is that the wines - many from British Columbia - stand up to the regional flavors...the "petulance" of the island's own Kerner or the Okanagan Gewurtraminer's finish 'like fresh rain on hot stones'.
Where To Go Next - Vancouver Island
Food & Wine, September 25th, 2005
Top Table Arbutus Grille...smoky Cowichan Valley duck, succulent grilled leg of wild caribou with a tart blueberry glaze, and other dishes built on ingredients from the surrounding farms and coast.
Island Paradise in Our Own Backyard
Vancouver Sun, July 9th, 2005
Mmm...summer on the West Coast. Time to kick back, explore a new place or return to the familiar. Either way, Victoria's only five star oceanfront resort, Brentwood Bay Lodge and Spa, fits the bill.
Leave the towels, steal the look
Western Living, March 1st, 2005
With the rise of hotel chic and - observe please - a wave of chic western Canadian hotels, suddenly there's more to take home than the toiletries. The decor of the new Brentwood Bay Lodge on Vancouver Island eschews the typical West Coast lodge design of the hewn log beams and columns in favour of a minimalist, Zen modernism.
Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa
North Shore News, December 14th, 2004
Nothing is missed: from inventive menu and wine matches, to seamless service, even unique dinnerware that displays the food to be consumed. A trip here just might be the pinnacle...for the foodie in your life.
Canada's Best New Wine List & Sommelier of the Year
Enroute - Air Canada, November 25th, 2004
Yet a few have made significant investments in their wine programs, including our winner, Arbutus Grille...Brian Storen is truly a sommelier for Lotus Land, with a passion for wine and idiosyncratic descriptions.
Canada's Best New Restaurants
Air Canada EnRoute, November 1st, 2004
Offering a selection of tasting menus, the kitchen is deeply committed to that holy trinity of West Coast cuisine: local, regional and seasonal...It's make you want to move there.
The Big Easy: Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa celebrates its relationship with its natural setting
Boulevard Magazine, October 27th, 2004
With its striking contemporary West Coast design - all sharp, clean lines and airy, uncluttered spaciousness - there would seem to be few, if any, stylistic similarities between Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa and the rustic, log-constructed fishing resorts that are its nominal antecedents...
Intimate Luxury in B.C.
Travel Lady Magazine, October 15th, 2004
If quiet, intimate luxury stirs your soul, then the new Brentwood Bay Lodge & Spa near Victoria, B.C. will seem almost heaven-sent. Tucked in on a pristine inlet not far from the famous Butchart Gardens, the lodge is a tranquil destination for those seeking upscale accommodations, fine dining and even a touch of adventure...
Pacific Pampering: Indulge all five senses
Canadian House & Home, October 4th, 2004
Summer's over, but that doesn't mean you have to give up weekend getaways.