Posts filed under: Outside the United States

This is a must visit: Salt Spring Island Cheese. It’s all about goat milk cheese and the experience should not be missed….even if you think you don’t like goat milk. The tastings are free and well done so I am more than sure that you will leave with cheeses to enjoy later. You can also......
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It’s not ice cream: Salt Spring Soft Serve. Cute little spot for a break from the hot weather and….it’s in a mini airstream trailer! The choices are vegan soft serve….made of oat and coconut milk. Hate to say it but it taste just like a rich ice cream. They have vanilla, chocolate and, as seems......
  • Salt Spring Vineyards Tasting Room
Wine tasting with a Cuban beat: Salt Spring Vineyards. One of several wineries on the Island who use local fruit to make their wines. I was intrigued by that fact considering the difficulty growing good fruit in this area of the Pacific Northwest. This was our choice, not because I knew anything about the winery…..the......
  • Tree House Cafe Salt Spring Island
Is it really in a tree? Tree House Cafe. No…..it’s not up in a tree but the space surrounds a very large plum tree nonetheless. Great place for breakfast, lunch or dinner…..if the weather is nice since it’s mostly open air seating. We had both breakfast and lunch here and both meals were very good.......
In the old telephone company building: House Piccolo. A small place but at the same time, very comfortable. It’s been in existence since the early 90s which is a testament to the quality of the food…and a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence in 2007 doesn’t hurt either! To start, the warm gorgonzola cheese tart was......
Espresso in a shipping container: The Perch. Under tress and in a small park, it looked interesting, so we gave it a try. As usual…my choice was a mocha. While I’m not a barista, I do have a bit of experience with espresso so I have to mention a pet peeve. Please steam milk to......