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An Ode to Outdoor Dining in Tofino

In a year defined by closed doors and desperate silver linings, here’s a few reasons we love outdoor dining. The Almighty Pa...

1909 Kitchen at Tofino Resort + Marina Announces Tofino Eats Spring Series 

Executive Chef Terry Somerville will be collaborating with talented west coast chefs in four multi-course feasts  Tofino-bas...

My First Time: An Interview with Chef Kristian Eligh

This spring at 1909 Kitchen is going to become Utopia for foodies (again), as we resurrect the famously popular Tofino Eats Che...

Sense of Adventure; How Will We Find Renewal in 2021?

When the Storm Breaks. When the Bubble Pops. With the passing of 2020, we stand on the edge of a new awakening. No, not in som...

West Coast and Chill: The most laidback ways to experience Tofino

If you’re like the rest of British Columbia, the coast has been calling. As we transition into the shoulder season, true Tofino...

Things We Lost in the Virus

When it comes to COVID, we are staying positive and value both our health and privileged position, but we still miss the little...

How to Get the Most out of a Tofino Springtime

Hey, winter’s almost over. Did you get all the surfing, storm-watching and cozy, fireside romancing done? Good, because it’s ti...

12 Beers of Christmas: Vancouver Island’s Tastiest Seasonal Beers

Tofino Brewing Co. Dawn Patrol Coffee Porter Where better to start than our local beer besties at Tofino Brewing? We ...

Adventures with the Fungi: A Tofino Mushroom Mission

Chef Paul Moran takes his passion for foraging—and a group of rookies—to the forest This past spring, viewers of Top Chef Cana...

Summer Wines of 1909

Good food is complemented by great wine. At 1909 Kitchen, Paul Moran and Francis Boutin curate a wine list capable of elevating...

Drink More Beer. Be a Better Person.

We bring Vancouver Island’s beer scene to Tofino, and save a few salmon in the process Do you love beer? Of course you do. ...

A Guide to the Best Patios in Tofino

Because drinking outside is better 1909 Kitchen Life is better on the water 634 Campbell St., Tofino B.C. Literal...

TofinoEats Recipe of the Month: Potatoes + Seaweed Salsa Verde

At 1909 Kitchen, Executive Chef Paul Moran has cultivated a reputation for foraging many of the ingredients in his fresh west c...

A Year of Flavour; Five Highlights from the #TofinoEats Chef Series

The #TofinoEats Chef Series has been happening for over a year now. In that time, we have been fortunate enough to pull some of...

An Ode to The Tofino Beach Picnic

The beach picnic is a time-honoured tradition. There’s just something about curating the perfect mix of good food, frosty bever...

TofinoEats Recipe of the Month: Miso Black Cod

Paul Moran’s Sumptuous Cedar-roasted, Miso-marinated Black Cod If you’ve eaten at 1909 Kitchen, you know Chef Paul Moran’s i...

Tofino Bars and Restaurants

The Ultimate Guide to Eating in Tofino The magic of a great meal is hard to identity. It’s not so much about what you paid o...

The Tofino Guide to Winter

To many, it’s Tofino’s most alluring season, filled with surf, storms and way, way less crowds. We present the Tofino Resort + ...