Review of 49th Parallel Coffee (Downtown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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49th Parallel Coffee & Lucky’s Doughnuts just opened a new location in downtown Vancouver. The transition from hipsters to the business district never looked so easy. It’s Stop 129 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“We hit the town.”

-AC/DC (from “Thunderstruck”)

Count on 49th Parallel Coffee & Lucky’s Doughnuts to bring in – and calmly manage – massive coffee crowds like nobody else. Just saying, as they opened a new location in downtown (corner of West Georgia and Thurlow St). For 2017, this is the force to be reckoned with. Continue reading Review of 49th Parallel Coffee (Downtown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Review of La Forêt: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Burnaby’s new La Forêt is a must-see. If only because it’s a jaw-dropper as one of the biggest café openings in town. It’s Stop 128 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“So much larger than life.”

-Peter Gabriel (from “Big Time”)

Heading to La Forêt in Metrotown – the neighbourhood, not the mall – is like watching Burnaby’s past and present collide. Our car slows, pauses at a sentimental relic of the 90s – Bread Garden on Central Boulevard. You might know it as a chain that later re-fashioned and rebranded itself as BG Urban Cafe. Continue reading Review of La Forêt: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

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