What is a Moka Pot? You’ve probably seen one of these coffee makers in the kitchen or kitchen appliance section of most department stores. It’s a great stove top coffee maker. Continue reading Moka Pot 101→
Editor’s update (Mar 2017): This cafe now carries a rotating selection of roasters such as Bows & Arrows Coffee, Elysian Coffee, Phil & Sebastian, Pilot Coffee and Transcend Coffee.
Author: Shirley & Mike Wong
“You don’t have to do everything from scratch. Nobody wants to make puff pastry!”
– Ina Garten
Chinatown is a neighbourhood that has deep roots in many people’s histories. Back in the day, visiting this neighbourhood was a day trip. As a kid, Mike’s mom would herd him and his sisters – scolding, hurrying along – on to the Hastings bus to ride a straight line west to Chinatown. Upon disembarking, the pattern was the same. Weave from store to store, every available arm quickly heavy with bags of groceries, head to Woodward’s, then go home to East Village, feet tired, hungry for dinner.