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Review of Caffè Di Beppe: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Caffè Di Beppe in Gastown is a new café with an Italian authenticity that will transport you to another time. It’s Stop 139 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Make the rules.”

-Prince (from “Cream”)

Caffè Di Beppe, Gastown’s stylish, lush new coffee shop just opened at the right time. January is the time to map plans, bloom ideas, imagine beginnings. Indeed, your first resolution of 2018 should be to come here.

Part the curtains, because it all starts with that outgoing barista behind the espresso machine. He sports a plain white tee and comes forward to take our order. Continue reading Review of Caffè Di Beppe: 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