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Review of Aperture Coffee Bar (Riley Park): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Aperture Coffee Bar’s new second location on Main Street in Riley Park shows that sometimes a fresh start is an opportunity waiting to happen. It’s Stop 133 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“So this ain’t the end.”

-Heart (from “Barracuda”)

Aperture Coffee Bar is now on Main St in Riley Park. You heard right: it’s their second location. The friendly barista asks if we’ve been to their first at 243 West Broadway.

We have. Has he worked at the other location? He nods; we clue in. Charming smile materializes. He asks our names introduces himself as Ryul Kwan, Aperture Coffee Bar’s owner.

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Review of The Narcissus: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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The Narcissus is a beauty, hidden from plain sight on a busy road in East Van. This latest find is Stop 132 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“And the town lit up.”

-Tom Petty (from “Learning to Fly”)

The Narcissus in East Van is a new café that is hidden – but not in the sense that it’s the middle of nowhere. Quite the opposite, this coffee stop is centrally located in a neighbourhood thousands probably pass through daily. Continue reading Review of The Narcissus: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee