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Review of Spent Grounds Coffee Roasters: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Surrey’s Spent Grounds Coffee Roasters is the newest kid on the block with a different café concept. It’s Stop 135 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“It’s time to begin, isn’t it?”

-Imagine Dragons (from “It’s Time”)

Spent Grounds Coffee Roasters co-owner Karen Lopez is not like everyone you meet. In fact, when she asks us where we parked, she’s immediately concerned our car is at risk of getting towed.

To our surprise, she immediately insists we take her own spot in front of South Surrey’s newest coffee shop. Continue reading Review of Spent Grounds Coffee Roasters: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Pour Over Coffee 101: Bonavita Immersion Dripper

Author: Mike & Shirley Wong

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In today’s 101 post, check out a slow brew coffee toy that has some tricks up its sleeve: the Bonavita Wide Base Porcelain Immersion Dripper. We’ll also be tasting some local coffee from Milano Coffee Roasters who recently introduced their micro lot Black Series.

“You try to tell me that I’m clever.”

-Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories (from, “Stay”)

I hate plastic and that factored into the decision to purchase my latest slow brew coffee toy: the Bonavita Wide Base Porcelain Immersion Dripper. This dripper’s closest rival? That would be the Clever Dripper, made of 100% BPA plastic. However, full plastic construction doesn’t get full marks for style; and for health reasons, coffee that comes in contact with plastic still makes me uneasy. Continue reading Pour Over Coffee 101: Bonavita Immersion Dripper