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Review of Railtown Café (Downtown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Railtown Café’s new downtown location on Granville and West Hastings is their fourth opening since 2012. It’s Stop 137 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“No reason for emptiness.”

-Exposé (from “Seasons Change”)

Driving to downtown’s new Railtown Café at Granville and West Hastings, we’re talking hijacking – in literal terms. In a bad customer service experience, it can feel like a heist of sorts. That is – a robbery of your time, of whatever positive feelings you have inside you that day, of your sanity.  Continue reading Review of Railtown Café (Downtown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

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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