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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

Review of Coo Coo Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Coo Coo Coffee in Yaletown is a haven of serenity for dog lovers. It’s Stop 125 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“The dogs were barking at the new moon.”

-Nelly Furtado (from “All Good Things”)

Coo Coo Coffee is the perfect destination when you’re feeling unusually off and “cuckoo” yourself. An opportunity presented itself days ago, when our puppy threw up a record seven times.

Times like this, a newly purchased wet vac more than pays for itself. Like new parents, we patiently cleaned up each new mess, without one word or look of judgment to our poor dog. And at our breaking point (right after number seven), we fell into bed with eyes glued shut at 2 am.  Continue reading Review of Coo Coo Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee