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

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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The new Spade café on Commercial Drive is the sweetest latecomer this year – and the most recent project by Sammy Piccolo. It’s Stop 136 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“A little gambling is fun.”

-Lady Gaga (from “Poker Face”)

Commercial Drive’s new Spade café breaks late out of the gate this year. But if you’re looking for the inside track, they’d be anything but an underdog.

As the latest ace-up-the-sleeve by Vancouverite Sammy Piccolo – owner of Prado Café – Spade might be his winning card. Continue reading Review of Spade: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

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