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

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Kitsilano’s independent Aroma Coffee has renovated and returned under a new name. It’s Stop 118 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Now I’ve got you in my sights.”

-Eric Carmen (from “Hungry Eyes”)

Kitsilano’s Aroma Coffee just launched a new look – probably after taking a deep breath. You see, the Vancouver coffee world can be pretty scathing, as these guys have surely reflected, after suffering some brutal online reviews.

To be fair, bruising comments were made about this café under another life. They were talking about a coffee shop under a different moniker (Sweet ‘n Aromatic Coffee) and different management – long before Aroma Coffee’s soft re-opening in January.
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Review of Musette Caffè: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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A look at downtown’s new Musette Caffè. Their long awaited soft opening showcases a highly customized design that will appeal to roadies and coffee aficionados looking for something unique. It’s Stop 101 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“I’ve been too long, glad to be back.”

-AC/DC (from “Back In Black”)

At Musette Caffè’s soft opening Monday, I can’t help but think of every roadie out there: this is their dream. Let me explain. Vancouver cyclists can mostly be boiled down to Commuters and Roadies, two very different breeds.

Roadies aren’t the most practical of the bunch – they don’t usually appear on rainy days – but they are the flashiest. On sunny weekends, I like to watch those sleek Roadies roll out in their bright parade, cruising city streets like a runway. Continue reading Review of Musette Caffè: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee