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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

Review of Buddha-Full (Northwoods Village): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Vegan and gluten-free looks beautiful – almost aspirational – as witnessed by Northwoods Village’s new Buddha-Full. It’s Stop 119 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Now where did you find her.”

-INXS (from “Beautiful Girl”)

A week ago, the second location of Buddha-Full opened in North Van’s Northwoods Village. You could say this plant-based eatery is a local triumph of values.

You see, vegan and gluten free can sound limiting – and maybe a concept that’s hard to grasp – to some traditional meat-eaters. But that’s changing with a growing movement. Simply meaning, more people want to eat healthy and delicious food in an appealing space.

And Vancouver cafés are getting very good at filling this void. You’ll find they’re dialing down the hippy-dippy, and turning up the idea that eating conscientiously can be sophisticated, approachable, and dare we say, stylishly aspirational.

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