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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 Moving Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Moving Coffee is no longer on the move as a pop-up, with their new permanent home at Mount Pleasant’s Fife Bakery. It’s Stop 109 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“I switch up my cup.”

-The Weeknd (from “Starboy”)

Moving Coffee is literally on the move. Packing up their roaster, espresso machine and pour over stand – they’ve said goodbye to their former gig, a weekend pop-up on West 1st Ave. In their early days, founder/owner/barista Edmond Keung could be found behind the counter, serving brew-by-the-cup and rotating different roasters. Continue reading Review of Moving Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee