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Review of M.R. Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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M.R. Coffee opened in Kits with a surprise connection to Pallet Coffee Roasters: so you know this has gotta be good. It’s Stop 130 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“As if you didn’t know before.”

-Culture Beat (from “Mr. Vain”)

A visit to M.R. Coffee in Kitsilano is absolutely necessary, simply because of the name. But today, the owner is the one that surprises us.

M.R. Coffee himself, looks us straight in the eye and says he recognizes us from our reviews. People, this ain’t fake news. Continue reading Review of M.R. Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Review of Café Bica: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee (closed Feb 2017)

Editor’s note: This cafe is now closed.

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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We say goodbye to Café Bica on Stop 105 of our weekly Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

“Walk out the door.”

-Gloria Gaynor (from “I Will Survive”)

Apologies up front, as visiting the ivy-wrapped Café Bica comes a little late. This coffee shop, after a long silence on Twitter, rose from the dead with an abrupt tweet last week.

No words – just a photo of a blackboard, inscribed with a thank you to their customers, announcing they would close for good on Feb 3rd. At the time of this post, their website has been taken down.

Continue reading Review of Café Bica: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee (closed Feb 2017)