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Review of Storm City Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Storm City Coffee is a recent addition to Kitsilano in the form of a bakery café. It’s Stop 142 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Chasing the clouds away.”

-Earth, Wind & Fire (from “September”)

Closing in on Kitsilano’s Storm City Coffee, Mike points out Waterloo St. Automatically, I make a left, straighten out the wheel, but a moment too late, he says watch out. A speed bump, hidden under a carpet of fallen leaves, makes my car jump up sharply. Continue reading Review of Storm City Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

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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