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Review of Railtown Café (Downtown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Railtown Café’s new downtown location on Granville and West Hastings is their fourth opening since 2012. It’s Stop 137 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“No reason for emptiness.”

-Exposé (from “Seasons Change”)

Driving to downtown’s new Railtown Café at Granville and West Hastings, we’re talking hijacking – in literal terms. In a bad customer service experience, it can feel like a heist of sorts. That is – a robbery of your time, of whatever positive feelings you have inside you that day, of your sanity.  Continue reading Review of Railtown Café (Downtown): 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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