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Review of The Narcissus: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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The Narcissus is a beauty, hidden from plain sight on a busy road in East Van. This latest find is Stop 132 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“And the town lit up.”

-Tom Petty (from “Learning to Fly”)

The Narcissus in East Van is a new café that is hidden – but not in the sense that it’s the middle of nowhere. Quite the opposite, this coffee stop is centrally located in a neighbourhood thousands probably pass through daily. Continue reading Review of The Narcissus: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Review of Timbertrain Coffee Depot: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Timbertrain Coffee Depot finds a warm welcome in a mixed residential and industrial neighbourhood. It’s Stop 124 in our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“It starts with one thing.”

-Linkin Park (from “In the End”)

At the new Timbertrain Coffee Depot in East Van, we end up talking with a group of fully kitted out roadies. The Depot looks a lot like a high end garage. Which makes it all the more appropriate that their expensive carbon bikes are safely parked inside, leaning against a concrete wall.

Timbertrain Coffee Depot is their pit stop of choice this morning for a leisurely breakfast. We ask where they’re headed. They pause in between bites of flaky pastry. Maybe Burnaby Mountain, or Seymour Demonstration Forest, or downtown, we’ll see where this day goes.  Continue reading Review of Timbertrain Coffee Depot: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee