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Review of Coo Coo Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Coo Coo Coffee in Yaletown is a haven of serenity for dog lovers. It’s Stop 125 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“The dogs were barking at the new moon.”

-Nelly Furtado (from “All Good Things”)

Coo Coo Coffee is the perfect destination when you’re feeling unusually off and “cuckoo” yourself. An opportunity presented itself days ago, when our puppy threw up a record seven times.

Times like this, a newly purchased wet vac more than pays for itself. Like new parents, we patiently cleaned up each new mess, without one word or look of judgment to our poor dog. And at our breaking point (right after number seven), we fell into bed with eyes glued shut at 2 am.  Continue reading Review of Coo Coo Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Review of Pallet Coffee (Kitsilano): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Pallet Coffee’s new Kitsilano café shows an evolution of this East Van roaster. It’s Stop 121 in our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“I’ll never stop.”

-The Rolling Stones (from “Start Me Up”)

Pallet Coffee’s new Kitsilano café just opened, as their third location since this independent launched in 2014.  I recognize this is a turning point, a marker, a beginning of a new era.

Meaning it just goes to show, how remarkable it is that this intelligent East Van roaster has grown up in such a short period. And finally, found its groove in Vancouver’s coffee scene.

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