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

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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The new Spade café on Commercial Drive is the sweetest latecomer this year – and the most recent project by Sammy Piccolo. It’s Stop 136 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“A little gambling is fun.”

-Lady Gaga (from “Poker Face”)

Commercial Drive’s new Spade café breaks late out of the gate this year. But if you’re looking for the inside track, they’d be anything but an underdog.

As the latest ace-up-the-sleeve by Vancouverite Sammy Piccolo – owner of Prado Café – Spade might be his winning card. Continue reading Review of Spade: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

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

Editor’s update (Oct 2017): Revolver no longer does manual pour over, since installing Seraphim brewer machines.

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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This year wouldn’t be complete without a visit to this city’s altar to slow brew: Revolver Coffee in Gastown – Stop 48 in our weekly Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Everybody only wants to discuss me.”

-Eminem (from “Without Me”)

It’s gutsy, at best, for anyone to say they are the best at anything. But if any café has earned the right in this city, you could concede it would be Revolver Coffee. Soon enough, you’ll understand, this popular independent stands apart from others. Their pinpoint sharp vision is unnerving, maybe like staring down the barrel of a gun. They say their purpose is simple: to give customers the best coffee and experience in a café. Continue reading Review of Revolver Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee