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Review of Olive & Ruby Café: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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We’re in Kitsilano at the new garden-inspired Olive & Ruby Café. It’s Stop 92 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“All the greenery is comin’ down.”

-Supertramp (from “Take the Long Way Home”)

We’re on West Broadway for Olive & Ruby Café, which just opened in Kits at the end of September. We slide into street parking. Feed the meter, another weekend of pouring rain, scanning street numbers, glad to see a sandwich board that says all are welcome. Continue reading Review of Olive & Ruby Café: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Nice Vice Creamery

Editor’s update (Jan 2017): Sadly, Nice Vice their Yaletown location closed this month. 

Author: Shirley Wong

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The shockingly decadent Chocoholics Anonymous ice cream, with a sprinkling of Vanilla Bean Salt. It’s the mastermind of Yaletown’s Nice Vice, Canada’s first vegan ice cream shop.

“Fine line, that’s what I’m walking when I look at you.”

-Eight Seconds (from “Kiss You”)

If you’re obsessed with ice cream, it’s only a matter of time before you find out about Yaletown’s Nice Vice. This small business actually stands apart from others in its vision. Continue reading Nice Vice Creamery