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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 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