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Review of Storm City Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Storm City Coffee is a recent addition to Kitsilano in the form of a bakery café. It’s Stop 142 on our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Chasing the clouds away.”

-Earth, Wind & Fire (from “September”)

Closing in on Kitsilano’s Storm City Coffee, Mike points out Waterloo St. Automatically, I make a left, straighten out the wheel, but a moment too late, he says watch out. A speed bump, hidden under a carpet of fallen leaves, makes my car jump up sharply. Continue reading Review of Storm City Coffee: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Review of Black Milk Water: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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Black Milk Water is the latest cafe opening in Koreatown, Burnaby’s hub for a young and unique coffee scene. It’s Stop 113 in our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Situation is serious.”

-Bell Biv DeVoe (from “Poison”)

Black Milk Water café greets us with the recognizable hook of 90s R&B. Another familiar element? Black Milk Water’s neighbourhood, which lies along the Burnaby-Coquitlam border.

This North Road hub, known as Koreatown, is worth some exploration. In recent years, it’s become a convenient stop for several popular and unique independents like Standing Egg Coffee and Coffee Monster. Continue reading Review of Black Milk Water: Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee