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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 Nero Belgian Waffle Bar (Yaletown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee

Author: Shirley & Mike Wong

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The new Nero Belgian Waffle Bar in downtown Vancouver is an eye candy of sorts, and is Stop 100 in our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee.

“Turn a bright spark into a flame.”

-Wham! (from “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”)

This wintry Boxing Day, downtown’s new Nero Belgian Waffle Bar squarely occupies Stop 100 of our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee. It seems like an obvious choice.

For one, good coffee and brunch go together so handily in this town. And two, the sight of Vancouver snow is starting to really get to us. So we prescribed an appointment for brunch at Nero’s. If you perk up at the sight of eye candy, you might consider dropping by for a psychological lift, as well.

This is their second, larger location that just opened in September. (Their original West End location is a wildly popular alternative, although tiny in comparison.) Continue reading Review of Nero Belgian Waffle Bar (Yaletown): Our Search for Vancouver’s Best Coffee