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Revolver Ends Coffee Debate

With Revolver I hereby declare the artisanal coffee wars over.

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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Coffee is a recipe

This past Saturday my wife warned me in advance that the coffee she made was “a little weak”. I asked why and she said that she let the Toddler measure the beans. While true that Lila has been helping me…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011
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Tiramisu (“Pull Me Higher”)

My Aunt Bina (in Italian, “Zia Bina”) is a woman of admirable talents. As a member of the Catholic Women’s League, she routinely solicits her fellow parishioners on behalf of local poor. She ruthlessly haggles with…

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Posted by: on Monday, May 30th, 2011
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The Prophouse Cafe: A terrific “third place”.

Starbucks may be the company that has most famously incorporated the concept of the “third place“—a place that anchors community outside of home (first place) or work (second place)—into their strategy,…

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Posted by: on Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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After Dinner Coffee Dessert

There’s something amazing about the yin yang nature of Vietnamese coffee – hot coffee and cold condensed milk, dark and light, bitter and sweet. The Chocolate and Vietnamese Coffee Tart with Condensed Milk Ice…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
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We’re Like-minded, Right?

If you’re reading this, it’s very likely that you enjoy good coffee and appreciate conversation with interesting people. Then we’re like-minded. Join Foodists at Likemind Vancouver, a social movement…

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Posted by: on Thursday, July 16th, 2009
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How to define “premium”

A few weeks ago McDonald’s launched their ‘Premium Roast Coffee’. As they were running a marketing promotion offering free coffee I thought I would give it a try. I love the taste of coffee. I am a decaf…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 14th, 2009
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Harrison: the Circle Farm Tour

As more and more people live in cities, the knowledge gap between where food comes from and how it gets to your table widens. It’s easy enough to live downtown and never go farther than your grocery store for…

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Posted by: on Monday, May 4th, 2009
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New Coffee Routine

Sometimes a little change can make things exciting again! Mark and I used to go to one of the many great coffee shops along Commercial Drive in East Vancouver every morning for our daily caffeine fix. But, the Americanos…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, April 1st, 2009
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Medina Café

Fellow Foodist Lauren and I braved this morning’s snow to hit up Medina Café the morning they opened back up post-holidays. As Chambar’s little sister, Medina shares owners and sits one door down on Beattie…

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Posted by: on Saturday, January 3rd, 2009
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Union Pacific

When Brandon and I moved to Victoria we left behind our favorite coffee shop, JJ Bean. So when we came across Union Pacific Coffee Co. in Chinatown it was a pleasant suprise to see that they brewed JJ Bean coffee. Union…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, January 10th, 2007
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Old School Italian Coffee

“I really need to relax in a café with a cup of Italian coffee,” emailed my Italian Canadian friend Jennifer recently, inquiring “can you recommend somewhere good?” Ha. Can I ever. I live near…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 5th, 2006
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Coffee ‘tastes better as s**t’

A Canadian scientist claims to have proven that the world’s most expensive coffee really does taste better because the beans it is produced from have been eaten and defecated by a wild cat. PUUUURRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR Share/Bookmark

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Posted by: on Friday, May 12th, 2006
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Chockylit

If there was a category on our blog for “drool” this would fall under that category. Cupcake Bakeshop by Chockylit is my new favorite resource. It is full of amazing looking cupcakes and even the recipes to go…

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 11th, 2006
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