Category Archives: coffee & tea

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

by Lauren Mote (all photos by the gifted Melissa Gidney of Melissa Gidney Photography) Although completely inspired by Lewis Carrol’s book, the adventures shared on June 06 were hardly of a predictable fashion. In fact, take the concept of Alice … Continue reading

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A MyPressi Experiment

Mark Prince – more commonly known as the “Coffee Geek” – invited me over to the CoffeeLab to check out this new little contraption he was loaned for demos and reviews. The little guy is called the “MyPressi”. Its slogan … Continue reading

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DB Bistro Moderne

by Lauren Mote I will be the first one to admit that breakfast and brunch are my favourite parts of dining out, and naturally this is for a couple of reasons. Firstly, I am a brilliant morning/early afternoon cook (I … Continue reading

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The Wallflower Modern Diner

by Lauren Mote For those that are unfamiliar, The Wallflower took the place of Main St’s Aurora Bistro, and now serving morning fare in Mt. Pleasant neighbourhood. There was always something about the interior at Aurora Bistro that made me … Continue reading

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An Art Deco Breakfast

by Lauren Mote & Jessica Grajczyk An interesting thought crossed Poivre Media’s breakfast writer Jessica and I the other day. I had mentioned that in the interest of doing yet another riveting review of a brunch spot, and a Christmas … Continue reading

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Cafe Medina

by Lauren Mote The original name for this review was going to be “Three blocks over and one block down – see ya later Yaletown”, but then I ran out of room, and I didn’t really want to slag Yaletown … Continue reading

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Aurora Bistro (now closed)

by Lauren Mote Sunday morning. The beginning of autumn. Main street in Vancouver. Sunshine. Brunch. Sometimes, when you wake up, you have the time, you have the company, and you have the transportation, Provence waits until next weekend. Today was … Continue reading

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Chow Restaurant

by Lauren Mote As an avid diner, and passionate restaurant worker, it has always been my rule of thumb to go with Johnny, the perfect dining companion, and spend an evening marveling, or questioning the methods and dishes of potential … Continue reading

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Cappuccino Craftsmanship

by Amy Parker For most of us, nothing ends a perfect meal like a cup of coffee or a smooth cappuccino. The problem is, not many restaurants invest the same amount of thought into this final step as they do … Continue reading

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Cafe Piccolo

by Amy Parker Michele Molinari is a passionate guy. Especially when it comes to coffee. If you’ve ever wondered what its like to own your own caffe or wondered anything about coffee for that matter, this is one of the … Continue reading

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