49th Parallel Café & Lucky’s Doughnuts – Thurlow

49th Parallel Café & Lucky’s Doughnuts first opened in 2012 on Main Street. Since then they have expanded to several locations, and I’m glad that in 2017 they finally opened in Downtown Vancouver on Thurlow and West Georgia Street. The cafe offers fresh, delicious, made to order breakfasts and lunches paired with delicious doughnuts and…

LOT185 – Café and Wine Bar

LOT185 is Downtown Vancouver’s newest third-wave coffee bar by day and wine bar by night. Located inside the Vancouver Convention Centre, it is the perfect place for early morning meetings and after work wine downs. LOT185 features local coffee (Moja Coffee) and pastries that are freshly made in house under the direction of Executive Pastry…

The Boulevard Coffee Roasting Co.

The Boulevard used to be my go to hang out during my university days. It’s been ages since I’ve been back, but since I was on campus for work, I decided to drop by during my walk down memory lane. W What I drank: Mocha ($4.25) This is not usually my drink of choice, but…

Coffee Monster

Recently I’ve been in a bit of a rut in terms of eating out. I’ve been going to the same places over and over again because of convenience and I haven’t had time to check out some new places. This all changed when I went out with M over the weekend! Not only did I…

Waves

What I drank: Rooibos Latte (~$5.00) I always end up at this Waves because it’s the closest to my office. It’s not the greatest because they seem to have a rotating list of newly hired baristas (which means inconsistent drinks), but my coworker doesn’t like Starbucks so we always come here instead. This time however,…

The Gray Olive Cafeteria 

I hadn’t seen J in quite a long time, so when he called me to go out for brunch, I couldn’t refuse. What I drank: Latte ($4.25) This is one of the saddest lattes I’ve ever had and I’ve had a fair number of Starbucks lattes. I think my expectations were a lot higher because…

33 Acres Brewing Company

Typically I’m not a brunch person but when my twin wants to go for brunch, I will go for brunch. A recommend this very Instagram worthy brewery for brunch and I’m glad I decided to brave the rain and wind for this, because their brunch food is delicious! What I drank: Latte ($4.25) When I…