Tag Archive: coffee


Coffee and Doughnuts on the West Coast

Posted on August 14th, 2012

With the dry heat on the West Coast, it’s the perfect time to head south of the border on a road trip and we’ve tested and tasted some spots offering sustenance and caffeine to refuel en route. Coffee and doughnuts are a natural pairing and here are some places that thoughtfully prepare both and won’t … (More →)


Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, Calgary

Posted on June 3rd, 2012

I am very unpleasant without a good cup of coffee in the morning and although ubiquitous, Starbucks just doesn’t qualify. On a recent trip to Calgary, I was lucky enough to come across Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters whose deep and silky brew really hit the mark. Starting from a stand in Calgary’s Farmer’s market … (More →)


Matchstick Coffee Roasters

Posted on March 13th, 2012

Matchstick is the latest addition to a growing collection of hipster coffee haunts, spearheaded by Gene in Mount Pleasant and Revolver in Gastown, that are all fantastic alternatives to the ubiquitous and annoyingly mediocre Starbucks. Operating in a large, airy, light-filled space on the same block as Les Faux Bourgeois, Matchstick encourages lingering over their … (More →)