PHOTOGRAPHS FROM VANCOUVER CAFES
Los Angeles is home to a diverse group of neighbourhoods with many of them in a state of flux but you can usually find a local cafe at the heart of it trying to create a bridge between long time residents and newcomers.
When you build a pie shop in Chinatown in a 310 square feet space in just nine days there has to be an interesting backstory to how the business got started.
With seventeen locations and an eighteenth on the way it's easy to make a list of JJ Bean Coffee locations that you have never stepped a foot in and their cafe in Port Moody is probably on it.
After spending stints working at cafes in Melbourne, Berlin and Vancouver; Eldric Kuzma has just wrapped up his first week on his new coffee project called Aubade Coffee.
Innocent Coffee is starting their last week operating their small two-storey outpost on 4th Avenue with plans to relocate to a new space nearby bringing in a stronger retail component to their business.
There are a few spaces in the city that would be interesting to imagine as a new cafe and the 33 Acres Brewing Co. tasting room was near the top of that list. So it was exciting to see 33 Acres Brewing stealthily announce their expanded coffee program earlier this year featuring a new custom Slayer espresso machine.
JJ Bean Dunsmuir, 425 Dunsmuir Street
The Taste and See Shop & Moving Coffee, 129-1628 West 1st Avenue (Alley off of Fir Street)
KAHVE, 1822 West 1st Avenue
Prado Cafe + Kitchen, 4208 Fraser Street