Inside Starbucks Mount Pleasant Reserve Bar

When Starbucks opened their flagship roastery and tasting room in Seattle as a massive 15,000 square feet Disneyland for coffee it was easy to see people drawn in just to see the new tourist attraction. But how does that translate on a local level opening up a Reserve Bar in the corner of an albeit nicely renovated Starbucks while still keeping the existing "Classics" menu customers happy.

Inside Agro Roasters

Agro Roasters went through some big changes last year with new owners taking over the business and making the decision to close the cafe for a few months for extensive renovations of the space before re-opening last summer.

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Brews & Beats with Coffee Potluck

Coffee Potluck took YVR by storm again earlier this December with a two-night pop-up: Brews & Beats. A curated experience featuring coffee-inspired cocktails and local culinary talent, all tied together with beats mixed live by DJs.

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Opening Week at Bows X Arrows Coffee

Bows & Arrows Coffee Roasters has been roasting coffee since 2012 from their home base in Victoria but decided to make the big decision to open their first cafe here in Vancouver.

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