Category Archives: Business of the month

Business of the Month: Coco et Olive

Mount Pleasant has no shortage of places to grab a good coffee and a nice croissant.  Coco et Olive, at Main and 21st Avenue is no exception.  What appears at first as a little hole-in-the-wall is in fact a delightful … Continue reading

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Business of the Month – Nomad Restaurant

 One of the things I love about living in East Vancouver, specifically just off Main Street, is that the scene here is constantly evolving.  New restaurants and shops open, and just walking down the street, I can see all sorts … Continue reading

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Business of the Month – 49th Parallel Coffee

I’ve been featuring a business of the month for a few years.  I’ve featured a few coffee shops in the past – one of my favorites in Riley Park is Little Mountain Coffee.  But today, I want to highlight my … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Vancouver Special

For a few years now, I’ve been seeing a store as I walk down Main Street.  ”vancouver special” is depicted in glowing green and white letters, above windows filled with housewares.  Feeling how I do about Vancouver Specials (the houses), … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Portland Craft

 I’ve been a fan of the TV show Portlandia for a while.  The show is where Fred Armisen ended up after he left SNL, and it’s basically just a series of sketches with a satirical view of life in Portland, … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Beta 5 Chocolates

Often, we find what we’re looking for when we least expect it. I’ll give you an example.  A few weeks ago, I found myself at a warehouse sale on Industrial Ave.  Industrial Ave is a few blocks south of Terminal, … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Earnest Ice Cream

As I stare out my window this morning, I’m looking at another dismal, grey, and rainy day.  The kind where you curl up at home with a big pot of tea, a good book, and your favourite Joni Mitchell album. … Continue reading

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Business of the Month: Rosemary Rocksalt

Location: 2515 Main St., Vancouver. (Main & Broadway) Phone: (604) 874-4570 www.rosemaryrocksalt.com Who doesn’t love a good bagel? Vancouver is no stranger to good bagels – there are a few shops around that are a step up from what you’ll … Continue reading

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Business Of The Month – Meat & Bread

Where is it? –  There are two locations: 370 Cambie St, Vancouver                                                         … Continue reading

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Business Of The Month – Kyo Korean BBQ & Sushi House

I very recently went on a dinner date with some friends who recommended this little place on Granville that I’d never even heard of, let alone been to before. Being a huge fan of sushi and all things BBQ I … Continue reading

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