Friday, 19 September 2014

Caramel Apples

Vancouver's Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory's toffee apples and variations - chocolate, cheesecake, mint choc, pecan mogul

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Don't Forget The Ice

Serve yourself Iced Coffee at 7-Eleven, Vancouver.
Matcha lemonade at Blenz Coffee, Vancouver and Organic Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade at Caffe Brixton, Vancouver.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Balls and Bars

 Peanut Chocolate Ball and Cashew Chocolate Ball at the Coffeebar, Vancouver
 Hemp Bar and Almond Carob Bar
Energy Ball

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Pretty Pictures

Pretty as a picture - latte art at Benugo's House of St Barnabas club in Soho, London and Coffeebar in Gastown, Vancouver.

Monday, 15 September 2014

Wood is In

 Wood as well as donuts at Cartems Donutterie, Vancouver

Table at Matchstick in Chinatown, Vancouver

Friday, 12 September 2014

Coffee & Cheesecake

 In-store roastery at Trees Coffee & Roasting House, Vancouver
 plus the best claimed cheesecake in the city.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Breakfast Wrap

Egg Breakfast (scrambled eggs, baked potatoes, salsa and cheddar) and Sausage (chorizo, baked potatoes, cheddar and mild salsa) Wraps at Coffeebar, Gastown, Vancouver.
Chorizo Breakfast Wrap at popular Vancouver cafe chain JJ Bean - Two Rivers chorizo hash, cage-free scrambled eggs, Monterey Jack, Cheddar, habanero Mozzarella and cilantro-lime sauce on a tomato tortilla.

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Something a Little Different

Pistachio Croissant
Asiago & Cheddar Pretzel
Almond Cookies

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Getting the Condiments Right

 Sugar-free Sweetener, Pure Cane Syrup and Liquid Honey plus Milk, Cream and Skim labelled insulated jugs in Vancouver cafe

Monday, 8 September 2014

Never Imitate, Authenticate

 Wood chairs plus concrete and hanging tables

Milano boutique coffee roasters,Vancouver
Brian Turko's mantra

Friday, 5 September 2014

100% Gluten Free

 Smak may have a different meaning over here but its USP in Vancouver is 100% gluten free.
Marlow in Bucks has just announced it will shortly have a 100% gluten free cafe to join the other five cafes in town.
Nibsy's "for the love of coffee and all things gluten free" has just opened in Reading.  A new trend?

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Do You Mention the View?

Views are important to customers and the Lift restaurant in Vancouver knows it and, quite rightly, mentions it in their signage.  Do you capitalise on a view that you have?

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Donuts Plus

 Cartems Donutterie in Vancouver
 Whiskey Bacon
 Vegan Earl Grey, Cherry Bourbon Fritter and Apple Fritter
 Earl Grey
 Cinnamon Brulee, Classic, Citrus Dust and Honey Parmesan

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Coffee Loving Cyclists

Musette Cafe in Vancouver has an owner as passionate about coffee as cycling - his collection of cycling memorabilia fills the walls.
 Check out the back counter handlebar holders for their selection of bottled beers on offer.
 Prices are Canadian Dollars which makes a Cappuccino under £2
 Bike stand inside the cafe.