From beauty to fragrance to chocolate and coffee, gift-openers can look forward to receiving a little luxury each day.
Toronto is the first North American city to welcome Florence’s Ditta Artigianale. High design and top-notch coffee are staples at the street-level café, recently opened in the Harlowe condo building on Richmond Street West. Step into the 40-seat space, and it feels like you’ve been transported straight to Florence.
The city’s coffee culture has undergone an exciting transformation, due in part to the pandemic, but also in response to trends developing countrywide. Developments in the city’s coffee culture—such as the emergence of hybrid café/corner store concepts—also show just how forward-thinking some of Vancouver’s stalwart coffee shops were. Here are the five best places to stay caffeinated on the coast in 2022.
You have water shortages to contend with. Soil contamination. Deforestation. There’s coffee rust, a withering fungus that can kill up to 80 per cent of a plant’s leaves. And of course, the growing peril of climate change.
Your caffeinated drink might wake you up, but can applying it to your skin make you look wider awake?
Yes, you can have a sweet cloud latte, designer bloom box, and all things beautiful under one roof—made possible by local women entrepreneurs combining their superpowers.
This method is used in many artisanal coffee shops across Canada these days. One of these is Kafka’s Coffee in Vancouver.
An ethical program supporting women coffee growers.
The alcoholic coffee drink is something of an archetype. From Irish coffee to Café Royale, boozy brews are ubiquitous, and every country seems to have its own interpretation.