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A Station to take a break

Station W is a great coffee shop to start your day in Verdun: friendly staff, high quality coffee served with any kind of treat you can imagine and a relaxed feeling. When I visited Station W for the first time I was so amazed by the decoration and calm atmosphere it had; so much that I wanted to meet the mastermind behind the scenes. Then, I had the chance to meet Simon Defoy, founder of Station W and coffee connoisseur,…

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Summer mist at September Surf Café

Winter is a beautiful season in Montreal. Snow covers the city in white and there are holiday decorations everywhere. But after a while, you start getting tired of the cold and start missing those warm summer days. Luckily, there is a place in Montreal that has this California summer vibes all year long. Part café, part public surfboard workshop this place screams summer like no other! For surfers, September is the most exciting month of the year since it is hurricane season;…

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Montreal The insiders

Meet Max Vezina owner of La Distributrice

What I enjoy the most of writing about coffee shops is getting to know the people behind the bar. Last Friday, I had the pleasure of meeting Max Vezina, owner of the smallest coffee shop in Montreal, La Distributrice. With some great tunes playing in the back, I sat inside his very small, yet charming space, and interviewed him over a latte. How did you get into the coffee business? I started in Australia, I traveled there for a year…

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La Finca: A place to escape the daily routine of life.

Have you heard about La Finca ? A friend suggested I should go there to try the exceptionally good coffee and homemade pastries since I love a good latte and discovering new places I decided to give it a try! I tried La Finca and it became one of my favorite spots in Montreal. It is the place I go to when I need to escape montreal daily routine. The first thing I noticed when I got there was the lovely…

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Cà Phê Con Leche: Where two cultures unite into one.

In the heart of Rosemont, just a few blocks from the metro station, on St-Hubert Street, you can spot a vibrant blue wall with a sign that reads Cà Phê Con Leche. Cà Phê means “coffee” in Vietnamese and Con Leche means “with milk” in Spanish. Named after Kim (from Vietnam) and Yasmin (from Venezuela) who are the happily married couple that runs the café. Kim’s family arrived in Montreal after the Vietnam War in the late 70’s. His mother…

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Montreal The insiders

Kahwa Café – le voyage

Walking on Mont-Royal Avenue you cannot miss the warm-yellow shopfront of Kahwa Café. The fierce white sculpted rhinoceros heads welcome you to come on board for an exotic adventure. The owner of Kahwa Café is from Tunisia, so in his coffee shop, you will feel the warmth of Africa. You can choose between their organic and fair-traded Arabica coffees, mint teas or fresh home-made soups. Try their Marple Syrup Latte, it will make you feel relax at the first sip. At lunch…

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Montreal The insiders

Moustache Cafe, a Must Have Experience

Moustache Cafe

While discovering coffee shops around Montreal, we bump into Moustache Café. What we love the most about indie coffee shops is that each one brings out its unique personality and this coffee shop is definitely not an exception. Café Moustache will entice you using all the senses with its Moustache jars, amazing coffee, wall art, and the best part; Moustache’s mascot Jays (honestly the cutest dog). If you are not really into coffee there is also a variety of Teas, Smoothies…

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