Category Archives: Coffee

Mellqvist café & bar: the Vasastan angle

A few months ago, a fellow Canadian who had just moved to Stockholm contacted me and offered to go for coffee. Although we did not know each other, we had a common professional past, so that was not totally weird! … Continue reading

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Make Musik Sthlm: coffee break at Mosebacketorg

It was Sweden’s National Day on Wednesday (June 6th). For some reasons that I know but do not fully understand, our offices were open on that day. However, I decided to take a day off. Not specifically because it is Sweden’s … Continue reading

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Urban Deli: Hipster Central

It has been a while since I last visited a new cool café in Stockholm. It has nothing to do with a potential shortage of such cafés. No, I am afraid I am the only one to blame. I have … Continue reading

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Kura Café: Another good reason to venture out of Södermalm

UPDATE – JULY 2013 I have one good news and one bad news. The bad news: Kura is no longer on Torsgatan in Vasastan. A great loss for the neighborhood. The good news: Kura is now part of this new … Continue reading

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Mellqvist: if you love coffee, music, photos…

Recycling in Stockholm requires commitment. I come from a place where recycling, just like garbage, is being collected at people’s doors once or twice a week. All you have to do is get the recycling bin on the sidewalk on … Continue reading

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Kaffeverket: Another good reason to love Sankt Eriksplan

I started Swedish classes a few weeks ago and I remain extremely motivated despite the very slow progress. I’m afraid this probably contributed to increasing my annoyance level for my colleagues by a factor of 10. They remain very polite … Continue reading

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Café Montmartre: With Cesária Evora and Joan Miro!

I spent most of last week outside the office at a conference in Jokkmokk, northern Sweden. In fact, Jokkmokk is so north that it is within the Arctic circle. That does not happen very often since I moved to Stockholm … Continue reading

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Café Birger no 76: an oasis of calm before a crazy day

When I woke up today, I knew it would be a crazy day. In fact, the madness started yesterday so there were no surprises today. Last week I offered my friend AP to help her move. She didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Muren: a gay friendly café in Gamla Stan

Some ten years ago I was living in Paris with a wonderful woman. We lived there for three years and used the opportunity to travel around Europe. A few years earlier, we had spent a summer traveling in Western Europe. … Continue reading

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Brasco: I bet you can’t get through breakfast without saying three words

It has been a busy week at work and I didn’t really have time to think about my weekend’s café excursion. In fact, I also had to work on Saturday, which meant one less day to explore Stockholm’s coffee shops. … Continue reading

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