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How We Support the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

How We Support the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health

Here at Bean Around Town, we’ve partnered with Wabano Fine Chocolates which is a locally owned and operated business right here in Ottawa. All proceeds go to the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health. Learn more about Wabano’s social enterprise and how you can help support Indigenous communities with every chocolatey purchase from our store. About Wabano Fine Chocolates Wabano Fine Chocolates is a charming chocolate factory tucked away in the heart of Vanier and is led by Pierrette Vezina, a Métis chocolatier. Aside from producing decadent sweet treats, Wabano’s chocolate business has become an integral resource for Indigenous communities throughout...

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Edward Hemphill
7 Great Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

7 Great Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers

Coffee lovers are among the easiest people to please when it comes to gift-giving because they generally want one thing – more coffee! Whether it’s a new mug, a coffee grinder, a fancy coffee machine or a gift box filled with unique brews, you’ll be their favourite Secret Santa no matter what you choose. To help you narrow down your search, here are a few great gift ideas for coffee lovers that are guaranteed to please. Fresh Coffee Gift Boxes A true coffee lover can never have enough coffee, and a coffee gift box is a guaranteed way to put a...

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Edward Hemphill
Bean Around Town Espresso Nanaimo Bars

Bean Around Town Espresso Nanaimo Bars

The perfect balance of chocolate and espresso to make the most amazing nanaimo bars.  We use a few espresso shots in the mixture, however, if you do not have a way of producing an espresso you can use coffee. Very easy recipe to follow and only takes about an hour of time from start to finish.  Makes 24 bars.

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Edward Hemphill
Which Coffee Grind Should You Choose?

Which Coffee Grind Should You Choose?

Before you indulge in a cup of your favourite coffee, make sure you have the correct grind for your coffee maker. How do I figure out the best grind for my coffee machine at home?  We have listed the general coffee grinding options available which should help in the quest for a better cup of coffee.

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