29 Jun '17, 3pm
Wonder And Warmth: Two Year Of Calgary's Monogram Coffee
flagship shop is an unassuming cafe, nestled between a convenience store and a Greek restaurant in Altadore, a quiet community about 10 minutes outside of downtown Calgary. Although the street may be quiet, the scene inside is a constant stream of locals and coffee fans who travel out of their way to enjoy Monogram’s offerings and welcoming vibes. In many ways, Monogram reminds me most of some of my favorite cafes worldwide: a little DIY, bright yet cozy, and with lots of personal character. Despite the marquee Canadian coffee names behind the enterprise, the space still feels like its humble beginning as a dream of three friends who came together to open a cafe full of—as they invoke repeatedly—wonder and warmth.