Spotlight on Oso Negro

Spotlight on Oso Negro

When most people think of Nelson, BC, chances are that Oso Negro is near the top of the list. Spanish for black bear, this coffee roastery and café has been a Nelson landmark for more than two decades. It’s a genuine must visit on a cycling tour in the West Kootenays...
Spotlight on Empire Coffee

Spotlight on Empire Coffee

What makes for a great café? Fine coffee, tempting baked goods, and a lively and trendy vibe are usually prerequisites. But when you add stellar lake views and a year-round solarium, well, that’s just getting unfair. So it is that Empire Coffee hits the mark any way...
Spotlight on Sidewinders Coffee Company

Spotlight on Sidewinders Coffee Company

For many road cyclists, enjoying a cup of coffee after (or even before or during) a ride is just part of the deal. And if you’re thinking of a bicycle tour in British Columbia, Nelson has all sorts of great cafes to choose from. In a town beloved for its coffee...