This is a coffice space review. You can listen to the audio version on Patreon.
Piedmont Coffee Bar is a little getaway in the heart of Toronto. Nothing about its sights, scents, or sounds is specifically reminscent of the part of northwestern Italy it’s named after, but Isabella Street just west of Church Street looks a lot like Vancouver’s West End when you look out the windows of this coffee joint: there are more trees per block, and per apartment block, than you get in many other parts of Toronto. The art on the walls here could be in a gallery in, well, I dunno, pick what city you like to go to galleries in. Portland. Chicago. Wherever. And the soft jazz music that fills the air here may make you feel like you’re in a 1970s travel documentary. Continue reading