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A New Standard…for a Corner Deli

Name: Brooklyn Standard Location: 188 Nassau Ave, Brooklyn, NY Roaster: Stumptown Coffee Roasters Rating: 3-

Not far from Lucky Shot Espresso lies Brooklyn Standard, an ordinarily looking New York deli serving pleasantly updated deli fare. The atmosphere, setup and overall aesthetic to the shop resembles more or less what you might find at […]

It Knew Just What I Was There For

Name: Blue Spoon Coffee Co. Location: 76 Chambers Street (b/w Broadway and Church), New York, New York Roaster: Intelligentsia Coffee and Tea Rating: 3-

My first reaction to Blue Spoon was disappointment. The website and the few tips I’d spotted prior to heading there on my NY tour lead me to expect too much. […]

Kaffe 1668

Name: Kaffe 1668 Location: 275 Greenwich Street, New York, New York Roasters: Intelligentsia, Ecco Caffe, Plowshares Rating: 4

Due to their use of Intelligentsia and owning a Clover, Kaffe 1668 was one of the spots I was most excited about visiting during my (increasingly less) recent New York coffee tour. It didn’t disappoint either, […]

No More Hard Times in New York Town

A few years ago, I may have been excited about a trip to New York, but it wouldn’t have been for the coffee. I (along with many others) have long lamented New York’s lack of good coffee, especially for a city of its size, density and culinary reputation.  Nature abhors a vacuum, however, and […]