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Ortine

Name: Ortine Location: 622 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, New York Rating: 2+

It’s becoming more and more difficult to get to new coffee shops in New York, but not because there aren’t any from which to chose. It’s because one becomes quickly overwhelmed by choice. The small stretch of Washington Avenue in Brooklyn between Atlantic and [...]

A Taste of Italy

Name: Zibetto Espresso Bar Location: 1385 6th Avenue, New York, New York Rating: 3

You’ll find the entrance to the narrow espresso bar called Zibetto around the corner from Le Parker Meridien in that hotel-cluttered spot of Manhattan just south of Central Park. You might happen to stop here if you wanted a [...]

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. [...]