Archive for the ‘Cafe’ Category

Vegging Out: Oscar

May
2011
16

posted by on Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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I like to say I have a love-hate relationship with New York City. I can go on and on about the hates, which include but are not limited to: dirty streets, rats, angry cabbies, a lack of greenery and overpriced everything. But for all those, I also have a bunch of loves, one of which [...]

posted by on Cafe, Chocolate, Comfort Food, Events, Union Square, Vegging Out

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Hot chocolate is obviously a cornerstone of winter, and if you live in New York City, you deserve the best dang hot chocolate in the world for this miserable weather we’ve been having. For the ultimate hot choc lover, head on over to The City Bakery for their annual hot chocolate festival, which doles out [...]

posted by on American, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Dessert, Nolita, Vegging Out

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I’m always on the hunt for cool cafes, so I figured I should start documenting my finds in a specific way on the blog. My most recent strolling led me to Epistrophy in my neighborhood of Nolita. It’s actually a wine bar, but it seems to double as a cafe in the afternoon. With the [...]

posted by on American, Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Chocolate, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Events, Flatiron, Lower East Side, News, Vegging Out

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If you live in New York, you know that mid-January until mid-March, the city is pretty bleak. We’re past the twinkling lights of the holidays and the revelry of New Years, making those freezing temps not so fun any more. But before you head to the grocery store to stock up on resources (15 degrees? [...]

Vegging Out: Doma

Jan
2010
28

posted by on Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Comfort Food, Snacks, Vegging Out, West Village

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When I read about Doma, it promised all the good things that a great West Village café should: cozy space, restaurant-enough to stay but casual-enough to linger, mismatched furniture that give it a homey vibe and handmade artwork to boot. But after trying Doma for brunch, I realized that perhaps this place is better for [...]

posted by on Bread, Breakfast, Brunch, Cafe, Coffees & Cafes, Cookies, Dessert, Fast & Easy, Lunch, Sandwiches, Snacks, Stuy Town, Vegging Out

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En route to Ess-a-Bagel last weekend, I passed by what I thought was a new cafe, which touted fresh, natural ingredients. But that wasn’t even what caught my eye first; what initially got me were the rows and rows of macaroons. Delicate French pastries in a relatively nondescript 1st Ave. cafe? Would they be any [...]