Posts Tagged ‘coffee’

Pumpkin Revival

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Eat & Drink, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Pumpkins, courtesy of Wiki Commons Rescuing October’s star from the seasonal coffee ghetto Dunkin’ Donuts has a lot to answer for, and not just about the rising obesity rate or their perversion of the word “artisan,” which apparently now refers to absurdly flavored bagel-type foods made from a powdered mix in a warehouse in Darkest Queens. No, their greatest crime [&hellip
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The Best Coffee You’ve Never Had

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Macchiato @ Kaffe 1668-jonathan mcintosh In Manhattan, there is no shortage of coffee shops, and even some of the craft independent houses have gained citywide reputations as big as the ubiquitous corporate giants. Instead of engaging in a caffeinated argument over which of these hallowed spots serves the best coffee, we decided to go off the beaten java path and [&hellip
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Around the World on the Upper West Side

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Breaking News, Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, West Side Spirit

Gastronomie 491’s curated shelves are a labor of love By all rights, Nicole Ahronee should weigh 400 pounds. Walking through the aisles of Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus Ave., betw. 83rd & 84th Sts., www.gastronomie491.com), the marketplace she recently opened on the Upper West Side, she has something to say about every single product on the [&hellip
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MARY WHEELER poured coffee for a year and a half and no, she doesn’t care how you take it

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By Mary Wheeler My alarm would go off every morning at 5:20 a.m. I would throw on a grimy brown T-shirt, often still stained from the night before, dingy Nike sneakers and too-tight jeans. My blonde hair was carelessly thrown into a ponytail or braid, I wore no makeup and usually chipped nail polish. To [&hellip
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