Category Archives: Coffee

Review: Gotan Tribeca respects brewed coffee

(1,000 people who really live down here have read this as of 9/6/2015) September 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer It is still hard to find New York coffee shops that are not nothing but cappuccino factories. The

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Review: Sundaes and Cones is a rare good ice cream shop in Manhattan

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For whatever reason, New York City has a dearth of good ice cream stores. The only one I have been

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Cold brew coffee now at Le District

July 3, 2015

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Very good Belgian chocolate at Le District

Update June 29, 2015- They have sold out. Did we cause this?

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The first ever properly made pour-over coffee at Le District

June 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD This day will go down in history. It was the first day that the gourmet coffee section in Le District

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Fika opens in City Hall

May 28, 2015- The new Fika in the heart of City Hall opened. It is on Duane Street by the federal building. It is one of

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Pour-over coffee at Le District

May 7, 2015

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Exclusive: BPC to finally get gourmet coffee shop

April 18, 2015- BP.TV was given a tour of the yet-to-open south end of Le District, which will be

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FIKA coffee and chocolates to open in WTC Tower 4

November 18, 2014- The Post reports that FIKA will be opening at the ground

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Laughing Man coffee in Tribeca gets street seating approved

March 24, 2015- At the CB1 meeting tonight, the Duane Park street seating plan proposed by

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CBS promotes outrageous pro-coffee research, again

March 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The coffee industry has been funding mounds of junk science that purport to show the health benefits of drinking coffee, when in fact, coffee is very unhealthy to heart, brain, and blood … Continue reading

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Christmas logs at Financier

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Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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The new Laughing Man doing well

July 22, 2014- Laughing Man coffee relocated to a larger spot, and is doing much better now. They are located in the NYMEX building by

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Macaron Cafe Tribeca

July 24, 2014- Macaron Cafe on Greenwich Street opened.

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FIKA: The best $6 gourmet breakfast Downtown

Update February 23, 2014- The $4 ham and cheese croissant is back on the menu. July 5, 2013- The $4 ham and cheese croissant, and $2 coffee, at FIKA is the best gourmet breakfast downtown because the croissants are made … Continue reading

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Buy a real dragon egg for Easter

March 22, 2014- Master chocolatier and artist, Håkan Mårtensson of FIKA Tribeca, is preparing some special treats for Easter. Among them are Game of Thrones dragon eggs!

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The Battery Place Market

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Francoise Payard’s Christmas cakes for 2013


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Kaffe 1668 Tribeca serves pour-over technique

October 12, 2013- The newest Kaffe 1668 that opened this year on Greenwich Street offers an extensive pour-over coffee technique. The southern location by Whole Foods does not, but rather makes one-cup brews using the Steampunk machine (they got rid … Continue reading

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