Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 01:01 pm est

Celebrate cafe au lait day at cozy coffee spots

Posted on February 14, 2013 | by Bryna Shuman

National Cafe au Lait Day falls on Sunday, Feb. 17. Celebrate by getting coffee with friends at one of these great coffee shops.

via yelp.com

Cafe Angelique
While Cafe Angelique’s three locations offer breakfast, lunch and dessert, their coffee is the true star. In addition to traditionally brewed macchiatos, cafe au laits and cappuccinos, Angelique’s adds a personal touch with drinks like cinnamoccinos and icegeliques, a frozen and blended cappuccino.
Locations in New York include 68 Bleecker Street and 575 Broadway.

via yelp.com

Kaffe 1668
Kaffe 1668 combines minimalist design with décor featuring sheep, creating a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere. A wide range of brewed coffee, all imported from locations all over the world, is served along with traditional milk-based beverages.
275 Greenwich St. and 401 Greenwich St.

via yelp.com

Bluebird Coffee Shop
Knowledgeable baristas expertly make delicious lattes, espressos and Americanos at this East Village coffee bar. Stop in during the morning hours for a chance to try some of their famous baked oatmeal.
72 E. 1st St.

via yelp.com

OST Cafe
This quaint coffee shop is reminiscent of old Viennese cafes. A sunny and welcoming atmosphere complements the well-brewed French press coffee, espressos and lattes. Pair your drink with Eastern European pastries, cheese and meat plates.
441 E. 12th St.

via yelp.com

Birch Coffee
Birch Coffee serves coffee imported from local farms all across the world and local, organic food. The second floor is home to a small library — the perfect place to spend an afternoon reading or doing homework.
5 E. 27th St.

via yelp.com

Culture Espresso
This beautiful coffee shop, decorated with Victorian wallpaper and chandeliers, specializes in espresso. In addition to strong cups of espresso, the lattes served are Instagram-worthy pieces of art, perfect with one of Culture’s chewy chocolate chip cookies.
72 W. 38th St.

via yelp.com

Cafe Grumpy
A cozy cafe with locations in Chelsea, the Lower East Side and Brooklyn, Grumpy hand brews coffee made with beans from Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Guatemala. Grumpy’s “no-laptop” policy can make it hard to get homework done but also allows for an amicable and relaxing atmosphere.
224 W. 20th St.

via yelp.com

Kahve
This is an adorable hole-in-the-wall café with exposed brick walls, warm lighting and comfy seating. Skip regular coffee options and instead try one of Kahve’s claims to fame: an almond chai or a cafe miel, a regular latte sweetened with honey.
774 Ninth Ave.

via yelp.com

Caffe Reggio
Home of the “original cappuccino” and the first-of-its kind espresso machine, it should come as no surprise that Caffe Reggio has some excellent coffee. Enjoy a delicious cappuccino in a cozy atmosphere while admiring the Italian paintings gracing the walls.
119 MacDougal St.

via yelp.com

I Am Coffee
This stylish coffee shop, which recently opened on St. Marks Place, provides a little slice of Italy right in Manhattan. Many of the shop’s beautifully detailed fixtures were imported from Italy. The coffees, too, are created with precision reminiscent of small European cafes, making it a suitable escape if you are not studying abroad this semester.
9 St. Marks Pl.

Bryna Shuman is a staff writer. Email her at dining@nyunews.com.

Comments

CLOSE [x]
CLOSE [x]
CLOSE [x]
Tatiana Baez

Assistant Managing Editor | A CAS junior, Tatiana is studying journalism, environmental science and politics. She’s a bomb editor, as well as the staff’s main source of entertainment because she sings along to every song after 12 a.m. She also writes about culture, science, technology and sex, and her work has been featured in VICE, Motherboard, Elite Daily, amNewYork and others. She enjoys eating Thai food, reading fiction and binge-watching Netflix.

And in case you were wondering how great she really is — “I just can’t get enough of Tatiana” is a direct quote from her EIC at WSN only moments ago.

AS
Ann Schmidt

News Editor | Ann is a liberal studies sophomore who lived in Florence during her freshman year. She plans on double-majoring in journalism and political science and is always busy. She is constantly making lists and she loves to laugh.

 

DY
Daniel Yeom

Daniel started at the Features desk of WSN last Spring, writing restaurant reviews whilst indulging on free food and consequently getting fat. Last Fall, he was the dining editor, and he this semester he is senior editor. Daniel is in Gallatin (living the dream) studying Food & Travel Narratives, incorporating aspects of Food Studies, Journalism, and Media, Culture, and Communication. He loves food more than life itself.

Hannah Luu

Deputy Multimedia Editor | Hannah Luu is a ridiculously great Deputy Multimedia Editor. She is a sophomore from Northern California. If you think Northern California means San Francisco you might need to closely examine a map. She is passionate about NPR and being half Asian.

CLOSE [x]
  • How to join:

    The Washington Square News holds open weekly budget meetings at its office located at 838 Broadway every Sunday. All are welcome to attend, no matter your background in journalism, writing, or reporting. Specific times for meetings by desk are listed below. If you wish to talk to an editor before you attend, feel free to check out the Staff page.

    NEWS FEATURES MULTIMEDIA SPORTS ARTS OPINION
    5 P.M. 6 P.M. 6 P.M. 6:30 P.M. 6:30 P.M. 7 P.M.

    Applying for an editor position: Applications for editor positions during the fall or spring semesters are available twice each academic year and can be found here when posted. Applications for the Fall 2012 semester are closed, but check back for Spring 2013. Those who wish to apply are urged to publish pieces in the newspaper and contact current editors for shadowing.

    History of the Washington Square News:

    The Washington Square News is the official daily student newspaper of New York University and serves the NYU, Greenwich Village, and East Village communities. Founded as an independent newspaper in 1973, the WSN allows its undergraduate writers and photographers to cover campus and city news and continues to grow its strong body of award-winning journalists and photographers.

  • The WSN has a circulation of about 60,000 and can be found in over a hundred purple bins distributed throughout campus. It is published Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters and online on Friday, with additional special issues published in the summer. The newspaper recently revamped its website during the Fall 2012 semester.

    Like few campus newspapers in the country, the paper is editorially and financially independent from the university and is solely responsible for selling advertisements to fund its production. The WSN, including its senior staff, is run solely by current undergraduate students and the business-division is largely student-operated as well.

    A Board of Directors comprised of alumni, NYU professors and working news media professionals serves as advisors to the paper. Board members have no control in the WSN's editorial policy or newsroom operations. Alumni of the newspaper are established and leading journalists in such news organizations as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, NBC news, ABC news, Fox News, and USA Today.

    Next