Category Archives: Coffee

Roasting Coffee Beans at Home

January 9, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I used to go to Whole Foods for coffee beans and meat. The Tribeca store roasts onsite. In fact,

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Review: Cave Creek, Arizona and The Grotto Cafe

January 16, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD I visited Cave

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Review: Fox in the Snow Cafe, New Albany

January 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer I picked a

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La Colombe coffee TriBeCa

La Colombe on

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Le District’s pour-over coffee corner takes off

January 26, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The pour-over coffee section in Le District, which I think of as my own, is now catching on. They

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The Laughing Man Coffee V60 pour-over

(11,000 real people have viewed this as of 1-21-2019) Update June 2, 2014- A blogger was

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Nobletree Coffee in Oculus

April 12, 2017- This “serious coffee” shop is out of the way. It is not in the main Oculus by the Apple store, but rather

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Holy Cow Bakery lives!

December 26, 2018- by Steven E. Greer As many of you know, I ventured into the baking business in 2012. I was in Manhattan and had a desire

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Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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Nunu Chocolates opens anew Downtown

April 29, 2018- Nunu Chocolates is a Brooklyn artisan shop that tried to open in Tribeca at the food court called

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Fika coffee and chocolate chain closing stores

April 14, 2017- I noticed the Fika coffee shop by City Hall on Duane Street had closed, so I investigated.

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Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza entrance opens

August 20, 2016- Le Pain Quotidien at the Gateway Plaza entrance opens tomorrow. The sidewalk seating is an unexpected surprise.

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Awesome. Another Starbucks in Brookfield Place (sarcasm).

June 30, 2016- What happens when a mall fails? It has pop-up shops fill in empty spaces and it allows Starbucks in.

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Review: Sweet Pea’s Baking Co in Old Greenwich

June 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited Sweet Pea’s Baking Co. in Old Greenwich and noctived that they had pour-over coffee equipment.

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Jack’s Stir-brewed coffee in the Roxy Hotel

June 6, 2016- The owners of the Tribeca Grand Hotel, now called The Roxy, are trying yet again to do

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Livenrich made-to-order fresh juice

June 6, 2016- The Holiday Inn on Washington and Rector Streets has a new juice bar.

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I wish we had this

March 12, 2016- I rarely shop at Whole Foods now, but I still get my coffee there. I wish that

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Little Lions, a cat cafe, lets you rent-a-pet for an hour

February 19, 2016- This seems like a great idea. Little Lions Cat Cafe has opened on 40 Grand Street.

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The Greer-technique for pour-over coffee

December 15, 2015- For a nice cup of coffee, go to Le District and ask them to do the Greer-technique.

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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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