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Coffee Project New York

Restaurants, Coffee shops East Village
5 out of 5 stars
(16user reviews)
Deconstructed latte at Coffee Project New York
Paul Wagtouicz Deconstructed latte at Coffee Project New York

Time Out says

Chi-Sum Ngai grew up serving traditional condensed-milk–splashed coffee at her parents' cafe in Malaysia before studying the dark stuff at Portland's American Barista and Coffee School. Though trained on the West Coast, Ngai imbues the earth-toned, studio-size café she runs with partner Kaleena Teoh with Northeast touches: The drip coffee cups are from New Haven and beans are sourced from Red Hook's Gotham Coffee Roasters. The drinks menu includes drip and espresso staples, a nitrogen cold brew on tap and a rotating cast of progressive pour "projects." Project 1 is a deconstructed latte flight separating lightly pasteurized milk, espresso and a composed latte into three stemmed glasses to highlight each individual flavor. Those with a minute to spare can swing by the slow bar, where Ngai offers more time-consuming cups via Chemex or siphon. Beyond coffee, find chai teas, hot chocolate and Korean misugaru (an imported rice-grain drink), as well as scones from the Union Square Greenmarket and cheesecake from College Point's La Cheesecake.



Address: 239 E 5th St
New York
Cross street: between Bowery and Second Ave
Transport: Subway: 6 to Astor Pl
Price: Average drink: $4. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:30pm; Sat 8am-7pm; Sun 8:30am-5:30pm
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5 out of 5 stars