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New York City’s café culture is a vibrant mosaic of diversity, creativity, and relentless energy, mirroring the city’s status as a global melting pot and cultural epicenter. From iconic institutions to hidden gems tucked away in every corner of the boroughs, New York’s cafés are as diverse as the city itself. Historic landmarks like Café Reggio in Greenwich Village, with its vintage charm and rich espresso history dating back to 1927, offer a glimpse into the city’s bohemian past, while trendy newcomers like Blue Bottle Coffee and Stumptown Coffee Roasters redefine the art of specialty coffee with their meticulously sourced beans and sleek, minimalist aesthetics. The city’s café scene is also defined by its eclectic neighborhoods, each offering a unique blend of flavors, cultures, and vibes. Whether you’re sipping a flat white in the artsy enclave of Williamsburg, enjoying a bagel and lox in a cozy deli in the Upper West Side, or people-watching over a cup of joe in bustling Midtown Manhattan, New York’s cafés serve as vital hubs of community, creativity, and connection in the city that never sleeps.

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What is Best Cafe Designs?

Best Cafe Designs is a directory of cafes and cafe professionals (designers, photographers and builders).  It is a fully functional review site curated for the design community, connecting product suppliers, architects, cafes, and travellers.


The site is ranked in the top 100 architecture blogs worldwide and is a design publication. It features articles by Penelope Barker, a former editor at Vogue Living, Belle and Indesign magazines, and a well respected writer in the architecture and design space.


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