Is There No Decent ICED Coffee In Murray Hill?
- sivyaleah Jul 17, 2006 09:01 PM
I've lived in Murray Hill for years (not anymore tho) and have worked here even longer. I can't find a decent cup of iced coffee to save my life. Chez Laurence has good hot coffee but the iced, not so much. I enjoy Starbucks iced lattes, but hate spending that much money on a daily basis. I just want a rich, good tasting iced coffee that I can get on a daily basis which isn't going to break the bank.
I tried McDonalds new iced coffee, the hazelnut, which wasn't half bad - so I guess I need to go back and try the plain version. It sure was inexpensive, like $2 for an enormous container of it. and it was a surprise to me - a richer roast than the old coffee made to order, even rather lovingly prepared if I dare say it by the workers who were taking much care with the measuring of ice, coffee and milk. Plus the cup didn't a screaming red and yellow McDonalds logo plastered all over it either.
i'm a big fan of oren's. i think there's one around 30th or 31st and 3rd. potency holds up to the ice without that burnt starbucks taste. they also make a great iced latte (which i get when i fill up my punch card!)
Croissant Shop on the corner of Park and 28th has great no frills iced coffee. They deliver anything over 5$.
Great egg sandwiches too.