Bakery/coffee place in LI - forgot name - HELP!
On one of my trips to NYC we went to a coffee/bakery in LI - totally old school inside, time stopped at 1942 or something. Had espresso and a pastry - all good except the surly servers...which I can not be bothered by.
I can't remember the name at all and want to go back in 2 wks when I come for visit after doing a walking tour.
Can any help me - thanks
Hound from outta town!
Your question is too general, f3 -the description could apply to any one of 50 or more places in Little Italy ["LI" means Long Island and everyone reading your title will interpret it thus, as yebo notes.]
Inasmuch as you've been to the place before, this sounds like something you'd best find on foot, by yourself.
Running the gauntlet from Houston south to Canal, gos, along Mulberry and Mott made and still makes that "50+ bakery/coffee" trope feel right to me -even as some of those places double as restaurants.
I regret now I didn't follow my first impulse, which was to say "there're a gazillion there" -it mightn't have piqued you as much and still have been correct, gastrically.
Yes. Sounds like Caffe Roma. Very old school. Supposedly has been run by the same family and been in the same location since the 1890s.
As far as I know there are only three true bakery/cafes in Little Italy. Aside from Caffe Roma, there is Ferrara, which has also been there forever ( although the decor has been updated) and La Bella Ferrara (no relation), which has been there a long time, but perhaps does not date back as long as the first two.
La Bella Ferrara
108 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10013
385 Broome St, New York, NY 10013