1. McNulty’s Tea & Coffee (West Village) – 1950’s vibe to go with your thoroughly modern caffeine buzz. 2. El Beit (Williamsburg) – Seriously smooth java from the new kid in the ‘Burg. 3. Abraco (East Village) – Cozy nook for serious coffee lovers.
4. Beanocchio Café (Upper East Side) – Pastries, omelets, and sandwiches as good as the coffee for both 9-to-5ers and laptop toters. 5. Zibetto Espresso Bar (Upper West Side) – Stand at the bar. Slam your espresso. You’re welcome. 6. Ashbox (Williamsburg) – Still a Greenpoint local; hasn’t been blown up yet. 7. Porto Rico Importing Company (Soho) – Long lines, smooth blends, buy your beans here. 8. Casa Cupcake (Garment District) – Sweet stuff, rustic scene. If you weren’t especially hot on cupcakes before, you will be now. 9. Housing Works (Soho) – Good reads. Free WiFi. Hot, good, coffee. What more do you want? 10. Café Reggio (West Village) – The Village café, with the locals and tourists to prove it. Slamming cappuccino. Sit in Shaft’s seat and read Junky.