Tag Archives: cafes

Worry, Be Happy

When you think of coffee, do you think of red-eyed jolts powering workday marathons? Cookie-cutter cafes with focus-grouped folksiness? Poor coffee farmers at the mercy of multinational bean counters?

If those are your …

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Double Shot

Latte at Jojo's

In Vienna, Austria, there stands a 135-year-old coffee bar called Café Sperl. It has a charming, vaguely Baroque interior decorated with intimate plush booths and tiny round two-seaters, and boasts a long history of…

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Readers Digest

Book Trader Cafe

If you think about it, books and sandwiches have a lot in common. The outside packaging may be attractive, but it’s the filling that matters.

Dave Duda understands that you shouldn’t judge either a novel…

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Wake-Up Calling

Louise deCarrone at Lulu's Coffee

“The nicest thing they did for me was give me a layoff slip,” says Louise “Lulu” deCarrone, the straight-shooting owner of Lulu’s Coffee in East Rock, where many customers call her “Lu.” She’s talking about a job she had at …

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Rise and Shine

Kiara Matos and Andrea Corazzini

Outfitted with immaculate hardwood floors, butcher-block tables and lithe metal chairs, G Café Bakery in the center of Branford is about as idyllic as the main street it faces. Playful, modern handmade ceramics by co-owner Kiara Matos…

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Rolling with the Brunches

Lena's Cafe and Confections

Lena’s Cafe and Confections sits right in the center of Westville, where Central Avenue meets Whalley, so it’s a good place for getting together.

Especially on sunny Sundays…

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Wherefore Eat Thou?

View from the Counter at Café Romeo

“East Rock is really spoiled,” says Chris Mordecai, owner of Café Romeo on Orange Street. “We have so many delis, cafés and restaurants.” But that feeling of abundance retreats in the winter months, as most of the cafés only offer …

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Hard Covers and Sliced Bread

The Book Trader Café

If you think about it, books and sandwiches have a lot in common. The outside packaging may be attractive, but it’s the filling that matters.

Dave Duda understands that you shouldn’t judge either a novel or a foodstuff by its …

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