Unlike speedy in-and-out coffee shops, cafés indulge fantasies of sneaking off through misty European streets paved with pain au chocolat and lined with biscotti parking meters. Sip into a waking dream with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Café Fare and Fresh Coffee
The café menu includes sandwiches, salads, and breakfast favorites, such as croissants ($3.75+) and the Legendary bagel adorned with fluffy scrambled egg and black-forest ham ($5.75). The drink menu includes 12-ounce, 16-ounce, and 20-ounce pours of cappuccino ($2.95+) and espresso ($1.85+).
[[m:####The Village Grind
The Village Grind planted its roots in the East Village Arts District in 2002 as a place for locals to meet, surf free WiFi, kick back with a book, or kick the back of one another’s chairs and laugh. For the past decade, aromas of hand-brewed coffee, such as the Latin Spice mocha, have mingled with those of sizzling bacon and fresh bagels inside the cozy café. Aspiring and established artists alike showcase their work on the shop’s walls, and on the fourth Sunday of each month, groups gather for a free movie night. Open-mic events liven up Thursday evenings, and every weekday, the shop opens at 6 a.m.:m]]