Espresso’s New Wave Hits Town

"But at the best cafes in New York — like Café Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, or Gimme! Coffee in Williamsburg, Brooklyn — it’s the coffee itself that will grab you.

...Interest has grown in bean origin and coffees from single farms — Samuel Crane of Café Grumpy said a good barista should be able to tell you whether your Ethiopian coffee is from Sidamo or Harar. But most espresso is made from a blend roasted at the shop or by a highly regarded roaster."

Read more in The New York Times.