Latest Scoops in Coffee

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Cake Shop

As someone who used to work in a record shop for over 20 years, I’m choosy about where I get my music. Fortunately, the best shops are right here in the East Village and the Lower East Side...

Shot by Joshua Homnick. Edited by Ramon Campos.

Ghirardelli may be San Francisco's best known chocolate, but production moved away years ago. Today, TCHO is the real San Francisco chocolate — and it's the only place in town involved in the entire chocolate making process...

Shot and edited by Ramon Campos.

If you had only one day to eat in New York City, you could go dizzy trying to sample all its best food. Luckily, there's a place...

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The East Village has plenty of hole-in-the-wall establishments, though few are quite so tiny as Abraco Espresso. This postage stamp-sized coffee bar barely affords a place to stand and raise a macchiato, never mind sit and drink one...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

From its cobblestone surface to its mishmash of architecture, Bond Street is a tiny stretch of NoHo that packs a big punch. Watch my latest video for some recommendations on where to shop and eat on Bond Street...

Shot by Thiago Da Costa. Edited by Justin Schultz

I spent a portion of my youth in Japan, so San Francisco's Japantown is a special place for me. If you want a crash course in everything that's hot in contemporary Japan, then New People is the perfect place...

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Foam art at Caffe Luxxe in Santa Monica. (Photo by Ally Winters)

With the opening of The Refinery, a coffee bar specializing in single-serve drip coffee brewed to order, it’s finally safe to say that Santa Monica has become a destination for the coffee cognoscenti...

Shot by Zao Wang. Edited by Ramon Campos.

Just crowned with a coveted three-star review by The New York Times, Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria is officially New York's hottest spot for imported and homemade Italian specialties...

Directed and shot by: Thiago Da Costa. Edited by: Thiago Da Costa, Katie Ennis, Zack Wolder

When you think of Miami nightlife, do you immediately think of thumping dance clubs? If you do, then my latest video will give you a whole new perspective...

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Mast on Avenue A.

When I first moved to New York six years ago, I loved discovering the small, independent bookstores that were in the East Village and Nolita (wandering in and re-emerging a couple of hours later!). These days the New York neighborhood bookstore is...