Like the way Italians drink their coffee? Try their cocktails.
When did we become such perfectionists about our drinks? The question seems more pertinent if you've spent time watching the cute and serious baristas of Stumptown's new 'brew bar' in Red Hook, Brooklyn, tinkering with their complicated array of coffee makers, or observed the bartenders at Manhattan's Little Branch, earnestly shaking and stirring and tasting.
July 19 2011 8:00 PM