LES Bites: Hester Street, Local Coffee, Starbucks Juice Plans
A roundup of the neighborhood food news this week:
- The Hester Street Fair is on hiatus this weekend due to the Sukkot holiday, but it returns Oct. 22 with the Grub Street Food Festival, which promises great vendors and more room than last year. (GrubStreet)
- A detailed look at the city’s small-scale coffee shops, starring the LES’s Roasting Plant and Cafe Grumpy. (NYT)
- Starbucks is moving into the pressed-juice business, and snatched up the long-time manager of East Village pioneer Liquiteria to make it happen. (NYPost)
- Wylie Dufresne of wd~50 gives a talk about “the new horizons in foodie culture and comics culture and where they often (and appetizingly) interconnect.” (NY ComicCon).