Happy Monday to all!
Today’s Coffee Chronicles post is featuring 7 Grams Caffe! It’s not the first time I’ve been to this particular coffee shop, but I decided to revisit and add it to the blog. In case you were wondering where the name comes from, 7 grams is the amount of espresso it takes to make a shot.
The cafe has a minimalist interior with wooden bench seating, small tables, and a clean presentation overall. The menu is printed on the white wall, and there isn’t much decor except for a few pictures on the walls. The staff at 7 Grams is always friendly and upbeat, and there’s multiple dairy-free milk options which is a plus (soy and almond for those who were wondering). They also offer a selection of baked goods and sandwiches.
The last time I visited, I think I ordered a cappuccino, which was delicious, and this time I opted for an iced coffee. 7 Grams offers both cold brew and pour-over, and while I was tempted to get the cold brew, I figured for the sake of the blog I would try to mix it up a little bit. My first reaction was that the taste was very strong and that I wish I added more milk, although I usually like strong coffee. I think that if I added soy instead of almond milk, I would have enjoyed my coffee a lot more. Soy milk tends to be thicker in consistency, and I find that it doesn’t water the coffee down as much as almond milk. Overall, however, I enjoy 7 Grams coffee. I will point out that my Italian (born and raised!) roommate is obsessed with 7 Grams, so I guess they are doing something right! (Also they make pretty latte art and host events like painting nights and bands and other cool things so you should check it out!)
Also, before I say peace out girl scout, I picked up a postcard in 7 Grams which advertised the info for the New York Coffee Festival, which is from September 25th-27th at the 69th Regiment Armory on the corner of 26th Street and Lexington Avenue. I sadly can’t go (I am so going next year…for sure), but I figured that I would pass off the info for other coffee enthusiasts. Visit www.newyorkcoffeefestival.com to buy tickets.
7 Grams Caffe:
275 7th Avenue (between 25th and 26th)
New York, NY 10001
Takes credit cards: Yes
Noise Level: Low-Medium
Atmosphere: 4/5 (Gets crowded easily)
Recommend to a friend: Yes