i'm looking for a place with a cozier atmosphere, some place i can go during my lunch hour to read, or write a bit. think esperanto cafe in greenwich, max cafe in morningside heights, dt/ut in the ues.
i looked up "coffeehouse" and "cafe" in some of the nyc restaurant search engines, and it came up with 40-some hits in midtown - but they were all starbucks!!
please let me know.