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[Photo: Kathy YL Chan]

The corner spot of 6th Avenue and 12th Street that once held Joe Jr.'s Restaurant is now O Cafe, a Brazilian coffee shop. It's an airy space outfitted in light wood.

I stop by for the Latte Bahia ($4.50), named after a northeastern state in Brazil. Here dark chocolate meets a shot of espresso and steamed milk for a heady, full-bodied latte. The chocolate imparts dark, smoky notes. This is a decidedly rich—but not too sweet—concoction.

O Cafe

482 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10011 (map)
212-229-2233
ocafeny.com

About the author: Originally from Honolulu, Kathy YL Chan writes A Passion For Food, where she chronicles her eats and travels adventures between Hawai'i, New York and beyond. She firmly believes that there is always room for dessert.

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