Whole milk is the only way to go with the hot chocolate at Joe ($3). It makes for a velvety affair with subtle, smooth chocolate and lots of froth. They add housemade dark chocolate syrup with a light hand.
'Joe the Art of Coffee' on Serious Eats
Starbucks Frappuccinos were an obsession of mine until I moved to New York and realized just how many other better blended icy coffee concoctions there are in this city of ours. I've been drinking my way through many of New York's offerings, and have narrowed down my favorite espresso-based blended drinks to two places.