The Gutter, Curbed's fount of architectural glory, stirs its coffee with a paper-thin brown stick. And, so doing, ponders how the imprints of coffee cup lids on the walls of Lower East Side
coffee shop espresso and wine bar Ini Ani came to be. Might this be a case of architectural, er, borrowing, by the good folks at Essex Street's architectural aery Lewis Tsurmaki Lewis? Or is there a more decaf explanation? The Guttersniper explains.
· Ini Ani and the Case of the Purloined Lids [The Gutter]
· If The Lid Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit [The Gutter]