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Café Habana in Nolita, Saturday 2PM

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Welcome to The Brunch Bunch, where we go to some of the city’s hottest brunch spots and ask the crowds outside why, exactly, they are waiting in line. Today, Cafe Habana in Nolita.


2011_cafe_habana_21.jpgNames: Lindsay and Britney
How long have you been waiting? Lindsay: About 20 minutes.
There's no wait at Jacques across the street. Would you ever consider going there? Britney: No, I came from Boston to go here.
How long would you have to wait before deciding to go somewhere else? Britney: We're going here no matter what.
What did you do last night? Lindsay: We went to a bar called Firefly right around the corner.
What are your plans for today? Britney: Shopping. Lindsay: Yeah, and walking around Soho.

2011_brunch_bunch_habana1.jpgName: Grace
Profession: Northwestern student
How long have you been waiting? 15 minutes.
There's no wait at Jacques across the street. Would you ever consider going there? I've never heard of Jacques, to be honest with you. But, if I'd heard it was good, then sure, why not.
How long would you have to wait before deciding to go somewhere else? An hour.
What did you do last night? We went out to The Boiler Room. We stayed there for a while.
What are your plans for today? Shopping.
2011_stefan_cafehabana1.jpgName: Stefan
Profession: Owner of a canning shop in Sweden.
How long have you been waiting? Half an hour.
There's no wait at Jacques across the street. Would you ever consider going there? Yeah, but right now I have a craving for this. So, no.
How long would you have to wait before deciding to go somewhere else? If they tell us before hand, then maybe like 45 minutes. Half an hour is alright.
What did you do last night? We went out for dinner in the East Village.
What are your plans for today? We're going to eat, then we're going to walk Bleecker and go back to the the West Village.
2011_dave_and_cheryl_brunch_bunch.jpgNames: Dave and Cheryl
Professions: Engineers
How long have you been waiting? 40 minutes.
There's no wait at Jacques across the street. Would you ever consider going there? Cheryl: I don't know. We're trusting our friend, so if he says that this place is good, we're going here. Dave: But, at some point we've got to move on.
How long would you have to wait before deciding to go somewhere else? Cheryl: I don't know. We're here with our friend, so it's up to him.
What did you do last night? Dave: We just drove in from Boston.
What are your plans for today? Cheryl: We're going to see some friends.

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