Gentleman of Leisure is writer, erstwhile lecturer and notionally overeducated Martin Marks‘s PAPERMAG column on the things he likes and why.
Let me make one thing clear: I need coffee. I need it good, I need it strong, I need it often, and I need it nearby. Surprisingly, this leaves very few alternatives. Starbucks? Two years of college Italian, a semester of Calculus, and I still can’t parse the various cup names and their corresponding sizes. The nearest source of caffeine that passes the Gent. o’ Leis. test? A restaurant called Havana, located at the intersection of S. Dixie Highway and Forest Hill Boulevard — so, so SoHo, it’s in South Florida. Read more at PAPERMag.com.