The Snack Game Is Strong at Newly Opened Ludlow Coffee Supply

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The BLT, with double-smoked bacon, grape tomatoes, and arugula.
The BLT, with double-smoked bacon, grape tomatoes, and arugula.

Long gone are the days when cool coffee shops only sold mediocre pastries: Now places like Suprema and Kopitiam are putting as much thought into the food as the coffee itself. The latest example is Ludlow Coffee Supply, Sweet Chick restaurateur John Seymour’s new Lower East Side "social space," next door to his chicken-and-waffles restaurant. Beyond coffee — a proprietary blend locally roasted in Red Hook — there will be made-to-order toasts, egg dishes, and salads. Plus, the frosted glass door in back opens into Ludlow Barber Supply, so you can get a haircut as you sip on a cortado. Take a look:

Avocado toast with alfalfa sprouts, toasted sesame seeds, and pickled shallots.
Avocado toast with alfalfa sprouts, toasted sesame seeds, and pickled shallots. Photo: Melissa Hom
Baked eggs in housemade marinara sauce with basil and Parmesan.
Baked eggs in housemade marinara sauce with basil and Parmesan. Photo: Melissa Hom
A cappuccino.
A cappuccino. Photo: Melissa Hom
Kale salad with Honeycrisp apples, dried cherries, toasted pistachios, and Parmesan.
Kale salad with Honeycrisp apples, dried cherries, toasted pistachios, and Parmesan. Photo: Melissa Hom
The classic avocado toast.
The classic avocado toast. Photo: Melissa Hom
Baked eggs in a wild-mushroom cream sauce with thyme and Gruyère cheese.
Baked eggs in a wild-mushroom cream sauce with thyme and Gruyère cheese. Photo: Melissa Hom
The coffee bar.
The coffee bar. Photo: Melissa Hom
The barber shop.
The barber shop. Photo: Melissa Hom
Good signage.
Good signage. Photo: Melissa Hom

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Ludlow Coffee Supply, 176 Ludlow St., 212-777-7465