Back in July, we noted that a café/coffee shop was in the works for 372 Lafayette St. called Honeybrains. At the time, there wasn't much info available about the concept.
Here's more about Honeybrains, opening this week here between Bond and Great Jones, via their website:
Honeybrains was sparked by a conversation between three siblings, which evolved into a deeper exploration of the relationship between ingredients, health, and flavor. One of the siblings is a neurologist who has spent years studying how nutrition and lifestyle affect brain function. His research became a focal point of their discussion.
Ultimately, this conversation led to the creation of new recipes, and a new experience, with the well-being of people at their core. Together, they started Honeybrains to translate the most reliable, collective scientific knowledge about brain health – which is intimately related to body health – into enjoyable foods, drinks, and experiences.
Dr. Alon Seifan, who co-owns the café with siblings Galit and Tomer, worked as an assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine’s neurology facility, according to a Honeybrains feature in the Post yesterday.
Per the Post: "Honeybrains, which the threesome claim is the first café dedicated to brain wellness, is in part dedicated to fighting diseases like Alzheimer’s."
Among other things, the 35-seat grab-and-go-style café features a HoneyBar (raw honey) as well as breakfast offerings such as
power oatmeal with quinoa, spiced coconut milk and manuka honey and a variety of toasts, including kale crunch and avocado smash.
You can find the rest of the menu here.