Mineral Springs Cafe
Location:Between 69th and 70th Streets and between Terrace Drive and Sheep Meadow, Central Park
Le Pain Quotidien bakery and communal table serves simple, elegant boulangerie fare - soup, salads, tartines (open-faced sandwiches), breakfast, homemade pastries, and its signature handmade organic bread. A wide selection of breads is baked fresh daily in Le Pain Quotidien's central bakery in New York City and delivered every morning. Special offerings at Le Pain Quotidien Mineral Springs include organic draft beer, organic ice cream, fresh homemade Belgian waffles, take-out baguette sandwiches, pre-packed picnic boxes, and free extended-range Wi-Fi. The location also offers table service in the 30-seat dining room and 100-seat terrace overlooking Sheep Meadow, as well as to-go service from a take-out window. Additionally, the cafe serves as a community gathering place and education center with its Communal Table at Mineral Springs program. Each week it features a new educational program focusing on topics such as sustainability and the environment; eating organic and vegan; organic farming; bread and bread-making; and tastings of sustainably grown wine, olive oil, honey, and other foods.