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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Maglianero Closed — But Not for Long

Posted By on Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Caffeine seekers who have shown up at Maglianero Café in Burlington the past few days may have been disappointed to find a locked door. They should fear not: The coffee mecca is not gone, just in the process of being moved to the street-facing gallery space upstairs at 47 Maple.

Manager Corey Goldsmith is knee-deep in the renovations — as in, doing much of it himself — putting together "a more integrated, clean, modern look" that he designed. That includes solid ash wood counters built by Vermont Farm Table, but it also means less seating. At least for now, there will be three seats at the new brew bar, plus three tables with four seats each.

And while Maglianero will still have Wi-Fi, the laptop army won't find outlets near those tables — an adjustment for the legions who love to camp out at Maglianero for hours.

At the bar, Goldsmith and staff are doing away with the Chemex brewing method and instead focusing on siphon and Kalita pour-overs, which will be offered at a slightly lower cost to "encourage people to taste them." Tea, cold drinks and pastries from Little Sweets will still be for sale, and bikes will still have a presence, too: One from Budnitz Bicycles and another from Hubert d'Autremont will be the first "art" on display.

"Biking is not just a theme of Maglianero, but part of the way people live and interact," says Goldsmith, who bikes to work every day. (Even today? Brrrr.)

Expect the new Maglianero to open Monday, December 16, and a grand opening of sorts — with tastings — to take place soon in the new year.

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Corin Hirsch

Corin Hirsch

Corin Hirsch was a Seven Days food writer from 2011 through 2016. She is the author of Forgotten Drinks of Colonial New England, published by History Press in 2014.

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