Gotham Gossipist: Matt Damon Unrecognized As He Gets His Caffeine Fix On UWS
By Kimberly Rae Miller
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It goes without saying that there’s no shortage of spots to get your caffeine fix in New York City.
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In addition to the seemingly gazillion Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts locations, coffee fans citywide have been flocking to the new Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations that have finally found their way to the East Coast (seriously, best frozen coffee drinks ever).
Don’t just take our word for it: It appears one of Hollywood’s biggest stars is a fan of the venue, as well.
Matt Damon made a cameo at the 86th Street and Amsterdam location of The Bean, but let’s just say the cashier hadn’t seen his latest film We Bought a Zoo (to be fair, no one did. The movie flopped).
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According to Page Six, other patrons at the coffee shop chuckled as the oblivious barista asked Damon for his name.
If you were wondering, Matt Damon’s coffee drink of choice is a vanilla latte.
The Upper West Side Coffee Tea & Bean Leaf opened in December.