Taszo Espresso Bar: The Official Café of Washington Heights

Taszo Espresso Bar in Washington Heights

Taszo Espresso Bar in Washington Heights

Conversation fills the room on an October afternoon, with the large windows letting the peaking sun caress the buzzing café.  Energetic French accordion music adds vibrancy to this neighborhood café.

A man sits on a bar stool near the entrance of the café. He is stylish in jeans rolled up to the ankles, plaid trilby hat, and black button up shirt. Above his gray and black beard is a large smile as he greets customers entering, some by first name. This is owner Haitem Weslati, the mastermind behind the concept of Taszo and self-proclaimed coffee lover.

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