Baristanet Profile: Nicky Mesiah


Nicky Mesiah

The latest installment of our Baristanet Profile series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood:

Name: Nicolette (Nicky) Mesiah

Where do you live? In the hip, chic Montclair ‘Center’

When did you move there? 30 years ago

Where did you grow up? Buffalo, NY

How do you make a living? Creating/selling only delicious ‘Healthy cookies & Toffee

Coffee, tea or … ? MishMish coffee w/steamed cream please….

What’s your idea of a perfect Saturday? Listening & dancing to Felix Hernandez on WBGO-88.3FM from 10-2 pm.

What’s your favorite local restaurant? Too many Fav’s, but most frequented within walking distance: MishMish, Costanera, Mesob, Samba, Giotto, and DeNovo.

What’s on your nightstand? Margo Jefferson, Deborah Davis, Yolanda Gault & Jorge Cruise

What are you listening to? Darius Rucker’s ‘Alright’ & NeYo’s ‘Champagne Life’-my Happy Songs, listen for hours

What are your current addictions? Yogic Chai with my newest 90 calorie chocolate muffin, Women’s health issues.

Talent you would most like to have? Artistry, Decorating, Drawing

What’s the worst-kept secret about Montclair? That it’s a for haven for cool, smart Boomers.

What do you hope they say about you at your funeral? She taught us how to be happy & live an authentic life!


  1. Correct. MPD is growin’ and promotin’, cause of the steadily declining crime rate here (and no, first is not causing second-arrest rates are declining too.)

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