Patrick gives the Tippa a try at the Onegin Russian restaurant. (Here's his blog.)
Rob also takes it for a whirl. (His blogs.)
A few more beauty shots of the Tippa and the view from the porthole:
And here is the Lopate interview. They've titled the segment "Be prepared for 'no typewriter' signs in cafes," which I hope means that the cafes will apologize for not having typewriters available!