OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: TEN BELOW, MILLING ROOM, EARTH CAFE, HALAL GUYS, BLINDS, MORE ON MUSTARD STORE

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Coffee, mustard, seasonal American food, Middle Eastern fare and more are on the menu at the new and upcoming Upper West Side businesses we feature b … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS OPENINGS: MYSTERY BANK, MUSTARD STORE, COFFEE SHOP, PACHUTE, LINCOLN SQUARE STEAK

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We've got some eclectic Upper West Side openings to tell you about, from a bank, to an electronic store, to a store selling a spicy condi … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIAND CAFE SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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The Health Department forced Viand Cafe on 75th street and Broadway to close temporarily after inspectors found several health violations. The cafe, a longtime fi … Read the rest of this entry >>

A NEW FACE FOR A CLASSIC RESTAURANT

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Check out the new sign at Kosher restaurant and delicatessen Fine & Schapiro, just installed last week. The spiffiest 87-year-old on the block (138 West 72nd str … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: FR, ORANGE LEAF, ORGANIC AVENUE

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A new French restaurant has opened, an organic take-out spot was renovated and reopened, and a frozen yogurt store cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

SMORGASBURG APOLOGIZES FOR CENTRAL PARK FOOD FEST THAT TURNED INTO A ‘FIASCO’

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The food festival in Central Park Friday night organized by Brooklyn group Smorgasburg was such a mess that the organizers have made a public apo … Read the rest of this entry >>

DITCH PLAINS CLOSES AS RENTS SOAR

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Ditch Plains, a surfer-inspired restaurant on West 82nd street off of Columbus Avenue, closed suddenly this … Read the rest of this entry >>

RUMORMONGERING: A NEW TRADER JOE’S AND A ROBERT DE NIRO RESTAURANT

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We tend to like to check out tips before posting them. But sometimes the truth proves elusive, or we get lazy and want help. So we're posting a couple of rumors we've heard recently … Read the rest of this entry >>

TREATS OF MANY SIZES AT NEW TINY TREATS CAFE

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Georgia & Aliou's Tiny Treats Cafe, a new bakery and cafe run by the former owner of Georgia's restaurant and a pastry chef, opened on Thursday on Amsterdam Avenue just South of 90th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

TAVERN ON THE GREEN CHEF OUT JUST FIVE MONTHS AFTER OPENING

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Katy Sparks, the chef at Tavern on the Green, has left the restaurant just five months after it op … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: BOX KITE, LINCOLN CENTER KITCHEN, VARELI

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A fancy new coffee shop and restaurant and a new eatery at Lincoln Center are opening as another spot near Columbia cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CREPES, COCINA ECONOMICA, RED STONE CAFE, PARIS BAGUETTE, MORE

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Several new restaurants serving Thai food, crepes and baked goods have recently opened or are expected to open soon on the Upper West Side. A few well-liked spots have also cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

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