RETURN OF THE VEGAN: CAFE BLOSSOM IS BAAACK

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Vegan restaurant Cafe Blossom closed a couple of months ago. But the owners have now snagged a new lease, planning to take over the former … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOI GREEK RESTAURANT CLOSES AFTER BRIEF, DELICIOUS RUN

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Loi, the high-end Greek restaurant on West 70th street run by charismatic chef Maria Loi, closed today. It had opened in … Read the rest of this entry >>

PICNIC MARKET & CAFE CLOSING AS COSTS RISE

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PicNic Market & Cafe, a restaurant on Broadway between 101st and 102nd streets, is closing after this weekend because of rising rent and other c … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLOSINGS: MIKE’S BISTRO, WESTWAY DELI, COLD STONE CREAMERY, TIM HORTONS

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A handful of Upper West Side restaurants and food shops have recently closed or will close sho … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAMAJUANA CAFE CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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The Mamajuana Cafe at 570 Amsterdam Avenue (88th) was closed late last week by the health department for a variety of violati … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAKE-YOUR-OWN CHOCOLATE SPOT OPENING ON 79TH STREET

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A new business that teaches people how to make their own chocolates is set to open at 221 West 79th street, in the former … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMN: I LIVE IN THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S ‘DELIVERY DEAD ZONE’

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By Joelle Berger When searching for a New York City apartment, we evaluate the neighborhood: subways, laundromats, grocers, schools. We carefully, prudently, … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW INDIAN SPOT AWADH OPENS; CHECK OUT THE MENU

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Indian restaurant Awadh at Broadway between 97th and 98th street, opened on Wednesday and we got ahold of the menu. Chef and owner Gaurav Anand is cooking d … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIG NICK’S REPLACEMENT SAYS ‘BONJOUR’

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Where once the legendary Big Nick's stood, you can now buy cronut knockoffs for $5 a pop. Mille-Feuille Bakery Cafe opened on Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE ULTIMATE GUACAMOLE BOWL, UPSIDE-DOWN CHAMPAGNE AND MORE AT FINAL FOOD FEST EVENT

Outdoor seating at New Taste of the UWS with the San Remo in the background.

The final event of New Taste of the Upper West Side, Best of the West was held on Saturday night under a tent at the playground on 77th and Columbus. It was kind of like one of those competitive cooking s … Read the rest of this entry >>

BACON-WRAPPED SCALLOPS AND GREEK FOOD HIGHLIGHT SOIREE IN THE PARK

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By Emily Baer On Thursday night, SoirĂ©e in the Park was held in Theodore Roosevelt Park next to the Museum of Natural History, and served as a lively kick off event for this year's The New Taste of the Upper West Side food fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK’S ‘NEW TASTE’ FOOD FESTIVAL

Caffe Storico at the New York Historical Society served chilled spaghetti tossed with cauliflower sauce and topped with caviar, bookended with a meaty clam on the end of a fork.

The New Taste of the Upper West Side, the largest local food festival, kicks off on Thursday, and there are still tickets available for each of the three ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

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