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10-YEAR-OLD UPPER WEST SIDER NIKKI BIDUN TO APPEAR ON ‘CHOPPED JUNIOR’

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Upper West Side native, Nikki Bidun, a fifth grader at P.S. 9, will make her television debut on Food Network, Wednesday, March 8 at 8 p.m. as … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAMOUS KOREAN CHAIN WILL REPLACE FORMER D’AGOSTINO, PACKAGE SHOWS

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H Mart, a popular chain of Korean markets, looks like it's on its way to 2828 Broadway, the former home of D'agostino at the corner of 110th Street and Broa … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW H&H BAGELS IS OPEN! CAN IT ‘RETAKE THE UWS BAGEL CROWN’?

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An exciting thing happened today! A new H&H Bagels opened at 526 Columbus Avenue between 85th and 86th Street. This particular H&H is act … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE EARLY WORD ON 2 NEW RESTAURANTS: MEXIKOSHER AND MOTORINO

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We've been hearing some early buzz on two new Upper West Side restaurants, and frankly they're making me hu … Read the rest of this entry >>

CELEBRATED PIZZA RESTAURANT MOTORINO GETTING CLOSER TO OPENING UWS OUTPOST

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Despite the naysayers, the food scene is improving on the Upper West Side. And this week, we're getting some more info on an upcoming pizza resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

CONFIRMED: ZUCKER’S BAGELS OPENING ON COLUMBUS AVENUE

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We broke the news last year that Zucker's Bagels had signed a lease to open a new store at 273 Columbus Avenue be … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRAISE — AND SOME RECOMMENDATIONS — FOR UPPER WEST SIDE RESTAURANTS

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Months after the New York Post's food critic described the Upper West Side food scene as "craptastic", another food writer has ventured … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES SAYS IT’S ‘SHOCKING’ THAT H&H BAGELS CLOSED

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In an interview with The Forward that covered such weighty issues as the Iran nuclear deal and anti-Semitism, President Obama rev … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MANHATTAN BREW & VINE, POULETTE, DIESEL, MORE

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A new restaurant and a wine bar have just opened on the Upper West Side. Check out lots of recent news … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES APPLIES FOR LICENSE TO OPEN BAR IN THE BASEMENT

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Jacob's Pickles is seeking to amend its liquor license to allow it to open a bar in the basement, according to a Community Board agend … Read the rest of this entry >>

BELOVED RESTAURANT OUEST CLOSING THIS MONTH

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Ouest, the local-friendly restaurant on Broadway between 83rd and 84th street, will close its doors later this month. Co-owner Tom Valenti told the staff this … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOOD BUZZ AND A SLIDESHOW FROM NEW TASTE OF THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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If the New Taste of the Upper West Side food festival this weekend was any indication, the neighborhood has a strong -- and even sexy -- food culture, even if certain New York Post columnists may disag … Read the rest of this entry >>

POST CRITIC SAYS GOOD UWS RESTAURANTS CLOSE BECAUSE LOCALS HAVE TERRIBLE TASTE

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Food critic Steve Cuozzo at the Post threw down the gauntlet on Thursday, writing in a column that decent Upper West Side restaurants … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE ULTIMATE FAIRWAY SHOPPING GUIDE: ‘THE STRUGGLE IS REAL’

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Before its citywide takeover, Fairway belonged to the Upper West Side. The O.G. (Original Grocer) of our neighborhood hung its proverbial plaque on 74th and Broadway, and the … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT THIS EARLY-BIRD DEAL FOR THE NEW TASTE FOOD FESTIVAL

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New Taste of the Upper West Side, the food festival put on by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District, will run from May 27-30 this y … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAIRWAY’S GLICKBERG RETIRES; IS THE STORE STILL CONNECTED TO ITS ROOTS?

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Howard Glickberg retired on Tuesday from Fairway the store his grandfather founded in 1933 as a small fruit and vegetable stand. That … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN UPPER WEST SIDER RESPONDS TO A ‘DISCRIMINATORY’ CHEF

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Some chefs and servers at high-end restaurant Brooklyn Fare made a bombshell accusation in a lawsuit revealed last week. They say Chef C├ęsar Ramirez was discrimin … 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 >>

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