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NEW HIBACHI RESTAURANT CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BEFORE IT’S EVEN OPEN

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The New York City Health Department shuttered new restaurant Flame on 82nd street just off of Columbus Avenue while the hibachi … Read the rest of this entry >>

VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Maoz Vegetarian on Broadway and 71st street was shuttered on Friday by the Health Department because of several violations, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

LA CARIDAD 78 CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AFTER ROACHES FOUND

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La Caridad, the Cuban-Chinese restaurant at 2199 Broadway (78th street) was shuttered by the Department of Health this week … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO CAFES CLOSE TEMPORARILY, PEOPLE BRIEFLY FREAK OUT

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We received several notices from panicky readers on Thursday that Filicori Zecchini, the cafe on 95th street and Broadway, had suddenly closed, … Read the rest of this entry >>

INSOMNIA COOKIES CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Say it ain't so Insomnia Cookies! The cookie joint on Amsterdam between 79th and 80th was shuttered by the city Health Departme … Read the rest of this entry >>

MISS MAMIE’S SPOONBREAD TOO SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Southern restaurant Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too on 110th street between Manhattan Avenue and Columbus was shuttered last week by the city H … Read the rest of this entry >>

JACOB’S PICKLES REOPENS AFTER GETTING CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Jacob's Pickles, the popular Southern-style restaurant on 84th street and Amsterdam Avenue, was closed temporarily after racking up several health violations … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRENCH BAKERY CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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French bakery La Toulousaine on Amsterdam Avenue and 107th street was shuttered by the Department of Health on Monday after an inspector … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER LOCAL CHIPOTLE GETS SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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The Chipotle at 110th and Broadway was closed by the Health Department on Monday for a wide variety of violations, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SHUTTERS GRAND SICHUAN TEMPORARILY, CITING ROACHES AND EVIDENCE OF MICE

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Grand Sichuan, the Chinese restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue between 74th and 75th street, was shuttered last week by the Department of Health, whose insp … 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 >>

CHIPOTLE CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROBLEMS WITH ‘SANITIZED EQUIPMENT’?

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Chipotle Mexican Grill on Amsterdam between 72nd and 73rd street was closed down on Tuesday for a considerable list of health violations, ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIVE LAMPS TAVERN SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Five Lamps Tavern, a bar and restaurant with outdoor seating at 106th street and Broadway, was closed by the health depar … 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 >>

TANDOORI SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Tandoori, an Indian restaurant at 210 West 94th street, was closed by the Health Department on March 20 for a variety of violations, and it appea … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 STAR COFFEE SHOP CLOSED AGAIN FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS

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3 Star Coffee Shop on Columbus and 86th was closed by the Health Department this week for the third time in the past two years. (I think there’s a joke in here about “3 Stars” but I can’t think of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER LEGEND FALLS: CHINESE RESTAURANT CLOSED ON EVIDENCE OF RATS, ROACHES

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When Legend, a popular Chinese restaurant that started in Chelsea, opened its first location on the Upper West Side last year, we boldly declared that it was part of the Second Great Age of Upper West Side Chinese Food. The [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROACH INVASION: THREE LOCAL RESTAURANTS CLOSED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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Three Upper West Side restaurants were recently shuttered by the city Department of Health after an invasion of little crit … Read the rest of this entry >>

EYE-OPENING HEALTH INSPECTION RESULTS REVEALED FOR UWS GROCERY STORES; CHECK OUT THE MAP

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Dozens of rat droppings at Duane Reade. Uncomfortably warm shrimp at Food Emporium. Prime rib that had to be destroyed at Western Beef. Recent inspections of Upper West Side grocery stores have turned up all sorts of nastiness, and the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

JUST BEFORE CLOSING FOR PASSOVER, 72ND STREET BAGEL SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

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72nd Street Bagel, one of the neighborhood's best remaining bagel shops, was shuttered by the Department of Health today, the same day it closed for a week in observance of Passover. The restaurant, which mostly serves … Read the rest of this entry >>

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