UWS Restaurants Get Positive Reviews: ‘Most Exciting Burger’ and ‘Hot Kosher Date Spot’


Chef Nick Pfannerstill works on a burger at Nobody Told Me. Photo via Facebook.

Food reviewers don’t tend to spend much time on the Upper West Side, so it’s always nice to see local restaurants get some love.

The $15 “Nobody’s Burger” from bar and restaurant Nobody Told Me at 951 Amsterdam Avenue (107th) was featured on Grubstreet’s list of the city’s most exciting new burgers. “Even as high-priced chef burgers continue to populate New York’s restaurants, the humble bar burger cannot be overlooked. The burger at this Upper West Side pub is straightforward enough: patties, cheddar, and classic special sauce, but the real development is the subtly sweet Hawaiian roll the burger is served on, proving there’s more to life than Martin’s potato rolls.”

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And new Kosher bakery Patis, located inside the lobby at the Arthouse Hotel at 2178 Broadway (77th) was celebrated in the Forward as a “hot new Kosher date spot.” They serve European and American pastries, including breads, ice creams, macaroons, chocolates, and more — including some non-dairy items. And their particular Kosher certification presents an interesting challenge: “While the bakery’s kosher-certified by the Orthodox Union, it’s also yoshon – literally, ‘old grain’. According to Chabad.org, yoshon means ‘that the flour used in this baked item came from wheat that took root in the ground before the previous 17th of Nissan’; it’s based on a Torah commandment. Has that been a challenge for Wendel and Patis in terms of sourcing? ‘It’s a huge challenge,’ Wendel said. ‘But it’s an opportunity, too. It’s less about just looking at ingredients, more about learning how to hone and doing more with less, which is a good thing. It means our technique is on point and the ingredients we do have are the best they can be.'”

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    1. jhminnyc says:

      Patis Bakery looks to have replaced LOCl, the lobby bar/lounge at NYLO hotel (now Arthouse Hotel). Does this mean there is no alcohol served in the lobby area anymore? LOCL was the best lounge on the Upper West Side for a drink with a friend.

    2. MQue says:

      $15 is not a lot for a burger these days. Most diners charge that and that’s frozen generic patties.

    3. Mark Moore says:

      I thought this was going to be about the kosher burger place that moved to Columbus and 93rd. There’s always a very attractive crowd of young orthodox there — when it’s open at least. Pricey though, I’d stick to 5 Napkin.

    4. Mark Piazza says:

      It changes to a full bar 3:00 pm in the Arthouse.

    5. Sarah says:

      the service is outstanding , the hand made french pastries and breads are so light and delicate
      the arisinal olive and other flavored challas are divine our guests cannot get enough of it
      their charitable work in donating food to urgent community causes is above and beyond
      cant wait until they are there full time