Taste of the Upper West Side presented by American Airlines® and Mastercard® will return October 1st – 2nd with over 70 chefs participating. Several restaurants will make their Taste of the Upper West Side debut including Dagon, Boka, Pekarna, Covacha, Sushi 85, Manhattanville Market’s Butterfunk Biscuit Co., The Baylander, Felice Columbus, Tasca and Kissaki.
Grillin’ in the City will kick off the festivities on Friday, October 1st from 7pm to 10pm with over 20 popular Upper West Side restaurants grilling up their favorite menu items for guests to enjoy. New to the Friday night event, is an exciting collaboration with Whiskies of the World, offering tastes and samples of various whiskies from near and far with brands like Balcones, Copper Dog, Uncle Nearest and Westward participating.
There will also be a Biergarten in honor of Oktoberfest featuring a variety of fall sips and beer inspired cocktails curated by neighborhood favorites Tiki Chick and Nobody Told Me. Best of the West, presented by Park Village Apartments, will take place on Saturday, October 2nd from 7:30pm to 9:30pm, with a VIP reception at 6:30pm. The event hosted by NBC 4 New York reporter Lauren Scala will showcase new Upper West Side dining destinations and Taste of the Upper West Side favorites like Crave Fishbar, Salumeria Rosi and more. For a full line up of participating restaurants and to buy tickets, visit tasteuws.com