NEW RESTAURANTS, AND THE CIRCUS, WIN APPROVAL FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

New restaurants are on their way to the Upper West Side and the circus is coming back. Community Board 7 accepted, postponed, and denied several … Read the rest of this entry >>

JING FONG OPENS: SEE SOME FIRST IMPRESSIONS AND THE SOFT-OPEN MENU

Upper West Siders lined up before 4 p.m. on Monday to get a first taste of the new dim sum restaurant Jing Fong on 78th and Amsterdam A … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO UTENSILS ALLOWED AT RESTAURANT’S ‘GAME OF THRONES’ MEATFEST

White Gold, the butcher shop and restaurant on 78th and Amsterdam Avenue is hosting Game of Thrones dinners, where they'll be feeding you large "hunks of m … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL HERO: KIRSH BAKERY OWNER PINS DOWN THIEF

On Sunday, July 9th, Dan Kirsh of Kirsh Bakery and Kitchen became a neighborhood hero when he took down a purse thief that came into his restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: HARMON FACE VALUES, WEST SIDE LAUNDRY, GRAND SICHUAN, SUBWAY, DOUGHNUT CAFE

We're getting a little dirtier but more beautiful too. Another laundromat shut its doors, but we're about to get stocked with beauty supp … Read the rest of this entry >>

DELICIOUS DETAILS ABOUT THE UPPER WEST SIDE’S NEW DIM SUM EMPORIUM, INCLUDING THE OPENING DATE

Jing Fong, a famous dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, is expanding to the Upper West Side, moving into the former home of Planet Sus … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRIVATE COOKING PARTIES AT JCC MANHATTAN

SPONSORED: Are you looking for a fun and unique idea for your next party? JCC Manhattan’s Culinary Arts program runs a unique private cooking party pr … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: DARK BULLET SAKE & OYSTER BAR, JACK’S STIR BREW, OSTERIA 106, SWEETGREEN, HEYDAY

Oysters are on their way, as well as new coffee and Italian … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS UPDATES: NEW LEVAIN BAKERY, H-MART SUPERMARKET, ARTISANAL DOUGHNUT BAR

We have news on three eagerly anticipated Upper West Side open … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE TO ANOTHER AUTHENTIC NEW YORK SLICE; CAESAR’S CLOSING AFTER 36 YEARS

Caesars Palace Pizza at 493 Amsterdam Avenue (83rd-84th) is preparing to serve its last pie on Wednesday after 36 years, and the resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: GUACAMOLE TAQUERIA, TAP NYC, FIKA, ALWAYS LOVE, JUNZI KITCHEN, BIRDBATH BAKERY

A new Mexican spot is coming and we just got some Brazilian tapioca cr … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS CORPORATIONS ABANDON SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK, SHAKE SHACK SWOOPS IN WITH A ‘FAIRY DUST’ SHAKE

The Upper West Side Shake Shack is offering a new treat in conjunction with Shakespeare in the Park's upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's D … Read the rest of this entry >>

AN OLD-SCHOOL DINER GETS APPROVED TO SELL LIQUOR, AND MORE RESTAURANT UPDATES

Community Board 7's Business Committee approved multiple liquor licenses, sidewalk cafes, and one extension of a restaurant’s hours at a recent mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

CLASSIC NYC STEAKHOUSE DONOHUE’S MOVING INTO LONG-VACANT UWS SPOT

The former home of PD O'Hurley's, a dive bar at 174 West 72nd Street that closed in 2013, is expected to become a Donohue's Steakhouse, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

NO FEAR, LATECOMERS: THESE THREE SUMMER CSAS ARE STILL TAKING MEMBERS

For those of you who are hankering for some fresh produce from local farms—and for those of you who forgot to sign up this year—we poked a … Read the rest of this entry >>

CIPRIANI OPENING SPECIALTY MARKET AND FOOD HALL AT NEW RIVERSIDE BOULEVARD DEVELOPMENT

Cipriani will open a new food market in Waterline Square, a high-end real estate development that is being built along Riverside Boulevard … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO SAVORY NEW UWS RESTAURANTS GET ECSTATIC REVIEWS

Reviewers drooled all over two Upper West Side restaurants last week, using descriptions like "rapturous," and "a species of her … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: PANDA EXPRESS, IZAKAYA IDA, ANOTHER JOE & THE JUICE, MORE ON FORMER STARBUCKS

The Upper West Side is getting its first Panda Express, and several other new eate … Read the rest of this entry >>

SUGAR & PLUMM CONFIRMS THAT IT’S CLOSED FOR GOOD, AND EXPLAINS WHY

Sugar & Plumm, the restaurant and sweet shop on Amsterdam between 78th and 79th Street told custome … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: NEW LEVAIN BAKERY, SUPER TACOS, 2ND TIME AROUND, SUGAR & PLUMM

The neighborhood's cookie king is growing, a super taco spot is opening, and a kid-friendly restaurant shut its doors with no clear explana … Read the rest of this entry >>

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