Openings & Closings: Hello Marinara Pizza and its MVP Pie, Goodbye Amir’s Grill After 47 Years

A new pizzeria is getting ready to open, as a longtime Middle Eastern spot closes its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Devoted Waitress at Kosher Legend Signs a Bittersweet Letter to Customers; With Love to America and Pastrami!

Signing her name with a flourish, Rose Paris said goodbye to her customers at Fine & Schapiro, the 91-year-old kosher deli on West 72nd Street, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

Popeye’s Is Opening Its First UWS Location in Decades

Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen is opening at 2534 Broadway between 94th & 95th streets, formerly occupied by Longgrain and before that Lemong … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Chalait, Goodwill, Upper West Spa, Dunkin Donuts

A Goodwill store that served the Upper West Side for years is closing, as the neighborhood gets a new shop for tea and sandwi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gigi Cafe, Zen Taco, Mandee, Made In New York Pizza

A longtime cafe closed, as a new pizza joint gets set to open on he Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square Delights Despite Downpour

Heavy rain and wind didn’t stop 87-year-old Helene Kushner — or hundreds of other stalwart Upper West Siders — from coming out Monday night to celebrate the start of the holiday s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Atlas Kitchen, Bar Veloce, Billy’s Bakery Pop-Up, Mystery Pizza Spot

Chinese restaurant Atlas Kitchen opened last month in the old Legends space at 258 West 109th close to Broadway, west of Amste … Read the rest of this entry >>

Micheal O’Neal, Restaurateur Who Fed Upper West Siders For Decades, Has Died

Michael O’ Neal, a restaurateur and community activist, passed away this week. O'Neal ran 14 restaurants during his 60-year c … Read the rest of this entry >>

A First Look at Menus From New UWS Restaurants Leonti and Boulevard Seafood

Leonti, the restaurant that replaced Dovetail at 103 West 77th Street off of Columbus Avenue, is focusing on the high end of the market, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Pain d’Epices, Amanda Gagnon Dog Training, Outlette, Successful Vision

Goodbye French bakery, hello organic housemade gluten free ba … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Mighty Bowl, Black Press Coffee, Sweetgreen, Celso de Lemos

Lots of food bowls are about to land on the Upper West Side, like delicious … Read the rest of this entry >>

New York Times Reviewer Drools All Over Upper West Side Pizza Joint; ‘The Great Reawakening of Slice Culture’

The New York Times often criticizes the Upper West Side as a food desert. But the newspaper's top reviewer struggled through the hot dry sand of the local food … Read the rest of this entry >>

Taco Spot Tacombi to Replace Sugar & Plumm

Tacombi, a restaurant that started as a taco stand served out of a VW bus, is planning to open in the former home of Sugar & Plumm on Amsterdam between 78th and 79th Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Kikoo Sushi, Birdbath Bakery, Don Pedro’s, Living Thai, Frank Mac’s Pub, Roasted Masala

Lots of new restaurants are open or about to open on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: David Chang’s Bang Bar, Tasty Cafe, Salon West II

New Korean sandwiches are here, but a cafe closed sudd … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Local Spots Win Michelin ‘Cheap Eats’ Awards

Michelin's "Bib Gourmand" list of the best affordable restaurants in New York was released on Tuesday and two Upper West Side spots made the … Read the rest of this entry >>

On Henry’s Last Night, A Proclamation for ‘Henry Rinehart Appreciation Day’

Henry's Restaurant on Broadway between 105th and 106th had its last night on Sunday, and Borough President Gale Brewer of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Elea, New E’s Bar, Mezzogiorno

New Greek food is … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bar’s Fans and Opponents Face Off at Neighborhood Meeting

Neighbors have strong opinions about the West End Lounge at 955 West End Avenue (West 106th Street), and they showed up in force at a me … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Restaurants Get Approved for Licenses: Tiki-Style Bar, Renowned Israeli Chain, and Japanese BBQ

Five new restaurants and some neighborhood favorites received liquor license and sidewalk café approvals, while two businesses were turned away d … Read the rest of this entry >>

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