Burke & Wills Restaurant Seized by State Tax Department (Updated)

Australian restaurant Burke & Wills at 226 West 79th Street was seized by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finan … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shun Lee Reopens As 2 More Restaurants Get Shuttered by Health Department

Shun Lee on West 65th Street reopened on Wednesday, with a grade pending sticker in the window, more than a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Lucciola, An American Craftsman, Prelude Cafe, Rita’s Ice, Montmartre

A new Italian restaurant and a cafe are getting ready to open on the Upper West Side, along with other local openings and clos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Market Near 77th Will Close for Good

Westside Market between 76th and 77th Streets on Broadway is closing for good on November 30th. Negotiations with the landlord … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shun Lee Remains Closed as Health Department Details the Violations

High-end Chinese restaurant Shun Lee West at 37 West 65th Street remained closed as of Friday night after health inspectors shut it down ea … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Exciting Sign of Progress at the Site of the New UWS Trader Joe’s

Locals are waiting with bated breath for the new Trader Joe's to open on Columbus Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Street. And some equi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: Famous Dairy Restaurant

The Famous Dairy Restaurant at 222 West 72nd Street served traditional Jewish food and was a favorite haunt of writer Isaac Bashevis Si … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Zen Taco, Zai Lai, Lush, Panda Express, Serafina, Saffron

New Chinese, Asian-Latin and Taiwanese restaurants are opening on the Upper West Side, as an Indian spot appears to have cl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Chinese Spot Goes From A Grade to Being Closed by Health Department

Shun Lee, a staple of Upper West Side fine dining for decades, was shuttered by the Health Department on Tuesday. While a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Fish Market Closing After Decades, Blaming Competition and Rent

After 26 years, Joons Westside Fish Market, at 774 Amsterdam Avenue near West 98th Street, is closing next Tuesday, November 7th, “becaus … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Tartina, Mandee, Successful Vision, Flywheel, Lighthouse Guild, Absolute Bagels Update

A new Italian restaurant has opened as a boutique closes and a nonprofit for the blind moves to a new s … Read the rest of this entry >>

WestSide Wednesdays: Floating Mountain

SPONSORED: Floating Mountain sits above the hustle and bustle of the Upper West Side's west 72nd street. Inside this serene tea house you will … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Dough is Me!’ Sudden Closure of Absolute Bagels Leaves Upper West Siders Distraught

Tears were schmeared across the Upper West Side this weekend, as locals were in-caper-ble of going to Absolute Bagels to Pump-a-nickel … Read the rest of this entry >>

WestSide Wednesdays: Izakaya Ida

SPONSORED: Izakaya refers to the casual gastropub scene of Japan. Ida translates to between, during, or "a while". Located in the heart of the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bravissimo! Machiavelli Restaurant Saved By Last-Minute Deal

Machiavelli, the Italian restaurant on 85th and Columbus, will not close after all, as the landlord worked out a deal with the owners, accor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Grand Sichuan Replacement, Nicknamed ‘Grandma’s Restaurant’, Serving Handmade Dumplings and Sichuan Specialties

A new Chinese restaurant is opening soon in the former home of Grand Sichuan at 307 Amsterdam Avenue near 74th Street. The awning … Read the rest of this entry >>

Machiavelli Restaurant to Close in Late October

Trattoria Machiavelli, the lavishly decorated Italian restaurant at 519 Columbus Avenue (85th), will close its doors on October 27, according … Read the rest of this entry >>

New UWS Restaurant Will Let You Pay With Bitcoin, And Only Uses Pink Himalayan Salt

La Sirene, the new restaurant at 416 Amsterdam Avenue (West 80th Street), just opened, and the menu posted outside highlights some unique characteris … Read the rest of this entry >>

MIMI Japanese Restaurant Has the Sushi You’ve Been Waiting For

SPONSORED: Date night, after-work drinks, and healthy food all rolled into one? Mimi restaurant, opened in 2016 in the former location of Ozu, is that and m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Westside Market Will Close: For Renovations, or For Good?

Westside Market, between 76th and 77th on Broadway, is definitely closing on November 30th, for one of two reasons: either it will … Read the rest of this entry >>

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