Taste Test: Shake Shack Brings Haute Cuisine to a Fast Casual Audience With New Truffle Menu

To feast on truffles, you once had to rent a special pig to go traipsing through the French forest, and then aggressively scold the pig (in French) when she tried to eat the truf … Read the rest of this entry >>

Eviction Case Notice Posted on Cesca’s Door

Cesca, the Italian restaurant at 164 West 75th Street that has been around since 2003, has an eviction case notice posted to its … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos and Video of the Day: Pastrami Line is Now Longer than CityMD Line

At least 70 people were waiting in line around lunchtime to visit Pastrami Queen, the new restaurant on 72nd Street between Broadway and Columbus … Read the rest of this entry >>

All Hail the Queen! Owner Vows to ‘Keep Jewish Deli Alive on the Upper West Side’

Pastrami Queen, the popular Upper East Side kosher deli, is “100%” opening its new Upper West Side spot on Tuesday, December 8th, according to Jonah Phi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Pekarna, Broad Nosh Bagels, Skyooerd, Brooks Brothers

A Slovenian-American restaurant and a new bagel spot are opening, and there's a new spot for ske … Read the rest of this entry >>

Western Beef Supermarket Is Set to Close; New Market Expected

Western Beef, a supermarket at 62nd Street and West End Avenue, is closing next month, an employee confirmed to West Side … Read the rest of this entry >>

West Siders Wait Hungrily for Saiguette and Cafe Lalo to Reopen, But Information is Scarce

The futures of Saiguette and Café Lalo, two distinctly beloved Upper West Side restaurants, remain fuzzy. The neighborhood institutions have both been c … Read the rest of this entry >>

2 Local Restaurants Get $5,000 Grants to Boost Dining Setups as Winter Arrives

Upper West Side restaurants are struggling to attract customers as the weather gets colder, and two of them now have some extra cash to make their setups more invi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Smoke Jazz Club Now Offers Delivery; See What’s on the Menu!

SPONSORED: The Upper West Side’s world-famous Smoke Jazz and Supper Club now offers its acclaimed Soulful American cuisine for deli … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Vietnamese Spot Already So Popular It’s Turning Some Orders Away

Banh Vietnamese Shop House at 942 Amsterdam Avenue, between 106th and 107th Streets has been "soft-opened" for about three weeks, just serving food on the week … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fairway’s New Self-Checkout Kiosks are the Buzz of the Neighborhood; Some Approve While Others are ‘Flummoxed’

Fairway Market’s flagship location on 75th Street and Broadway has installed a fleet of self-checkout kiosks— and they are already a hot topic on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Openings: Broadway Family Mart, Miss Saigon, Chick Chick, Anar, Pastrami Queen

Just in time for winter, we got a new restaurant serving … Read the rest of this entry >>

Open Restaurant Street Gets Shortened; Here’s Who Is Participating

The Open Restaurant Street on Amsterdam Avenue from 97th to 110th Street will now be a little about shorter, but still delic … Read the rest of this entry >>

Takeda Reopens, With the Same Great Sushi Selection and Exciting New Options

SPONSORED: Takeda, the Upper West Side's much-anticipated edo-style sushi restaurant which originally opened in November 2019 has now reopened to the pu … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pier 72 Fan Starts Fundraiser as Diner is Set to Close

A neighbor of Pier 72 on 72nd Street and West End Avenue is raising money to help out employees there because of the restaurant's imminent clo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Krispy Kreme, Felice, Friedman’s, New Deli

It looked like there were already doughnuts in the cases as of this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: Local Restaurants Fire Up the Heat Lamps

The temperature has dipped into the 40s in recent days, and local restaurants are keeping diners toasty with a wide variety of heat l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pier 72 Plans to Close at the End of the Month; Loyal Customers Launch a Petition to Save It

Pier 72, a 41-year-old neighborhood diner on the southeast corner of West 72nd Street and West End Avenue plans to close at the end of the month … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: The Astor Market Was a First (Failed) Attempt at a Supermarket on the Upper West Side

Just over 100 years ago, a member of the famed Astor family tried a unique experiment on 95th Street and Broadway -- a market where people coul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Tasca, Shinbashi 72, 7-Eleven, The Upside, Medical Practice

Tasca, a Spanish and Latin-Caribbean restaurant, plans to open on Thu … Read the rest of this entry >>

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