Gigi Cafe to be Reborn as Freshly Bagel

In the last couple of days, there's been lots of activity inside Gigi Cafe, the beloved longtime store on Broadway and 71st Street that closed at the end of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Syrian Refugee’s Special Meals for Upper West Side Church Members Become Basis of New Cookbook

An Upper West Side church community came together to help Syrian refugee Mayada Anjari and her family adapt to their new life in the United States. Now, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Billy’s Bakery, Recolte Dessert Bar, Arba, Le Pain Quotidien, Origins, Upper West Cuts

Got a sweet tooth? Then this edition of openings and closings is for … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Upper West Side’s Olma Restaurant & Bar Celebrates New Small Plates Menu Featuring High-Quality Fresh Seafood & Prime Steaks

SPONSORED: Formerly just known for their remarkable caviar, the Upper West Side favorite Olma Restaurant and Bar has widened its horizon with incredible and affor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Pizza Joint Becoming a Foodie Destination After Glowing Review; Owner Vows That It’s ‘Worth the Hype’

Mama’s Too, a small pizza shop on Broadway at 106th Street, has joined the ranks of Levain Bakery on West 74th and Barney Greengrass on Amsterdam near 87th -- a New … Read the rest of this entry >>

Da Capo Brings CBD to the Neighborhood; ‘It’s Becoming the Prozac of the Upper West Side’

In December, Da Capo, an espresso bar and restaurant on Columbus Avenue and 75th Street, began offering CBD-sweetened coffee and cocktails, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Bar Veloce, Isola, Treat House, More

A good pizza spot has closed, but a wine bar just op … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Highly-Rated UWS Pizza Spot Embroiled in ‘Recipe-Theft’ Dispute

Made in New York Pizza opened on 80th and Amsterdam last month to rave reviews on Yelp, but its owner is now facing controversy after his former emp … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Big Daddy’s Big Plans, Guacamole Taqueria Faces the Music

A funky diner wants to shake things up, a new restaurant remains unconfirmed, and a Mexican restaurant hit another snag during the first me … Read the rest of this entry >>

Neighborhood Suddenly Loses Fried Chicken and Vegan Restaurants

Two Upper West Side restaurants catering to very different appetites closed in the last few … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Perfect Picnic, Marinara, Made in NY Pizza, St. Francis Thrift Store, Orange Theory

The UWS is now a pizza haven, and there's a new store dedicated to packing you the perfect pi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sunday Rush at Both Trader Joe’s Locations is Enormous; ‘Are We Selling Crack?’ Asks Employee

Trader Joe's has always drawn large crowds, but the lines on the first Sunday of 2019 showed just how badly Upper West Siders need their … Read the rest of this entry >>

I Eat from UWS Dumpsters and So Should You

Now before you turn away in disgust or dismiss me as looney tunes, take a look at the boun … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: A New Coffee Shop is About to Open, and ‘Soap One’ Fills the Laundromat Void

The Kyoto Drip is the fanciest coffee maker we've ever … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Angaar, Acqua, Kitakata Ramen, Miznon, Roasted Masala

Two new Indian restaurants have opened, as an Italian spot shuts its d … Read the rest of this entry >>

Four Kosher Food Spots on the Upper West Side Close Down; What Gives?

As 2018 comes to a close this month, four kosher businesses –Seasons (661 Amsterdam Avenue), Chocolate Works (641 Amsterdam) … Read the rest of this entry >>

Top Stories of 2018: A Shuttered Cinema, Sick Raccoons, and a $10,000 Surprise

It seems like 2018 is just getting started, yet suddenly we’re making plans for New Year’s Eve! On the other h … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Joe & the Juice, Chocolate Works, Billy’s Bakery

More joe, more juice and lots of baked goods are on their way as a chocolate shop gets ready to c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Kosher Grocery Store to Close After Parent Company’s Bankruptcy

Seasons Kosher market on Amsterdam between 92nd and 93rd Street is closing later this month, and it's now selling most of its merchandise for 50% … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Another Van Leeuwen, Holy Schnitzel, New Thai Spot

More ice cream, more Kosher … Read the rest of this entry >>

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