Openings & Closings: Gastronomie 491, Maoz Falafel & Grill, Max Juice and Salad, Refresh Spa, Raquelle Nail Bar

A specialty market has closed, as the neighborhood gets a new juice bar and even more places to get your nails … Read the rest of this entry >>

GASTRONOMIE IS READY TO PREPARE YOUR HIGH HOLIDAY MEALS! (SPONSORED)

Let Gastronomie 491 do the work while you take the credit! Our home-style Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur catering menu pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPPER WEST SIDE RESTAURANT NEWS AND NOTES

We've been getting all sorts of tips and press releases about new menus, cheese events, liquor licenses and outdoor cafes on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MORNING BULLETIN: COSTELLO THE MASTER GARDENER, BUY CHAGALL’S TOWNHOUSE

May 1, 2012 Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 74 Deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

FOOD FIGHT IN AISLE 4! NEW MARKET OWNER SAYS “PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF GOING TO ZABAR’S”

By Laura Weiss Just-opened Upper West Side food specialty shop Gastronomie 491 owner Nicole Ahronee says, “People are tired of going to Zabar’s,” and that they’re eager for an alternative to the 70-plus-year old food emporium. Gastronomie 491, an upscale [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AND TASTE AT NEW GOURMET MARKET GASTRONOMIE 491

Gastronomie 491, the new food market and restaurant on Columbus between 83rd and 84th, opened today at 7 a.m. after offering some journalists, bloggers and friends a sneak preview last night. I got a chance to check it out and [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GASTRONOMIE 491 PROMISES TO GIVE WEST SIDERS EVEN MORE GOURMET FOOD OPTIONS

The Upper West Side is bursting with phenomenal grocery stores and markets. From Zabar’s to Citarella to Fairway to Trader Joe’s to Whole Foods (not to mention Westside Market, Gourmet Garage and dozens of smaller specialty shops like Barney Greengrass [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

GOODBYE CANDY, HELLO VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES, AND MANY MORE UWS OPENINGS & CLOSINGS

There may be a lot of boutiques, wine shops and candy bodegas on the Upper West Side, but people have their favorites, and it’s a bummer when the stores close. Some well-loved  local shops have closed recently. Nonetheless, lots of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

32 UPPER WEST SIDE OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: CUPCAKES, NOVELTIES AND FIVE FLOORS OF WHOA MAMA!

This month, we bring news of new cupcakes, novelties and outdoors goods on the Upper West Side, as well as the closing of two spots that were dear to l … Read the rest of this entry >>