Barney Greengrass’ New Health Rating Might Make You Say ‘Holy Mackerel’

After last month's failed health inspection, the pressure was on for Barney Greengrass to clean up its act before the Department of Health held its next herring, err hea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Barney Greengrass Reopens After Deluge of Bad Publicity; News of Closure Traveled to Kansas City and Back

Barney Greengrass, the Jewish deli and restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue between 86th and 87th Streets, re-opened on Wednesday afternoon after being closed for six … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Weekend Without Barney Greengrass Leaves Owner and Customers Distraught; Closure Could Stretch A Few More Days

Barney Greengrass was closed by the Health Department on Thursday after inspectors found mouse droppings, roaches and other violations in the historic restauran … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famed Kosher Restaurant and Other Spots Closed by Health Department

The city Department of Health forced Kosher restaurant Fine & Schapiro at 138 West 72nd Street to close on Wednesday. The resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

Update: Two Restaurants and a Bar Temporarily Closed by Health Department

The NYC Health Department has been busy in the neighborhood, recently closing two restaurants because of violat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jing Fong Shuttered By Health Department

New dim sum restaurant Jing Fong on 78th and Amsterdam got an unwelcome visit from city inspectors this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cookie Shop, Thai Restaurant Closed by Health Department

The health Department shuttered a store selling French cookies and a Thai restau … Read the rest of this entry >>

Upper West Side School Cafeterias Get Clean-ish Bill of Health on State Inspections

"School lunch" does not bring to mind gourmet food, but parents at least want their kids to be eating in sanitary conditions. A new map show … 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

‘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 >>

TWO UWS RESTAURANTS TEMPORARILY SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Two local restaurants, including a popular vegan spot, were shuttered by health inspectors this week. Blossom Du Jour, the vegan "fast food" resta … Read the rest of this entry >>

LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN CAFE REOPENS WITH NEW HEALTH SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

The little Le Pain Quotidien cafe in Verdi Square at 72nd Street and Broadway has reopened after being shuttered by the Health Department last … Read the rest of this entry >>

ADORABLE LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN CAFE SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT FOR VARIOUS VIOLATIONS

The cute little Le Pain Quotidien cafe outside the 72nd Street subway station in Verdi Square has not been following health rules, accordi … Read the rest of this entry >>

KID-FRIENDLY SPOT SUGAR & PLUMM CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Sugar & Plumm, the restaurant at 377 Amsterdam Avenue between 78th and 79th Street, was shut down on Wednesday by a city Health Department insp … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW HIBACHI RESTAURANT CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BEFORE IT’S EVEN OPEN

The New York City Health Department shuttered new restaurant Flame on 82nd street just off of Columbus Avenue while the hibachi … Read the rest of this entry >>

VEGETARIAN RESTAURANT SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Maoz Vegetarian on Broadway and 71st street was shuttered on Friday by the Health Department because of several violations, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

LA CARIDAD 78 CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AFTER ROACHES FOUND

La Caridad, the Cuban-Chinese restaurant at 2199 Broadway (78th street) was shuttered by the Department of Health this week … Read the rest of this entry >>

TWO CAFES CLOSE TEMPORARILY, PEOPLE BRIEFLY FREAK OUT

We received several notices from panicky readers on Thursday that Filicori Zecchini, the cafe on 95th street and Broadway, had suddenly closed, … Read the rest of this entry >>

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