FRENCH BAKERY CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

French bakery La Toulousaine on Amsterdam Avenue and 107th street was shuttered by the Department of Health on Monday after an inspector … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER LOCAL CHIPOTLE GETS SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Chipotle at 110th and Broadway was closed by the Health Department on Monday for a wide variety of violations, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

HEALTH DEPARTMENT SHUTTERS GRAND SICHUAN TEMPORARILY, CITING ROACHES AND EVIDENCE OF MICE

Grand Sichuan, the Chinese restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue between 74th and 75th street, was shuttered last week by the Department of Health, whose insp … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIAND CAFE SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Health Department forced Viand Cafe on 75th street and Broadway to close temporarily after inspectors found several health violations. The cafe, a longtime fi … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHIPOTLE CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS; PROBLEMS WITH ‘SANITIZED EQUIPMENT’?

Chipotle Mexican Grill on Amsterdam between 72nd and 73rd street was closed down on Tuesday for a considerable list of health violations, ra … Read the rest of this entry >>

FIVE LAMPS TAVERN SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Five Lamps Tavern, a bar and restaurant with outdoor seating at 106th street and Broadway, was closed by the health depar … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAMAJUANA CAFE CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The Mamajuana Cafe at 570 Amsterdam Avenue (88th) was closed late last week by the health department for a variety of violati … Read the rest of this entry >>

TANDOORI SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Tandoori, an Indian restaurant at 210 West 94th street, was closed by the Health Department on March 20 for a variety of violations, and it appea … Read the rest of this entry >>

3 STAR COFFEE SHOP CLOSED AGAIN FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS

3 Star Coffee Shop on Columbus and 86th was closed by the Health Department this week for the third time in the past two years. (I think there’s a joke in here about “3 Stars” but I can’t think of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER LEGEND FALLS: CHINESE RESTAURANT CLOSED ON EVIDENCE OF RATS, ROACHES

When Legend, a popular Chinese restaurant that started in Chelsea, opened its first location on the Upper West Side last year, we boldly declared that it was part of the Second Great Age of Upper West Side Chinese Food. The [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROACH INVASION: THREE LOCAL RESTAURANTS CLOSED BY THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Three Upper West Side restaurants were recently shuttered by the city Department of Health after an invasion of little crit … Read the rest of this entry >>

EYE-OPENING HEALTH INSPECTION RESULTS REVEALED FOR UWS GROCERY STORES; CHECK OUT THE MAP

Dozens of rat droppings at Duane Reade. Uncomfortably warm shrimp at Food Emporium. Prime rib that had to be destroyed at Western Beef. Recent inspections of Upper West Side grocery stores have turned up all sorts of nastiness, and the [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

JUST BEFORE CLOSING FOR PASSOVER, 72ND STREET BAGEL SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

72nd Street Bagel, one of the neighborhood's best remaining bagel shops, was shuttered by the Department of Health today, the same day it closed for a week in observance of Passover. The restaurant, which mostly serves … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIOLATIONS GALORE! 3 STAR COFFEE SHOP CLOSED AGAIN BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

3 Star Coffee Shop on Columbus Avenue and 86th street recorded a shocking number of health violations in its most recent inspection. The neighborhood diner racked up a whopping 106 points! Actually, knowing 3 Star maybe it’s not so shocking. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAIGON GRILL STILL CLOSED AFTER FAILING 3 INSPECTIONS

Saigon Grill can’t seem to get rid of its little critters. We first reported nine days ago that the Vietnamese restaurant on 90th Street and Amsterdam Avenue had been closed by the city because of health violations. But the place [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

ABSOLUTE BAGELS SHUTTERED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT: MICE, FLIES, ROACHES CITED

Absolute Bagels, the bagel spot at 108th and Broadway considered by many to be the best on the Upper West Side, was shut down by the health department this week, and it’s been doing a pretty good job hiding it. [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

SAIGON GRILL CLOSED BY HEALTH DEPARTMENT; EVIDENCE OF ROACHES, FLIES, AND MICE

Saigon Grill, the Vietnamese restaurant on 90th and Amsterdam, was shuttered by the health department and will be closed until Tuesday. An inspector found all sorts of nasty critters creeping around during an inspection on Wednesday and closed the place [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

MALAYSIAN SPOT SHUTTERED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS

Malaysia Grill, at 224 West 104th Street, is a go-to spot for takeout for many Upper West Siders. The food is cheap and it hits the spot. “This diminutive Upper West Side eatery on a quiet block near Broadway is [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

JOANNE TRATTORIA GETS THAT ‘A’ GRADE AFTER BATTLING HEALTH DEPARTMENT; CASA GAGA CELEBRATES

Joanne Trattoria, the restaurant on 68th Street owned by the Upper West Side’s Germanotta family (also known as Lady Gaga’s parents), slapped an ‘A’ health grade sticker on its door on Friday. It was a big upgrade from the ‘C’ [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘3 STAR’ COFFEE SHOP MIGHT BE OVERESTIMATING; HEALTH INSPECTOR GOES TO TOWN

“‘Perhaps three stars was a lot when this restaurant was founded…this diner doesn’t shoot very high and yet it’s solidly good, reasonably priced.” So said a fan of the 3 Star Coffee Shop on Columbus and 86th, and the comment [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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