NEW RESTAURANTS, AND THE CIRCUS, WIN APPROVAL FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

New restaurants are on their way to the Upper West Side and the circus is coming back. Community Board 7 accepted, postponed, and denied several … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAFE NOI CLOSES, AS VAI EXPECTS TO REOPEN SOON

After readers inquired, we have updates about two local restaur … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW RESTAURANT UPDATE: JG MELON, BORJA AND OTHERS GET APPROVED FOR LIQUOR LICENSES

Five businesses won approval for liquor licenses from the Community Board 7 Business Committee at a meeting this week, and two others got the go-ahead for sidewalk c … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHAT’S THIS? ANOTHER CONDESCENDING COLUMN ABOUT THE UPPER WEST SIDE FOOD SCENE?

New York Times food reviewer Pete Wells praised new Upper West Side butcher shop and restaurant White Gold in the food section this … Read the rest of this entry >>

LIQUOR LICENSE AND CAFE APPLICATIONS HINT AT NEW RESTAURANTS AND CAFES

The Community Board's Business and Consumer Issues Committee meets on Wednesday night, and they'll be taking a look at some new sidewalk cafe and liquor li … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW ITALIAN RESTAURANT GETS DERAILED BY BUILDING PROBLEMS: ‘OH MY GOD, THIS IS MY DREAM!’

The community board committee charged with pre-approving state liquor-license applications by restaurants and bars opening on th … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAVIAR LOUNGE, GASTROPUB, BODEGA BISTRO GET BOOZE APPROVALS

Three new restaurant-bars featuring upscale fare received liquor license approval from Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee on Wednesday eve … Read the rest of this entry >>

PRAISE — AND SOME RECOMMENDATIONS — FOR UPPER WEST SIDE RESTAURANTS

Months after the New York Post's food critic described the Upper West Side food scene as "craptastic", another food writer has ventured … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: MANHATTAN BREW & VINE, POULETTE, DIESEL, MORE

A new restaurant and a wine bar have just opened on the Upper West Side. Check out lots of recent news … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: THE ‘BEST’ RESTAURANTS AND ROTISSERIE CHICKEN, TELEPAN CELEBRATION

"Best of" lists tend to generate fierce debates, and in olden times even led to fisticuffs, back when people wore fisticuff-links. Can I get a rimshot pl … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS: UNCLE LUO YANG, NEW BAGELS, CHICOJULIO, MACCHINA, LOWE’S

We have a ton of information about Upper West Side openings and closings, including new Chinese food and p … Read the rest of this entry >>

BROTHER JIMMY’S CLOSES SUDDENLY

Brother Jimmy's, the bar and restaurant on Amsterdam between 80th and 81st streets, closed suddenly on Sunday. The bar was expect … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEZZOGIORNO RESTAURANT, AMITY HALL BAR COMING SOON TO THE UWS

A community board hearing about liquor licenses and sidewalk cafes revealed a lot about some new restaurants set to open soon on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENING UPDATES: RISOTERRIA, BONMI, HAN DYNASTY

We have updates on several Upper West Side restaurant openings below. And frankly, they're all making my mouth water a li … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT OPENINGS: VIETNAMESE SANDWICHES, CHIRPING CHICKEN, JOE’S

New places serving chicken, Vietnamese sandwiches and burgers-beer-cocktails are opening on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW RESTAURANTS SET TO REPLACE MUGHLAI, BARRIQUE, AND MALAYSIA GRILL

By Maya Dangerfield Three new restaurants are planning to come to the Upper West Side, and they went before a community board on Wednesday to apply for liquor lice … Read the rest of this entry >>

5 LAMPS TAVERN TO BE REPLACED; LOCALS WORRIED ABOUT BACKYARD NOISE

By Maya Dangerfield A backyard seating area at a new restaurant planning to open on 105th street could prove a big draw for locals looking to dine al fresco -- but neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: TAVERN ON THE GREEN, JACOB’S PICKLES, TELEPAN, ‘ESSENTIAL’ UWS BARS

Tavern on the Green has rolled out its new menu since switching chefs a few months ago, and the first review is generally positive. Comp … Read the rest of this entry >>

PARM TO OPEN ON TUESDAY NIGHT; CHECK OUT THE MENU

Italian restaurant Parm plans to open for business on Tuesday night, finally filling the long-vacant restaurant space on Columbus between 70th and 71st street … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESTAURANT NEWS & NOTES: NEW MICHELIN STARS, TAVERN ON THE GREEN, BUSTAN, SOLAR ICE CREAM

Two restaurants just got their first Michelin stars, Tavern got a new chef, and Bustan won accolades. Oh, and th … Read the rest of this entry >>

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