Restaurant News: Box Kite’s Big Win, Shake Shack ‘Refresh’ Coming, Arba Profile

Upper West Side restaurants are getting attention these days, and mostly for good th … Read the rest of this entry >>

Five Local ‘Cheap Eats’ Spots Win Michelin Recognition

The Upper West Side has plenty of gourmet restaurants that receive awards and recognition, but some of the more affordable spots are also being not … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Restaurants Get Positive Reviews: ‘Most Exciting Burger’ and ‘Hot Kosher Date Spot’

Food reviewers don't tend to spend much time on the Upper West Side, so it's always nice to see local restaurants get some … Read the rest of this entry >>

Classic UWS Restaurant Gabriela’s to Close After 15 Years

Gabriela's Restaurant and Tequila Bar, a neighborhood spot that serves home-style Mexican food on Columbus Avenue between 93rd and 94th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: New Chinese Spot Closes Temporarily, Screme Reopens, Tacombi Wants a Sidewalk Cafe

Gelato shop Screme at 176 West 94th Street seemed to disappear a few weeks ago just as ice cream season heate … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Calle Ocho Heads North, Amsterdam Ale House Expands, Tiki Chick Removes ‘Half-Naked Woman’

A Latin mainstay shared plans to make its way north, new restaurants with backyard patios promised to be good neighbors, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Popular Taco Joint Preps to Go Riverside, Controversial Lounge Gets Rejected

A new outpost of a popular restaurant was approved to provide riverside tacos, the skies cleared for restaurants' summer seating, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Big Daddy’s Closes to Transform into a ‘More Sophisticated’ Mediterranean Spot

The tater tots are no more. Big Daddy's restaurant just closed its doors after a decade 2545 Broadway on the corner of 91st St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mana Restaurant is Closing After 30 Years; ‘People are in Tears’

Neighborhood favorite Mana, at Amsterdam and 91st Street, is closing on April 28th. “People are in tears,” a regular wrote the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Restaurant Updates: Cipriani Food Market, City Slickers Diner, Boucherie

The new Cipriani Food Market inside the development on Riverside Boulevard between 59th and 61st Street will have "a re … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ok, Let’s Debate New York Magazine’s ‘Best Upper West Side Restaurants’ List

Food critics routinely dismiss the Upper West Side as the flyover state of the New York City restaurant world, so for so … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Revealed about Upcoming Cipriani Food Market and Other New Restaurants

A big new food market designed by Cipriani is coming to the Upper West Side, and the developers came to a Community Board 7 me … 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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

Micheal O’Neal, Restaurateur Who Fed Upper West Siders For Decades, Has Died

Michael O’ Neal, a restaurateur and community activist, passed away this week. O'Neal ran 14 restaurants during his 60-year c … Read the rest of this entry >>

A First Look at Menus From New UWS Restaurants Leonti and Boulevard Seafood

Leonti, the restaurant that replaced Dovetail at 103 West 77th Street off of Columbus Avenue, is focusing on the high end of the market, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Several New UWS Restaurants Plan Fall Openings: Mokum, Le Petit Rooster, Flying Fisherman and More

We have reported on several new restaurants that are getting close to opening, including a replacement for Dovetail on 77th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Gristedes, Europan Cafe, Dig Inn, Gong Cha Bubble Tea, Hula Poke, Belong Kitchen, Nussbaum & Wu

A supermarket, a soup and sandwich shop and a cafe all closed over the past couple of weeks, as some new spots got set to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mezze, Mexican and Kosher Casual Restaurants Coming Soon

Owners of several upcoming Upper West Side restaurants came before Community Board 7’s Business & Consumer Issues Committee last … Read the rest of this entry >>