Nespresso Cafe at Lincoln Center

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Coffee and Tea, Featured, Food & Drink, Other

A brand new Nespresso Cafe at Lincoln Center has just opened. Prelude Cafe & Bar is located in the well-lit Alice Tully Hall, and has a great selection of drinks, entrees and desserts. There are already so many great restaurants near Lincoln Center … may as well welcome one more!

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Dunkin’ Donuts on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Coffee and Tea, Other

Here is a list of all the Dunkin’ Donuts on the Upper West Side !!  We will do our best to keep this list up to date as some locations close and others open.

Don’t worry, we have you covered if you prefer finding a Starbucks on the Upper West Side (or a less corporate coffee spot).

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Free Starbucks

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Coffee and Tea

From November 9th to November 13th between 2-5pm, get a free Starbucks drink when you buy a signature holiday beverage from most Starbucks locations on the Upper West Side.

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New Manhattan Valley Coffee Place

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Coffee and Tea, Food & Drink

A new coffee joint has arrived in Manhattan Valley. Demitasse Coffee & Tea is open and located at 973 Columbus Avenue.

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Diners & Coffee Shops – Mike’s Picks

Posted by in Coffee and Tea, Diners, Food & Drink, Locals

I’m definitely a diner junkie.  But specifically for breakfast.  I find the best way to start my day is to have another human serve me.  And the endless coffee refills are really appreciated. While we’ve lost a lot of great spots like Big Nick’s and Popover Cafe, the Upper West Side is still a great diner destination.  Keep reading to find yourself some great Upper West Side diners.

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Da Capo – Espressos and Cocktails on the UWS

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017 in Bars & Nightlife, Coffee and Tea, Other

Now open at 322 Columbus Avenue.

Da Capo operate as an espresso bar by day, serving Italian espresso, specialty drinks plus pastries and paninnis.

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Best Hot Cider on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Coffee and Tea, Food & Drink, Other

Mmmm. There’s no better way to welcome the crisp fall weather than with a warm cup of some of the best hot cider on the Upper West Side. The state of New York is known for having the best apples in the nation and our delicious cider is proof of that. Read on to find out where are the best places to get fall’s most iconic beverage on the Upper West Side!

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Delicious Desserts on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Children, Coffee and Tea, Desserts and Bakeries, Food & Drink, Locals

Is there a more comforting word in the English language? Dessert is what you crave, and luckily there are some delicious desserts on the Upper West Side just waiting for your aggressive consumption. You always say you’ll just have a bite, then you finish the whole thing. It’s the sweet or savory end to a good day or a good meal, and the pick-me-up when your day or meal isn’t quite as good.

The Upper West Side is chockfull (no pun intended) of places to satisfy your dessert fix. But gone are the days where just going for a scoop of ice cream is doing it justice. I’ll concede up front, I’m a lover of rich desserts, and not everyone has the same palate. That being said, there are several options that hit the spot without emptying your wallet if you’re looking for some yummy desserts on the Upper West Side.

We gave ice cream shops their own article. 

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New Upper West Side Tea House: Floating Mountain

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in Coffee and Tea, Other

Floating Mountain, a new Upper West Side Tea House, has set up shop on the second floor at 239 West 72nd Street and will be open daily from 11am-9pm.

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8 Wifi Spots on the Upper West Side (that are not Starbucks)

Posted by in Coffee and Tea, Continental, Desserts and Bakeries, Education, Food & Drink, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Wifi spots on the Upper West Side can literally be life-saving!  Living in New York is the dream – but let’s be real, you’re current living situation in New York is probably less than dreamy. Space is an issue, so we need to get creative to keep ourselves sane in a (studio… 300sq ft… with a roommate…) home.

And even if your mini-oasis is your dream home – working (or seriously concentrating) from your apartment can be tricky. So we have compiled a list of wifi-friendly work from “home” locations that will make you feel like your living space just tripled (and you won’t feel like you’re taking work to bed with you… literally).

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