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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Kosher Guide to the Upper West Side

Posted by in Diners, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, shopping

Kosher dining can be tough sometimes, but there are Upper West Side kosher destinations offers some of the best restaurant options in the city. There’s a kosher option almost every few blocks, which makes the UWS just THAT much more awesome.

And two of the restaurants in our list – Grill 212 and CoffeeBerry – had among the best ratings for restaurants on the Upper West Side in 2017!

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Daycation on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Art, Bars & Nightlife, Community, Diners, Other, Parks

We call it a “daycation.”  A day filled of activities you wouldn’t ordinarily do, OR with activities you’ve always wanted to do.   Take your visiting pals, family, or just pretend you’ve just landed either by plane, or rocket ship and combine a variety of stops that will feed your mind, your brain, and your soul.  Check out some of these suggestions:

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Big Daddy’s UWS

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Breakfast, Burgers, Diners, Food & Drink, Other

Big Daddy’s Upper West Side is a hidden gem. The 80’s style NYC diner brings up feelings of nostalgia as soon as you step foot on their comfort food peddling soil. The establishment has three different locations including Gramercy Park, Upper East Side, and Upper West Side.

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Dog-Friendly Spots on the UWS!

Posted by in Bars & Nightlife, Diners, Family, Food & Drink, Locals, Parks, Pets

Upper West Siders love their dogs! We have one of the highest populations of dogs in NYC, and you cannot walk down any street without passing by a furry friend. Many people struggle with determining which local restaurants and stores are pet friendly, so here are some dog-friendly spots on the UWS!

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This Week: New Taste of the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Bars & Nightlife, Desserts and Bakeries, Diners, Events, Family, Food & Drink, Local Services

Read about Taste of the Upper West Side 2017!

Next weekend is the 8th annual New Taste of the Upper West Side, a 3-night local-food party that raises money for neighborhood projects, parks and schools, and we are going!

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