Second Best Square Pizza is on Upper West Side

Posted by on Jul 12, 2018 in Food & Drink

Mama’s Too was just named #2 in Grub Street’s “Absolute Best New Square Slice of Pizza in New York!” Mama’s Too, which has a 4.5 out of 5 on Yelp and tons of enthusiastic reviews, opened in late last year at 2750 Broadway, between 105th and 106th Streets.

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Best Calamari on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Food & Drink

This frequently fried fishy treat deserves its own article. Read on for the best calamari on the Upper West Side!

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NYC Restaurant Week – Summer 2018, Upper West Side Restaurants

Posted by on Jul 9, 2018 in Events, Food & Drink

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2018 goes from July 23rd to August 17th. Participating restaurants will be offering two-course lunch menus for $26 and three-course dinners for $42!

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Dig Inn Opening on July 7th

Posted by on Jul 6, 2018 in Food & Drink

The new Dig Inn on the Upper West Side will be open as of July 7th at 11am! The new spot is be located at 100 West 67th Street. With another location in Morningside Heights, Dig Inn offers fresh, seasonal and farm-sourced food served in a “farm-to-counter” setting. 

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International Food Pop-up at Grand Bazaar

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Events, Food & Drink

On July 22nd, the Grand Bazaar will be hosting an International Food Pop-up! Instead of visitors having to purchase a plane ticket, on July 22nd, The International Food Pop-up is going to provide visitors with authentic regional cuisines and specialty foods right on the Upper West Side!

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Summer Sunday Brunch at The Grand Bazaar

Posted by on Jul 3, 2018 in Events, Food & Drink

On July 8th, enjoy a Summer Sunday Brunch at The Grand Bazaar! The Grand Bazaar promises to offer a wide variety of tasty artisanal bites to visitors! You can expect fully loaded potato waffles, chicken sandwiches, Vendy award-winning El Salvadorian pupusas, Italian-style wood-oven pizzas, organic Japanese rice bowls, and freshly made guacamole and arancinis! And for those of us with a sweet tooth, it will be worth to save room to the Transylvanian twister cakes, fresh-baked smores cookies, vegan pastries, charcoal gelato, or cucumber mint lemon sorbet!

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Best Ice Cream Shops on the Upper West Side

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Looking for ice cream on the Upper West Side?  Here, the simple ice cream cone is taken to another level with dreamlike combinations and innovative toppings hard to find anywhere else. Get the scoop by reading below and find out which are the best ice cream shops of the neighborhood. Head outside and combat the heat by enjoying summer’s sweetest treat!

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New Bubble Tea Spot Opening By Columbia

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Food & Drink

Gong Cha, a bubble tea chain, will be opening a location soon at 2810 Broadway (109th Street). They were founded in 2006 in Taiwan and have over 1500 locations worldwide. These include several in NYC (Chinatown, Koreatown, Union Square, Midtown and one opening in the Financial District).

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Beloved Columbia Bagel Shop Shuts Down

Posted by on Jun 26, 2018 in Food & Drink

Nussbaum and Wu, located at 2897 Broadway (at 113th) has been serving bagels, pastries and fresh juices to Columbia students, staff and neighborhood residents for nearly two decades. Their outdoor seating and yummy snacks have established Nussbaum and Wu as a neighborhood gem and a Columbia hot spot. With pastries that incorporated both Asian and Jewish cultures, the bagel shop has always been a hit among people in the neighborhood. It now seems that the beloved bagel shop has closed down for good with many wondering why.

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Mediterranean Pop-up on 80th and Amsterdam

Posted by on Jun 23, 2018 in Food & Drink

Hamsa Restaurant, a pop-up located at 421 Amsterdam Avenue (at the corner of 80th Street), opened its doors on Thursday, June 21st. Hamsa promises to offer “a guilt-free go-to dining destination featuring delectable healthy delights and culinary culture.”

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