Passover on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 16, 2018 in Events, Family, Food & Drink

Passover marks that festive time of year when drinking lots of sweet wine and eating matzah is encouraged upon. The weeklong holiday is also all about spending some quality time together with your friends and family. Celebrate Passover on the Upper West Side with the following seders. Happy Passover!

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Taste of Summer in Central Park

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018 in Events, Food & Drink

Taste of Summer in Central Park is an annual benefit in early June. And it seems like a pretty cool event. But a big heads up to my readers.  It is insanely expensive. Starting prices for general admin are $500 per person, and prices for tables range from $10,000 to $20,000. But, if you buy the $20,000 table, you’ll get your name on a tree and on a stone in Literary Walk. So then you can be like, “hey, my name is on a tree in Central Park. Is your name on a tree in Central Park?”

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Sole Bistro Italiano

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Food & Drink, Mediterranean

Sole Bistro Italiano just opened at 2014 Broadway, between 68th and 69th Streets. The previous occupant was Luce, also an Italian restaurant. The chef is Pasquale Giannella, whose resume includes Armando’s and Pane e Vino in Brooklyn (I found him on LinkedIN).

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St. Patty’s Beer Spots

Posted by on Mar 13, 2018 in Bars & Nightlife, Food & Drink

Whether you’re celebrating your Irish roots, or just looking for an excuse to party, check out these prime St. Patty’s beer spots for a rocking good time this St. Patrick’s Day!

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Dark Bullet Sake & Oyster Bar

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Asian, Food & Drink

Dark Bullet Sake & Oyster Bar recently opened at 152-154 West 72nd Street. The new Upper West Side restaurant has lots of sakes and Japanese whiskeys, fresh oysters and seafood, and a pool table!

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Food Truck Festival Coming to UWS

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Food & Drink, Other

A food truck festival is happening on March 25th at Grand Bazaar, located at 100 West 77th Street.  That’s right .. right here on the UWS! No need to go to Brooklyn for this.

The event will start at 10am and go until 5:30pm. There will be 12 gourmet food trucks in addition to the markets 100+ vendors selling self-produced crafts, jewelry and other knick knacks.

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Mimi Restaurant

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in Asian, Food & Drink, Sponsored

Mimi Restaurant specializes in delivering a taste of Japan with every plate that you order. Their repertoire consists of only seasonal ingredients,  and selections are derived from authenticity and originality.

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Upper West Side Foods on Time Out’s Essentials List

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Food & Drink

Time Out recently published a list of essential foods in NYC, and while their lists are of course subjective (as are ours), it’s fun to see some UWS shout-outs. Here are the restaurants on the Upper West Side and their dishes which made the list!

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Taste of The Upper West Side 2018

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Events, Food & Drink, Other

Taste of the Upper West Side 2018 will be taking place on May 18th and 19th under the Grand Tent at O’Shea Complex Schoolyard, located on Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th Streets. New Upper West Side restaurants will be introduced to the public, as old time favorites will make appearances.

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Dine at Female-Run Restaurants for Women’s History Month

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Food & Drink, Other

You can now search for women-led restaurants through Restaurant Her, a new website created by GrubHub. The map on Restaurant Her includes restaurants owned or co-owned by a woman or a kitchen led by a woman head or executive chef.

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