New Thai Restaurant

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

A new Thai restaurant just opened at 126 West 72nd Street (formerly occupied by Lime Leaf). Thai 72 has a dimly lit interior and very cool ambiance. Plus their bar looks awesome. Hopefully it will stick around and soon make our list of the best Thai restaurants on the Upper West Side!

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Panda Express in Morningside Heights

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

There’s a new Panda Express in Morningside Heights! It’s located at 2852 Broadway, at 111th Street right next to Mel’s Burger Bar.

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New Chinese Restaurant on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

There’s a new Chinese restaurant on the Upper West Side. Grandma’s Restaurant At Lily’s 74 is located at 307 Amsterdam Ave (between 74th and 75th), which was last occupied by Grand Sichuan. I wasn’t very hungry, but I needed content.

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Japanese Gastropub on 72nd Street

Posted by on Nov 2, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

Izakaya Ida opened in August at 141 West 72nd Street, and so far has 51 reviews on Yelp with an overall score of 4 out of 5 stars.  This is a Japanese gastropub serving a variety of ramens, rice bowls and grilled meats.

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Reviews are in for Sushi Kaito – New Upper West Side Sushi Joint

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

While it only opened in June, and reviews always change, Sushi Kaito has impressed its patrons.

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Upper West Side Food Event: NYC Feast 2017

Posted by on Aug 29, 2017 in Asian, Events, Food & Drink, Other

NYC Feast 2017: September 22nd, 2017

NYC Feast is the premier Asian food festival in NYC. The 2017 feast celebrates the eighth edition of this event. The lucky number 8 is associated with good fortune in Chinese culture and this year promises to be the best one yet. The city’s finest chefs will be presenting their latest creations in an exclusive setting at the Mandarin Oriental in Columbus Circle. Read on for more details!

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Jing Fong: New Dim Sum Spot on the UWS

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

The official opening of this new Upper West Side Chinese spot, located at 380 Amsterdam Ave (north west corner of 78th and Amsterdam), will be July 26th. They had their soft opening on Monday, July 17th.

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Best Thai Food on the Upper West Side

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Pad Thai, anyone?  I’ve always loved Thai restaurants in NYC, and we have a few special gems right here on the Upper West Side.  Here are my top three spots for the best Thai food on the Upper West Side.

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Best Chinese Food on the Upper West Side

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The Upper West Side loves Chinese food! Since a ride downtown to Chinatown is not always feasible, there are some excellent choices on this west side of town to fulfill that hunkering for Chinese food on the Upper West Side.

Best Chinese Food in Washington Heights

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Upper West Side Seafood

Posted by in Asian, Food & Drink, Other, Seafood

Hey there Upper West Side fish fans!  While many great spots have unfortunately shut their doors over the years, we still have lots of options to satisfy our seafood hankerings.  Below, I’ve rounded up some great Upper West Side seafood restaurants that are a must-try!

Two of these are among the top rated restaurants on the Upper West Side!

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