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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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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Momofuku Noodle Bar at the Time Warner Center

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

A Momofuku Noodle Bar at the Time Warner Center (on the third floor) is set to open in the summer of 2018. The original NYC location of this popular David Chang restaurant is in the East Village, at 171 First Avenue (between 10th and 11th Streets).

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Boru Boru

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Asian, Food & Drink, Other

Boru Boru first opened on February 11th, 2018 at 774 Amsterdam Avenue. The Japanese restaurant is focused on Kosher and vegetarian foods. Some specialties include noodle bowls, Bao Buns, snacks, and more. And I’m not sure what this means, exactly, but they’ve mentioned an “inventive” beverage program.  So that sounds pretty cool.

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Thai 72

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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Izakaya Ida

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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Sushi Kaito – Upper West Side Sushi Joint

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

Sushi Kaito opened on the Upper West Side in June of 2017, and has since gotten rave reviews from both patrons and food critics.

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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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