Best Guac on the Upper West Side

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We’re exploring the best guac on the Upper West Side, which in my obviously unbiased opinion stands strong with the best guac in NYC. TheGreek cuisine has always been a favorite in NYC. Gyros, souvlaki, baklava .. so much goodness! The Upper West Side restaurants on our list are primarily Latin, but read until the end for a last minute surprise. Let’s dip in!

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Burrito Mariachi

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Food & Drink, Latin, Other

A menu for a new burrito place was just slid under my door. Burrito Mariachi, at 146 West 72nd Street. The prices seem pretty reasonable, with tacos in the $2-$4 range, Mexican pizzas in the $7-$9 range, and quesadillas in the $4-$6 range.

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New Mexican Spot – Guacamole

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Food & Drink, Latin, Other

This new Mexican restaurant is located at 768 Amsterdam; it’s first and original location is at 5025 Broadway (up on 215th Street in Inwood).

Reviews for the uptown restaurant are solid, so this should be a great addition to the UWS (4 out of 5 stars on both Google and Yelp, and 4.7 stars on their Facebook page).

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Best Mexican Restaurants on the UWS

Posted by in Food & Drink, Latin, Locals, Other

Tacos, burritos, enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas…we love Mexican food! Luckily, there are plenty of fantastic and authentic Mexican restaurants to indulge in on the Upper West Side. So whether you’re grabbing a fully loaded burrito for a quick and easy dinner during the week or satisfying a late night craving after hitting a bar on the Upper West Side, these Mexican Restaurants on the UWS are sure to please any appetite!

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Cinco De Mayo 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Events, Food & Drink, Latin, Other

Who’s excited for Cinco de Mayo 2017 in NYC?!

I am!!

Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner which means it’s time to get in the Mexican spirit and have a big celebration – fiesta style. The Upper West Side’s got plenty of dining options that’ll help you keep the party going all weekend long. From tacos to burritos and margaritas, these Upper West Side Mexican restaurants are some of the best in NYC. Read below to find out where to get your food and drink on for the holiday. Buen Provecho!

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Cinco De Mayo – An Overview

Posted by on Apr 19, 2016 in Bars & Nightlife, Events, Food & Drink, Latin, Other

Cinco de Mayo is a very popular festival among many Americans, as it means food, drinks and entertainment to them. Although it is a Mexican tradition in origins, the Americans, especially those on the Upper West Side in Manhattan, have adapted the festival to their lifestyles. Surprisingly enough, Cinco de mayo is not so much prevalent in Mexico.
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Cinco de Mayo on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Bars & Nightlife, Events, Food & Drink, Latin, Other

Be sure to check out Cinco De Mayo 2017 on the Upper West Side!

Get ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the Upper West Side! Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to drink and dine at some of the best Mexican restaurants in NYC. The holiday commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French in the historic Battle of Puebla. There are many ways in which one can partake in the festivities, but nothing screams Cinco de Mayo more than chips and guac and a margarita. Here’s a list of Mexican joints in the neighborhood that will be serving up a bunch of specials for the occasion. Andale!

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9th Annual New Taste of the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 19, 2016 in Asian, Bars & Nightlife, Breakfast, Burgers, Desserts and Bakeries, Desserts and Bakeries, Events, Food & Drink, Gourmet Groceries, Healthy, Latin, Mediterranean, Other, Pizza, Seafood

Read about Taste of the Upper West Side 2018!

As spring and summer time are rapidly approaching we are excited to announce the mouthwatering 9th annual New Taste of the Upper West Side, which will start Friday, June 3rd and end Saturday, June 4th. This two night food extravaganza showcases the finest in Upper West Side dining and will be a sneak peek for future culinary hits with Upper West Side restaurants that have not opened yet. We take great pride in an event that highlights our favorite New York neighborhood especially with celebrity chefs and restaurant heavyweights making an appearance at this year’s New Taste of the Upper West Side.

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My Favorite Latin Restaurants on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Asian, Food & Drink, Latin, Other

I’ve grown fond over the years of the Latin restaurants on the Upper West Side.  Three, specifically, which all happen to offer both Latin and Asian cuisines, make my mouth water uncontrollably. Here’s a short and sweet round up of my favorite spots in town to indulge with friends and family, and of course to wine and dine my clients.

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El Mitote

Posted by in Food & Drink, Latin

El Mitote is a colorful Mexican restaurant on the Upper West Side, known best for their grilled Mexican sandwiches and margaritas. Try going during off hours; this place is known to pack to the brim (the food is delicious and the space is small, so this is understandable).

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