Sip for the Sea 2017

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Events, Food & Drink, Other, Seafood

Sip for the Sea 2017: September 28th from 6.30pm to 9.30pm

Sip for the Sea is a wonderful gastronomic event that raises funds towards the New York Aquarium. It is also a one-of-a-kind food tasting that offers guests samples of sustainable wine and seafood. This is of special importance now that resources are growing scarcer by the day around the world. Read on for more details!

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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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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 2017’s upcoming New Taste of the Upper West Side!

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 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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American Cuisine on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Oct 27, 2012 in Bars & Nightlife, Burgers, Diners, Food & Drink, Pizza, Seafood

American food has gotten a major face-lift in the past thirty years, with restaurants nation-wide increasingly updating their homey regional recipes.  Here on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, we have a pretty awesome collection of restaurants that celebrate America, from old-time favorites to successful experiments.

This occurred to me as I enjoyed a recent snack at Marcus Samuelsson’s new Alice Tully Hall Cafe, American Table. The eclectic menu includes classic flavors like cheddar, biscuits, and tomato soup, but also has the unexpected fusion combinations Samuelsson is famous for, including a liver, poached chicken and pickled cabbage sandwich that seemed to be a Swedish incarnation of a Banh Mi, and was delicious. We also tried the Doro Wat Tacos, open faced soft flour tacos with piles of pulled chicken stewed in Ethiopian spices, topped with chopped egg and sour cream and served with a lime — the flavors were somehow African and Mexican at once, and went together beautifully (especially with plenty of the sriracha found on every table).

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