Village Voice Lists “10 Best Upper West Side Restaurants”

The folks over at Village Voice LOVE to put out “10 Best” lists for just about every conceivable category you can think of. Last summer, the UWS nabbed five of their top ten picks for “Best Pastry Shops In NYC.” In the fall, the neighborhood snagged six spots on the 2012 “Best Of NYC” list [...]

Zagat Rates UWS Island Burgers & Shakes 7th Best Burger In New York City

On Tuesday I posted a dinning guide to the UWS that Serious Eats put together with acclaimed chef (and Upper West Sider) Bill Telepan. Chef Telepan’s pick for his favorite burger in the neighborhood was Island Burgers & Shakes, which opened their UWS location at 422 Amsterdam (between 80th & 81st) just after Labor Day [...]

Acclaimed Chef (And Upper West Sider) Bill Telepan Dishes On His Favorite Neighborhood Food Spots

Serious Eats regularly posts neighborhood dining guides based on the favorite spots of well-known/respected food and restaurant biz types from around NYC. Previous UWS guides include Chef Michael White (James Beard Award recipient and top restaurateur,) and Mandy Oser (owner of popular Hell’s Kitchen wine bar Ardesia and former Business Manager and Head of Strategic Partnerships [...]

NYT Film Reviews: Critics’ Picks “Holy Motors” & “Brooklyn Castle” Showing At UWS FilmLinc

Posted earlier in Stuff To Do On The Upper West Side: 11/1/12 that the Film Society of Lincoln Center is open and showing films all day. The New York Times recently reviewed two of those films — Holy Motors and Brooklyn Castle — and anointed them “Critics’ Picks.” Both are in limited release in NYC, [...]

Free & Cheap Upper West Side Events: 10/27/12

15 free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Saturday, October 27th, 2012…

NYT Profile/Review Of Artist Daniel Brush; UWS Exhibition At Museum Of Arts & Design Now Open

The New York Times recently published a nice profile of artist Daniel Brush. The first “wide survey” of his work went on exhibit earlier this week at the Upper West Side’s Museum of Arts & Design. Mr. Brush is appearing in person tonight (Thursday, 10/18) to discuss his work in an informal conversation with MAD’s [...]

Eater NY Releases Updated List Of “The 38 Essential New York Restaurants” — UWS Home To Four

Eater NY periodically releases a list of what it calls “The 38 Essential New York Restaurants.” The “Eater 38″ your answer and ours to any question that begins, “Can you recommend a restaurant…” This highly elite group covers the entire city, spans myriad cuisines, and collectively satisfies all of your restaurant needs, save for those [...]

Restaurateur (And Upper West Sider) Mandy Oser Dishes On Her Favorite Neighborhood Food Spots

Serious Eats occasionally posts neighborhood dining guides based on the favorite spots of well-known/respected food and restaurant biz types from around NYC. In June they featured chef Michael White, a James Beard Award recipient, top restaurateur, and Upper West Sider. They recently ran a similar post with Many Oser — owner of popular Hell’s Kitchen [...]

NYT Overview Of Upcoming Screenings At UWS 50th New York Film Festival

Had a reminder post yesterday about the 50th New York Film Festival, which is in full swing at the Upper West Side’s Film Society Of Lincoln Center. Today, New York Times film critic Stephen Holden has an article highlighting a handful of screenings scheduled over the remaining 12 days of the festival.

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/17 – 9/23/12

A round-up of some of the most popular posts on MyUpperWest from the past week: