Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Cibo e Vino, Bar 420 Space, Simit + Smith, Emerald Inn

Wrote last month that the “For Rent” signs at the long-vacant Georgia’s Cafe space had been taken down (2418 Broadway, at 89th). Now there’s some more information: A restaurant called Cibo e Vino – cibo is Italian for “food” — is applying for a liquor license at the space.

Upper West Side Openings, Closings & Relocations: Pinkberry, Aged Bar & Grill, Old Georgia Cafe’s Space, Riverside Liquor Moving To Papasito Space

UPDATE 5/16: Pinkberry plywood is up; Aiming for June opening UPDATE 6/20: Pinkberry is now open It’s been eight months since Turkish restaurant Savann suddenly closed shop at 414 Amsterdam (between 79th & 80th). I heard at least one rumor at the time that they would reopen, but it never happened. The space is now [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Georgia’s Cafe & Bakery, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

UPDATE 5/7/13: Georgia’s space slated to become Italian restaurant Cibo e Vino Posted back in December about an early-morning fire that ripped through Georgia’s Cafe & Bakery (2418 Broadway, at 89th) — they’ve been closed ever since. Staff had originally said they planned to reopen “soon” after the fire, but it looks like that won’t [...]

Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Mamajuana Cafe, Georgia’s Cafe & Bakery

Looks like Mamajuana Cafe (570 Amsterdam, btw. 87th/88th) is finally getting ready to open. Back in August a GM told me they were shooting to open by Labor Day and a reader spotted a sign stating they were opening on September 1st. On 9/1, I spoke to someone there who told me “two or three [...]

Fire Breaks Out At Upper West Side Georgia’s Cafe & Bakery (Broadway & 89th); Three People Injured

A fire broke out early this morning at Upper West Side restaurant Georgia’s Cafe & Bakery (2418 Broadway, at 89th).

Upper West Side Discounts: Cheap Dinner Date, Plus 50% Off At UWS Cafe/Bakery & Last Day For Cheap Movie Tix

Bistro Ten 18 (1018 Amsterdam, between 109th & 110th) is back with another great deal. I bought the one offered back in May, but still haven’t had a chance to use it, so I can’t comment on the restaurant from personal experience. However, it still gets good reviews on Yelp and Zagat (the latter is [...]