Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Treat House, Cardeology, Sol y Sombra, Aldo, Pinkberry

There’s some action brewing at the old Cardeology space at 452 Amsterdam (81st/82nd) — a new store called Treat House is gearing up to open. It’s billed as “the first crisped rice treat emporium.”

Upper West Side Restaurant Review: Cocina Economica Mexico

It’s been exactly four months since Cocina Economica Mexico opened at 452 Amsterdam (between 81st & 82nd) in the former Recipe space (same owners). The crew from Serious Eats recently went to check it out and file a review.

UWS Openings & Closings: Cocina Economica, 7-Eleven, Ollie’s Noodle Shop, Big Nick’s Burger Joint

Posted last month that Cocina Economica Mexico (452 Amsterdam, between 81st & 82nd) had finally opened up in the former Recipe space (same owners — they also own neighboring Land Thai). They recently posted their menu online and DNAinfo had a brief write-up on the restaurant earlier this week, including a slew of photos.

UWS Openings & Closings

Posted last month that the Banana Republic at 2360 Broadway (at 86th) might be closing. At the time, an employee at the store denied that was the case, despite the fact there was signage in the window indicating the space was for rent. Less that a month later, it’s confirmed — BR will indeed be [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Le Palais des Thés, H&M, Cocina Economica, IceFest

Just got back from the “UWS Work From Home” Meeting/Networking/Social Event. I thought I’d be there for an hour, but was there for five instead… so I’m a little late with tonight’s “Openings/Closings”… Posted last week that French tea company Le Palais des Thés was getting ready to open their first U.S. location at 194 [...]

UWS Openings: Cardinal Camera, Cocina Economica, Halloween Costume Pop-Up, Party City

Posted last month that the Ritz Camera at 2409 Broadway (near 88th) was closing as part of a broader bankruptcy by Ritz Camera & Image LLC. As I mentioned in that post, the closing marked the end of a stretch of 60+ years where a camera store of some sort was located at Broadway & [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: El Mitote, Rigoletto, Recipe, Cocina Economica, Ritz Camera

UPDATE 1/10/13: El Mitote files application for outdoor seating Posted on a Tuesday that a fire on West 72nd Street has delayed the opening Rigoletto Pizza at its new home at 141 W. 72nd. Seems like a good time to write about what’s moving into the space that Rigoletto vacated at 208 Columbus. El Mitote, [...]