UWS Openings & Closings: Center Bar, Numero 28 Cucina, Refine Method Fitness, Kefi

Well here’s a blast from the past… Posted back in May 2011 that Chef Michael Lomonaco was planning to open a wine bar in the atrium next to his Porter House New York restaurant at the Time Warner Center. Fast-forward to today, almost a year-and-a-half-later, and the space — known as Center Bar — is [...]

UWS Openings: Irving Farm Coffee, Chase

Coffee lovers rejoice — you’ve got another spot in the neighborhood to get your fix. The long awaited Irving Farm Coffee at 224 W. 79th (between Broadway & Amsterdam) finally opened its doors today. Thanks to MUW reader Wes for the tip, as well as this initial report: “Just got my first cup-a-joe at Irving [...]

UWS Deal Alert: Three-Wine Flight & Charcuterie Tasting

Interesting deal today from Osteria Cotta (513 Columbus, between 84th & 85th). They’re offering a three-wine flight and charcuterie tasting for the discounted price of $25.

Upper West Side Openings & Reopenings: Gastronomie 491, Starbucks, Verizon Wireless, Unamed Children’s Clothing Concept, Abbey Pub, Hungarian Pastry Shop

I first mentioned Gastronomie 491 (491 Columbus, between 83rd & 84th) way back in September. At the time, word was they’d open “sometime in October.” As with many openings in the neighborhood, things moved a little slower than originally planned. However, the wait is now over — the gourmet market and cafe is opening for [...]