Upper West Side Openings & Closings: Yapple, Crumbs Bake Shop, Columbia Cottage, Dig Inn

Posted on Monday that Frozen Peaks had closed at Broadway & 95th. Perhaps winter is a bad time to sell frozen yogurt, because Yapple (2056 Broadway, between 70th & 71st) has also recently shuttered.

UPDATE: Upper West Side RedFarm Is Now Hiring; Targeting Mid-September Open

It’s been more than a year since West Village based RedFarm confirmed rumors they were planning an UWS outpost of their popular Chinese/dim sum restaurant at the former Fatty Crab space at 2170 Broadway (76th/77th). The eagerly anticipated opening was originally slated for “early 2013,” but UWS fans have been forced to wait as the [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: Ollie’s Noodle Shop, Choco Bolo, Triad Theater, Stage 72, Card-o-Mat, Red Farm

Posted last Thursday about the fire that broke out in Ollie’s Noodle Shop on Broadway and blanketed a huge chunk of the West 60s in smoke. At the time, it was reported that Ollie’s (1991 Broadway, between 67th & 68th) would be closed “indefinitely.” Well, “indefinitely” has been changed to “permanently.”

UWS Openings & Closings: Legend, RedFarm, The Purple Fig

Posted last month that Rack & Soul closed shop at 258 W. 109th (near Broadway) after six years. A new restaurant has already taken over the space and it’s pretty big news (at least in terms of restaurant openings): An outpost of Chelsea’s highly regarded Legend Chinese restaurant opened its doors this weekend. Upper West [...]

UWS Closings: Fatty Crab, Lisca

Posted back in July that the Upper West Side outpost of Fatty Crab would be closing in the “fall” to make room for uber-popular West Village Chinese/dim sum restaurant RedFarm’s expansion into the neighborhood. Looks like “fall” meant “Labor Day,” as Fatty Crab will shuttering tonight.

UWS Closings: Good Enough To Eat, The Cottage, Hudson Beach Cafe

UPDATE 7/19: Reports Of Good Enough To Eat’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated UPDATE: 5/14/13: UWS Fixture Good Enough To Eat Finds New Home In The Neighborhood Posted back in December that neighborhood fixture Good Enough To Eat (483 Amsterdam, btw. 83/84) was locked in a dispute with its landlord and might need to move. Now [...]

UWS Openings & Closings: RedFarm, Fatty Crab, Thai Season, Nordstrom

UPDATE 12/3: A rep from RedFarm told me they expect to open “sometime in early 2013.” Rumors have been swirling for months that RedFarm, the incredibly popular West Village Chinese/dim sum restaurant, was looking to expand to the Upper West Side. Esteemed restaurant critic (and Upper West Sider) Gael Greene first mentioned the possibility back [...]

UWS Restaurant Wok City Closed By Health Department

UPDATE 7/3: Wok City has reopened Looks like Chinese joint Wok City (153 Amsterdam, between 66th & 67th) is the latest neighborhood spot to be shuttered by the Health Department. Wok City had previously received an “A” grade as recently as February.