If you’ve been meaning to check out any of the more than two dozen Upper West Side restaurants participating in Winter Restaurant Week, now is the time. The bi-annual event offering discounted eats at well known restaurants enters its final week today, with the deals ending on Friday (2/8). Here’s the complete list of participating [...]
Mentioned last Monday that reservations were being taken for 2013 Winter Restaurant Week. Just a quick reminder that the actual eating begins today.
It’s that time of year again… Winter Restaurant Week is just around the corner (January 14 – February 8th), and once again there are plenty of Upper West Side options for you to sample the goods at. Unless otherwise noted, the restaurants listed below are offering their Restaurant Week menus for both lunch ($25) and [...]
Posted back in February that tickets for the the 5th Annual “New Taste Of The Upper West Side” food festival were on sale. I have literally no idea where the past three months have gone, but we’re now just a day away from what’s probably the Upper West Side’s “signature” event. If you haven’t bought [...]
It’s getting to be that time of year again — tickets for the 5th annual New Taste Of The Upper West Side are officially on sale today. If you’re not familiar with it, New Taste is a fantastic neighborhood food festival that brings together a veritable “Who’s Who” of Upper West Side chefs and restaurateurs [...]
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After months of work, celebrity chef Maria Loi’s eponymous Greek restaurant finally opened a few weeks ago (previous coverage here, here, here, here, here, & here). Loi is located in the former Compass space at 208 W. 70th (between Amsterdam & West End). MUW reader Jen Maguire Coughlin recently had a chance to dine there [...]
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Interesting update on the enigmatic Slightly Oliver that was mentioned last week (replacing Bar Luna at 511 Amsterdam). The “coming soon” signage went up so fast that I that I thought it might be a simple re-imagining of Bar Luna, but it’s actually something completely different and it sounds sort of promising.
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The Blockheads Burritos slated for 635 Amsterdam is getting closer to opening. MUW reader Kevin sent in this photo earlier today along with the following note: “Signs are up. Paper down from windows. Looks like it could open soon. $4 frozen margaritas!” The burrito chain had been targeting an October opening, so it looks like [...]
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Greek newcomer Loi (which is replacing the old Compass restaurant) is getting closer to opening. Posted a couple of weeks ago that the Compass signage was still up despite the rumored mid-October opening, but MUW reader Sara just sent in this updated photo showing the new (and more colorful) Loi signage. Sara recently posted a [...]
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Mentioned last month that Compass (208 W. 70th) had closed and was being reimagined as Loi, a Greek restaurant headed by Maria Loi. It now appears as though the opening is nearly upon us — MUW reader @jmagNYC tweeted to say she spoke to a manager who said it would open the “second week of [...]