UWS Openings & Closings: Grill 212, Machiavelli, Zen Palate, Corvo Bianco

Posted all the way back in February that a kosher/Middle-Eastern restaurant called Grill 212 was opening at 212 W. 80th (between Broadway & Amsterdam). It took a little longer than expected, but they finally opened for business last Thursday.

UWS Restaurant Machiavelli Closed (And Reopened) By Health Department

UWS restaurant Machiavelli (519 Columbus, at 85th), which opened last September, was recently shuttered by the health department. The restaurant had previously earned an “A” grade after their most recent inspection. (Thanks to MUW reader Johnny Scats for the tip).

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/19 – 9/25/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Massive UWS Water Main Break Turns CPW Into River & Snarls Subway Service Tickets On Sale For 49th Annual New York Film Festival At Lincoln Center UWS Becomes “Wild West” Side As Horse Gallops Wildly Through The Streets Dead Body Pulled From [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Machiavelli, Century 21, Blockheads Burritos

New Italian restaurant Machiavelli, mentioned last week, officially opens their doors tonight. MUW reader Kevin sent in this photo a little while ago with a note saying “Training the staff. All complete inside!” In addition to the details initially posted last Tuesday, MUW reader Lisa, who already has a reservation for Friday night (let me [...]

Upper West Side Week In Review: 9/12 – 9/18/11

A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: October Spa Week Reservations Now Available Fiery 3-Car Crash At Amsterdam & 104th Injures Six (With Video & Photo Gallery) Upper West Side Filming Location: Imogene (Great Cast!) Tickets For 3rd Annual NYC Wingfest At UWS Boast Basin Cafe Now On Sale [...]

Upper West Side Openings: Machiavelli, Indie Food & Wine

The former Zeytin space at Columbus & 85th is getting very close to reopening. In July, a liquor license application was filed for “De La Fontaine LLC.” That appears to have been the working name for the new Italian restaurant moving in, called Machiavelli. Its owner is Nathalie de La Fontaine.