The Great UWS Cupcake Debate: Magnolia, Crumbs or Buttercup?

by - April 27, 2010 at 12:27 am - - 4 Comments

Cupcake Night Lineup
By David T. Cole, a.k.a. Glark
If there’s something we Upper West Siders love more than a third bank opening on our block, it surely must be the cupcake. Living in New York apartments as we do, we long ago shunned the problematic full-sized Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Soup Dumplings Come to the Upper West Side

by - April 6, 2010 at 4:56 pm - - Comments Off on Food Review: Soup Dumplings Come to the Upper West Side

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By Andrea Chan-Diliberto
highlowfooddrink.com
Within minutes of the American Museum of Natural History, restaurants like high-end Eighty-One, Baoguette’s upscale cousin Bar Read More / Comment »

A First Look: The New UWS 5 Napkin Burger

by - February 3, 2010 at 4:57 pm - - 2 Comments

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By Laura Weiss
foodandthings
Though vegetarians might not agree, a good burger joint is an essential neighborhood asset. Now, 5 Napkin Burger has opened an Upper West Side branch Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Ozen Offers Asian-Style Everything

by - January 23, 2010 at 10:01 am - - 1 Comment

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By Elyse Eisenberg
Creative Delites
Japanese food is naturally healthy if you stick to the tofu, vegetables, seaweed and fish. If you go for the specialty sushi rolls with battered deep-fried fish, crunchy tempura toppings, and mayo — well, delicious, but Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Dine On Delicious Dosas at Hampton Chutney West Side

by - January 9, 2010 at 1:40 pm - - Comments Off on Food Review: Dine On Delicious Dosas at Hampton Chutney West Side

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By Elyse Eisenberg
Creative Delites
There are a number of terrific Indian restaurants in NYC, but when I’m in the mood for a light, healthy, inexpensive Indian snack– I always head to Hampton Chutney West Side (464 Amsterdam Ave.) for Read More / Comment »

Table for One: Where to Eat Alone on the Upper West Side

by - December 4, 2009 at 12:34 am - - Comments Off on Table for One: Where to Eat Alone on the Upper West Side

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By Virginia Tangel
Let’s face it: in the New York singles world, roughly 90% of dates aren’t worth the time or the expense. Inevitably, the other party is incredibly dull by objective standards, neurotic to the point of Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Café du Soleil Quiets Down

by - November 7, 2009 at 4:47 pm - - Comments Off on Food Review: Café du Soleil Quiets Down

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By Laura Weiss
It’s been at least a year since I’ve eaten at Cafe du Soleil on Broadway at 104th Street. Why shun this charming neighborhood bistro? Because I value my hearing. Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Alibaba and the 40 Falafels

by - October 21, 2009 at 1:29 pm - - 1 Comment

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By The Mango Lassie
Alibaba, a glatt kosher Yemenite-Israeli-run falafel restaurant, is housed in a tiny nook of a space on Amsterdam and 85th Street. There is Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Try Aangan’s Goat, But Skip the Chicken

by - September 21, 2009 at 11:07 pm - - 1 Comment

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Tandoori Lobster at Aangan

By Laura Weiss
If you go to Aangan, an airy new Indian eatery on Broadway and 103rd Street, go for the goat. Open since August, the 36-seat spot Read More / Comment »

Food Review: Artie’s Gut-Busting Pastrami Burger

by - September 11, 2009 at 8:59 am - - Comments Off on Food Review: Artie’s Gut-Busting Pastrami Burger

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By Pervaiz Shallwani
A few weeks ago, we read with some interest about Salt Lake City being home to, of all things, a culture of pastrami burgers. Then we learned this belly-busting mix Read More / Comment »