Posts Tagged ‘upper west side’
 
 
 
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A Drink Called the Burt Renolds and a Burger That Can Cure Any Hangover – Joe’s Bar

Many NYC residents will argue that there’s nothing greater than a happy hour with friends after work. When you combine discounted drinks with solid pub fare, you’ve got yourself a magical three hours on a weeknight. Joe’s, a cl...
 
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Burgers That Will Make You Sweat – Island Burgers & Shakes

Discerning burger connoisseurs need look no further than this busy burger bar in Hell’s Kitchen. Island Burgers and Shakes offers a wild mix of high-quality burgers and chicken sandwiches that makes them a great lunch, dinner o...
 
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Charred Beets, Falafel, and Quinoa-Stuffed Butternut Squash – Hummus Kitchen

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home because food nurtures the mind, body and soul, and this Mediterranean kitchen does exactly that.  Hummus Kitchen —a kosher Mediterranean spot on the UES of Manhattan —creates a magn...

 
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Margaritas. Tacos. Bad Decisions. – Cascabel Taqueria

There’s something about the combination of margaritas and tacos that can brighten up any day. Gloomy outside? Boom, take the edge off with a cold margarita served over ice with a generously salted rim. Strapped for cash? There’...
 
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Sugar and Plumm – The Candyland Café

New Yorkers used to think that Dylan’s Candy Bar held a monopoly as the one and only kid-dazzling candy wonderland, but hold onto your horses because Sugar and Plumm has come to town. One step into this kidtopia with candy-coat...
 
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Prohibition—The Spirit(s) of the 20s Lives!

New York. The 1920s. Prohibition. Not to fear, there’s still somewhere to wet your whistle. There’s a speakeasy over on Columbus. Just say my name and they’ll take care of you proper. But shhh, keep it under your hat… if ...

 
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Silver Moon Bakery – All the Pastry Rage on the UWS

Known as the Upper West Side of Manhattan’s favorite bakery,  Silver Moon has acquired a sweet reputation for out-of-this-world French pastries and handmade French coffees. Among the numerous cakes, pies, breads and pastries, s...
 
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Jacques Torres Chocolate – A Chocolate Lover’s Paradise

Owner and founder Jacques Torres has transformed himself into a real-life Willy Wonka and turned Jacques Torres Chocolate into the destination for chocolate lovers. Beginning in 2000, Torres began his quest to bring artisan cho...
 
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Santa Fe 71 – Southwestern Classics

This Southwestern restaurant, with a bar in the front and a larger dining room in the back has become an Upper West Side favorite for its good food and even better margaritas. Apart from the usually Tex-Mex fare, Santa Fe also ...

 
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Awash, Ethiopian Restaurant – Down a Spicy River

Named after a major Ethiopian river, Awash has been introducing New Yorkers to Ethiopian cuisine since 1994.  Having successfully expanded, first to a second Manhattan location, and then to Brooklyn, Awash has established itsel...