Property records show that following the demolition of McDonald’s on 600 West 125th street, a new 34-story residential tower will be constructed to house graduate students, with a new McDonald’s opening up on the ground floor.
What a treat! The super sleek two-level Trader Joe’s is finally open! It’s on 72nd and Broadway, only yards from the subway stop. This is actually a big deal for Upper West Side food politics. UWS shoppers now face the following options within 10 blocks of each other: Fairway, Zabar’s, Citarella, and TJ. For the […]
Good news first: Zen Palate, a reasonably priced Asian-fusion-y (contemporary, right?) vegetarian restaurant is opening on 105th and Broadway. Zen Palate is replacing Metisse, a French-Brazilian-something-fusion restaurant. ZP has yam fries as well as weird and enticing kinds of tea. Read the menu here. Construction has just started, but hopefully it’ll be ready come NSOP. […]
It’s safe to say that Morningside Heights is the culinary center of America. Hey, JK! Since the Pinnacle Incident made everyone debate the merits of Cracker Barrel, Bwog is here to quell your foodie nerves: there are new options! The Morningside food openings, renovations, and gossip: The vacant storefront formerly known as Empanada Joe’s has […]
The Varsity Show has a new website up, and, as the kids are saying these days, it is “quite nifty”. The rectangles of different colors that make up the home page fit together to make a giant rectangle in a very pleasing manner, and there is an excellent picture of several people intensely concentrating on […]
3111 Broadway between 122nd and 123rd Morningside Heights has a new spot to satisfy your sweet tooth. Chokolat Patisserie, long a shuttered storefront, opened within the last month in the beyond-Barnard, downhill stretch of Broadway (although its website is still under construction). If you’re looking for a Hungarian substitute to hunker down and study, Chokolat […]