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Staff Writer Camille “Columbia Cookie Connoisseur” Sensiba applies her years of cookie knowledge in order to best recreate those fine free(ish) cookies— chocolate chip, but did that even need to be said?
CCSC was a blast this week, with a guest appearance from GSSC, VP Communications’ enthusiastic cursing, and an Among Us celebration!
Let’s give a hearty welcome to Wondee Siam, the latest addition to Morningside’s new roster of promising-sounding restaurants. The restaurant will be opening on Amsteram and 107th — a bold move, as that’s right across the street from Thai Market — and will be the Wondee Siam chain’s fourth location. According to Eating in Translation, […]
Add Radio Perfecto to the growing list of Morningside establishments to bite the dust. Signs (right) have been hanging outside the bar announcing the bar’s “vacation” since early July. But what brought about the covert demise of Radio Perfecto? If the enraged graffiti poetry on the sign is any indication, it was a conspiracy involving […]
Bwog loves food, especially cheap food. Bwog also loves Brooklyn. Indeed, Bwog loves Brooklyn Restaurant Week. Here, Bwog offers a selective assortment of some Brooklyn Restaurant Week stand-outs. If lines are long at the participating restaurants, Bwog provides a few noteworthy non-participating restaurants. Unfortunately the borough publicizes rather humbly and Bwog just learned of the […]
For the last minute planner, Bwog correspondent George Olive offers a well-educated selection of options for the elite diner in search of a romantic night out. Restaurants Porcão Churrascaria Though unconventional, a top churrascaria may be the perfect place to take your lover. At Porcão and similar establishments, diners pay a fixed price and then […]
Bwog’s resident gastronomic correspondent Michael Snyder serves up (!) advice on where to go and how to get seated during restaurant week. Some say Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year; I say it’s restaurant week. Although this winter’s restaurant week is already halfway finished, you still have five days left—January 28-February 1—to […]
The winds of change (and frigid, seasonal air) are a’blowin’ in Morningside. Beginning with Toast, everyone’s favorite spot for a second or third date. Toast has relocated from its previous location on Broadway between LaSalle and Tiemann (right near 125th) and has taken up residence in Carne’s old spot on Broadway and 105th. With Manhattanville’s […]
Bwog freelancer Steven Thomas introduces us to a departure from the campus culinary norm. Located just off of LaSalle on Broadway, two-month-old China de Puebla serves up an intruiguing array of Chinese-Mexican fusion, or as they put it: “Mexican food with a Chinese accent.” I’m pretty sure that the young restaurant’s business will pick up […]
Morningside Heights has a shining new addition in the coffee shop/bakery/café department! We’ve been eagerly anticipating the opening of Artopolis, a popular Greek bakery based in Astoria, on Amsterdam between 113th and 114th. It’s not officially in business yet, but if you happen to be walking by, their doors are open and you can take […]
Restaurant Week is upon us! It’s your semiannual shot at climbing into the City’s swankest restaurants through the backdoor–you best hurry to make those reservations before your time runs out next Friday. Surveying the offerings, Bwog freelancer Bari Weiss takes us to Bolo, the Spanish sensation run by that guy you may have seen on […]
Floridita 3219 Broadway (at 126th Street) Average entrée, roughly $8 Si te gusta la comida barata y rica, y si puedes entender estas palabras, el restaurante de tus sueños está situado cerca de la universidad. You don’t need to comprehend that sentence to appreciate Floridita, the large celery-green restaurant in south Manhattanville. It has all […]
Sick of John Jay already? Afraid of spending money at on the hit-and-miss restaurant scene in Morningside? Bwog staffers Izumi Devalier and Iggy Cortez have been around the block, and have a few pointed recommendations for securing sustenance on campus and off. A – 947 Columbus Ave., between 106th and 107th Yeah, we know: […]
As if you didn’t already have enough reason to go, Rack & Soul–the newish fried chicken place on Broadway at 109th–has ranked a respectable 47th on New York Magazine’s invaluable Best Cheap Eats list. In the other direction, on 131st st., Dinosaur BBQ came in 65th. Because, you know, Manhattan above 96th is only good […]