Post Tagged with: "upper east side"

by / on November 30, 2017 at 1:03 pm / in Food For Thought

Argentinian Cuisine on the Upper East Side

Chimichurri Grill East is a stone’s throw away from Bloomingdale’s, but this peaceful stretch of 61st Street couldn’t feel farther away from the hustle and bustle of Midtown shopping. Soft lighting welcomes you into the bar at the base of this classic Upper East Side townhouse, where you have the option of dining in one of three rooms: the bar, […]

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by / on April 28, 2017 at 2:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Mel’s Burger Bar: Beer, Grub and Happiness

If, like every other New Yorker, you don’t feel like waiting in line at Black Tap just to Instagram a milkshake, we suggest heading to Mel’s Burger Bar on the Upper East Side (there’s also a second location on the Upper West). More options and more fun, this burger locale was made for lax bros but entices all. It’s casual […]

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by / on March 27, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Food For Thought

Caffé Dei Fiori: Italian As It’s Meant To Be

Manhattan’s Upper East Side is known for expensive shopping, elegant brownstones and impeccable dining. Caffé Dei Fiori fits right in among its peers, serving fresh, house-made Italian cuisine in a small, but chic space in the 70s. With two floors, and prime viewing of bustling Lexington Avenue, the space is rather intimate, and decorated with bright and colorful pieces that […]

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by / on August 2, 2016 at 3:40 pm / in Food For Thought

Hide Away at the Upper East Side’s 1633

As someone who reviews restaurants for a living, it’s always a wonderful treat when one really surprises you. Such is the case with recently opened 1633, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. You won’t be able to sneak a peek inside, as small porthole-type windows guard against sidewalk rubberneckers. And instead of entering through the main dining room like most […]

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by / on May 11, 2016 at 11:58 am / in Food For Thought

The Upper East Side’s New Speakeasy: The Gilroy

The Upper East Side tends to be a bit of a war zone these days with the endless construction in preparation for a subway line with a questionable timeline. Nestled in among the madness is a quiet bar with speakeasy vibes, geared more towards a night cap and a late night bite then a post-work drink you probably needed four hours ago. The […]

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by / on November 19, 2015 at 3:25 pm / in Food For Thought

The Best Soup Dumplings In New York? Head Uptown!

Soup dumplings are quietly creeping up in the culinary scene to become the new Cronut. If you haven’t noticed, it’s one of those dishes that gets a mention every time the gang gathers to grab Chinese food. Everyone has their favorite and folks flock from all over to try the latest incarnation. Well, if you haven’t ventured north of Canal Street […]

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by / on August 18, 2015 at 3:20 pm / in Food For Thought

The UES Keeps It Classy with Swifty’s

Located on the posh Upper East Side of Manhattan sits Swifty’s, a quaint, yet sophisticated restaurant that its regulars can’t stop raving about. I came across Swifty’s while searching for a special place to dine for my upcoming birthday, and it seemed like the perfect Upper East excursion for my special day. At first glance, Swifty’s seems to exude those […]

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by / on July 22, 2015 at 3:35 pm / in Til the Sun Comes Up

The Upper East Side Gets a Little Bit Rock n’ Roll

Rock and roll is not the first thing that comes to mind when you’re thinking about the Upper East Side. Wild Horse Tavern is about to change all of that. From Executive Chef Max Renny – formerly of Fatty Cue and Fatty Crab – comes a new restaurant with a focus on innovative bar food and American rock & roll. […]

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by / on June 22, 2015 at 1:35 pm / in Food For Thought

A Revamped La Maison du Chocolat Coming to the UES

Last week, famed chocolate shop, La Maison du Chocolat‘s, Upper East Side location closed up shop in order to undergo impressive renovations. The chocolate boutique celebrated their three month closing with an epic bash fit for anyone with a sweet tooth. Master chef Nicolas Cloiseau and Director of US Operations Nora Hovanesian-Mann were both on hand to discuss the renovations […]

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by / on April 14, 2015 at 11:40 am / in Food For Thought

Authentic Nordic Food at Bröd Kitchen

Bröd Kitchen is doing what many other restaurants are not doing for New Yorkers. It is offering customers fine dining with a more relaxed atmosphere. I had a chance to take a look around the restaurant and enjoy Nordic cuisine in a relaxed setting that seemed more like a deli store, but with upscale food. The service provided, the food […]

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