In Brief

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Betony Makes New York Magazine’s Best of New York List Upper West Side New York Magazine’s 30th-annual Best of New York list hit newsstands this week, and U.W.S. restaurant Betony (41 W. 57th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) made the cut, thanks to its foie gras. It’s not the actual foie gras that landed [&hellip
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Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Dining West Side Spirit

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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A Food History Lesson from Game of Thrones

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Francine Segan pulls recipes and culinary inspiration from the popular HBO series By Gabrielle Alfiero A few chapters into reading “Game of Thrones,” food historian and Upper East Side resident Francine Segan recognized dishes and food customs she encountered when researching medieval recipes and dining traditions. “He’s done his research,” Segan said about series author [&hellip
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West Side Restaurant Inspection Ratings

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Dining West Side Spirit

The following listings were collected from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s website and include the most recent inspection and grade reports listed. We have included every restaurant listed during this time within the zip codes of our neighborhoods. Some reports list numbers with their explanations; these are the number of violation points a [&hellip
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Sweet & Spicy, From Manhattan Via India

Written by Valentina Cordero on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining Our Town Downtown, Dining West Side Spirit

A home chef is whipping up artisanal, Indian-infused chocolates from her East Village apartment Pragati Sawhney flashes a deep smile as she gets ready to make chocolate in the kitchen of her East Village apartment. She stands barefoot in front of a table piled with flower and fruit extracts. She puts the chocolate chips in a [&hellip
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Upper West Side Eatery Set to Reopen Next Month

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in Dining West Side Spirit

Local Greek eatery Kefi comes back stronger than ever After months of anticipation, Greek eatery Kefi (505 Columbus Ave) can say with certainty that they will re-open by early November. “For almost a year, I’ve been getting calls and emails asking when we’re reopening from people who need their Kefi fix,” said owner and chef [&hellip
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