New Taste of the Upper West Side is an annual series of food events that benefits The Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID), not-for-profit corporation, and one of New York City’s official business districts. The BID area, from West 67th Street to West 82nd Street, is a continuous stretch of shops and restaurants, including the American Museum of Natural History and the New-York Historical Society. All commercial properties within the area are members of the BID. Our focus is on making our area a superb public space, so that business thrives and the quality of life for visitors and those..
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The New Taste of Upper West Side: Comfort Classics – Inside the tent, Host Adam Richman, Pastry Chef Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar, Momofuku Milk Bar’s birthday cake truffles, 5 Napkin Slider The New Taste of Upper West Side’s Comfort Classics is one of the three-part food event created by the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District (BID). This event (and others) benefit the Columbus Avenue BID’s Streetscape Project as well as support the Wellness in its Schools program at the O’Shea School complex and P.S. 87. Comfort Classics is hosted by Travel Channel’s Adam Richman and pastry chef Christina..
Best of the West This year’s New Taste of the Upper West Side’s Best of the West featured 38 fine dining restaurants and bakeries of the area and Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine magazine as the honoree. Arriving at the VIP Hour, it’s easier to move around and mingle with chefs and other partygoers. It was also nice to be sheltered within the block-long tent on Columbus Avenue, as it rained after the first hour or so of the party. (more…)