Posted on June 23, 2021 at 1:49 pm by West Sider
Soha Gourmet Marketplace is replacing West End Taqueria at the corner of West End Avenue and 96th Street, where a bodega closed a few years ago. “Happy to report that it looks like a small grocery will be opening at the former bodega location at 96th and West End. We’ve missed the old store so much,” wrote Nina. “Here is hoping they make the next business there work! Tough corner,” wrote Meg.
El Gallo Taqueria will be opening a new site on the former location of Harriet’s kitchen on Amsterdam between 84th and 85th. El Gallo has spots in Brooklyn and down on Broome street. Check out the menu here. Thanks to Rachel for the tip.
Vanguard Wine Bar, known for its drinks and small plates, just reopened at 189 Amsterdam Avenue around 69th Street. Thanks to Susan for the tip.
The Center Gallery in Lincoln Square, operated by The Center for Latter-day Saint Arts, just opened at 135 Columbus Avenue, near 66th Street. The gallery is dedicated to “sharing the more global story of the Latter-day Saints through the arts, exhibitions, programming and events…For more information about Center Gallery, operating hours and the inaugural exhibition, Great Awakening: Vision and Synthesis in Latter-day Saint Contemporary Art, please visit our home website or the gallery site (www.centergallerynyc.org).”
Saiguette at 106th Street and Columbus Avenue is now expected to reopen on July 1. It had previously been expected to open this month. Thanks to Anna for the tip.
And a new Key Food is getting set to open at 739 Amsterdam Avenue at 96th Street. It’s not clear if the Key Food on 97th and Amsterdam is moving there– a manager there wouldn’t answer questions. There’s an application for a permit on the door to operate a liquor store there. Thanks to Dave Brotsky for the tip. Dave said a worker told him it would take two months to open.
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