NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Next weekend is the annual Taste of the Upper West Side.
The food-based fundraiser brings about 80 restaurants and it’s all for a good cause.READ MORE: Boppy Company Baby Loungers Recalled After 8 Infant Deaths
Greg Silverman, executive director of the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, and Nicole Paynter, deputy director of the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District stopped by to discuss it.READ MORE: Met Season To Open With First-Ever Opera By Black Composer
The kickoff takes place on Friday from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. at Columbus Avenue between 76th and 77th Streets.
This year’s honoree is the West Side Campaign Against Hunger, a supermarket-style food pantry.MORE NEWS: Mayor De Blasio Facing Pressure To Visit Rikers Island Amid Calls For Reform From Both Republican, Democratic Leaders