the columbus avenue business improvement district (bid) announced that the second annual "new taste of the upper west side," presented by zagat, is scheduled for may 30. the event features food from the vast array of restaurants, as well as wines from two-dozen long island vineyards. proceeds from the event will be directed toward the bid's neighborhood streetscape beautification program. "the west side has become the leading restaurant destination in new york and we want to strut our stuff," said don evans, chair of the event. the mixed-use building on west 72nd street and broadway is the title sponsor of the event. manhattan media, publisher of the west side spirit, is a platinum sponsor. for advance tickets call 212-721-5048. for more information, visit newtasteuws.com.