Category Archives: Cooking tips

Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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Review: North End Grill steak: Best I ever had

June 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I finally tried out the new and improved North End Grill menu now that Chef Eric Korsh has been on the job for two months. I went straight for the biggest entree on … Continue reading

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The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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The best $9 brunch Downtown is at North End Grill

June 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In Part 2 of my review of North End Grill’s new chef, Eric Korsh, I dined for brunch. They have the entrees perfected now.

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Tip of the Week: Beat your chicken

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD All my life, I have been cooking the worst chicken breasts. The meat is always dry and I chew through it like beef jerky.

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Asphalt Green struggles

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We are hearing that the community programs offered by Asphalt Green,

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Eric Bromberg of Blue Ribbon talks shop

May 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD One of the most successful chefs and restaurateurs in New York City is Eric Bromberg. With classic training in Paris at Le Cordon Bleu, he went on to launch Blue Ribbon on … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: How to make perfect toast

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

February 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We were honored to meet and interview Tribeca’s baker, Madeline Lanciani, the owner of Duane Park Patisserie. She has been baking for more than 30 years, from her small bakery on quaint Duane … Continue reading

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

Our interview became so in-depth that I jokingly call this a documentary. Enjoy.

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Asphalt Green’s Carol Tweedy outrages CB1

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Asphalt Green’s long-time Executive Director, Carol Tweedy, finally, after a year of the BPC Asphalt Green being open, made an appearance before the community. She spoke to the monthly CB1 meeting held at … Continue reading

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The Laughing Man Coffee V60 pour-over

Update June 2, 2014- A blogger was

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Why Union Square Hospitality Group is the best in the business

(The new and improved Shake Shack fries) March 11, 2014- By Steven E Greer, MD The number of restaurant groups trying to copy Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and create the “better burger” are in the dozens, but … Continue reading

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The Institute of Culinary Education moves to Brookfield Place

October 23, 2013- Brookfield Place landed yet another high-profile tenant. The Institute of Culinary Education is relocating Downtown. On the Brookfield website, “The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is New York City’s largest and most acclaimed center for culinary learning. … Continue reading

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Mulberry and Vine (Organic, healthy, seasonal vegetables)

73 Warren Street Menu here (212) 791-6300

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Is sugar (fructose) a poison?

Robert Lustig, MD of the UCSF division of endocrinology and metabolism has become one of the more vocal and credible critics of the pervasive dietary sugar, whether it be in the form of table sugar (sucrose, which is a glucose … Continue reading

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Cooking Tip: Sear a frozen steak

March 17, 2014- By Chef Steve What makes for a tasty well grilled steak is the dark brown crust juxtaposed to a tender inside. That crispy brown is created by the Maillard reaction, which requires temperatures above the boiling point … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: Buy a dedicated coffee bean grinder

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Health Department warns about the fish caught by Chinatown restaurants

March 5, 2014- Many people have speculated that the army of fisherman on the esplanade of BPC, each with multiple rods cast into the Hudson, are actually professional fisherman selling their catch to Chinatown restaurants. That is why this story … Continue reading

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Do the data support Mayor Bloomberg’s public health and safety legacy?

February 6, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD More than reform of the public school system or racial harmony, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s legacy will undoubtedly be his innovative and controversial measures to deal with public health and safety issues. His … Continue reading

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