Category Archives: Cooking tips

Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

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

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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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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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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 as his unsuccessful Secession (a victim of the global financial collapse), I was skeptical but … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: How to make perfect toast

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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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Tip of the Week: Making 2-minute walnut blueberry oatmeal

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Tips of the Week: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and how to cure it

January 23, 2013 By Steven E. Greer, MD Thanks to a few medical doctors, most notably Robert Lustig of UCSF, it is becoming known that humans can develop fatty liver disease even if they do not consume alcohol. Certain foods … Continue reading

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Tip: How to lose 5 to 10 pounds in 30 days

If you avoid pasta, bread, potatoes, and sugar (i.e white looking foods), for 30 days, you will lose weight and also feel great. Above, below, some examples of very filling dishes that you can make in 5-inutes. You won’t miss … Continue reading

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If I were a chef, this would be my competition

Jeff Mahin’s Do-Rite doughnuts in Chicago January 4, 2014- By Steven Greer As viewers know from my brief commentaries on New York restaurants, I think that most simple foods are botched, and most fancy foods miss the target. If I … Continue reading

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Gift ideas: A Breville juicer

December 2, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD Ladies often stop me and say, “You look great. What’s your number?”. That’s because I drink a vegetable juice several times a week. I recommend the Breville brand. It separates out the … Continue reading

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Two-year review of The North End Grill: Truffle oil should be banned

November 29, 2013- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV had not dined at North End Grill (NEG) for several months, giving them a chance to make changes and corrections (One of Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality (USHG) strengths is spotting trouble … Continue reading

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Not the “Cut” they had in mind at Reserve Cut in FiDi

October 16, 2013- The newest attempt to make the Setai building restaurant space work is the recently opened Reserve Cut steakhouse. Things aren’t going well. One employee stabbed another, according to the Post.  

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Kale and wheat grass grown from seed

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It’s official. Asphalt Green is now open.

June 15, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD It’s official. Asphalt Green is now open, and it is probably the biggest and best constructed community center int he country. The facility opened with ample interest from the community.

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The Laughing Man Coffee V60 pour-over

Best viewed in 1080i HD full screen Barista Angel Gomez of Laughing Man Coffee demonstrates his V60 pour-over technique for brewing American coffee. Actor Hugh Jackman formed Laughing Man, with business partner David Steingard, and the profits go to charity … Continue reading

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Juice of the day: Green Giant

This Green Giant has Kale, Romaine, Celery, Cucumber, Spinach, Apple, and Lemon

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Juice of the day: Pineapple, grapefruit, apple, ginger

 

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Book review: My Beef with Meat

Book by Rip Esselstyn Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style, Hachette Book Group Review by Steven E. Greer, MD What do all of these extremely athletic and strong professional athletes have in common? Heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, Heisman Trophy football … Continue reading

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Brunch juice smoothie

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Tips for restaurant owners dealing with the press

December 22, 2013- the news of a PR agent tweeting an insensitive comment about getting AIDS on her travel to South Africa relates to my comments about PR people, below. December 18, 2013- By Steven E. Greer In my day … Continue reading

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3,000 calories in one Cheesecake Factory pasta dish

By Saundra Young, CNN For the last six years, the CSPI has released Xtreme Eating Awards winners in its Nutrition Action Healthletter. The nine finalists for 2013:

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How to make coffee that pleases even a crackhead

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How to lose weight while still eating at Goldman Alley every day

July 22, 2012  By Steven Greer, MD When the new restaurants in Goldman Alley and Conrad Hotel building opened in January, I “sampled” the menus extensively. I was eating the Blue Smoke deserts daily, for example. Then, I realized that … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week

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The physics of cooking a good steak on a grill

The excellent PBS show, Cook’s Country, explained the physics behind making a steak on the grill that has the proper outer crust, where all the taste is derived, while maintaining the medium rare center. It’s all about moisture. As long … Continue reading

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