Category Archives: Restaurants

Déjà vu: El Vez is plagued by the same things that hurt the others on the block

November 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was getting some exercise and walking on Vesey Street when I spotted a large family coming from the 9/11 Memorial looking

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A trait of good hospitality

October 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was Citi-Biking on Hudson Street and saw Drew Nieporent on the sidewalk. I said, “Hey Drew…”. He looked around and said,

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

September 30, 2014- Brushstroke was awarded two Michelin stars in the new 2015 guide. July 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The “Executive Diner’s Club” that we have assembled met this time to see the famed sushi chef Eiji … Continue reading

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Shinola wannabe to open on White Street

Update November 21, 2014- Sadly, rumors of the strip club were false

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

November 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet

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Struggling Hudson Eats resorts to advertising on Tribeca blog that slammed every restaurant

November 14, 2014- A Tribeca man who walks his dog and blogs about his observations made a point to slam every single restaurant

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Review: El Vez in Battery Park

August 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD No reporter has investigated, tasted, and observed the new El Vez restaurant in Battery Park City more than I have.

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Bâtard is voted “Restaurant of the Year” by Eater readers

November 18, 2014- Eater selected restaurants for readers

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Review: Little Park at The Smyth Hotel: Red flags galore

November 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was at the small restaurant across from the Greenwich Hotel

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Duane Park cabaret on Bowery causes customer to cry

Update November 21, 2014- see comments section below February 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV received some emails recently

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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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Mario Batali sued by neighbor because his restaurant smells

November 21, 2014- I have never been a fan of Mario Batali because

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FIKA coffee and chocolates to open in WTC Tower 4

November 18, 2014- The Post reports that FIKA will be opening at the ground

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Danny Meyer admits he “puts too much on his plate”

November 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In this Crain’s video, Danny Meyer takes credit for building the community of BPC, despite the fact that he has

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Pier-A plaza opens

November 14, 2014- The Pier-A plaza that cost more

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No chance of the Poulakakos/Brookfield French grocery store, Le District, opening soon

Update November 13, 2013- The Poulakakos Group has been issuing

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Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

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Peter Poulakakos cannot give an opening date for Pier-A

Update November 3, 2014- Peter Poulakakos presented before the CB1 tonight to discuss how the visitor center will be constructed and

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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

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