Category Archives: Restaurants

Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The next stop for the BatteryPark.TV tour of Downtown pizza is Inatteso in South BPC. They have round and square pizzas. I ordered

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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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Review: The pizza at Eataly

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had to pick up some prints at Duggal on 23rd and stopped in to try out the pizza at Eataly.

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The best chefs in New York you’ve never heard of

December 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We live in a time where the various food network shows have created TV celebrities out of chefs. Those

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Review: Bâtard (I finally ate there as a regular guest)

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca.

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Review: the new El Vez brunch

February 28, 2015- The new El Vez brunch is outstanding, and they did not pay me to write

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Review: Khe-Yo’s new lunch menu

February 3, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have wanted to return to Khe-You for more than a year, ever since I ate there way back in October of 2013.

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Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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As predicted, Pier-A is shaping up to be nothing but another Poulakakos bar scene

February 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On September 10th of 2014, a New York Supreme Court judge heard arguments from lawyers

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Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I hope that every person in the restaurant business reads this because it exemplifies why hospitality

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Tip of the Week: Do you really need a PR firm?

February 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As many members of the press can attest to, most PR firms seem to be run by poorly-paid people

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Why is Blue Smoke in such decline? The owners have been doing this.

February 26, 2015- With Blue Smoke receiving one star from the New York Times Pete Wells,

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Review: Employees Only suffers from extreme inconsistencies

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I first went to Employees Only in June (see original story below), I have been back approximately six times. I keep going back in search of that good experience that I … Continue reading

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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Review: Almond in Tribeca

February 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am friends with the owner of the space that used to house Kutsher’s, and is now the new Tribeca Almond.

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Parm finally applies for a liquor license

Update January 31, 2015- Brookfield might be finally progressing. Not only are the two fine-dining restaurants inside

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El Vez has some sophisticated genuine Mexican entrees

January 31, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have wanted to try the “Holy Mole” at El Vez for many months, but I have opted instead for other

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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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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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