Category Archives: Restaurants

Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

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 Ichimura at Brushstroke in Tribeca.

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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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Blue Ribbon Sushi: Finally, a restaurant arrives at Hudson Eats

July 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The food court style of Hudson Eats

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Marc Forgione’s place on Reade looks great

July 26, 2014- Marc Forgione’s place on Reade looks great, now that the scaffolding is removed.

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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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Macaron Cafe Tribeca

July 24, 2014- Macaron Cafe on Greenwich Street opened.

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Little Muenster closes shop

July 30, 2014- BatteryPark.TV and others have given the Hudson Eats Little Muenster not-so-glowing reviews.

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The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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Marranitos cookies and milk at El Vez

June 21, 2014- When I saw this new dessert, I was not instantly excited because I do not like sugar cookies. But that is not what they are. They are still warm and puffy from the oven, and not too … Continue reading

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The new Laughing Man doing well

July 22, 2014- Laughing Man coffee relocated to a larger spot, and is doing much better now. They are located in the NYMEX building by

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Restaurant, Employees Taking on Giant Brookfield

July 11, 2014- The Commercial Observer reports on the story BP.TV previously

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Review: Morimoto New York still wows after 8 years

June 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Well, it took me a while, but I finally got around to visiting Morimoto on 16th Street and 10th Avenue. It is a joint venture between Stephen Starr and Chef Masaharu Morimoto. It … Continue reading

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Kutsher’s Tribeca for Restaurant Week

July 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Restaurant week started a few days ago. We stopped by Kutsher’s Tribeca.

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Review: Racines NY, the French are winning me over

Update July 22, 2014- The NYT review came out and they got 2-stars from Pete Wells, with this nice comment, “Some New Yorkers will keep

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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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Review: Employees Only: 2011′s “World’s Best Bar”

July 12, 2014- I went back to Employees Only and met Steve Schneider, the now-famous bartender and ex-Marine. Co-owner Henry

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Review: Sundaes and Cones is a rare good ice cream shop in Manhattan

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For whatever reason, New York City has a dearth of good ice cream stores. The only one I have been able to find is “Sundaes and Cones” in the Village by NYU (on … Continue reading

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Review: Little Muenster

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was bored and decided

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Will there be a German beer festival next to the Jewish Holocaust Museum?

June 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD With the real possibility that the SLA will allow the Poulakakos team to have the rights to serve beer on the large 5,000 square-foot, BPCA-funded, plaza, under construction now, what will this … Continue reading

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The Nacho Artist revealed: James Tracey

May 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously posted the story about the high quality of the El Vez hand-crafted nachos. We returned today and ordered some nachos with chicken. Apparently, such an obvious classic was not yet on … Continue reading

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