Category Archives: Restaurants

A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and

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Danny Meyer made $400 Million today on Shake Shack (SHAK) IPO

Updated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares were

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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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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

January 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire

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BPC to get a 2-Michelin-star chef at Jose Garces’ Amada

January 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Finally, BatteryPark.TV might have something to praise in the restaurant world other than Batard and El Vez.

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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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What is the valuation of Shake Shack (SHAK)?

(10,000 people had read this post as of January 27, 2015) Updated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record (see below) that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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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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Restaurateur Jose Garces doubles down on Downtown, opening a second place in WTC

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The CB1 agendas for February revealed what

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Did my lawsuit help the governor decide to change the Chairman of the SLA?

Update January 16, 2015- We are hearing that this move from the SLA to Medicaid IG for Mr. Rosen was

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Told you so. Eater confirms no construction on the Parm space has begun.

Update December 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As I wrote on December 3rd, refuting a bogus rumor propagated by a Tribeca dog walker

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Review: Tao Downtown

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was Uptown and decided to detour on the way home to 9th Avenue and stopped by Buddakan. They were closing

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Beware the “Parlor” dinner club mailing invites

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I received a fancy printed dinner invitation similar to what one gets for a wedding, inviting me to a private SoHo

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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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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

Update January 28, 2015- Told you so. Apple posted historic earnings in Q4 on iPhone 6 sales.

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The Inatteso artichoke and sausage square pizza

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Wow! I created a winning combination. You gotta try the Inatteso square pizza,

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The Shake Shack IPO is as slippery as French fry grease

December 30, 2014- By Steven. E. Greer, MD (registered financial analyst) BatteryPark.TV was the first to take a stab at valuing what a publicly traded Shake Shack might be worth,

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Restaurants on Greenwich Street in Tribeca drop like flies as the new year rings in

January 5, 2015-By Steven E. Greer Restaurateur Stephen Starr asked me once why I do not go to Tribeca places more often. I told him that most of

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NYT food critic punishes restaurant over price alone

January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I swear, I must be influencing Pete Wells. He gave a fancy place zero stars today because of the high price alone.

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