Category Archives: Restaurants

Tribeca’s Bâtard gets 3 stars in NYT

August 26, 2014- All of the hack reviewers who rushed to review Bâtard for their blogs,

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This is the type of drunk that Pier A could bring to BPC

August 26, 2014- This is the type of piss drunk derelict that could stumble out of Pier A at 4:00 AM if it is allowed to open with the current proposed liquor license.

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Downtown really needs a restaurant like this

August 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Nothing has changed at Hillstone in 15 years other than the name (it used to be Houston’s, but rumor has it that they changed it to avoid being labeled a “chain”

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Exclusive: El Vez gets an A

August 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD El Vez just had their first health inspection and they were awarded the “A” in the letter

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Review: El Vez: Worthy of stars if the Starr is removed

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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Exclusive: Pier A does not yet have a liquor license

August 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that Pier A still does not have

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FiDi’s P.J. Clarke’s goes out of business

August 22, 2014- A real estate blog reports that a P.J. Clarke’s burger joint in FiDi has gone out of business.

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Review: Whole Foods hamburgers are among the best of Downtown

August 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was shopping and noticed that the Whole Foods hamburger shop has opened. So, I tried it out.

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Shake Shack going public

August 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first source in the world to properly estimate the valuation of Union Square Hospitality Group, owner of Shake Shack.

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The Grand Banks oyster boat on Pier 25

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The Curse of SG gets Kutsher’s

August 23, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I have joked before about how so many of the cable business TV shows that have gone off the air after I appeared on them.

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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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Making a tomahawk steak

August 20, 2014- Using our new pan and knife, we sliced up some vegetables and fried up an outstandingly

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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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Tip of the Week: The best fry pan and chef knife to buy

August 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The PBS show Cook’s Country does nice reviews of products. The best chef knife that keeps winning,

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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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NY Post covers our story about Danny Meyer’s 9/11 Memorial restaurant downgraded

July 10, 2014- The NY Post covered our exclusive story about the controversial Danny Meyer restaurant to open in the 9/11 Memorial being downgraded in size and scope. Of course, they did not mention BP.TV, even though I know for … Continue reading

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Are you really gluten intolerant?

Update August 11, 2014- The minority of diners who think that they are special and have the right to demand a gluten-free restaurant are

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Why, Shake Shack? Why?

Update August 8, 2014- File this under “Told you so”. BatteryPark.TV was the first and only source to slam the new Shake Shack fries.

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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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