Category Archives: Restaurants

Le District: Another Poulakakos place with a delayed opening

March 26, 2015- Harry’s Italian in Goldman Alley, owned by the Poulakakos team, was delayed

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Exclusive sneak peak inside the Oculus transportation hub and WTC retail city

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Which shops will survive in BPC?

March 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With Brookfield Place opening this week, there will be many examples of dual shops vying for your business, offering the same product.

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Review: St. George Bar is actually a nice Chinese restaurant

March 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer St. George Bar is actually a nice Chinese restaurant. The owner of the new Holiday Inn next door also owns St George.

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Laughing Man coffee in Tribeca gets street seating approved

March 24, 2015- At the CB1 meeting tonight, the Duane Park street seating plan proposed by

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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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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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Danny Meyer tours Shake Shack in Battery Park

   

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Told you so: NYT’s Pete Wells agrees with BP.TV that Little Park has issues

March 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I recently slammed the new Andrew Carmellini restaurant in the Smyth Hotel in Tribeca without

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Google uses Jeni’s Ice Cream in ad campaign

March 24, 2015- My favorite ice cream, Jeni’s from Ohio, is one of

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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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Danny Meyer restaurants are snubbed by James Beard Awards

March 24, 2015- With the exception of Gramercy Tavern’s chef Michael Anthony, the

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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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Will the Poulakakos restaurant group hire U.S. citizens and pay them legal wages?

March 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Brookfield Place is set to open this week, along with dozens of the retail shops. The large gourmet

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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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Federal class action lawsuit against Poulakakos for violating minimum wage laws

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV was tipped off last year by former employees of Harry’s Steakhouse that the Poulakakos family

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Danny Meyer tours his Blue Smoke BBQ in Battery Park

 

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Review: City Winery is a horrible music venue

Update November 24, 2014- I can no longer recommend this establishment. They are double booking and cram people in like sardines.

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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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