Category Archives: Restaurants

Bar CYRK opens

October 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I randomly decided to go to Bar CYRK on the night which happened to be its grand opening.

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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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Scarpetta: five years in and still elite

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you want some absurdly good Italian/Mediterranean food, five years after opening, Scarpetta still impresses the senses.

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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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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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: 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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Exclusive look at Stephen Starr’s Upland on 26th and Park

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Exclusive first look: El Vez rolls out the burrito line

Update October 17, 2014- The Greer-influenced beef and chicken burritos were approved and are on the menu now, at

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Scarpetta: Round two delivers knockout blow

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I found myself in the Meatpacking District on a Saturday night to attend an event. After leaving, I wandered around, totally unsatisfied by The Standard,

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Holy Cow, the master is back

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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

October 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Another huge credit card data security hack was in the news today.

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Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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Review: Colonel Kurtz would have liked Khe-Yo

Update September 24, 2014- The Michelin guide of high-quality

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Survey: What do you think of Blue Smoke?

October 9, 2014- What do you think of Blue Smoke? Take our short and painless survey by clicking here.

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What is FIKA’s chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson up to for Halloween?

October 12, 2014- Chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson is creating some

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Blue Smoke desserts get back to Southern roots

October 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The poor staff at Blue Smoke do their best under the challenging conditions of having lame leadership.

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Local blogger is befuddled as to why Pier-A is not yet opened

October 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer At the BPCA board meeting last month, and the CB1 meeting this month,

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

Our interview became so in-depth that I jokingly call this a documentary. Enjoy.

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Interview with Partner of Major Food Group about new Parm coming to BPC

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