Category Archives: Restaurants

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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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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Macaron Cafe Tribeca

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

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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: 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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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 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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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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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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North End Grill’s new patio dining is a hit

July 19, 2014- Finally,

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Drew Nieporent’s new Bâtard draws complaints about noise

July 23, 2014- The Eater blog sent 80-year-old Gael Greene to review Drew Nieporent’s newest restaurant, Bâtard, and

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Eric Bromberg discusses his new Blue Ribbon Sushi coming to Brookfield Place

Update July 23, 2014- They got the TCO and will open Monday.

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Stephen Starr snags 3-star chef Justin Smillie from Il Buco

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Stephen Starr, owner of the new El Vez that is striking the right chords with Downtowners, has snagged the newly anointed 3-star chef, Justin Smillie

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Chambers Street by City Hall shaping up

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV first reported that Chambers Street was becoming gentrified, and that top-notch restaurants were key.

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The other Goldman Sachs bike junkyard

Update July 20, 2014- The bikes by Shake Shack are much more orderly.

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The best $9 brunch Downtown is at North End Grill

June 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In Part 2 of my review of North End Grill’s new chef, Eric Korsh, I dined for brunch. They have the entrees perfected now.

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