Category Archives: American

Review: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The controversial new Denny’s opened today

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TriBeCa’s Kitchen? I don’t think so.

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I walked all the way to 200 Church Street to

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Review: Danny Meyer’s new pizzeria, Marta

December 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After writing my story that pointed out the dearth of quality pizza Downtown, I decided to trek up to 29th Street and Park Avenue

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What do you think of the new Pier-A Harbor House?

December 6, 2014- The new Poulakakos-run Pier-A is partially opened.

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Downtown really needs a restaurant like this

November 24, 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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Review: the North End Grill lobster roll

September 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I had a business lunch today and chose North End Grill as the venue. I tried the new lobster roll. Simply put,

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What a difference a year makes at The North End Grill

November 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer What a difference a year makes.

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Praise the Lord! Crinkle fries return to Shake Shack today!

Update October 30, 2014- They are now being served.

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Blue Smoke adds another Cajun: The Pastalaya

October 9, 2014- The $23 Pastalaya (play on the word jambalaya, with pasta instead of rice) is tasty and a nice

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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: 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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Blue Smoke’s cheeseburger and fries

June 22, 2013- We tried the new version

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Review: Umami Burger is fast food management trying to be fine dining

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Umami Burger will be opening soon in Brookfield Place. I went up to their Greenwich Village location to try it out. I walked away feeling as if I was ripped off by a … Continue reading

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Review: Umami Burger in Hudson Eats

June 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I tried out the new Umami Burger in Hudson Eats. Previously, I gave a poor review to the first New York location in Greenwich Village, but

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Blue Smoke’s new Shrimp Po’Boy

October 2014, 2014- By Steven E. Greer New Orleans native Jean-Paul Bourgeois has added several Cajun items to the Blue Smoke lunch menu. We tried the Shrimp Po’Boy sandwich.

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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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Tour of Stone Street after Hurricane Sandy

Ronan Downs, the owner of several restaurants in the Financial District on Stone Street, such as Beckett’s, Stone Street Tavern, The Dubliner, Pizza Pizza, and Burger Burger gives a tour of the area after Hurricane Sandy. All of the establishments … Continue reading

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

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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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The Blue Smoke crispy chicken Bánh mì sandwich

October 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I enjoyed my Blue Smoke Po’Boy sandwich so

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