Category Archives: American

Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 21, 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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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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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

January 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire

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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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American Flatbread Tribeca closes

Update February 10, 2015- This company has closed down. 

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North End Grill capitulates, finally puts up signage

February 5, 2015- For three years, it has been a running joke how so many people walk by the entrance

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A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and

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The results of our North End Grill survey

January 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have collected survey data on The North End grill over the last two weeks. The response rate was much

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What do you think of North End Grill?

What do you think of North End Grill?

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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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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’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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