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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The new Blue Smoke fried chicken

August 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Jean-Paul Bourgeois is rolling out his new menu at Blue Smoke. We tried the fried chicken, which now has one extra piece,

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The new menu at Blue Smoke is superb

August 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was going to wait until October to try out the new Blue Smoke menu, designed by Jean-Paul Bourgeois, but I was hungry and celebrating something. So, I ate there today instead.

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Blue Smoke Blues

August 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Blue Smoke is offering live blues music now. It is a very small proof of concept stage, but it is a start.

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Downtown really needs a restaurant like this

August 25, 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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Shake Shack going public

August 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first source in the world to properly estimate the valuation of Union Square Hospitality Group, owner of Shake Shack.

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NY Post covers our story about Danny Meyer’s 9/11 Memorial restaurant downgraded

July 10, 2014- The NY Post covered our exclusive story about the controversial Danny Meyer restaurant to open in the 9/11 Memorial being downgraded in size and scope. Of course, they did not mention BP.TV, even though I know for … Continue reading

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Why, Shake Shack? Why?

Update August 8, 2014- File this under “Told you so”. BatteryPark.TV was the first and only source to slam the new Shake Shack fries.

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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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Will Smith likes North End Grill

August 7, 2014- By Steven Greer We hear that actor Will Smith, a new resident of BPC, enjoys

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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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Little Muenster closes shop

July 30, 2014- BatteryPark.TV and others have given the Hudson Eats Little Muenster not-so-glowing reviews.

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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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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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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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He’s Baaaack. Chef Floyd Cardoz to open a Tribeca restaurant

July 15, 2014- The NYT reports that former North End Grill, former

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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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The Fraunces Tavern and Museum

The Fraunces Tavern and Museum in nearby Broad Street and Pearl Street is a Federal historic site. George Washington and many other important figures of the Revolutionary War made the Fraunces their “hang out”. The museum is now hosting a … Continue reading

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