Category Archives: American

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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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

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

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The El Vez breakfast burrito

October 18, 2014- The new El Vez brunch burrito has nicely flavored chorizo

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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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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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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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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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The North End grill chicken Caesar salad

September 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I started lunch with the chicken Caesar salad

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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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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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The Mighty Quinn’s brisket as a sandwich

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Review: Bubby’s in Meatpacking District is a tourist trap

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was in the Meatpacking District doing an errand and decided to try out the new Bubby’s restaurant across from the High-Line on Washington Street. My expectations were low based on my experience … Continue reading

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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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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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Danny Meyer tours his newest Shake Shack in Battery Park

 

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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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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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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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