Category Archives: Barbeque

Review: Hill Country Chicken

Tweet September 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am on a winning streak. I have found a second great restaurant in a row. Tweet

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Blue Smoke changes general managers…again

Tweet September 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I spotted something odd the other night at Harry’s Italian. A new bartender was someone who also Tweet

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Review: The Mighty Quinn’s fried chicken sandwich is worse than McDonald’s

Tweet August 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I tried the Mighty Quinn’s fried chicken sandwich today. I asked the lady at the check out counter whether Tweet

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Danny Meyer resorts to ads on the Port Authority ferry terminal to drum up business

Tweet July 12, 2015- This was just sad. Danny Meyer’s Blue Smoke and North End Grill are hurting, Tweet

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

Tweet March 14, 2015- We are hearing that a new “corporate chef” is hovering over Blue Smoke Tweet

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How Mighty Quinn’s destroys good meat

Tweet December 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After my enjoyable delivery of a half chicken the week before, I walked to the Mighty Quinn’s for a brisket dinner to avoid the $8 delivery fee. The meat was Tweet

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Blue Smoke resorts to PR-placed story in the WSJ

Tweet April 18, 2015- The struggling Blue Smoke, now on its second or third senior chef, has managed to get Tweet

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Danny Meyer tours his Blue Smoke BBQ in Battery Park

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Caution: Avoid the “specials” at Blue Smoke

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Survey: What do you think of Blue Smoke?

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Big Blow for Blue Smoke

Tweet December 9, 2013- The miraculous turnaround accomplished at Blue Smoke barbeque was Tweet

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

Tweet 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 Tweet

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Downtown really needs a restaurant like this

Tweet 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” Tweet

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Tour of Stone Street after Hurricane Sandy

Tweet 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 … Continue reading

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The Mighty Quinn’s brisket as a sandwich

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Good Owner, Bad Owner

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Mighty Quinn’s in Hudson Eats lacks the smoke

Tweet June 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer A blogger today seems to have gotten his hands on our essay that I circulated about Mighty Quinn’s in Brookfield Place’s Hudson Eats and is writing about it himself. In it, I … Continue reading

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You spell Bubby’s with a B now

Tweet May 31, 2014- Bubby’s was slapped with a “B” rating by the City Health Department. Tweet

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Review: Mighty Quinn’s at Hudson Eats

Tweet May 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I have previously interviewed the co-owners of Mighty Quinn’s, Hugh Mangum and Micha Magid, up at their original restaurant on Second Avenue and Sixth Street, in anticipation of them opening in Battery … Continue reading

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The review

Tweet April 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV previously posted the 13-minute-long “documentary” video on the award-winning Mighty Quinn’s barbeque team of Hugh Mangum and Micha Magid. They are opening in May another Mighty Quinn’s in the Brookfield … Continue reading

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