Category Archives: Barbeque

Blue Smoke resorts to PR-placed story in the WSJ

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

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How Mighty Quinn’s destroys good meat

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

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Danny Meyer tours his Blue Smoke BBQ in Battery Park

 

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

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

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Caution: Avoid the “specials” at Blue Smoke

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

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Survey: What do you think of Blue Smoke?

December 4, 2014- So far,

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Big Blow for Blue Smoke

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

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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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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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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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The Mighty Quinn’s brisket as a sandwich

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Good Owner, Bad Owner

July 17, 2014- These were taken at the same

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Mighty Quinn’s in Hudson Eats lacks the smoke

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 made … Continue reading

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You spell Bubby’s with a B now

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

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Review: Mighty Quinn’s at Hudson Eats

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 Park … Continue reading

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The review

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 Place … Continue reading

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Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken

August 5, 2013- By Steven E. Greer, MD The same people who run the late-night favorite hangout in SoHo for gourmet chefs after they get off work have opened a Blue Ribbon Fried Chicken in the East Village on Second … Continue reading

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Road trip: Hill Country BBQ on 26th Street by Broadway

Update January 17, 2014- there used to be audio to the video, but YouTube removed it. Somehow, their computers detected that a live cover band singing a Guns N roses song was a Copyright violation. June 26, 2013- By Steven … Continue reading

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Huge new discovery at Blue Smoke

April 25, 2014- After all these years of dining at Blue Smoke, I had no idea that one can order as appetizers individual ribs or pieces of fried chicken. I normally do not get the ribs or chicken because the … Continue reading

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Try the new Porterhouse pork chop at Blue Smoke, while it lasts

February 22, 2014- Try the Restaurant Week three-course special at Blue Smoke. At lunchtime, for $25, they offer an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Especially for Restaurant Week, they have a Porterhouse pork chop. It’s moist and savory.

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