Category Archives: Barbeque

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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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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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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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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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

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

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Good Owner, Bad Owner

July 17, 2014- These were taken at the same

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Exclusive: Blue Smoke to transform from BBQ into fine dining

June 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that The Union Square Hospitality Group’s Blue Smoke chain, which started out as one of the first

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Caution: Avoid the “specials” at Blue Smoke

June 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Blue Smoke in Battery Park is still one of the best restaurants to choose from in the area, but you can be burned on the weekend.

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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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The Mighty Quinn’s brisket as a sandwich

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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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Danny Meyer tours his new Blue Smoke BBQ in Battery Park

 

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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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The first ever live music at Blue Smoke

May 5, 2014- After years of prodding, the owners of Blue Smoke have finally set up a small acoustical live music act. Tonight,

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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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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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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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