Category Archives: Hamburgers, fries

Review: Chef James Tracey cheeseburgers

June 20, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Given the fact that three of the best cheeseburgers I have tried over the last 12-months

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Beaubourg is shaping up to be better than North End Grill

July 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was walking through Le District when I saw in the kitchen window of Beaubourg (the brasserie)

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The best sandwiches in Manhattan are now found on Vesey Street

June 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In my humble opinion, the best sandwiches in Manhattan are now found on Vesey Street.

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Review: The Nomad cheeseburger is so bad it made me want to punch the chef

July 4, 2015- by Steven E. Greer As part of my 2015 tour of Manhattan Cheeseburgers, I tried the one at the Nomad. I should

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Review: Fuku fried chicken sandwiches

June 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Some people in the restaurant business with opinions I trust mentioned that they tried the

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Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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Growth at Shake Shack has stalled

Update March 12, 2015- Bloomberg reports that same-store-sales have gone flat for Shake

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Danny Meyer made $400 Million today on Shake Shack (SHAK) IPO

Updated January 30, 2015- Told you so. I wrote yesterday for the public record that Shake Shack (SHAK) shares were

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Bloomberg slams Danny Meyer for running Shake Shack like a dictator

Update February 7, 2015- Told you so. Bloomberg now slams Danny Meyer for running Shake Shack as a dictator.

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A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and

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Shake Shack goes public, to be traded under ticker SHAK

Update December 29, 2014- It is official. The S1 is filed. Shake Shack is going public under ticker SHAK.

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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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Praise the Lord! Crinkle fries return to Shake Shack today!

Update October 30, 2014- They are now being served.

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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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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 perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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Chelsea Piers restaurant ‘wichcraft Closed by City Health Department

November 10, 2014- Observer reports that the crappy sandwich shop at

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Whole Foods botches hamburger stand in less than a month

September 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After raving about the Whole Foods hamburger restaurant,

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Bill’s Bar & Burger

The Marriott eliminated the horrible sports bar and brought in a Bill’s Bar & Burger. We tried the cheeseburger, but the meat was not lean enough, resulting in a bit too greasy of an experience. We have also been spoiled … Continue reading

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FiDi’s P.J. Clarke’s goes out of business

August 22, 2014- A real estate blog reports that a P.J. Clarke’s burger joint in FiDi has gone out of business.

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