Category Archives: Hamburgers, fries

Blue Smoke’s cheeseburger and fries

June 22, 2013- We tried the new version

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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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Shake Shack at Mets Stadium blamed

May 15, 2014- Perhaps as a diversionary tactic to take away attention from the lousy baseball team, the Shake Shack burgers in Mets Stadium

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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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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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Shake Shack going public

August 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV was the first source in the world to properly estimate the valuation of Union Square Hospitality Group, owner of Shake Shack.

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Review: Little Muenster

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was bored and decided

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Why Union Square Hospitality Group is the best in the business

(The new and improved Shake Shack fries) March 11, 2014- By Steven E Greer, MD The number of restaurant groups trying to copy Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and create the “better burger” are in the dozens, but … Continue reading

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Blog about IPO’s speculates that Shake Shack could go public

March 19, 2014- A blog about stock IPO’s purely conjectures and speculates about the merits of Union Square Hospitality Group’s ability to spin off Shake Shack as a public company. We believe that there are no plans whatsoever for doing … Continue reading

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Bad timing on Danny Meyer’s part

Update March 3, 2014- The Russian invasion of The Ukraine ads to the awkwardness. December 20, 2013- Right as the United States is essentially boycotting Putin’s Olympics in Russia over anti-gay laws, Danny Meyer is entering Moscow. Bloomberg reports, “Meyer … Continue reading

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Details separate Blue Smoke from the rest of the pack

February 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Have you ever had a Southern-style biscuit made in a restaurant that was not so dry that it did not require butter and jam to prevent sticking to the roof of your mouth? … Continue reading

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Daily Show features Moscow Shake Shack

 

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Shake Shack goes Harvard

January 7, 2014- Eater reports that USHG opened a Shake Shack in Harvard Square.

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