Category Archives: Italian

Review: The new Whitney District takes off

May 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer There has been the despicable cheesy Meatpacking District for decades, where one can see on

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Parm to open “within two weeks”

Update May 19, 2015- We spoke with the chef who was on the construction site, and Parm will open

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Interview with Partner of Major Food Group about new Parm coming to BPC

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Review: Benvenuti on South End Ave is horrible

March 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to think of a cheap place for lunch. Nothing at Hudson Eats seemed

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Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The next stop for the BatteryPark.TV tour of Downtown pizza is Inatteso in South BPC. They have round and square pizzas. I ordered

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Review: The pizza at Eataly

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had to pick up some prints at Duggal on 23rd and stopped in to try out the pizza at Eataly.

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The Parm floor plan

February 3, 2015- Oops. We were looking at the wrong space for Parm all along. The corner lot at

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American Flatbread Tribeca closes

Update February 10, 2015- This company has closed down. 

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The Inatteso artichoke and sausage square pizza

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Wow! I created a winning combination. You gotta try the Inatteso square pizza,

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Review: Little Park at The Smyth Hotel: Red flags galore

November 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was at the small restaurant across from the Greenwich Hotel

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Multiple gourmet grocery stores to open in WTC

November 18, 2014- The Post is reporting that several gourmet

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Terra wine bar in Tribeca is packed

December 12, 2013- By Steven E. Greer MD I was getting some exercise and walked by Terra wine bar at 222 West Broadway, by Franklin Street. It opened just a month or so ago in the triangular space of the … Continue reading

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Review: Uncle Steve’s (Schirripa) spaghetti sauces are pretty good

September 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I received a mystery UPS package tonight, and

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Scarpetta: Round two delivers knockout blow

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I found myself in the Meatpacking District on a Saturday night to attend an event. After leaving, I wandered around, totally unsatisfied by The Standard,

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Review: Barchetta (Italian seafood)

Update September 10, 2014- The NYT’s Pete Wells reviewed Barchetta with one-star and said,

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Italians cooking up Chinese food. What could go wrong?

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When it comes to disappointing dinners, no one is a bigger spoiled brat, crybaby, who holds a grudge, more than I am. I get angry when I have a bad

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Gigino in Wagner Park is history, to be booted in 2-years

Update January 28, 2014– The BPCA board met today and agreed to give a two-year reprieve to the death sentence of Gigino’s. The BPCA will begin the RFP search process for a new operator, and will gauge interest after Pier … Continue reading

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Parm, coming to Brookfield Place

December 25, 2013- Parm is one of the full sit-down restaurants coming to Brookfield Place this year, on the corner of Vesey and North End Avenue. The original small shop on Mulberry Street won two stars in the NY Times … Continue reading

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Diners at Scalini Fedeli covered in smelly slime

January 5, 2014– A Wall Street Journal reporter was eating in Tribeca’s highly acclaimed Italian restaurant, Scalini Fedeli, when some sort of sewage pipe above broke. She tweeted @MerMarr: Got covered in black slime at TriBeCa Italian #ScaliniFedeli this evening … Continue reading

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