Category Archives: Tex-Mex

Smart choice: Single-serving size chips and salsa at El Vez

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Quite often, I will not order something on a menu because I know it is too large for me to eat as a lone diner.

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Exclusive: El Vez to open the takeout burrito bar soon

Update December 8, 2014- El Vez will finally open their takeout burrito bar, which is the entrance closest to Blue Smoke, in about seven weeks.

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Review: The Dos Toros burrito is respectable

December 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I previously reviewed the El Vez chicken and beef burritos for $11 plus tips, making them $15 menu items, in effect.

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Every serious Mexican restaurant owner needs to watch this

November 26, 2014- The Chefs for El Vez, Dos Toros, etc. need

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Review: El Vez in Battery Park

August 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD No reporter has investigated, tasted, and observed the new El Vez restaurant in Battery Park City more than I have.

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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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Exclusive: Chipotle coming to South End Ave commercial strip

(2,500 people who really love here have read this story, as of October 15, 2014) March 14, 2014- The old cleaners, now closed down, next to the drug store and Gristedes, has paper on the window. Multiple sources told us … Continue reading

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Review: Whole Foods taco bar is just gross

September 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I tried out the new Whole Foods taco bar. The prices are great, at $5 for two tacos, and I was enthused, despite the bad display of toppings.

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Good Owner, Bad Owner

July 17, 2014- These were taken at the same

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RIP Super Linda

Update December 12, 2013- We predicted the demise of Super Linda back in February with our title “RIP Super Linda”. We see dead people, so to speak. Sure enough, it is official. Eater reports, “Tribeca Latin restaurant Super Linda is … Continue reading

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Jamie Foxx eats at SouthWestNY twice in a week

September 18, 2013- The NY Posts reports that Academy Award winning actor Jamie Foxx dined at SouthWestNY twice last week. He tried out the brunch on Sunday.

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SouthWestNY outdoor seating is a big hit

Update May 21, 2013- The customer flow to the new SouthWestNY has been a pleasant surprise for owner Abraham Merchant. People in town for site-seeing are flocking to the sunny outdoor decks. Mr. Merchant said, “We are pleased that our … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Tacos (pronounced WaHaCa)

Located on the upper level esplanade by North Cove Marina and the World Financial Center Winter Garden. There is no phone number and no deliveries, walk up only.

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Mexicue

(In full screen 1080i HD) The Mexicue fusion taco/BBQ truck is now serving our area. To find out when and where it is, click here. BatteryPark.TV is also working with the owner to possibly have then set up a stand … Continue reading

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Running a successful restaurant in Battery Park is not hard

March 5, 2011 With so many restaurants in Battery Park being shut down, such as The Gate House, Johnney’s Fish Grill, Fox Hounds, Applebee’s, Steamers Landing, Pizza Bola, Pac Rim, etc, one might conclude that it is impossible to run … Continue reading

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