Category Archives: Tex-Mex

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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A real Mexican citizen schools me on tequila

November 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I ran into a friend of mine at El Vez on

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Exclusive first look: El Vez rolls out the burrito line

Update October 17, 2014- The Greer-influenced beef and chicken burritos were approved and are on the menu now, at

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The El Vez breakfast burrito

October 18, 2014- The new El Vez brunch burrito has nicely flavored chorizo

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El Vez gets sophisticated: Baja style grilled fish

September 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The high-end entrees at El Vez are shaping up. I had the “Branzino Baja Style”

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Authentic Day of the Dead feast at El Vez

October 31, 2014- El Vez has set up a very authentic table that people

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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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La Calabaza at El Vez

October 9, 2014- Mark Murphy, the head bartender at El Vez, has created a seasonal cocktail called the

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The new El Vez ice cream sundae

September 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After my awful Whole Foods taco experience,

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The Nacho Artist revealed: James Tracey

May 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously posted the story about the high quality of the El Vez hand-crafted nachos. We returned today and ordered some nachos with chicken. Apparently, such an obvious classic was not yet on … Continue reading

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El Vez expands to Saturday brunch and delivery

  September 18, 2014- El Vez now delivers to all of BPC. They also will be open now on Saturdays for brunch.

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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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The new chicken taco at El Vez

June 5, 2014- El Vez rolled out their new chicken taco. It has large chunks of thigh meat, which is more flavorful and moist.

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The Mahi Mahi taco with Spanish rice at El Vez.

August 7, 2014- The Mahi Mahi taco with Spanish rice at El Vez.

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Exclusive: El Vez gets an A

August 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD El Vez just had their first health inspection and they were awarded the “A” in the letter

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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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Village Idiot at the Village Voice slams El Vez

August 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The thoroughly irrelevant Village Voice reviewed El Vez and had some pretty nasty words to say. They started off by accusing the staff of rushing them with their order.

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Marranitos cookies and milk at El Vez

June 21, 2014- When I saw this new dessert, I was not instantly excited because I do not like sugar cookies. But that is not what they are. They are still warm and puffy from the oven, and not too … Continue reading

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Good Owner, Bad Owner

July 17, 2014- These were taken at the same

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Moms love El Vez

June 8, 2014- A mommy blogger posted a favorable review of El Vez as “family friendly”. She wrote, “Enter El Vez, a family friendly restaurant in Battery Park City on Vesey Street. It’s in a perfect location,

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