Category Archives: Tex-Mex

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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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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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: Worthy of stars if the Starr is removed

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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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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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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Review: El Vez’s brunch satisfies demand

May 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After more than 40 years since it was created, Battery Park finally has a place that serves an acceptable brunch for families. The new Stephen Starr restaurant, El Vez, has a nice menu … Continue reading

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Exclusive: The new El Vez brunch menu

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Finally, someone knows how to make nachos

May 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I continue to order nachos from restaurants, despite being disappointed all the time. I have some very old memories of what a good nacho can be, so I stubbornly persist.

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The final El Vez signage

April 18, 2014- El Vez is set to open next week. The final signage is up, now in red motif to contrast much more nicely with the

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Exclusive look inside El Vez

April 9, 2014- El Vez folks preparing for opening in a few weeks (assuming no city holdups with permits) gave us a nice tour. We then asked for a photo. You can see the main bar, above. Outdoors, the

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Exclusive: Chipotle coming to South End Ave commercial strip

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 that a Chipotle restaurant is going in. We then confirmed the story with our own … Continue reading

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Progress with Stephen Starr’s El Vez restaurant on Vesey Street

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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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