Category Archives: Tex-Mex

Review: El Vez is one year old and going downhill just like North End Grill and Blue Smoke

A burrito totally destroyed by improper delivery May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have learned quite a bit about restaurant management by observing the several new establishments

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Review: Chipotle should shut down for further training

May 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have now eaten at the new BPC Chipotle five times. The corporation has clearly lost control

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Review: El Vez Burrito Bar

March 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have eaten the best chicken burrito in town at El Vez. I have also just eaten the most disappointing

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Chipotle gets off to a bad start in BPC

May 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer When the Chipotle district manager and local store manager presented before the CB1 last month

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Will Chipotle open the flood gates for better food in South BPC?

March 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Chain restaurants choose new locations based on flaw formulas that have prevented them from

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The peasants of South BPC get a good place to eat: Chipotle

Update April 14, 2015- The sign is up and they will open in early May.  (4,000 people have viewed this story as of April 14, 2015)

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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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Images of the new El Vez Burrito Bar

March 17, 2015- The El Vez Burrito Bar opened. They serve either burritos or bowls.

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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: 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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