Category Archives: Reviews

A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and

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Told you so. Eater confirms no construction on the Parm space has begun.

Update December 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As I wrote on December 3rd, refuting a bogus rumor propagated by a Tribeca dog walker

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Review: Tao Downtown

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was Uptown and decided to detour on the way home to 9th Avenue and stopped by Buddakan. They were closing

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Beware the “Parlor” dinner club mailing invites

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I received a fancy printed dinner invitation similar to what one gets for a wedding, inviting me to a private SoHo

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Review: Bâtard (I finally ate there as a regular guest)

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca.

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: BBC’s TV series “Sherlock”

January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The BBC has been creating some hits over the last few years and TV viewers clamor to high-quality

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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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Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

Update January 28, 2015- Told you so. Apple posted historic earnings in Q4 on iPhone 6 sales.

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The NY Times reviews Blue Smoke and North End Grill

January 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV recently wrote our review of not only North End Grill and Blue Smoke, but of the entire

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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Review: “Who I Am”: The Pete Townshend autobiography

For the PDF version, click the following link: Review Pete Townshend December 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD In his 538-page autobiography, “Who I Am”, Pete Townshend details a fascinating life in a book that took more than a … Continue reading

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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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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Boyhood (will win the Oscar)

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer “Boyhood” is the 2014 film by Director/Writer/Producer Richard Linklater that started filming in 2002

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Review: “Lost on the River” by The New Basement Tapes is damn fine listening

December 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I am a simple man. Most material things are of little interest to me. What gives me great pleasure is genuine music with good lyrics

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Review: Pink Floyd’s new album “Endless River”

November 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Endless River is the first studio album released by the sans-Roger-Waters-Pink-Floyd in 20 years, since 1994’s Division Bell.

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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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NYT food critic punishes restaurant over price alone

January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I swear, I must be influencing Pete Wells. He gave a fancy place zero stars today because of the high price alone.

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The results of our North End Grill survey

January 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have collected survey data on The North End grill over the last two weeks. The response rate was much

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Bâtard is voted “Restaurant of the Year” by The New York Times

December 26, 2014- The NY Times’ Pete Wells just listed Bâtard as the best new restaurant for 2014.

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

September 30, 2014- Brushstroke was awarded two Michelin stars in the new 2015 guide. July 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The “Executive Diner’s Club” that we have assembled met this time to see the famed sushi chef Eiji … Continue reading

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