Category Archives: Reviews

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: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The controversial new Denny’s opened today

Posted in American, Bar, Sports, City Hall & Civic Center, Diner, Financial District, Hamburgers, fries, Restaurants, Reviews, Seaport, Soups and Sandwiches, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

The North End grill chicken Caesar salad

September 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I started lunch with the chicken Caesar salad

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Review: Blaue Gans schnitzel and strudel

September 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer On my second tour of Austrian schnitzel, I visited Blaue Gans on Duane Street.

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The new Blue Smoke fried chicken

August 31, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Jean-Paul Bourgeois is rolling out his new menu at Blue Smoke. We tried the fried chicken, which now has one extra piece,

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Review: Barchetta (Italian seafood)

Update September 10, 2014- The NYT’s Pete Wells reviewed Barchetta with one-star and said,

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

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 Ichimura at Brushstroke in Tribeca.

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Review: Morimoto New York still wows after 8 years

June 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Well, it took me a while, but I finally got around to visiting Morimoto on 16th Street and 10th Avenue. It is a joint venture between Stephen Starr and Chef Masaharu Morimoto. It … Continue reading

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Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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Review: Racines NY, the French are winning me over

Update July 22, 2014- The NYT review came out and they got 2-stars from Pete Wells, with this nice comment, “Some New Yorkers will keep

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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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Review: Governor’s Island is a miserable experience from start to finish

May 26, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I spent a few hours touring the new Governor’s Island. It was a miserable, exhausting, and boring experience.

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Road trip: Video tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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The combustion engine will go away sooner than people think

September 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I was noticing the strong presence of electric vehicles at this year’s car show on the esplanade. Not only did Tesla show up, but BMW sent their M8 electric car.

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Schnitzel season

September 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer This summer, I toured as many ice cream shops as a I could. Now, it is schnitzel season.

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Danny Meyer tours his newest Shake Shack in Battery Park

 

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Review: the North End Grill lobster roll

September 3, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I had a business lunch today and chose North End Grill as the venue. I tried the new lobster roll. Simply put,

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Whole Foods botches hamburger stand in less than a month

September 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After raving about the Whole Foods hamburger restaurant,

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Will Smith likes North End Grill

August 7, 2014- By Steven Greer We hear that actor Will Smith, a new resident of BPC, enjoys

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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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