Category Archives: Reviews

Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

Posted in Austrian, Cooking tips, French, Restaurants, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Bar CYRK opens

October 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I randomly decided to go to Bar CYRK on the night which happened to be its grand opening.

Posted in Bar, Lounge, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Praise the Lord! Crinkle fries return to Shake Shack today!

Update October 30, 2014- They are now being served.

Posted in American, Battery Park City and BPCA, Hamburgers, fries, Reviews | 6 Comments

Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

Our interview became so in-depth that I jokingly call this a documentary. Enjoy.

Posted in - Brookfield Place, American, Barbeque, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cooking tips, Reviews, Wall Street | 1 Comment

What is FIKA’s chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson up to for Halloween?

October 12, 2014- Chocolate master Håkan Mårtensson is creating some

Posted in Art and Museums, Bakery, Chocolate, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

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

Posted in French, Reviews, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cooking tips, Health and lifestyle, Japanese, Reviews, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Japanese, Reviews, Sushi, TriBeCa | Leave a comment

Review: Colonel Kurtz would have liked Khe-Yo

Update September 24, 2014- The Michelin guide of high-quality

Posted in Reviews, Thai, TriBeCa | 3 Comments

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”

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Reviews, Tex-Mex | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Restaurants, Reviews, Tex-Mex | Leave a comment

Terra wine bar in Tribeca is packed

December 12, 2013- By Steven E. Greer MD I was getting some exercise and walked by Terra wine bar at 222 West Broadway, by Franklin Street. It opened just a month or so ago in the triangular space of the … Continue reading

Posted in Italian, Reviews, TriBeCa | 2 Comments

Blue Smoke adds another Cajun: The Pastalaya

October 9, 2014- The $23 Pastalaya (play on the word jambalaya, with pasta instead of rice) is tasty and a nice

Posted in American, Barbeque, Battery Park City and BPCA, Cajun, Reviews | Leave a comment

Scarpetta: five years in and still elite

October 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer If you want some absurdly good Italian/Mediterranean food, five years after opening, Scarpetta still impresses the senses.

Posted in Restaurants, Reviews, SoHo | 1 Comment

Review: Barchetta (Italian seafood)

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

Posted in Italian, Reviews, Seafood | 1 Comment

Scarpetta: Round two delivers knockout blow

October 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I found myself in the Meatpacking District on a Saturday night to attend an event. After leaving, I wandered around, totally unsatisfied by The Standard,

Posted in Italian, Reviews | Leave a comment

Review: Employees Only suffers from extreme inconsistencies

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I first went to Employees Only in June (see original story below), I have been back approximately six times. I keep going back in search of that good experience that I … Continue reading

Posted in Bar, Lounge, Reviews, SoHo, TriBeCa | 1 Comment

Restaurants need to adopt Apple Pay ASAP

October 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Another huge credit card data security hack was in the news today.

Posted in -- In the News, Restaurants, Reviews, Tip of the Week | Leave a comment

Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

Posted in Bakery, Chocolate, Coffee, Reviews, TriBeCa, Videos | Leave a comment

Survey: What do you think of Blue Smoke?

October 9, 2014- What do you think of Blue Smoke? Take our short and painless survey by clicking here.

Posted in Barbeque, Battery Park City and BPCA, Reviews | 4 Comments