Category Archives: Reviews

Macaron Cafe Tribeca

July 24, 2014- Macaron Cafe on Greenwich Street opened.

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Kutsher’s Tribeca for Restaurant Week

July 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Restaurant week started a few days ago. We stopped by Kutsher’s Tribeca.

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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: Little Muenster

July 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was bored and decided

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The best $9 brunch Downtown is at North End Grill

June 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In Part 2 of my review of North End Grill’s new chef, Eric Korsh, I dined for brunch. They have the entrees perfected now.

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Review: Sundaes and Cones is a rare good ice cream shop in Manhattan

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For whatever reason, New York City has a dearth of good ice cream stores. The only one I have been able to find is “Sundaes and Cones” in the Village by NYU (on … Continue reading

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Review: Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream tries too hard and fails

July 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Continuing our summer series touring ice cream shops in Manhattan, we ventured all the way to the Bowery for Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream.

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Review: North End Grill steak: Best I ever had

June 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I finally tried out the new and improved North End Grill menu now that Chef Eric Korsh has been on the job for two months. I went straight for the biggest entree on … Continue reading

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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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Asphalt Green struggles

May 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We are hearing that the community programs offered by Asphalt Green,

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The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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Review: Employees Only: 2011′s “World’s Best Bar”

July 12, 2014- I went back to Employees Only and met Steve Schneider, the now-famous bartender and ex-Marine. Co-owner Henry

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Review: Barchetta (Italian seafood)

Update May 3, 2014- Chef Pasternack was on CBS Saturday. May 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD I dined at the newly opened Italian seafood restaurant on 23rd Street and 10th Avenue called Barchetta. It is an LDV Hospitality … Continue reading

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Danny Meyer needs to sell his BPC restaurants and leave town

July 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD No one is a bigger supporter of the three Union Square Hospitality restaurants in Battery Park City than I am. In late 2011, when Shake Shack opened, then Blue Smoke and North … Continue reading

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Review: Umami Burger in Hudson Eats

June 14, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I tried out the new Umami Burger in Hudson Eats. Previously, I gave a poor review to the first New York location in Greenwich Village, but

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The best ice cream recipe ever

July 2, 2014- By Chef Greer The New York Times has a new cooking video that is pretty good at explaining how to make ice cream. However, I have a much better recipe that comes from Ohio, where ice cream … Continue reading

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Will there be a Tracy’s Ice Cream chain?

July 4, 2014- By Steve E. Greer I tried the homemade ice cream by North End Grill’s pastry chef Tracy Obolsky. It is very respectable ice cream with a

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Italians cooking up Chinese food. What could go wrong?

July 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When it comes to disappointing dinners, no one is a bigger spoiled brat, crybaby, who holds a grudge, more than I am. I get angry when I have a bad

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Mighty Quinn’s BBQ: The documentary

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

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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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