Category Archives: Reviews

Le District bakery

April 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I know a thing or two about baking: enough to know that bread makes or breaks a sandwich,

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Review: Khe-Yo’s new lunch menu

February 3, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have wanted to return to Khe-You for more than a year, ever since I ate there way back in October of 2013.

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Goldman Sachs flocks to El Vez burrito hut defying BP.TV

April 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In total defiance of BatteryPark.TV’s negative review of the El Vez burrito hut, the

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Review: Le District’s La Boucherie (meat counter and grill)

April 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I tried out the steak grill adjacent to the meat counter at Le District in Brookfield Place.

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Danny Meyer tours Shake Shack in Battery Park

   

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Man-whores of the 50’s

April 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was watching the HBO documentary about Frank Sinatra and learned quite a bit.

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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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Review: Upland: Starr’s new California-inspired cuisine

March 28, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I finally ate at Stephen Starr’s new Midtown restaurant Upland. The senior chef and partner is Justin Smillie

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Blue Smoke resorts to PR-placed story in the WSJ

April 18, 2015- The struggling Blue Smoke, now on its second or third senior chef, has managed to get

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Mumford & Sons goes electric

April 12, 2015- Mumford & Sons has a new album coming out in May called Wilder Mind.

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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

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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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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Interstellar

April 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am a big fan of Christopher Nolan. I think that his Batman movies were some of the best films

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Review: The Blackberry Passport works well as a mini laptop in your pocket

April 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have been testing the new Blackberry Passport smartphone for the last month.

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Review: Sleep No More

March 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year at about this time, I enjoyed going to the interactive dinner at the Paramount Hotel

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The NYT food reviewer Pete Wells again points out that food is too expensive in Manhattan

April 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am warming up to Pete Wells, the NYT food critic. He and I have seen eye to eye on many

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Review: Gotan Tribeca respects brewed coffee

April 6, 2015- By Steven E. Greer It is still hard to find New York coffee shops that are nothing but cappuccino factories. The American

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Review: Benvenuti on South End Ave is horrible

March 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was scratching my head trying to think of a cheap place for lunch. Nothing at Hudson Eats seemed

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Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I hope that every person in the restaurant business reads this because it exemplifies why hospitality

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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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