Category Archives: Reviews

What a difference a year makes at The North End Grill

November 27, 2014- By Steven E. greer What a difference a year makes.

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Momofuku

Updated November 25, 2014- Great news. Blue Ribbon Sushi will start offering Momofuku-style noodle bowls

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

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

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Review: Little Park at The Smyth Hotel: Red flags galore

November 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Last week, I was at the small restaurant across from the Greenwich Hotel

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“Lost Songs”: The best music I’ve heard in years

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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

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Review: Uncle Steve’s (Schirripa) spaghetti sauces are pretty good

September 18, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I received a mystery UPS package tonight, and

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Zutto’s Monday special of $10 ramen noodle

November 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was walking by Zutto on Hudson street and decided

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Downtown really needs a restaurant like this

November 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Nothing has changed at Hillstone in 15 years other than the name (it used to be Houston’s, but rumor has it that they changed it to avoid being labeled a “chain”

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Bâtard is voted “Restaurant of the Year” by Eater readers

November 18, 2014- Eater selected restaurants for readers

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Review: City Winery is no longer the best music venue Downtown

Update November 24, 2014- I can no longer recommend this establishment. They are double booking and cram people in like sardines.

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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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Review: El Vez in Battery Park

August 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD No reporter has investigated, tasted, and observed the new El Vez restaurant in Battery Park City more than I have.

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Duane Park cabaret on Bowery causes customer to cry

Update November 21, 2014- see comments section below February 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV received some emails recently

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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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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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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: Umami Burger is fast food management trying to be fine dining

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Umami Burger will be opening soon in Brookfield Place. I went up to their Greenwich Village location to try it out. I walked away feeling as if I was ripped off by a … 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 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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