Category Archives: Reviews

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: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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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: Equinox gym in Brookfield Place

February 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Equinox Gym in Brookfield Place has finally opened and is attracting the expected crowd

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As predicted, Pier-A is shaping up to be nothing but another Poulakakos bar scene

February 25, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On September 10th of 2014, a New York Supreme Court judge heard arguments from lawyers

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Review: the new El Vez brunch

February 28, 2015- The new El Vez brunch is outstanding, and they did not pay me to write

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: BBC’s TV series “Sherlock”

Update February 28, 2015- The second season is even better.

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Review: The pizza at Eataly

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had to pick up some prints at Duggal on 23rd and stopped in to try out the pizza at Eataly.

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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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Why is Blue Smoke in such decline? The owners have been doing this.

February 26, 2015- With Blue Smoke receiving one star from the New York Times Pete Wells,

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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

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: The Grand Budapest Hotel

February 3, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Wes Anderson’s film, “The Grand Budapest Hotel“, is very much worth watching. The visuals are unique

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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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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Boyhood (will win the Oscar)

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer “Boyhood” is the 2014 film by Director/Writer/Producer Richard Linklater that started filming in 2002

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The best chefs in New York you’ve never heard of

December 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We live in a time where the various food network shows have created TV celebrities out of chefs. Those

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Is Danny Meyer on his third strike in BPC?

January 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We recently learned that the influential food critic for The New York Times, Pete Wells, visited Danny Meyer’s North End Grill at

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Review: Almond in Tribeca

February 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am friends with the owner of the space that used to house Kutsher’s, and is now the new Tribeca Almond.

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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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Review: Pink Floyd’s new album “Endless River”

November 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Endless River is the first studio album released by the sans-Roger-Waters-Pink-Floyd in 20 years, since 1994’s Division Bell.

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Review: Inatteso pizza is the best in the hood

December 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The next stop for the BatteryPark.TV tour of Downtown pizza is Inatteso in South BPC. They have round and square pizzas. I ordered

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