Category Archives: Reviews

Bill O’Reilly’s flagrantly sexist comments about Senator Elizabeth Warren

December 16, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As cable TV ratings fall across the board, and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly ages and loses his foothold as the most watched show on Fox,

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Smart choice: Single-serving size chips and salsa at El Vez

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Quite often, I will not order something on a menu because I know it is too large for me to eat as a lone diner.

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TriBeCa’s Kitchen? I don’t think so.

December 17, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I walked all the way to 200 Church Street to

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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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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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Review: Danny Meyer’s new pizzeria, Marta

December 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After writing my story that pointed out the dearth of quality pizza Downtown, I decided to trek up to 29th Street and Park Avenue

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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: Lombardi’s Pizza in SoHo

December 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD On the third day of my quest for the best pizza Downtown, I ordered in from famed 100-year-old

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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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What do you think of the new Pier-A Harbor House?

December 6, 2014- The new Poulakakos-run Pier-A is partially opened.

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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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Told you so. Eater confirms no construction on the Parm space has begun.

Update December 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD As I wrote on December 3rd, refuting a bogus rumor propagated by a Tribeca dog walker

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Famed Totonno’s Pizza reopens after being destroyed by Sandy

Update: March 27, 2013 Totonno’s is finally reopening. Here’s the story

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Why does Downtown have no good pizza?

December 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I rarely eat pizza, but had a craving for it yesterday. I almost used Seamless to order Skinny Pizza from Hudson Eats,

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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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Review: I signed up for Uber, and it works well

December 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I used Uber for the first time. It was

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Tip of the Week: Stop the brain decay with Khan Academy

September 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD If you have the luxury of working in an enclosed office,

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Exclusive: El Vez to open the takeout burrito bar soon

Update December 8, 2014- El Vez will finally open their takeout burrito bar, which is the entrance closest to Blue Smoke, in about seven weeks.

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Review: The Dos Toros burrito is respectable

December 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I previously reviewed the El Vez chicken and beef burritos for $11 plus tips, making them $15 menu items, in effect.

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NY Times architecture critic slams 1 World Trade Center

November 30, 2014- The NYT slams the design of the WTC, “There had been talk after Sept. 11 about the World Trade Center development’s including housing,

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