Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Cosme

August 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer (AKA El Gringo) After hearing multiple restaurant insiders rave about Cosme on 21st and Park Avenue, I went

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Review: Bâtard

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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The Netflix Late reviewer: Lambert & Stamp

September 2, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The documentary Lambert & Stamp details the history of the two unofficial members of The Who:

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Review: The White Castle fried chicken sandwich

September 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Now, White Castle is getting in on the Chick-fil-A action with their own fried chicken sandwich. I tried it.

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Review: Maison Kayser bakery in Tribeca

August 30, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The old Harrison restaurant at 355 Greenwich Street is now a Maison Kayser bakery and cafe.

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NBC resorts to soft core porn for news show ratings

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Review: The McDonald’s fried chicken sandwich

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer We have previously reported how Chick-fil-A is shaking up the fast-food industry with stellar

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Breaking Bad: Season 1

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I previously commented that the show Breaking Bad was overhyped and had some really bad actors.

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Review: The Edition Hotel lobby bar: Sad to watch

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have waited to comment on The Edition Hotel’s lobby bar until the upstairs Clocktower restaurant got its reviews. I am

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Figs and Fennel at Le District

Update August 19, 2015- The NYT has come out with their own story about how to cook figs.

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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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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: Showtime’s new TV drama “Billions”

August 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I almost started this post by writing, “They finally made a movie about my life”, but then I realized

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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Parm is struggling

August 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer When I slammed Parm in my review, burning all bridges, I was afraid that I was in a bubble

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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

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Birdman lives up to the hype

August 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Birdman won Best Picture at the Academy Awards and Alejandro González Iñárritu won for Best Director.

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How Tribeca’s own Robert Rubin destroyed the global economy

August 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am getting back to finishing a good book called “The Unwinding“, which portrays the downfall of this

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Review: The Mighty Quinn’s fried chicken sandwich is worse than McDonald’s

August 12, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I tried the Mighty Quinn’s fried chicken sandwich today. I asked the lady at the check out counter whether

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