Category Archives: Groceries

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

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

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Ample demand for better grocery stores downtown

May 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I bought 15 items at Whole Foods today, at 3:00 PM, which is the only time I venture out, in order to avoid crowds. Son of a gun, every single cashier line was … Continue reading

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Gristedes south is being gutted and renovated

September, 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer After years of complaints about faulty freezers allowing food to thaw,

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At NYC green markets, the cash is greener than the vegetables

Update September 3- The area north of the W Hotel was opened by a ribbon cutting ceremony led by Jessica Lappin, Catherine McVay Hughes, and Margaret Chin. The green market will be a part of the new area that will … Continue reading

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The real Eataly coming soon

June 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The 30,000 square-foot behemoth grocery with a French theme opening next year on the first floor of Brookfield Place has long

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The Battery Place Market

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Gristedes to be inspected by the state again

February, 3, 2014- In response to reports of ongoing frozen food and produce quality problems, the New York State Agriculture Department (which oversees grocery stores) will “…conduct a full sanitary inspection of this firm promptly”. The frozen foods are melting, … Continue reading

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Gristedes rock hard green bananas

February 1, 2014- Send us your stories and photos relating to Gristedes. 100% of survey responders want Gristedes replaced Peapod is cheaper than FreshDirect

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Peapod is cheaper than FreshDirect

January 8, 2014- If you have seen those new Peapod grocery trucks on your streets, instead of FreshDirect, there is a reason: They are cheaper. Peapod was ranked by the WSJ in a survey of 14 online grocery store delivery … Continue reading

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State bill to mandate grocery store health inspections be made available online

December 26, 2013- We previously reported how different the grocery store health inspection process was from the restaurant inspection process. The state agriculture department governs the grocery store inspections, whereas the city oversees restaurants with the infamous window-posted letter grades. … Continue reading

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Fairway grocery store coming to BPC

September 29, 2013- The Post is reporting that a luxury chain of grocery stores, Fairway, is setting up a megastore one block south of Whole Foods, on Greenwich and Murray Streets. 100% of survey responders want Gristedes replaced

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100% of survey responders want Gristedes replaced

July 8, 2013- The results of our small unscientific survey are in, and 100% of the responders want Gristedes to be ousted and replaced by a new operator. Those are approval ratings worse than what congress has. In the comments … Continue reading

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Road trip: Eataly

Brookfield Place is trying to make something like Midtown’s Eataly. Let’s hope they succeed.More photos below

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It’s official: Pick-A-Bagel the worst restaurant in Battery Park

March 31, 2013 Opinion– Since posting our first story on the decline of the Pick-A-Bagel on South End Avenue, it has become one of the most read stories of the year. It seems official now that Pick-A-Bagel is the worst … Continue reading

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Complaints brewing about Hudson Produce bad service

We have received complaints about this establishment (see comments section). What has been your experience? Please post your opinion of this business in the comments section. 300 Albany St # 1 New York, NY 10280-1404 (212) 945-0500

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Battery Place Market in Goldman Sachs

*** BatteryPark.TV has selected this establishment as a Best of Downtown for Chocolates The Battery Place Market of south BPC has opened a smaller satellite store in the shop alley of Goldman Sachs. We will have a full video tour … Continue reading

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The physics of cooking a good steak on a grill

The excellent PBS show, Cook’s Country, explained the physics behind making a steak on the grill that has the proper outer crust, where all the taste is derived, while maintaining the medium rare center. It’s all about moisture. As long … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor: Whole Foods not assisting a trapped bird in the store

Hi Dr. Greer: Love your website…adds some “fire” to BPC. You have always taken an interest in dog owners and their pets, the Koi, and Ducklings.  This problem I think you will appreciate – and I hope you can help. … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Tribeca

Post your opinions and experiences with this business in the comments section (This shop is not rated) 270 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10007 USA map, directions & nearby stores Phone 212.349.6555

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Terry’s

Post your opinions and experiences with this business in the comments section (This shop is not rated) (212) 267-2816. Terry’s, New York, NY

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