Category Archives: Groceries

Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

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Smart choices

October 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I boycott Gristedes now, I have been going

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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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Fairway grocery store chain wants to back out of Greenwich Street lease

Update October 15, 2014- A real estate blog reports that Fairway want to back out of its Tribeca lease. Perhaps the new Eatlay coming to the WTC nearby is the reason? Who knows. All I know is that Whole Foods … Continue reading

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The real Eataly coming to 4 WTC in 2015

September 30, 2014- The NYT confirmed what BP.TV already had confirmed, that the real Eataly, not a French knockoff like Le District, will be coming to Downtown in the 4 WTC next year. June 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer … Continue reading

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Gristedes South should be closed down immediately

September 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Yesterday, 9-21-2014, I purchased some “fresh”

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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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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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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 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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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.

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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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