Category Archives: Restaurants

Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update December 12, 2017- In the wake of the Mario Batali “rape room” and other sexual

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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Review: La Sirena

Update December 12, 2017- After this review last year, Mario Batali and I had it out publicly on Twitter.

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Review: Northstar Café cheeseburger

December 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I discovered the quaint college town of Westerville as I drove to a golf course. Otterbein College is located here.

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Review: Nobu Downtown

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Just around the block from my Beekman Hotel is the new Nobu at 195 Broadway, in the AT&T building.

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Review: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. I have noticed

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update June 7, 2017- Correction: This story gets more pathetic. Alan Murray is no longer with the WSJ, but

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Review: Chinese Tuxedo

March 18, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I lived in New York for almost 20-years and always struck out when I tried to find good food and

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Review: The new Union Square Café

Update April 26, 2017- Even the food reviews in the New York Times are now agenda-driven propaganda.

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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Update review: Khe-Yo still great

August 7, 2017- Steven Greer I have not been to Khe-Yo in a while and had a craving for savory pork curry noodles and sticky rice.

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Review: Spago (and Beverly Hills by metaphor)

October 12, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I’m in Los Angeles for a variety of reasons and decided to finally go to Spago in Beverly Hills.

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

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The real estate bubble and high rent are killing off even the best of restaurants

A $30 meal at the new Union Square Cafe July 25, 2017- by Steven E. Greer In the course of writing my silly restaurant reviews, over the last several years, I have noticed the

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No-Tipping policy hurts North End Grill

Update October 19, 2017- As we reported years ago, Grub is now reporting that the new no-tipping

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD When I first reviewed Augustine last March, I had a few good things to say. I have been in the Beekman

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Why Palm steakhouse is poorly managed

Update November 14, 2017- Now it is clear why this restaurant has suffered from bad management

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Shake Shack at Fulton Station is failing

September 18, 2017- OK. By now, everyone should really be wondering if I am a mutant with

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