Category Archives: Restaurants

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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The Shake Shack chain is in trouble

August 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I have been a supporter of Shake Shack over the last few years as most of the smart hedge funds have

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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: 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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How to Drink Wine

April 1, 2017- The NYT posted a useful guide to drinking wine. These are the crib notes from the very long article.

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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: 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 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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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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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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Jean-Georges is still great

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I spent more on the Uber fare than the meal, but I went to Jean-Georges last night. It is still great,

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Bar CYRK is dead

Update September 7, 2017- Told you so. A local blogger said that this place has closed.

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Del Friscoe’s Grill at Brookfield Place is an eyesore

August 5, 2017- Who the hell allowed this ugly thing to be built?

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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This is why we have rats, folks

Update July 12, 2017- Did the city listen to BPTV? The new plan to reduce rats will include a

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The perfect French fry is at El Vez

May 14, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Chef LaForce made me a cheeseburger and fries today. They are still the best in the city,

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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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Chef Eiji Ichimura of Brushstroke fame quits his new place after 5-months

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Sushi Chef Eiji Ichimura quit is 10-seat chef table place on

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