Category Archives: American

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: 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Review: Del Frisco’s Grille

  Update June 20, 2017- The Brookfield location is opening next week.

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A rare perfect 10

June 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I had a rare meal that was a prefect 10. At The Clocktower, the Filet Mignon, cooked medium,

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Review: The Crest Gastropub

May 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try The Crest Gastropub after seeing a blog post. It seemed like a hipster chef-driven place.

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Review: Veritas Tavern in Delaware, Ohio

April 28, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Who says you can’t go home again? I just did.

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Review: 1808 American Bistro

May 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I previously gave a shout out to Veritas Tavern in Delaware, Ohio. That is the newer restaurant of

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Review: Wolfgang Puck’s Cut at The Four Seasons Hotel Downtown

Update December 20, 2016- Pete Wells of the New York Times has a bizarre review of Cut. He loved the

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Review: The Nomad bar

The excellent fired chicken breast strips November 17, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I landed late at godawful LaGuardia and wanted some quality food. So, I went to The Nomad

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Review: Pure Ohio maple syrup from Butcher’s Farm

March 5, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Even if you are cutting down on carbs, do yourself a favor and order some pure Ohio maple syrup

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Obama and Bono dine at Upland

March 10, 2017- President Obama and U2 singer Bono dined at Stephen Starr’s Upland and made quite a scene, according to the Post, “Talk about a power lunch. Bono joined Barack and Michelle

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Chef Paul Gerard sues partners in Belle Reve for mismanagement

Chef Paul Gerard, Plaintiff March 10, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The Post reports on a lawsuit filed by Paul Gerard, the former chef and partner of Tribeca’s Belle Reve restaurant and bar.

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Try Ethyl’s this weekend

May 13, 2016- I was invited to the opening of Ethyl’s on 85th Street and Second Avenue. It is the latest

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