Category Archives: Bakery

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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Images of the new Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza

October 23, 2016

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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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Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza entrance opens

August 20, 2016- Le Pain Quotidien at the Gateway Plaza entrance opens tomorrow. The sidewalk seating is an unexpected surprise.

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Pick-A-Bagel on South End Ave closes

August 20, 2016- The worst restaurant in BPC (and that is saying a lot, given that we have Picasso Pizza

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Something strange is going on with François Payard

August 5, 2016- I have never seen François Payard once, in five years, at any of his bakery shops.

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Review: Sweet Pea’s Baking Co in Old Greenwich

June 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited Sweet Pea’s Baking Co. in Old Greenwich and noctived that they had pour-over coffee equipment.

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Little Lions, a cat cafe, lets you rent-a-pet for an hour

February 19, 2016- This seems like a great idea. Little Lions Cat Cafe has opened on 40 Grand Street.

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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Review: Sadelle’s is a good place for a Tindr date

The Tindr blind date I sat next too and had to endure January 28, 2016- by Steven E Greer I finally tried out Sadelle’s in SoHo on West Broadway. It is the new Jewish deli by the Major

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Review: Starr’s French bistro Le Diplomate in Washington, DC

October 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I was in DC for a benefit concert and had some time to kill, so I went to Stephen Starr’s first and

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How ’bout them apples (at Le District)

September 13, 2015- We will be working with the chefs to make a special apple cake and pie. Stay tuned.

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Review: Maison Kayser bakery in Tribeca

(1,000 people have read this as of September 5th, 2015) August 30, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The old Harrison restaurant at 355 Greenwich Street is now a Maison Kayser bakery and cafe.

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Review: Sundaes and Cones is a rare good ice cream shop in Manhattan

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer For whatever reason, New York City has a dearth of good ice cream stores. The only one I have been

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The salmon at The Clocktower

June 26, 2015- This is another work of edible art by Chef Atherton that I consumed: the salmon. 

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Le District bakery

April 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I know a thing or two about baking: enough to know that bread makes or breaks a sandwich,

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Danny Meyer tours his Blue Smoke BBQ in Battery Park

 

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So you can’t bake cookies. You are not alone.

February 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer MD Back in 2012, out of necessity, I baked myself some chocolate chip and walnut cookies because

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Christmas logs at Financier

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Why do French chefs mess up the simple hamburger and chocolate chip cookie?

February 1, 2014- Chef Daniel Boulud is a very good chef who lives up to the hype. That is why this observation is noteworthy. He falls in with a group of other top French bakers and chefs who screw up … Continue reading

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