Category Archives: Bar, Lounge

Told you so: Pier-A is a just big bar now

August 12, 2016- As we predicted many times, Pier-A is nothing but a big bar now. The upstairs,

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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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Merchant’s Black Hound in the news

June 1, 2016- The last time I was in Black Hound, the little cocktail bar next to SouthWestNY,

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It’s official: Pier-A is nothing but a huge bar.

April 1, 2016- The PR company for Poulakakos finally got back with us. The huge upstairs section

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Photo 4-1-2016

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North End Grill is busy again

February 28, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I swore off North End Grill, for the second time, a year ago. Under Chef Floyd Cardoz, I stopped

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Acceptable lounges in Tribeca

Update February 9, 2016- The NYT “gave” The Bennett a write-up.

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Review: Terroir

February 6, 2016- by Steven E. Greer A viewer suggested we try Terroir in Tribeca. I went there in 2011 when it opened, but for some

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BPCA CFO, Robert Serpico, spotted coming out of cigar lounge

January 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was walking by the Davidoff of Geneva cigar store and spotted Robert Serpico, the CFO of the

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Images from the new jazz club in Tribeca, The Django

September 27, 2015- by Steven E. Greer (Pardon the poor camera quality) This weekend was the soft opening of The Django in The Roxy. In other words, the Tribeca Grand Hotel,

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Bar CYRK is dead

Update September 27, 2015- Almost one year ago, Bar Cyrk opened. I had a feeling that it would

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Review: The Edition Hotel lobby bar: Sad to watch

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have waited to comment on The Edition Hotel’s lobby bar until the upstairs Clocktower restaurant got its reviews. I am

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The beef stew tour of 2015

March 10, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I like to tour Downtown to find the best of a particular type of food that is not commonly found on

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Review: Belle Reve Tribeca: CBGB without the hard drugs

(2,000 people have read this review as of February 27, 2015) February 27, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I hope that every person in the restaurant business reads this because it exemplifies why hospitality

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Why is Blue Smoke in such decline? The owners have been doing this.

March 14, 2015- We are hearing that a new “corporate chef” is hovering over Blue Smoke

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Review: Employees Only suffers from extreme inconsistencies

October 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Since I first went to Employees Only in June (see original story below), I have been back approximately six times. I keep going back in search of that good experience that I … Continue reading

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North End Grill capitulates, finally puts up signage

February 5, 2015- For three years, it has been a running joke how so many people walk by the entrance

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A tour of Distilled in Tribeca

January 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was invited to stop by the 18-month-old Distilled in Tribeca. This is the first restaurant for the young duo of Nick Iovacchini and

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Review: Tao Downtown

January 21, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was Uptown and decided to detour on the way home to 9th Avenue and stopped by Buddakan. They were closing

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Beware the “Parlor” dinner club mailing invites

January 23, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I received a fancy printed dinner invitation similar to what one gets for a wedding, inviting me to a private SoHo

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