Category Archives: French

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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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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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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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: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

March 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had a break in between depositions in my federal case, so I walked to the Beekman. I tried to get

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Review: Maison Kayser bakery in Tribeca

(2,000 people have read this as of May 5th, 2017) Update May 5, 2017- Told you so. This place was lacking oversight and good management.

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The Bar á Frites at Le District

March 22, 2017- $5 beers and $8 fresh fries made to order.

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Épicerie Boulud in the Oculus

March 20, 2017– Épicerie Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s eat-in and take-out café in the Oculus PATH station complex by the Apple store.

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Review: Tom Colicchio’s Fowler & Wells in The Beekman Hotel

October 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try the newly opened Fowler & Wells, a Tom Colicchio restaurant in the new Beekman

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The Broadsheet botches food story

February 1, 2017- The Broadsheet covered the fact that Le District’s internal chef-table restaurant

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Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant.

December 28, 2016- Pete Wells has another bizarre review of a Lower Manhattan restaurant. He goes on

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Review: The Odeon

December 19, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I went to The Odeon restaurant on West Broadway by Thomas Street. A PR-placed article claimed that

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Stephen Starr’s Le Coucou is Pete Well’s favorite new restaurant

December 14, 2016- The NYT reports, “The genius of this project from the chef Daniel Rose and the restaurateur

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Review: Bâtard

(3,200 people have read this as of 1-11-2016) January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca. 

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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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Images of the new Le Pain Quotidien at Gateway Plaza

October 23, 2016

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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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Review: Almond in Tribeca

Update July 23, 2017- Told you so (see below). They have closed after a little more than a year in business.

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Bouley is closing

June 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The real estate bubble has caused another casualty. David Bouley’s buildings are worth

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Team behind Parm to take over famed Four Seasons restaurant

Update March 26, 2016- Gotham, “Julian Niccolini, co-owner of the famed Four Seasons

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