Category Archives: French

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: 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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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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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 Fillet Mignon, cooked medium,

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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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NYT raves about Bouley

March 1, 2016- Pete Wells of the NYT gave Bouley in Tribeca 3-stars and a rave review. I might have to go try this joint out.

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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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Review: Jean-Georges prix fixe lunch is great

January 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I had some time to kill in Midtown and went to Jean-Georges Nougatine for lunch.

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Excellent prepared food at Le District

January 13, 2016- This is enough to feed several people and the total was $30.

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Try the hormone-free, antibiotic-free milk at Le District

January 12, 2015- I stopped shopping at Whole Foods once I discovered the meat counter

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It’s a miracle. Le District gets waffle cones after 8-months

January 12, 2016- Well, it only took 8-months,

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Citrus season at Le District

Update December 29, 2015- Try the large seedless oranges at Le District.

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