Category Archives: French

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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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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Try the pummelo at Le District

January 9, 2016- The latest seasonal items at Le District are the pummelo (a sweet grapefruit)

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Excellent fromage

December 30, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I have not been

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A good milk shake

December 27, 2015- The milk shakes at Le District are pretty good.

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Joël Robuchon backs out of Brookfield Place deal

December 11, 2015- Likely due to slow Brookfield Place construction that has frustrated all

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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A healthy $10 sit-down meal at Le District

November 28, 2015- It is hard to find an affordable meal in Manhattan. This half-chicken and

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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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Le District helps garden club

October 18, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Le District kindly provided

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Review: Jean Georges Nougatine nails the American cheeseburger

October 13, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I tried the Jean-Georges Nougatine cheeseburger tonight, as the second course of my meal

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Starr to open a restaurant near Chinatown

Update October 14, 2015- The NYT has more info on this hotel/restaurant project at 148 Lafayette. It will be called Chez La Vieille Adrienne, and “The restaurateur Stephen Starr and Daniel

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