Category Archives: Hamburgers, fries

Told you so: Clocktower fries make “Best of” list

June 10, 2016- I previously raved about The Clocktower’s French fries (but El Vez’s are better).

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Earnings Preview (SHAK): Look for upside in Q1:2016 earnings from Chick’n Shack launch

Goldman Sucks equity research Update May 31, 2016- SHAK is at $39, or a 14% gain from this first posting in February.

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Review: Five Guys

May 2, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Five Guys is another one of those “better burger” attempts that is failing because of poor management.

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Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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Umami Burger sees the light

March 19, 2016- Brookfield Place makes it difficult for shop owners to change their

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Review: Maxwell’s

February 22, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I tried Maxwell’s on Chambers Street.

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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: Shake Shack’s chicken sandwich is great

Update January 29, 2016- I noticed that they use hormone-free, antibiotic-free, free-range chickens.

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Review: Hillstone’s fried chicken sandwich

(can you spot the thin layer of chicken?) February 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was in Midtown and went to Hillstone. I saw that they too now have a fried chicken sandwich,

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Review: Chef James Tracey cheeseburgers

June 20, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Given the fact that three of the best cheeseburgers I have tried over the last 12-months

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Is Shake Shack a magnet for violent crime?

January 14, 2016- It has happened again. Another Manhattan Shake Shack was the location for

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Excellent staff at Shake Shack and Le District

January 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I was walking around on New Year’s Day for exercise and was shocked to see Shake Shack operating

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Hillstone ruins the best cheeseburger in the city

November 12, 2015- by Steven E. Greer As you might know, I have regarded Hillstone‘s cheeseburger and baked potatoes as the best

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Review: Hill Country Chicken

September 16, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I am on a winning streak. I have found a second great restaurant in a row.

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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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Review: The White Castle fried chicken sandwich

September 1, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Now, White Castle is getting in on the Chick-fil-A action with their own fried chicken sandwich. I tried it.

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Review: The McDonald’s fried chicken sandwich

August 28, 2015- by Steven E. Greer We have previously reported how Chick-fil-A is shaking up the fast-food industry with stellar

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Chick-fil-A coming to FiDi

August 24, 2014- DNAinfo told me something that I did not realize.

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Beaubourg is shaping up to be better than North End Grill

July 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I was walking through Le District when I saw in the kitchen window of Beaubourg (the brasserie)

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The best sandwiches in Manhattan are now found on Vesey Street

June 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In my humble opinion, the best sandwiches in Manhattan are now found on Vesey Street.

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