Category Archives: Italian

Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Review: The pizza at Eataly

February 26, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I had to pick up some prints at Duggal on 23rd and stopped in to try out the pizza at Eataly.

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A damn fine pizza at Harry’s Italian

September 29, 2015- I was unable to enjoy the last pizza I had at Harry’s Italian because

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Review: Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza

June 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am a fan of American pizza, which is the kind with lots of toppings. The “authentic” Sicilian pizzas,

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La Sirena almost kills New York Times food reviewer’s son

June 7, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Told you so. In my review, I was very harsh on Mario Batali’s La Sirena in the Maritime Hotel. Well, now the New York Times agrees.

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Review: La Sirena

Update December 12, 2017- After this review last year, Mario Batali and I had it out publicly on Twitter.

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Why Palm steakhouse is poorly managed

Update November 14, 2017- Now it is clear why this restaurant has suffered from bad management

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Easter candy at Eataly

April 12, 2017

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Sauce & Barrel

April 12, 2017- The spot across from the Holiday Inn at Washington and rector Street has yet a new owner/operator.

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Review: Marcella’s in the Short North

December 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I heard good things from many sources about Marcella’s in the Short North, so I tried it out.

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Exclusive (good) photos of the new Downtown Eataly

August 2, 2016- Le District is in for some trouble.

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Review: Harvest Pizzeria

July 29, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I tried tonight Harvest Pizzeria in German Village (Columbus, Ohio). A trustworthy source recommended it to me.

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Eataly signage goes up

Update June 30, 2016- The signage went up

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John Fratta gets his buddies to “protest” BatteryPark.TV

Louis Gallo June 16, 2016- by Steven E. Greer John Fratta is a local resident and former CB1 member who thinks he is somehow the voice for Italian

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Review: Mulino’s of Westchester

May 20, 2016- by Steven E. Greer With the epic real estate bubble driving out most of the good restaurants in New York City, it is time

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The Marinara Mobile: Uncle Steve’s Smartcar

June 6, 2016

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Parm’s sandwiches improve, but nothing else

January 15, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I gave up on Parm more than six-months ago, mostly because of the logistical problems that

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Eurotrash cronyism leads to extension of lease by the BPCA for crappy Gigino’s in Wagner Park

December 11, 2015- by Steven E. Greer In a rare piece of actual reporting by the Broadsheet (although the details of the story were

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Gigino in Wagner Park gets reprieve

Update December 8, 2015- The BPCA board on December 4th voted to extend the lease to

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Spaghetti and meat sauce Steve-style

November 3, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I make a nice spaghetti and meat sauce, if I do say so myself. There is a trick I learned. The Maillard reaction

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