Category Archives: Restaurants

Del Friscoe’s Grill at Brookfield Place is an eyesore

August 5, 2017- Who the hell allowed this ugly thing to be built?

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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This is why we have rats, folks

Update July 12, 2017- Did the city listen to BPTV? The new plan to reduce rats will include a

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The perfect French fry is at El Vez

May 14, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Chef LaForce made me a cheeseburger and fries today. They are still the best in the city,

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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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Chef Eiji Ichimura of Brushstroke fame quits his new place after 5-months

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Sushi Chef Eiji Ichimura quit is 10-seat chef table place on

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Review: Pint House has fries as good as Clocktower

August 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I previously ranked the best French fries in the city and found two Stephen Starr places to have the best:

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Review: Graeter’s Ice Cream caused me to break up with Jeni’s

August 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer Years ago, I championed Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream to New York Viewers. It was a hometown

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Hideous Nathan’s hot dog cart now at Vesey

August 5, 2017- I used to give a crap about things like this. Now, I think that Brookfield and the local

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Review: Fuku and Milk on Wall Street

August 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I tried out the new location of David Chang’s Fuku fried chicken sandwich joint at 110 Wall Street.

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It’s official: Pier-A (BlackTail) is a huge (award-winning) cocktail bar

July 28, 2017- As we warned, Pier-A never materialized as a restaurant or a public space. Instead, it is

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Review: Del Frisco’s Grille

  Update June 20, 2017- The Brookfield location is opening next week.

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Review: Chuy’s Tex-Mex is as good as El Vez

June 16, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I tried out the Tex-Mex place in Easton called Chuy’s. It was opened about a year ago by a team from Texas. It’s pretty good and right

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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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Fika coffee and chocolate chain closing stores

April 14, 2017- I noticed the Fika coffee shop by City Hall on Duane Street had closed, so I investigated.

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Review: The Crest Gastropub

May 13, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I wanted to try The Crest Gastropub after seeing a blog post. It seemed like a hipster chef-driven place.

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Review: Veritas Tavern in Delaware, Ohio

April 28, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Who says you can’t go home again? I just did.

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Review: 1808 American Bistro

May 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I previously gave a shout out to Veritas Tavern in Delaware, Ohio. That is the newer restaurant of

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