Category Archives: Tex-Mex

The new El Vez lobster

July 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer After a dozen or so emails to the team at El Vez suggesting that a Cabo San Lucas style lobster would be great,

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Review: La Sirena

May 30, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I tried out La Sirena, which the food blogs claim is Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s first new

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El Vez still has the best chicken burrito anywhere

May 28, 2016- The lunch menu at the sit-down section of El Vez (not the burrito hut) has the best

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The prefect 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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Review: Rosa Mexicano Tribeca will soften up even Donald Trump

November 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I had the pleasure of dining at the newly opened Rosa Mexicano at 41 Murray Street, in Tribeca.

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Review: El Luchador in the Seaport is muy bueno

September 7, 2015- by Steven E. Greer With the bike path through The Battery now open finally, I Citi-Biked over to the Seaport. At the corner of John and South Streets

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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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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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There is a very good reason that places like Chipotle have foodborne infection epidemics

December 9, 2015- by Steven E. Greer, MD When the local Chipotle on South End Avenue opened, I was appalled at the lack of management

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Review: The Dos Toros burrito is respectable

Update December 2, 2015- I had them toast the burrito after it was wrapped in foil. It makes

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Survey: A 40% disapproval rating for SouthWestNY

November 19, 2015- by Steven E. Greer We were receiving unsolicited complaints from locals about SouthWestNY being too expensive, 

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Tip of the Week: How to make a Chipotle burrito edible

November 2, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Try this tip the next time you go to Chipotle. To make your burrito more tasty, after they construct it and wrap it in foil, ask them

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Rosa Mexicano Tribeca: El Vez gets some serious competition

October 24, 2015- The website for Rosa Mexicano announced that the Tribeca location on Murray Street

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Review: Chipotle improves

(3,000 people have read this as of 10-2-2015) Update October 2, 2015- I ate here again, and it was still a good experience.

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Review: Cosme

August 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer (AKA El Gringo) After hearing multiple restaurant insiders rave about Cosme on 21st and Park Avenue, I went

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The burrito line for El Vez

July 24, 2015- My bad review seems to have had no effect. Blue Smoke

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Review: El Vez Burrito Bar

March 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I have eaten the best chicken burrito in town at El Vez. I have also just eaten the most disappointing

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Chipotle gets off to a bad start in BPC

May 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer When the Chipotle district manager and local store manager presented before the CB1 last month

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Will Chipotle open the flood gates for better food in South BPC?

March 30, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Chain restaurants choose new locations based on flaw formulas that have prevented them from

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The peasants of South BPC get a good place to eat: Chipotle

Update April 14, 2015- The sign is up and they will open in early May.  (4,000 people have viewed this story as of April 14, 2015)

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