Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Pearl

July 24,2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Tonight, I tried The Pearl in The Short North district of Columbus, Ohio. It is another Cameron Mitchell

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In Ohio, this is tapas

July 18, 2016- by Steven E.Greer The concept of tapas started in Spain where nice restaurants will give away high-quality food in

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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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Review: Jeni’s Ice Cream in New Albany

July 12, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I knew I wasn’t crazy, chasing a Holy Grail that did not exist.

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Review: Jacques Torres ice cream in Grand Central Station

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I had no idea that Jacques Torres opened an ice cream stand in Grand Central years ago. It is quite good,

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Never accept the original sales pitch

July 8, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I am doing a lot of shopping for basic services and home furnishings. I am amazed at how flagrantly

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Review: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

June 10, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Did you know that The United States has lost almost every war since 1945? I am referring to the

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Review: Schilling

Updated June 14 with photos, originally posted May 25, 2016- by Steven E. Greer The No-Man’s Land below Albany Street in FiDi might finally become a bit nicer now that the World Trade

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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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Try Ethyl’s this weekend

May 13, 2016- I was invited to the opening of Ethyl’s on 85th Street and Second Avenue. It is the latest

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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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Review: Salvation Burger

May 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD Salvation Burger is the new “better burger” joint opened by The Spotted Pig team of Chef

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Review: The Nomad cheeseburger is so bad it made me want to punch the chef

July 4, 2015- by Steven E. Greer As part of my 2015 tour of Manhattan Cheeseburgers, I tried the one at the Nomad. I should

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Review: White Plains and Greenwich

July 1, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD For the last 20-years, many of my colleagues in surgery and Wall Street have been the ones to commute

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Review: Del Frisco’s Grille

  June 28, 2016- by Steven E. Greer How’s this for a fast review? I am a year and a half early.

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Review: Sweet Pea’s Baking Co in Old Greenwich

June 21, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I visited Sweet Pea’s Baking Co. in Old Greenwich and noctived that they had pour-over coffee equipment.

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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 Fillet Mignon, cooked medium,

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Dear Chefs: Stop the many-course tiny tastings

June 18, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I had dinner last night at one of my favorite places, which I will not name, and the well-acclaimed

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The Netflix late Reviewer: Deadpool

June 16, 2016- by Steven E. Greer Why was Deadpool, starring box-office-poison Ryan Reynolds, a sleeper hit? Because the studio

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

(2,500 people have read this as of June 13, 2016) Update June 13, 201- Since David Bouley is cashing out and selling his buildings, the Brushstroke

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