Category Archives: Reviews

New York is worse than one year ago

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am going to fire my secretary. For some reason, he thought it would be a good idea to needlessly stay in

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

Posted in Battery Park City and BPCA, Featured Residents, Film Theater and TV, Restaurants, Reviews | 2 Comments

Shake Shack breakfast at Fulton Station is failing

August 9, 2017- I previously reported on the woes of the Shake Shack chain. Even the busy

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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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Update review: Khe-Yo still great

August 7, 2017- Steven Greer I have not been to Khe-Yo in a while and had a craving for savory pork curry noodles and sticky rice.

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Second Review: Fowler & Wells in the Beekman Hotel

August 7, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I am staying at the Beekman Hotel and learned at 7:00 AM that they placed me next to a hallway of

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Review: Nobu Downtown

August 6, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Just around the block from my Beekman Hotel is the new Nobu at 195 Broadway, in the AT&T building.

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD When I first reviewed Augustine last March, I had a few good things to say. I have been in the Beekman

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How to Drink Wine

April 1, 2017- The NYT posted a useful guide to drinking wine. These are the crib notes from the very long article.

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The real estate bubble and high rent are killing off even the best of restaurants

A $30 meal at the new Union Square Cafe July 25, 2017- by Steven E. Greer In the course of writing my silly restaurant reviews, over the last several years, I have noticed the

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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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Jean-Georges is still great

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I spent more on the Uber fare than the meal, but I went to Jean-Georges last night. It is still great,

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Update review: El Vez no longer has the best burrito in the land

August 7, 2017- by Seven E. Greer I wanted a reliable lunch, so I went to El Vez for their $11 grilled chicken burrito in the sit-down section.

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Review: The Roger Waters Us + Them tour, Columbus July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I reluctantly went to the Roger Waters concert tonight in Columbus. I thought that I had already seen

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Review: The new Union Square Café

Update April 26, 2017- Even the food reviews in the New York Times are now agenda-driven propaganda.

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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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Review: Chinese Tuxedo

March 18, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I lived in New York for almost 20-years and always struck out when I tried to find good food and

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Review: Oliver Stone’s “The Putin Interviews”

June 17, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Battery Park resident Oliver Stone has a must-see series on Showtime called “The Putin Interviews”

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