Category Archives: Reviews

The Late Reviewer: Big Little Lies

December 11, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I was so bored, having literally nothing in my Netflix queue, that I decided to watch HBO’s summer hit Big Little Lies. I had to

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The Late Reviewer: Logan

December 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer The producers of all of these comic book movies must be getting board of the same action formula

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa: S1:E1

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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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Review: Northstar Café cheeseburger

December 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I discovered the quaint college town of Westerville as I drove to a golf course. Otterbein College is located here.

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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: The Who (minus Pete) mini-tour: St Augustine

November 4, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have seen The Who play on the biggest stages over recent years. One year ago, I saw them in Indio,

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The David Lynch Foundation Festival of Disruption 2017

Update December 6, 2017- Rolling Stone ranked the new Twin Peaks as the best TV show of 2017

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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: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

Update November 30, 2017- The health department closed down Denny’s. I have noticed

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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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What modern liberals need to learn from the failed Vietnam War protestors

September 28, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have been watching with jaw dropped, mesmerized by the Ken Burns PBS documentary on The

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The Netflix Late Reviewer: Suicide Squad

January 1, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I would normally disregard a superhero movie, because they are all bad (except for Nolan’s Batman trilogy).

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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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Second Review: Fowler & Wells (now Temple Court) in the Beekman Hotel

Update August 22, 2017- NYT reviewer Pete Wells commented that Fowler & Wells was named after a racist phrenologist. Well, after the rise of white supremacist last week, Tom Colicchio,

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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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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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Review: Spago (and Beverly Hills by metaphor)

October 12, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I’m in Los Angeles for a variety of reasons and decided to finally go to Spago in Beverly Hills.

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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 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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