Category Archives: Restaurants

Roasting Coffee Beans at Home

January 9, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I used to go to Whole Foods for coffee beans and meat. The Tribeca store roasts onsite. In fact,

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Interview with restaurateur Danny Meyer

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Actor Steve Schirripa discusses BPC and his line of spaghetti sauces

October 19, 2014- by Steven E. Greer

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Sopranos Stories with Steve Schirripa

January 10, 2019- The Sopranos are all over the news as the “Prequel” movie has been announced.

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Summer Sundae: Raspberry, Blackberry, Pistachio, Vanilla Ice Cream

June 2, 2019

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Exclusive sneak peek inside the Oculus

6,000 people have viewed this as of June 9, 2017

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How to deal with a bad Seamless order

January 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer If you have received a food delivery order processed by Seamless and the food is either unsatisfactory,

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Interview with Bâtard’s acclaimed chef, Markus Glocker

(3,800 people have viewed this as of February 23, 2018) October 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD It was a great pleasure to meet the Michelin-starred

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Review: Nashville

May 1, 2019- by Steven E. Greer I have

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Review: Bâtard

(3,200 people have read this as of 1-11-2016) January 24, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Tonight, by a strange twist of fate, I finally did it. I ate at the now-world-famous Bâtard in Tribeca. 

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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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Mario Batali’s memory is erased by Eataly

Update April 3, 2018- Mario is officially divesting his assets in his restaurants. This might

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Markus Glocker of Bâtard now also cooks at Keith McNally’s Augustine

December 4, 2018- One of BPTV’s favorite chefs, right up there with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is Markus

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Review: The Playboy Club New York

Update April 23, 2019- The Playboy Club is firing bunnies because they cannot do “basic hosting tasks”.

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David Chang screws up another restaurant

April 25, 2019- by Steven E. Greer

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Smorgasburg coming to Oculus

March 29, 2019- The innovative Brooklyn food court called Smorgasburg is coming to the WTC Oculus.

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Another bad Asian restaurant coming to BPC

February 15, 2019- The Asian restaurants by South Cove have changed hands so many times that BPTV has lost track.

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Review: Cosme

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

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Review: Nobu Downtown

Update April 28, 2018- I feasted again at Nobu. This time, I ate downstairs with the grownups.

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Restaurants need to stop paying ransom to crooked gas, electric, fire, and plumbing inspectors

December 22, 2018- by Steven E. Greer I watched a Netflix show about the seven days of frantic preparation before the 3-Michelin-star

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