Category Archives: Japanese

Japanese chef Isao Yamada shows the complex process of making lobster soup

February 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Back in 2011, When David Bouley first opened his latest Japanese restaurant called Brushstroke, in the same location

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Review: Starr’s Makoto in Bal Harbour

July 6, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Bal Harbour is a small town of 2000 people just North of Miami Beach. Because it controls its own

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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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Review: Morimoto New York still wows after 8 years

June 22, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Well, it took me a while, but I finally got around to visiting Morimoto on 16th Street and 10th Avenue. It is a joint venture between Stephen Starr and Chef Masaharu Morimoto. It … Continue reading

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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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Tammy Meltzer prevents Japanese business from opening in BPC

Update February 15, 2019- Our reporting must have put the pressure on.

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Sushi and other culinary cons

April 23, 2016- by Steven E. Greer I have eaten at a few top-end sushi places and have cynically concluded that the rice, and how it is

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Eric Bromberg of Blue Ribbon talks shop

May 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD One of the most successful chefs and restaurateurs in New York City is Eric Bromberg. With classic training in Paris at Le Cordon Bleu, he went on to launch Blue Ribbon on … Continue reading

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David Bouley continues to be a horrible businessman

Update December 20, 2017- David Bouley continues to be a terrible businessman. He closed is

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Chef Eiji Ichimura of Brushstroke fame quits his new place after 5-months

July 15, 2017- The Post reports that Sushi Chef Eiji Ichimura quit is 10-seat chef table place on

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Photo of the new “Downtown” Nobu

April 12, 2017- My photos

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Nobu FiDi stalled?

August 23, 2016- Last week, I peeked into the 195 Broadway location for the new Nobu and saw

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Review: Brushstroke Ichimura Sushi

(2,500 people have read this as of November 21, 2016) Update November 21, 2016- Eater reports that Brustroke will not be closed down after all, and that the next-door kaiseki will take over the sushi bar. Famed sushi chef Eiji … Continue reading

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Review: Mokomiya ramen

June 6, 2016- by Steven E. Greer This authentic Japanese-owned and chef’ed ramen restaurant in White Plains has $4 sake. That’s

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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

Update April 27, 2016- I think this is the side where Nobu will be going, so this might be signs of construction.

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Momofuku

Updated November 25, 2014- Great news. Blue Ribbon Sushi will start offering Momofuku-style noodle bowls

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Review: Northern China in Hudson Eats

March 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Northern China opened today in Hudson Eats. I tried it out at 5:00, after the busy lunch crowd.

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Zutto’s Monday special of $10 ramen noodle

November 24, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I was walking by Zutto on Hudson street and decided

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Eric Bromberg discusses his new Blue Ribbon Sushi coming to Brookfield Place

Update July 23, 2014- They got the TCO and will open Monday.

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NYT food critic punishes restaurant over price alone

January 7, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I swear, I must be influencing Pete Wells. He gave a fancy place zero stars today because of the high price alone.

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