Category Archives: Restaurants

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: Jean-Georges summer menu 2018

July 11, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I ate most of the menu at Jean-Georges Nougatine restaurant, which is in the same location

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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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Review: La Sirena

Update September 22, 2018- Told you so. This place is no good.

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The designer of Le District gives a walking tour

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Interview with Ed Hogan of Brookfield Properties about retail leasing strategies

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North End Grill looks like a place ready to close

April 28, 2018- I walked into North End Grill during what should have been a busy brunch, and it was empty.

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Battery Place Market in Goldman Sachs

The Battery Place Market of south BPC has opened a smaller satellite store in the shop alley of

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Add Bouley’s Japanese Brushstroke to your bucket list

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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The best Italian restaurant Downtown: Il Giglio

Chef/Owner Rolando Mendez gives us a tour of his Il Giglio restaurant that he started twenty

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Danny Meyer tours Shake Shack in Battery Park


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An afternoon with Madeline Lanciani of Duane Park Patisserie

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Jeff Zalaznick of Major Food Group discusses the new Parm coming to Brookfield

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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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A tour of the bakery at Le District

April 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Throughout history, bakeries have been important establishments in cities around the world.

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Tour of Stone Street after Hurricane Sandy

Ronan Downs, the owner of several restaurants in the Financial District on Stone Street, such as Beckett’s, Stone Street Tavern, The Dubliner, Pizza Pizza, and Burger Burger gives a tour of the area after Hurricane Sandy. All of the establishments … Continue reading

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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Tour of FIKA’s chocolate factory in Tribeca

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Interview with the CEO of design group ICRAVE, Lionel Ohayon, about Le District


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