Category Archives: Restaurants

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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Review: Danny Meyer’s new pizzeria, Marta

Update February 16, 2019- Told you so. This pizza is like eating dry crackers with cheese on top (read below).

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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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Review: Cave Creek, Arizona and The Grotto Cafe

January 16, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD I visited Cave

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Review: Fox in the Snow Cafe, New Albany

January 21, 2019- by Steven E. Greer I picked a

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La Colombe coffee TriBeCa

La Colombe on

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The Laughing Man Coffee V60 pour-over

(11,000 real people have viewed this as of 1-21-2019) Update June 2, 2014- A blogger was

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Nobletree Coffee in Oculus

April 12, 2017- This “serious coffee” shop is out of the way. It is not in the main Oculus by the Apple store, but rather

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Holy Cow Bakery lives!

December 26, 2018- by Steven E. Greer As many of you know, I ventured into the baking business in 2012. I was in Manhattan and had a desire

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This is why Del Frisco’s Grille is so bad

December 5, 2018- BPC has a Del Frisco’s Grill on Brookfield Place. You probably have never

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Shake Shack one of only two burger chains to serve antibiotic-free beef

October 17, 2018- CBS reports on a consortium of watchdog groups that published a study

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

Update December 4, 2018- Eater reports, “Restaurateur Keith McNally’s FiDi jewel Augustine

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The first ever French-American apple pie

November 26, 2015- by Chef Steven E. Greer I had the idea quite some time ago, after enjoying a chocolate croissant at Le District, to make

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Review: Il Mulino in Tribeca

September 24, 2018- by Steven E. Greer The first and last time I went to the original Il Mulino in the West Village was about 20-years ago.

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Book Review: Fat Chance by Robert H. Lustig, MD

February 9, 2013- by Steven E. Greer, MD How did our ancient ancestors evolve from being pure meat eating carnivore hunters into grain fed farmers,

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Review: The new El Vez cheeseburger is the best one Downtown

November 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Without consulting me first, El Vez expanded

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Essay: Danny Meyer has gone from King of New York to loser

April 30, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I got a late night bite at Grand Central Station. Shake Shack was the only place still open.

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The perfect hamburger is very simple

July 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The perfect American hamburger is simple. However, the food pornographer chefs of New York City love to overthink the hamburger. Virtually every hamburger written up in New York press is perverted beyond recognition.

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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: La Sirena

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

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