Category Archives: Restaurants

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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Why Palm steakhouse is poorly managed

Update November 14, 2017- Now it is clear why this restaurant has suffered from bad management

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George’s diner closed after owner films health inspector during inspection

Update: January 9, 2012 George’s diner was re-inspected today by the city health inspector. Two inspectors were sent, 

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The Steakhouse Tour: Dylan Prime

The next steakhouse toured by BatteryPark.TV up on Greenwich Street was Dylan Prime. The restaurant has the notable assets of an impressive wine list and attached cocktail area. Executive chef Christopher Cipollone has made some creative and delicious sides such … Continue reading

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Chef Floyd Cardoz gives a tour of North End Grill

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Interview with the owners of Mighty Quinn’s

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Harry’s of Hanover Square and the wine cellar

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Figs and Fennel at Le District

Update August 19, 2015- The NYT has come out with their own story about how to cook figs.

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Mexicue

(In full screen 1080i HD) The Mexicue fusion taco/BBQ truck is now serving our area. To find out when and where it is, click here. BatteryPark.TV is also working with the owner to possibly have then set up a stand … Continue reading

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Review: Sandbar & Grill at Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey

February 15, 2018- by Steven E. Greer Another seafood place recommended to me by locals is Sandbar & Grill on Fisherman’s Wharf in

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Fernando Mateo’s La Marina raided

July 21, 2018- Former BPCA board member Fernando Mateo is in the news for yet another scandal.

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Seamore’s in Battery Park

July 11, 2018

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Eric Korsh, chef at North End Grill, is the next to fall in the #MeToo era

Update March 15, 2018- Chef Korsh has been fired from Racines after only two weeks on the job.

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Review: Johnson’s Real Ice Cream

June 17, 2018- by Steven Greer When I moved to New Albany, I told the mayor that the main street of shops needed a good

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