Category Archives: French

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 (more…)

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The fancy salad is where you find flavor (not fried or oily entrees)

February 19, 2020- by Steven E. Greer, MD I just ate a small baby-green lettuce salad with croutons, tomato, sunflowers and vinaigrette dressing. (more…)

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Spago update

October 25, 2019- by Steven E. Greer Two-years ago, I enjoyed my experience at famed Beverly Hills restaurant Spago run by Wolfgang Puck. (more…)

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Review: Maison Kayser bakery in Tribeca

(3,400 people have read this as of September 30th, 2019) Update September 30, 2019- This place finally shut down two-years after TribecaCiti (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Jean-Georges is still great

August 9, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I spent more on the Uber fare than the meal, but I went to Jean-Georges last night. It is still great, (more…)

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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.  (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Review update: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

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

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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 (more…)

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A tour of the fromagerie at Le District

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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. (more…)

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François Payard closed in chaos

April 28, 2018- There was an eviction notice on the François Payard window and the equipment was still inside. (more…)

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Trader Joe’s macarons are perfect

March 9, 2018- The frozen section of Trader Joe’s has some great items, ranging from meals to desserts. (more…)

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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 (more…)

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Two StopTrump media elites wallow in misery

Update June 7, 2017- Correction: This story gets more pathetic. Alan Murray is no longer with the WSJ, but (more…)

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A rare perfect 10

June 11, 2016- by Steven E. Greer, MD I had a rare meal that was a prefect 10. At The Clocktower, the Filet Mignon, cooked medium, (more…)

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Review: Augustine in the Beekman Hotel

March 21, 2017- by Steven E. Greer I had a break in between depositions in my federal case, so I walked to the Beekman. I tried to get (more…)

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The Bar á Frites at Le District

March 22, 2017- $5 beers and $8 fresh fries made to order. (more…)

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Épicerie Boulud in the Oculus

March 20, 2017– Épicerie Boulud is Chef Daniel Boulud’s eat-in and take-out café in the Oculus PATH station complex by the Apple store. (more…)

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