North End Grill – Battery Park City – CLOSING 2018

North End Grill

11/23/14 We’ve now been to North End Grill on countless occasions, including a Thanksgiving.  We’ve done all meals.  But now Chef Floyd Cardoz has moved on to White Street, which we are trying tomorrow. We decided to try brunch under the new chef, Eric Korsch.  The new chef most recently opened Calliope and prior was the Executive Chef at the Waverly Inn.  The menu has changed a bit.  But overall we were generally impressed.  Here’s … Continue reading

Gigino at Wagner Park

Gigino was recommended to us from the day we moved to Battery Park City almost 3 years ago. We have been going fairly regularly during the summer months ever since. The interior of Gigino is rather small, decorated in chic Italian white leather with stark white tablecloths. But the exterior is the draw here! It is a patio area right in Wagner Park with stunning views of the Hudson River and the Statue of Liberty. … Continue reading

Shake Shack, Battery Park City

Battery Park is now a mini-Danny Meyer Empire, complete with Shake Shack, Blue Smoke and North End Grill.  Shake Shack was the first to arrive Memorial Day weekend of 2011. I am proud to say we’ve only succumbed to the food 3-4 times in that year!  Our first time was the Best Burgers in NYC Smackdown.  We had not previously gone to a Shake Shack because of our extreme aversion to waiting in line for … Continue reading