LOWER EAST SIDE— Xiao Ye is opening for brunch this weekend. [Fresh Off the Boat]
GRAMERCY—Maialino announces that they're launching a nebbiolo bar and a $21 prix fixe breakfast. [EaterWire]
FLATIRON—The Feast reports that a Vogue party at soon to open restaurant Ciano was interrupted last night by the Fire Dept. who were responding to a smoke issue stemming from the restaurant's chimney.
GREENWICH VILLAGE—Wined & Dined reports that Blue Hill in the city will host a menu free dinner on the second Monday of every month. Five courses for $95. [W&D]
MIDTOWN— Midtown Lunch learns that Zengo's basement level tequila den, called La Biblioteca, will start serving lunch on November 1. They have over 400 tequilas and a $10 taco trio deal. [ML]