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EMP Kentucky Derby Party; Michelin Impostors at wd~50

PARTYWIRE — Tickets for Eleven Madison Park's famous Kentucky Derby Party will go on sale on April 2. The event will include Daniel Humm's take on Kentucky food, plus mint juleps, a cigar lounge by Nat Sherman, live blugrass music, and a screening of the race. Tickets are $175; e-mail on April 2 to reserve a slot. [EaterWire]

TRIBECA — Another Eleven Madison Park-related event: Frank Bruni will interview chef Daniel Humm and GM/owner Will Guidara at the 92Y Tribeca on March 13. Tickets are $18. [92Y Tribeca]

LOWER EAST SIDETwo men recently stormed out of wd~50 when they didn't get the table they wanted, and told the management that they were from the Michelin Guide. Of course, all Michelin inspectors are anonymous, and never blow their cover. Knowing this, Wylie Dufresne contacted a Michelin spokesman, and the company apologized for its impostors on Twitter. [The Atlantic]

UPPER EAST SIDENumero 28 is launching brunch this weekend, with a menu that includes baked goods, egg dishes, sandwiches, and pizzas. [EaterWire]

BOOK DEALSHelen Clarke Molanphy, the grandniece of the founder of P.J. Clarke's, is publishing a memoir about growing up in the apartment above the restaurant called Over P.J.'s: Tales from Clarke's Bar. It will be released this fall by Skyhorse Publishing. [Publisher's Marketplace, subscription required]

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