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JBF Announces Who's Who Inductees; Ko Turns Five

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EAST VILLAGE ? Momofuku Ko is turning five-years-old this month and is celebrating with a celebratory "throwback" dinner on March 24 and 25, with two seatings each night. It's just $85, and also the appearance of some unnamed original chefs and original menu items like Christina Tosi's deep-fried apple pie. [Long Play]

WILLIAMSBURG ? Back in January, Nitehawk Cinema screened American Psycho with food inspired by the film prepared by Francis Derby. The next iteration of this series will be for the film Amelie, with Pernod Absinthe cocktails and a (fittingly French and whimsical) menu prepared by former Top Chef contestant and Marc Forgione sous chef Sarah Nguyen. It's next Tuesday and costs $95. [EaterWire]

AWARDS SEASON ? The James Beard Foundation announced today this year's inductees into the Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America. Among the six honorees this year are New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov, Saveur founder Dorothy Kalins, and Mexican cuisine expert Zarela Martinez. Head over to Eater National for the full announcement. [Eater National]

UPPER EAST SIDE ? Former Le Cirque chef Olivier Reginensi has joined the team at Maison Kayser as its corporate chef. The team at Le Cirque, meanwhile, is still in the process of whittling down the candidates for Reginensi's replacement. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURG ? Andrew Tarlow's restaurants have two upcoming wine events. One is a "muscadet-a-thon" with Marc Olivier of Domaine de la Pépière in the Loire Valley, March 18 at 7 p.m. at Marlow & Sons. The other is a winemakers' dinner with a pair of Italian winemakers at Roman's, also on March 18. Both dinners at $125. [EaterWire]
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