Infamous lawyer Michael Cohen dines at Le Bilboquet
The very same day he pleaded guilty to things like campaign finance fraud and tax evasion, Michael Cohen was spotted eating dinner on the Upper East Side. The former Donald Trump lawyer headed to the ultimate of UES scene spots, Le Bilboquet, and reportedly sat at a prime table up front and spent much of the evening on his phone.
Anthony Bourdain’s new season of Parts Unknown will debut at Tribeca TV Festival
While the Lower East Side episode of the late Anthony Bourdain’s show Parts Unknown will premiere on October 24, the upcoming and final season will get a jump start on September 22 at the Tribeca TV Festival. It’s based in Kenya, and it’s the final episode that also features Bourdain’s narration. Tickets here.
An opening, a closing, and a celebration
A chicken and barbecue restaurant called Spinner’s opens today at 536 East 14th St. But nearby water boutique Molecule Project has shuttered. In positive news, East Village Koster luncheonette B&H Dairy celebrates its 80th birthday this week,
Ample Hills gets a spot in the Market Line
Joining vendors such as Nom Wah, Tortillería Nixtamal, and Veselka at the upcoming Market Line is local ice cream peddler Ample Hills. When the massive Lower East Side marketplace opens in early 2019, it will encompass 150,000 square feet of retail shops, restaurants, and more. Upstairs on the ground level will be the new Essex Street Market, opening beforehand.