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Drew Carey Leaves Hell’s Kitchen Server a Whopping $500 Tip

Plus, David Chang’s Hudson Yards restaurant Kāwi scores another glowing review — and more intel

Drew Carey
Drew Carey
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Drew Carey makes this waiter’s day with a massive tip

“The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey stunned a K Rico Steakhouse waiter when he left a $500 tip on a $200 check. The server at the South American Hell’s Kitchen steakhouse, located at 772 Ninth Ave., was reportedly “left speechless” after the massive tip.

Another raving review for Kāwi, David Chang’s Hudson Yards Korean stunner

Despite its stuffy location, David Chang’s latest restaurant Kāwi — located on the fifth floor of the massive Hudson Yards mall — serves “homey and precise” food, writes Grub Street critic Adam Platt. His recommendations include the “exceptional” sesame-speckled sweet and sour ribs; the “beautifully plated” blue crab; and Korean-style “crispy” chicken wings. Platt, however, wasn’t a fan of the foie gras-stuffed kimbap. He says go for the rice cakes in the spicy Wagyu ragu instead.

Longtime LES burger shop closes

Lower East Side burger joint Mikey’s Burger has abruptly closed after nearly a decade. The restaurant at 134 Ludlow St., near Rivington Street, opened in December 2009, was reportedly a favorite among locals in the area.

The Smith chef and founder sells his Brooklyn home for $5 million

The Smith founder Glenn Harris sold his Greenpoint townhouse for a record-breaking price. Sold at $4.94 million, the three-story home hit the highest sale record for the Brooklyn neighborhood, according to an appraiser. The 1867-built, 4,000-square-foot home at 126 Noble St. is equipped with five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two powder rooms, and, of course, a top-notch kitchen ideal for entertaining.

Bronx Night Market has plans to expand to Westchester and Harlem

Massive food festival Bronx Night Market is expanding to Westchester and Harlem in coming months. Home to over 50 food, drink, and artisan vendors, the market takes place every other Saturday through October at Fordham Plaza, including this weekend, and entry is free.

Disclosure: David Chang is producing shows for Hulu in partnership with Vox Media Studios, part of Eater’s parent company, Vox Media. No Eater staff member is involved in the production of those shows, and this does not impact coverage on Eater.