The Rotary Club of Wall Street New York will have its charter event tonight. There’ll be a cocktail hour followed by a three course dinner, charter ceremony, keynote speaker, and remarks by the Rotary district governor. The Rotary Club of Wall Street New York will meet every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Down Town Association (60 Pine St.). For more info, email email@example.com
IN THE NEWS
••• “Facing mounting pressure from New York politicians concerned about costs and security, the Obama administration on Thursday began considering moving the trial of the chief organizer of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks out of Manhattan, administration officials said.” (New York Times)
••• Here’s the menu for the new Cosmopolitan Café, which has opened where the Soda Shop was. (Click to enlarge.)
••• David Bouley’s Brushstroke—replacing Secession, which replaced Danube—will open in July, according to Forays of a Finance Foodie (via Grub Street). The sentence “Bouley explained that this is the first time a Kaiseki restaurant is coming to New York…” will no doubt have the folks at Rosanjin sharpening their knives.
••• Chanterelle’s menus, created by an amazing roster of artists, will get an exhibition. “On February 7 and 8, Greenpoint antiques store Kill Devil Hill will display the works of art (some of them for sale), from the first one by Marisol to one by Chuck Close that never saw the light of day.” (Grub Street; click to see the artists’ names.) Also on Grub Street: Nice Matin and Barbounia bought up Chanterelle’s wine.