In the News: Bâtard’s Chef Is Moonlighting at Augustine

••• “Augustine now has a big-name new chef: Markus Glocker, the chef-partner behind Michelin-starred Tribeca fine dining restaurant Bâtard. Glocker tells Eater that he started this week in the kitchen at Augustine in the Beekman Hotel, at 5 Beekman St. at Theatre Alley. He remains a partner at Bâtard, co-owned with restaurateurs Drew Nieporent and John Winterman, and will be splitting his time between the two restaurants. […] Glocker is not a partner at Augustine and says he decided to join because he’s ‘always liked the Beekman Hotel.'” An odd arrangement, but if everyone’s happy….

••• “When Trinity ruled lower Manhattan.” TL;DR. —Curbed

••• “Tour the sanctuary-like Tribeca duplex of designer Beth Bugdaycay,” founder of Foundrae on Lispnenard. —Elle Decor