• The guy behind the Campbell Apartment in Grand Central is turning part of the Empire State Building's ground floor into a swanky bar. For reals. [Eater]
• The new Jane Hotel and Ballroom, owned by ever-expanding hoteliers Sean MacPherson and Eric Goode, officially opened last night. [Thrillist, Eater]
Bruni visits Soho's Savoy in this week's Times, reaffirms its two stars. [NYT]
• Both Ryan Sutton and the Danyelle Freeman weigh in on Table 8. [BN, NYDN]
• For his part, TONY's Jay Cheshes gives Harbour five out of six stars. [TONY]
• Steve Cuozzo hits up "the Bowery's new Big Enchilada," aka DBGB. [NYP]
• If you've fantasized about turning your living room into a replica of the Gramercy Park Hotel's late Wakiya, you may want to note that all the restaurant's fixtures and furniture go up for sale next week. [GS]
• Europe's big rosé crisis has been settled. What a relief. [NYT]

• Hotel Griffou on East 9th Street opens one week from tonight. [UD]
Scott Conant's Scarpetta debuts a new late-night menu next week. [Eater]
• Michael Huynh of Baoguette/Bar Bao fame is opening a "Vietnamese beer garden" on Orchard. Stanton Social is planning something new, too. [TFB]
• A tour of Spina, the latest eatery at 175 Avenue B. [GS]
• A few notes on what's on tap for this fall's Wine and Food Festival. [TFB]
• Water Taxi Beach is launching a "dance brunch" on Sundays. [GS]
• More Americans are becoming vegetarians. Not because they necessarily want to become vegetarians, mind you, but because it's cheaper. [Gourmet]