Rusty Knot Bringing Back Frozen Drinks; Bruce Willis Tended Bar in the East Village

East Village: Wine bar Bowery Wine Co., which opens this weekend at the Avalon, is backed by Bruce Willis, but no promises that he’ll be behind the bar this Saturday as he did at his own private party last week. [Eater]
The late-night menu that made Ssäm Bar famous is now a shadow of its former self; you can’t even actually get ssäm. [Down by the Hipster]
Midtown: Joel Robuchon will be in the house at Atelier for four or five days starting April 11. [Insatiable Critic]
Midwood: Di Fara pizza now has a Facebook page, thanks to Adam Kuban. [Slice]
Soho: The Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR) industry group is hosting the Times’ own Florence Fabricant and Kate Krader of Food & Wine magazine tonight at the French Culinary Institute as part of a panel set to discuss how restaurateurs and chefs should deal with Grub Street (well, all forms of media). [WCR]
Fabio Trabocchi has launched a series of Saturday cooking classes beginning this week at Fiamma . [The Strong Buzz]
Tribeca: The evolved Duane Park now has a New Orleans accent. [Zagat]
West Village: Will other bars catch on to Rusty Knot’s move to serve frozen drinks? We hope so. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]