Maialino Poised for Friends-and-Family; Gramercy Alum Leaves Lot 2

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Gramercy: Danny Meyer's Maialino may start friends-and-family next week. [Eater]
Flatiron: City Bakery will provide bite-sized portions of an entire Thanksgiving meal at Bottlerockets Thanksgiving wine tasting on November 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. The $2 entry goes to City Harvest. [Bottlerocket]
Kellari Parea introduces Greek-music Fridays starting tonight at 9 p.m. Opa! [Grub Street]
Meatpacking District: At Bagatelle , staff members will dress like Michael Jackson tomorrow and perform choreographed "Thriller" dances at 3 p.m and again at 10 p.m. Def. scary. [Grub Street]
Sunset Park: Gramercy Tavern alum Scott Bridi plans to leave Lot 2; Bouley and Blue Hill alum Danny Rojo will step up as head chef. [Fork in the Road/VV]
West Village: Philippe Express celebrates its first anniversary November 1 through 3 with $1 chicken satays from noon to 5 p.m. [Grub Street]