A Multi-Chef, Asian-Food Extravaganza; Half-Price Wine at Compass

East Village: Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches on 2nd Street is closed for renovations. [EV Grieve]
Midtown: Lisa Ling hosts “The Grand Feast of Asian Flavors,” an evening of tastings created by over twenty chefs to honor Asian cuisine, at the Mandarin Oriental on May 1. Tickets are $150 to $250 and may be purchased at Luckyrice.com. [Grub Street]
Pizza by Cer Te will open on 56th Street between Lexington and Third avenues next Thursday, with a menu of slices and sandwiches all under $10. [Midtown Lunch]
Park Slope: After losing its staff last weekend, Gorilla Coffee has announced that it is renovating and will reopen next week. [FiPS]

Upper West Side: To celebrate the removal of the scaffolding that’s hidden its façade for the past year, Compass is celebrating with half off any bottle on their 1400-label wine list on Sundays. The spot will also offer half off all liquor, glasses of wine, beer, and lounge-menu items Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. until 7. [Grub Street]
West Village: Celebrate Earth Day with a special cupcake offer from Magnolia Bakery. Between April 18 and April 22, the bakery’s signature vanilla and chocolate treats, adorned with peace signs, will be available for $3.25. For every cupcake sold, Magnolia will donate $1 to Plant a Billion Trees. [Grub Street]