Ninth Street Espresso Expands Into Former Life Café; The Wren Offering Irish Breakfast on St. Paddy’s Day

East Village: Folks at The Wren will add a full Irish breakfast to their brunch menu for St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow, with Irish music in the early afternoon. [Grub Street]
Ninth Street Espresso will expand into the old Life Café, which was split in half earlier this month. [EV Local]
Liberty Island: Adrian Grenier helped celebrate 125 years of Glenfiddich whisky, as he assisted in auctioning off a 55-year-old Glenfiddich Janet Sheed Roberts Reserve that sold for $94,000, with proceeds going to his charity SHFT Initiatives. [Grub Street]

Soho: Ian Knauer, who writes the Flavor Ammo column here at Grub Street, will host his cookbook launch at City Grit on April 17 at 7:30 p.m. It’s $75 for a multicourse meal, and a selection of wines will be available for purchase. Tickets can be had here. [Grub Street]
Tribeca: Starting on Monday, March 19, Zutto will offer a daily Sake Social Hour that features $3 hot sake, $3 beers, and all sushi and tasting dishes under $9. [Grub Street]