Recette’s $40 Summer Suppers; Nougatine Terrace Opens

• Ben Maisani, famous for owning trendy bars and being Anderson Cooper's boyfriend, will be opening a third gay bar in Hell's Kitchen. [Real Deal]

Nougatine Terrace at Jean-Georges is now open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with the full Nougatine menu. Add umbrella-covered tables and views of Central Park to your summer to-do list of outdoor dining. [Grub Street]

Recette is celebrating the heat with a Summer Supper menu. Stop by between 5:30 and 7 p.m. on weeknights for your choice of a snack, two plates, and a dessert for $40. [Grub Street]

• On July 10, the Astor Culinary Center will host Spirits of New York. The event will honor local liquor and benefit Slow Food NYC Urban Harvest. Grab your tickets here. [Grub Street]