Jean-Georges Expands to Tokyo; Next Thursday Is Macaron Day

Bouley has announced a series of wine dinners to be held on March 18 and 19. The first, a five-course Hungarian wine dinner ($375 per person), will feature white wine pairings from Samuel Tinon. The second event ($295 per person) includes six courses and pairings from Vivier Wines. [Grub Street]

• Celebrate NYC’s fourth annual Macaron Day on March 20 with a crawl featuring 13 bakeries and free pastries. Participants include Bouchon Bakery, Epicerie Boulud, Francois Payard Bakery, Mille Feuille, and more. Francois Payard will host, and City Harvest serves as the festive event’s sponsor. [Grub Street]

• Last night, chef Brian Tsao beat Bobby Flay at his own game on the Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay. To celebrate his momentous victory, Tsao has added his winning dish — beef bulgogi tacos ($6 for three) — to the menu at his Mira Sushi & Izakaya, for two nights only, starting tonight. [Grub Street]

• On Sunday, four taco trucks will face off at Smorgasburg for a permanent spot next season. Competitors include Big D’s Grub (spicy pork taco) and Corazon Tacos (black-eyed peas and rice taco). Visit Smorg from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m to cast your vote. [Grub Street]

• Gregory’s Coffee founder Greg Zamfotis was recently profiled by GQ. In the interview, the law-school graduate talks about his favorite sneakers and signature glasses. Also, craft coffee. [GQ]

• Jean-Georges Vongerichten has just opened JG Tokyo, a 14-seat counter restaurant in the Roppongi Hills district of the Japanese city. The omakase menu will change on a weekly basis. [Grub Street]

Jean-Georges Expands to Tokyo; Next Thursday Is Macaron Day