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World Bar

  1. Celebrity Settings
    Beyoncé and Blue Ivy Brunch at Buttermilk Channel; Jake Gyllenhaal Hits FrankiesPlus: Hugh Jackman at Kittichai, and more, in this week’s roundup.
  2. Openings
    Swank You Very Much: The Empire Room, Jane Hotel, and Hotel GriffouA new bar in the Empire State Building, details about Hotel Griffou, and what’s being served at the Jane Hotel’s new lounge.
  3. Mixology Gone A-Rye
    CrocktailsWhat are the World’s Dumbest Cocktails?
  4. Click and Save
    Ladies and Gentlemen, the $165 TruffletiniThe new contender for the city’s most audacious cocktail (the sort of thing Marie Antoinette and her harpies would drink) isn’t quite as pricey as the $1,500 Duvet Platinum Passion, nor does it contain 23-karat gold like the World Bar’s signature cocktail. Still, it makes us wonder whether this whole truffle craze may have gone a bit far. At Tini Ristorante, a white-tablecloth Italian restaurant on the Upper East Side, owner Enzo Lentini is shaving Piedemonte white truffles into a martini served in a three-foot tall, 74-ounce glass (to put this in perspective, that’s the equivalent of four Texas-size drinks at Dallas BBQ). The rarefied buzz will run you $165.