Just about eight months after Block16 Hospitality purchased Gallery, the club’s investors are turning over operation of its other club, Chateau, to Angel Management Group. The deal is effective immediately and includes “future redevelopment plans,” whatever they may be. Meanwhile, downstairs, Sugar Factory is spreading to the East Coast. The sparkly lollipop empire is making good on its planned expansion with a late February ribbon-cutting on a 3,000-square-foot brasserie in New York’s Meatpacking District.
Dennis Rodman made the rounds at Casa Fuente in the Forum Shops at Caesars on Jan. 4, opting to mingle and chat with guests at the cigar bar instead of just hunkering down at his own table. Which seems like it would make you double down on the expensive scotch to steady your nerves after a random Rodman interaction. He’d be like the human equivalent of salty snacks on the bar counter.