STAR SHUFFLE We've gotten word that FIG GM and Eater Young Gun Brooks Reitz will become GM at Mike Lata's highly anticipated oyster bar The Ordinary. In March Eater National reported that Reitz knew the "juicy details" on the place, but he kept a tight lip on Lata's plans. There are no rumors as of yet about his replacement, but hit up the tipline if you hear anything.
BOOK CLUB Matt and Ted Lee's new cookbook The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen (published by Clarkson Potter) will ship for arrival the week of March 4, 2013. For orders of two or more autographed cookbooks, the guys are offering a 20% discount and free ground shipping until December 1.
EVENT WIRE In celebration of her new book Skirt Steak, Charlotte Druckman and The Macintosh are hosting a family-style dinner on November 11, along with Indigo Road pastry chef Kinsey Sattane and wine director Vonda Freeman. Tickets are $65 and a portion of the profits will benefit the Charleston chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier.
EVENT WIRE Fish Restaurant will host a four-course dinner with chef Nico Romo on November 16 to toast this year's Beaujolais Nouveau. With the $70 ticket, diners will also sample ten select Beaujolais Crus. Call to reserve seats at 843-722-3474.
— Ashley Mason