Jimmy Fallon has been opening his checkbook to help NYC restaurants as native eateries struggled to remain afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sources mentioned “The Tonight Present” host has donated funds to help GupShup (a contemporary Indian spot on E. 18th Road that’s considered one of Fallon’s faves), Haitian eateries Grandchamps and Lakou Cafe in Brooklyn, the Nuyorican Poets Café, and Paris Blues Jazz Membership in Harlem.
The spots have additionally been working to help their communities. For Nationwide Small Enterprise Week final yr, Fallon and “The Tonight Present” partnered with Develop with Google to help NYC small companies.
Web page Six reported earlier this yr that Jimmy Fallon left a $400 tip at Hamptons restaurant Kissaki after dinner along with his spouse.
In 2019, Fallon was noticed at GupShup with Anupam Kher, one of many stars of NBC’s “New Amsterdam,” having fun with naan and chutney over a small enterprise dinner. He’d additionally been noticed at Flatiron Indian restaurant Junoon, heading into the kitchen to attempt baking an order of naan bread himself.
Fallon might quickly have much more dough for naan. The NBC star just lately listed his beloved Gramercy Park penthouse for $15 million. The practically 5,000-square-foot unfold is a mixture of 4 residences throughout three flooring, with six bedrooms and 5 full loos.
Fallon, 46, purchased his first unit within the constructing — a one-bedroom bachelor pad — for $850,000 in 2002. The ultimate end result, which he shares along with his movie-producer spouse Nancy Juvonen, 53, was put collectively apartment-by-apartment over the course of greater than a decade.
He’s additionally identified to be a daily of varied native Gramercy Park eateries — from Danny Meyer’s high-end Gramercy Park Resort spot, Maialino, to the extra down-home Gramercy Kitchen diner.