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Labor Day at Maison Premiere; BR Guest Hurricane Specials

WILLIAMSBURGMaison Premiere is throwing a Labor Day party on Monday, September 5 with burgers, barbecued oysters, and French 75 cocktails from Chris Hannah of the acclaimed Arnaud's French 75 Bar in New Orleans. The Maison Premiere Stompers will play music, and they will have an oyster-eating competition hosted by Jim Ryan, the world record holder. If you want to compete, there's a $50 entry fee; e-mail the bar if you're interested. [EaterWire]

THE WEST VILLAGERobert Sietsema discovers that Bleecker Street old timer Faicco's Pork Store is now serving hot sandwiches. The selection varies, but the roster includes chicken parmesan, chicken cutlet with pesto, and a monster of a meatball parmesan hero. [FitR]

UPPER WEST SIDEThe Upper West Side Rag reports that Bettola Italian restaurant was shuttered by the DOH after they found roaches and flies. [UWS]

THE EAST VILLAGEEV Grieve notes that a new location of The Bean coffee shop is now open on Broadway and 12th Street. [EV Grieve]

HURRICANE IRENE — First there were earthquake specials, and now it's on to Hurricane Irene deals. All day Saturday and Sunday, the BR Guest restaurants (including Dos Caminos, Bill's Bar & Burger, Isabella’s, Ocean Grill, and Primehouse New York) will offer $10 hurricane cocktails, and anyone named Irene gets their first Hurricane on the house. Atlantic Grill, Blue Fin, Blue Water Grill, Ocean Grill, and Primehouse New York will be doing $1.50 Hurricane Harbor oysters on those days. [EaterWire]

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Maison Premiere

298 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 (347) 889-5710 Visit Website

Maison Premiere

298 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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