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Outback on the Market; Jewish Food at Smorgasburg

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MIDTOWN — The Outback Steakhouse at Third Avenue and 56th street is on the market. Reps from the real estate company say that they want a "top notch restaurateur" to bring something "similar to Dos Caminos and PJ Clarkes" to the space. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURG — This Saturday, October 1, the vendors at Smorgasburg will be serving a number of Jewish delicacies, in celebration of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkhot. Roberta's Breads will serve challah, Mighty Quinn will offer brisket, Chozen will scoop apple and honey ice cream, and more. [EaterWire]

MIDTOWNFoodParc is celebrating their first birthday next week. On Wednesday, October 5, they're giving away 100 cupcakes starting at 11:30 AM (with a purchase of a food item), and all week you can drop your business card into a bin to win lunch for 20 at your office. There will be more giveaways on their Facebook and Twitter accounts. [EaterWire]

FOWL PLAY — Guess who's not happy about that New York Times sexy chicken photo? Surprise: PETA. The group's founder and president Ingrid Newkirk told The Atlantic Wire: "It's downright offensive, not just to people who care about animals but almost to everyone. It's a plucked, beheaded, young chicken in a young pose... It's necrophilia. It's not amusing. It's just ghastly and sickly. It's not fitting for The New York Times." [Atlantic via Eater National]

Outback Steakhouse

919 Third Ave, New York, NY 10022