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Pig Island Chefs Announced; Best of the Wurst Postponed

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GOVERNOR'S ISLAND — The team behind Pig Island, an annual pork-centric celebration on Governor's Island, has announced this year's list of participating chefs. 25 chefs are expected to attend including Dale Talde (Talde), Anthony Sasso (Casa Mono), Danny Mena (Hecho en Dumbo), and John Stage (Dinosaur BBQ). The September 1 event will be sourced exclusively from local farms and a majority of the proceeds will go to local farmers. [EaterWire]

POSTPONED — Best of the Wurst, a one day pop-up/sausage competition originally scheduled for Saturday, August 4, has been postponed until October. An exact date has not been announced yet. [EaterWire]

HELL'S KITCHEN — KTCHN, the New American restaurant in the Out NYC, is now serving breakfast and lunch. Menu items include steak and eggs Benedict, and Belgian waffles with homemade preserves. Breakfast is available from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday through Monday, and lunch is served from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Weekend brunch is scheduled to start on Saturday, August 3. [EaterWire]

MIDTOWN EAST — The Water Club is giving away free drinks to patrons who take a taxi to the restaurant. A taxi receipt will get you one free drink at the bar — either wine, beer or a cocktail — and can also be redeemed at The Crow's Nest. [EaterWire]

DEALFEED - To celebrate national ice cream sandwich day tomorrow, Jacque Torres Chocolate will offer 20 percent off all ice cream sandwiches — they are normally priced at $5.50. [EaterWire]

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