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Union Square Night Market; Txikito Burger Nights

UNION SQUARE — The Union Square Greenmarket is holding its first-ever night market this Wednesday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to the usual roster of farmers and producers, restaurants like Craft, Hearth, Back Forty, and others will be selling prepared food and drinks. There will also be live music and beer from the Brooklyn Brewery. Register online for $1 off each dish. [EaterWire]

CHELSEA — Txikito just introduced "Monday burger nights," and will be serving their "El Doble" burgers at dinner every Monday throughout the summer. The El Doble comes with two patties, smoked sheep's milk cheese, and salsa, and is otherwise only available at brunch. [EaterWire]

TASTING TOUR — Conde Nast Traveler is hosting a Global Tasting Tour with a series of dinners at restaurants around the city. Each dinner includes a prix fixe meal and drinks and some also involve presentations, live music, and surprise gifts. The participating restaurant's include Il Buco Alimentari, Hanjan, and Gramercy Tavern, and ticket prices range from $75 to $160. Tickets are available online. [EaterWire]

MCDONALD'S WIRE — McDonald's recently partnered with Visa to give its employee's some financial planning materials to get their "money on track." Besides a good dose of condescending advice, the fast food giant provides budgeting templates that are downright inaccurate. Among other fatal flaws, the templates suggest that workers need a minimum of $15/hour to get by, as opposed to versus the average $8.25 McDonald's workers make. Eater National has a full video analysis of the faulty templates from Low Pay Is Not Okay, a fast-food workers advocacy group. [~EN~]

Craft

43 East 19th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 780-0880 Visit Website

Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria

53 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012 212 837 2622

Back Forty

190 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009 (212) 388-1992

Gramercy Tavern

42 East 20th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003 (212) 477-0777 Visit Website

Hanjan

36 West 26th Street, Manhattan, NY 10010 (212) 206-7226 Visit Website

Hearth

403 East 12th Street, Manhattan, NY 10009 (646) 602-1300 Visit Website

Union Square Greenmarket

Union Square West, New York, NY

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