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Bacon Gyros at Amali; Eater's Fall Food T.V. Preview

UPPER EAST SIDE — This Friday, in honor of International Bacon Day, Amali is offering the option of adding bacon to their gyros, which they've been making on a charcoal grill all summer. The gyros are available with chicken or pork, and the added bacon is a one-time special. [EaterWire]

FOOD TV — Just in time for the Fall television season, here is Eater National's epic preview of the many, many TV shows on the horizon. There's the launch of Esquire Network (with new shows like Knife Fight and The Getaway); new shows from PBS (also The Mind of a Chef returns for a second season); Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown on CNN; as well new seasons of Bizarre Foods and Top Chef. [-EN-]

CHELSEA — Tickets are on sale now for this year's Joy of Sake, the largest sake tasting event outside of Japan. The event will feature 384 sakes to try, plus bites from 15 different restaurants, including wd-50, 15 East, and brushstroke. The event takes place on September 26 at the Altman Building. Tickets are $95 in advance and $110 at the door, and can be purchased online or by calling 888-799-7242. [EaterWire]

MIDTOWN — Grand Central Oyster Bar is hosting their 11th annual Grand Central Oyster Frenzy on Saturday, September 28. The event includes both oyster eating and shucking competitions, plus tastings from Oceana's chef Ben Pollinger and celeb chef Rob McCue. The event lasts from noon to 4 p.m. and admission is free. [EaterWire]


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