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The Meathook's first Beefsteak party; Emily does an homage to Al Forno.

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GREENWICH VILLAGE — Chef Sungchul Shim is returning to Japanese restaurant Neta to work as the executive chef. Shim previously worked at Per Se and as the chef de cuisine at Neta. He plans to give the menu a good shake up. Meanwhile, the restaurant's founding chefs Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau are still working on their new restaurant Shuko, which should open later this fall. [Eaterwire]

LOWER EAST SIDE — Dante Liporace, an award winning chef in Buenos Aires, is pairing up with Balvanera's Fernando Navas for an Argentine feast called BA>NYC on October 11. The pair met in the kitchen at El Bulli in 2007. Dinner is five courses and costs $69 a person, plus $20 more for wine pairings. [Eaterwire]

CLINTON HILL —  Emily and Matt Hyland, of Emily pizzeria, are celebrating their first wedding anniversary since opening their restaurant, this weekend by recreating the meal they had on their first date. Matt will make the baked pasta with cream and five cheeses from Providence's Al Forno, while Emily will bake some celebratory sweets.  [Eaterwire]

WILLIAMSBURG — The Meathook is planning to host its first Beefsteak at newcomer Humboldt & Jackson on October 17. The dinner is essentially an all you can eat and drink steak and beer meal, but keep in mind: "This is a seated event with real napkins, so dress nicely and expect to get your nice clothes full of steak juice," as the event page says. Tickets are $95. [Eaterwire]