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Barbounia Cooks Jerusalem; Chef's Counter at Aldea

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GRAMERCY — Barbounia is transforming itself into a Jerusalem style restaurant from September 12 to 20. Menu items include Jerusalem mixed grill with sweetbreads, chicken livers, hearts, and caramelized onions, as well as the city's take on a bagel that is dipped into za'atar. Dinner can be ordered a la carte or as a prix fixe for $59. [Eaterwire]

CHELSEA — George Mendes is kicking off his chef's counter dinner series at Aldea next Monday, serving a nine-course off-menu dinner inspired by his Iberian heritage. Dinner including alcohol pairings costs $145. Tickets for this dinner and others this fall can be purchased on the restaurant's website. [Eaterwire]

MIDTOWN EAST — Crimson & Rye is pairing up with boozy ice pops company City Sticks for a sidewalk party this Saturday from 4-7 p.m. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic popsicles in flavors like summer berry stout and black grape will be on sale for $2 each. Half of the proceeds from the ice pop sales will benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels. [Eaterwire]

BOURDAINWIRE — Season four of Parts Unknown debuts on September 28. Tony will swing by the Bronx for an episode, where hip-hop legend Afrika Bambaataa will show him around. Other episodes take place in Vietnam, Iran, and Tanzania. [~EN~]


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