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Fuku Off-Menu Sandwich; Essex Market Brunch Pop-Up

Plus, Pacifico's arrives in Bryant Park.

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EAST VILLAGE — Just two days into Fukusanity, David Chang adds another sandwichThe Koreano an off-menu version of the regular chicken sandwich that topped with daikon radish slaw. [EaterWire, GS]

LOWER EAST SIDE — Meal gathering start-up EatWith has two upcoming dinners for your radar for $34 or less (including booze): first, a communal brunch series in the Essex Street Market starts next weekend; second, a Root & Bone cook makes grandma-inspired Mexican breakfast. [EaterWire]

BRYANT PARK — Following her Brooklyn restaurant closure, Shanna Pacifico is popping up at Bryant Park to cook chicharrone de pollo, BBQ pulled pork and the like on Monday nights in tandem with HBO Summer Festival. The first one is June 22. [EaterWire]

GOVERNOR'S ISLAND — Next weekend, the 2nd annual Nola Funk Crawfish and Music Festival brings 5,000 pounds of crawfish, NOLA funk, beer and more to Governor's Club. Tickets here. [EaterWire]

FLATIRON — Huertas chef Jonah Miller is teaming up with David Waltuck for a special dinner ($85/person; $65/person optional pairing) at Elan next Tuesday. On the menu: squid stuffed with arroz negra, smoked octopus al ajillo, and almond cake with strawberries and spruce ice cream. [EaterWire]

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