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  1. Warnings
    Oktoberfest Bartenders Warned Not to Skimp on PoursDon’t make the cops call the Kreisverwaltungsrefera.
  2. Leftovers
    Blue Hill Launches Savory Yogurt; Daniel Boulud and Wolfgang Puck Team UpPlus: a miso demo, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  3. Leftovers
    Test Kitchen Previews Bestia in Downtown; Mozza Extends Salumi Night to FourOri Menashe’s menu includes whole suckling pig and burnt flour casarecce.
  4. Video Feed
    Video Shows Police Officer Brutally Beating Oktoberfest Reveler on South StreetIn this clip, the dude getting beat down is shown slapping a cop.
  5. Beer Me
    Wear Lederhosen, Get Free BeerOld Magoun’s can help you!
  6. Sausage Parties
    American Sardine Bar Is Going to Be a Total Sausage Fest on SaturdayThirteen chefs from restaurants from all over the city will sling their sausages.
  7. Leftovers
    Cocktails Go Avant-Garde at the Modern; Prandial Launches a Bar MenuPlus: Beer Table adds nightly family-style dinners, Aquavit hosts a Swedish chef, and more of today’s leftovers.
  8. Grub Guide
    Celebrate Fall With These Six Food and Drink FestivalsThe festival season is on.
  9. Pork
    Pig Is Going to Be Big This WeekendNo sense in squealing, there’s plenty of pig to go around.
  10. leftovers
    Pie Face Opening in Murray Hill; Meet José Andrés TonightPlus: Chef One’s dumpling-eating contest, a bottomless-margarita brunch at Maya, and more in today’s leftovers.
  11. Reopenings
    BierBeisl Returns From Vacation This ThursdayOktoberfest celebrations will soon commence.
  12. Beer Me
    Gene Simmons Hoists a Beer With Wolfgang Puck To Detail Röcktobefest at L.A.The Kiss bassist tells us how Puck helped him to “get lucky” on his first visit to Spago.
  13. Foodievents
    Frankford Hall Celebrates Oktoberfest With 16 Days of Eating and DrinkingCelebrations that will include ping pong tournaments, a pig roast, music, food and a bunch of beers, stretch out over more than two weeks.
  14. Beer Me
    Oktoberfest Arrives Early at McGillin’sThe mercury might say it’s still summer, but the draft list says fall.
  15. Neighborhood Watch
    Tallulah and Japadog Coming Soon; Boulud Sud and Bread & Tulips Tap Into LunchPlus: Kin Shop now delivering at lunchtime, two new Chinese spots, and more neighborhood news.
  16. Foodievents
    The Beer Chicks Curate Tony DiSalvo’s Oktoberfest at WhistWhere there’s a beer for nearly every bite (even dessert!).
  17. Grub Map
    Where to Drink the Bier This Oktoberfest (With a Map!)Pig roasts, polka bands, and booze-cruising options; lederhosen not included.
  18. Video Feed
    Watch the Making of the World’s Longest BratwurstHere’s a bratwurst video to start your day.
  19. Foodievents
    The Berghoff Plans to Break Record with 45-Foot-Long BratWe can’t wait to see what a 45-foot-long bratwurst looks like.
  20. Beer Me
    How Will Yuengling’s Oktoberfest Stack Up Against Others?It’s the first Oktoberfest brew in Yeungling’s 182 years in business.
  21. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Feeling Fest-y Yet?McGillin’s begins Oktoberfest, and Frankford Hall starts happy hours.
  22. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Starr Rolls Out More Barrels for Scott Schroeder’s Oktoberfest Pop-UpWhat Angelo Sosa might have in looks, Scott Schroeder has exponentially in wit.
  23. Foodievents
    Where to Eat and Drink for Oktoberfest, Kicking Off SaturdayOktoberfest marks its 200th anniversary this year.
  24. Foodievents
    First L.A. Oktoberfest Pulls a Hindenburg and Goes Down in FlamesL.A.’s first Oktoberfest is a disaster.
  25. Foodievents
    Benefits and Beer in Brooklyn This MonthRoberta’s hosts an urban farm benefit, while the Brooklyn Botanic Garden dorks out on beer.
  26. Neighborhood Watch
    Free Sake and Naked People; Oyster Special at Jimmy’s TonightPlus: beer, brats, and “oompah-pah” at t.b.d.’s Oktoberfest.
  27. Menus
    Rockenwagner Celebrates Authentic Oktoberfest at 3 Square CafeRockenwagner and Gussmark bring German Oktoberfest to trendy 3 Square.
  28. Dinners
    Culver Hotel Pairs Global Comfort Food and Beer for Oktoberfest DinnerThe Culver Hotel offers a global beer-pairing dinner through October.
  29. Beef
    Angel City Brewery is Left Out of Alpine Village’s OktoberfestAlpine Village is causing an Oktoberfest controversy by excluding a favorite guest.
  30. Shack Attack
    ShacktoberfestThe Shake Shack is serving up new beers, concretes, and sausages.
  31. Neighborhood Watch
    Chicken & Beer a Chelsea Favorite; Miraculous Iced Tea From Midtown EastAstoria: Check out photos of both the interior and the baked goods at newly opened coffeehouse the Soleil Cafe, on Astoria Boulevard South near 38th Street. [Joey in Astoria] Chelsea: There goes the neighborhood: a sushi restaurant at 23rd Street has been replaced by a new spot called Chicken & Beer. “What next, ‘Hamburgers and Crack?’” [Blog Chelsea] Klee Brasserie has added dishes like Lowenbrau sauerkraut with Kobe bratwurst and warm apple strudel to its menu in honor of Oktoberfest. [Eat for Victory/VV] Clinton Hill: Thirty-year-old Gourmet Kitchen closes for good on September 30. [Clinton Hill Blog] East Village: The Joy of Sake (with all its tasty bites) is this Thursday. [NYM] Lower East Side: Rosario’s Pizza isn’t good but should be honored because “there should always be room in every NYC neighborhood for a basic slice joint.” [Lost City] Midtown East: New Japanese tea and sweet shop Tafu, on 51st Street near Third Avenue, not only serves extraordinary brews but also an imported thermos which keeps ice frozen for seventeen hours. [Mouthing Off/Food & Wine]
  32. Neighborhood Watch
    Frying Pan Secure for Next Five Years; Whole Foods Selling Flat Beer on the LES?Chelsea: The Frying Pan has signed a five-year lease that will begin next May. [Chelsea Now via Eater] Clinton Hill: Get your Oktoberfest on with a beer, cider, and sausage fest at 55 Lexington Avenue on September 29. [A Brooklyn Life] East Harlem: Italian Americans are still mourning the August closure of Morrone & Sons bakery on East 116th Street. Especially the 72-year-old matron who opened the shop in 1956. [NYT] Fort Greene: Crisp artichokes make a great burger topping at 67, even when the beef is greasy and overcooked. [Eat for Victory/VV] Jackson Heights: Jackson Diner and Rajbhog Sweets are among some 85 restaurants participating in Queens Restaurant Week running September 17 to 20 and 24 to 27. [About.com] Lower East Side: Whole Foods should top off beer-container refills with CO2 if they care about customers getting home to find flat beer. [Eat] Park Slope: Frank Bruni was inundated with responses to his feature on handicapped-accessible restaurants, including one about his “beloved Franny’s” who wouldn’t slice “a pizza for someone who had just undergone neurosurgery on her (writing) hand because ‘the chef doesn’t do that.’” [Diner’s Journal/NYT] Soho: Barcelona’s artisanal-candy chain Papabubble has settled on a U.S. location at 380 Broome Street and an opening date of October 18. [Papabubble via Down by the Hipster]