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Big Bird’s crashing at the weekend’s place until he gets back on his feet.

Thursday

UD - Oysters, Dinner and Secret Cocktailing
PERK ALERT

Oysters, Dinner and Secret Cocktailing

This week’s Perks: 1) Dinner and oysters at Greenwich Village hot spot McCoy, followed by an off-menu cocktail downstairs at their speakeasy, Tomoka. 2) 25% off handsome wood furniture from Brooklyn’s Yorkwood (shipping’s on us). 3) A pass to NYC’s most important beer and sausage fest for 40 bucks.

UD - Il Mulino’s Got a New Space
MOVING ON UP

Il Mulino’s Got a New Space

You know Il Mulino. They’ve got veal that’s been approved by presidents and supermodels (hard to say which is more impressive). And now they’ve got it uptown. Expect the usual sautéed clams, truffled ravioli and, yes, all that veal, but right off the park. Where sautéed clams want to be.

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Now open, Il Mulino, 37 E 60th St (between Madison and Park), 212-750-3270

UD - Finally, a Mac-and-Cheese Truck
KEEP ROLLING

Finally, a Mac-and-Cheese Truck

The six greatest words in the English language: mac and cheese of the day. Which, incidentally, is what this truck is about. Cheeseburger, buffalo chicken and pulled pork are options. Just think of great things, and then mentally add mac to them. Now you’ve got it.

Friday

UD - Every Bond Movie, Ever
BONDAGE

Every Bond Movie, Ever

So this James Bond guy seems to be on a lot of people’s minds right now. Don’t really know what that’s about. But we do know that you can check out every movie that’s ever been made about him at MoMA through October. He seems to have had some adventures.

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Oct 5-31, MoMA, 11 W 53rd St (between 5th and 6th), 212-708-9400

Saturday

UD - Italian Brunch at the Mondrian SoHo
AS IS

Italian Brunch at the Mondrian SoHo

You know, for all its glorious cultural contributions, Italy doesn’t really do brunch. But if they did, it’d probably include chorizo/egg pizza, lemon ricotta pancakes and balsamic Bloodys like this one does. Also: a lot of passionate hand gestures.

Monday

UD - Sushi from a Former Bondst Chef
RICE DREAMS

Sushi from a Former Bondst Chef

There’s a market in Tokyo called Tsukiji. It’s where those world-record tunas come from—the ones that go for about three-quarters of a million bucks. On a related note, it’s where the fish at this new Chelsea sushi spot comes from. And boy are its fins tired.

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Opens Oct 8, Sushi Masaru, 169 8th Ave (between 18th and 19th)

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