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Eats Beat: Shake Shack offering 10th-anniversary burgers; a new peanut butter Oreo, and more

:Every duck has its day. The Duckathlon food festival on Saturday, June 14 is the one for lovers of duck and other feathered game. From noon to 5 pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, poultry purveyor D'Artagnan invites duck diehards to taste dishes from top chefs, talk to farmers and take part in foodie challenges to win prizes. Tickets are $60 each, with proceeds donated to Action Against Hunger’s Foodlove initiative."

SEE IT: Videos of food dumped on peoples' heads aim to fight world hunger

"Steve Kardynal and Alex Negrete star in video titled 'Raining Food' that feature the two having an enormous amount of food poured onto their heads. The two say they hope to raise $8,000 for Action Against Hunger."

Eats Beat: Haagen-Dazs' new gelato, Cull & Pistol's dinner service and more

"Happening this week…Tipplers, get ready. The Manhattan Cocktail Classic comes back to town, with nearly 100 events between Friday and Tuesday. Many events have sold out, but as of press time tickets are still up for grabs for An Afternoon of Chocolate and Cocktails ($45) on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.

Eats Beat: New York City Restaurant News, Sept. 26, 2012

"Bon appetit! Le Taste of France (letasteoffrance.com) comes to New York this weekend. The daytime fair will showcase tasty bites, a French flea market and wine tastings ($30 admission, food will range from $4 to $10). The Saturday night soiree will boast meet-and-greets with top chefs ($149). Proceeds will benefit Action Against Hunger."

El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade Returns to NYC

"Join us to celebrate the 4th Annual El Coto de Rioja Paella Parade in New York. Celebrate Spain as Top New York chefs compete in a paella cook-off and taste sample portions of a variety of paellas with wines from Spain’s leader, El Coto de Rioja. This event will take place on October 1st, 2012 from 6-9pm at Beekman Beer Garden in South St Seaport. A portion of all proceeds will benefit New York City Tech and Action Against Hunger. To buy tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4007384194."

Food photographer Alan Batt feeds off the city's energy with 'Street Eats'

"Alan Batt has done it again.

The famed food photographer, who has put out 'The Colors of Dessert,' 'Small Things Savory' and 'Pies,' is back with his latest creation: 'Street Eats.'

He’s teamed up with more than 150 top chefs to create a cookbook made up of all dishes you can eat entirely with your hands...

Chanel Iman unveils ‘first million-dollar perfume bottle’

Model Chanel Iman unveiled what has been dubbed the world's first million-dollar fragrance bottle in New York on December 5.

Inspired by the New York skyline and designed by jeweler Martin Katz, the bottle is adorned with 2,909 rare jewels from across the globe, including 2,700 white diamonds, 183 yellow sapphires and a 2.43-carat yellow canary diamond. It will be available for auction at the DKNY Core Club Facebook page. All proceeds from the sale go to international humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger.

About Action Against Hunger | ACF International

Action Against Hunger is internationally recognized as a leader in the fight against global malnutrition. Action Against Hunger works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With over 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 40 countries benefiting 5 million people each year.

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