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      The Go Giants Giveaway: Win This Tiny Grill

      Each week we’ll be picking one reader of Edible Brooklyn.com or Edible Manhattan.com to win prizes like charcoal grills, Breville kitchen appliances, a Bodum French press or even a year’s subscription to our own magazines. This week’s winner will receive this killer Fyrkat 13.4-inch portable charcoal grill. (Heck, it might be February, but it’s almost grilling weather, right?) Here’s how to enter to win this week’s contest:

      Weekly Giveaway: Win the New York Foodie Special (Trust Us, It’s Cool)

      Last week’s winner in our series of weekly reader contests is Sabrina Korber, who told us about her favorite seafood market (see her wise words below). Each week we choose one winner from comments on both Edible Brooklyn.com and Edible Manhattan.com, and this time Korber scored a Bodum Coffee press. This week’s contest winner will take home The New York Foodie special, which is a triple shot: A year’s subscription to Edible Manhattan, Edible Brooklyn and Edible East End, which covers the Long Island coastline. Here’s how to enter…

      Win this Bodum Press; and Get the Scoop on the City’s Best Butcher Shop

      Here’s how to enter to win: Tell us about your favorite seafood shop in the comments below before midnight on Friday. Be sure to register with a real email address so we can contact you later if you win. We’ll pick a reader based on what we think is the best response. Extra points for those who lead us to best-ofs we haven’t already tracked down for our online listings.

      The Hendrick’s Gin Cartoon Caption Contest: Winners Get Two Tickets to an Invite-Only Edible Dinner in “The Enchanted Forest”

      With apologies to the New Yorker, we’re pleased as Hot Gin Punch to present the Hendrick’s Gin cartoon caption contest. With help from this artisanal, small-batch gin, we’re offering three lucky readers who can best caption the image above two seats apiece to an invitation-only Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook dinner inside “The Hendrick’s Enchanted Forest,” the pretty awesome indoor forest installation they’re bringing to Brooklyn for the very first time.

      These Readers Really Know How to Make Drinks, and This Recipe Scored Sam Two Passes to February’s Good Spirits

      A few weeks back we asked you to tell us what seasonally and locally inspired cocktails you’re drinking now, with the idea that the reader with the best answer would score two tickets to our winter Good Spirits, the next in a series of seasonal cocktail parties we host in tandem with Edible Manhattan. As usual your answers put our own drinking habits to shame.

      Talk Turkey at Two in our Live Facebook Q&A with Gotham Bar and Grill Chef Alfred Portale

      Don’t forget to join us in just four hours for a live Q & A on our Facebook page with Chef Alfred Portale of Gotham Bar and Grill! From 2-4pm, Chef Portale will be answering all your questions about preparing and executing your Thanksgiving feasts (check out more details about it all right here.) Want to know how to flavor the whipped cream on the pumpkin pie with rosemary bitters? You could win lunch for two at his restaurant just by asking!

      Psst: Goof off on Facebook Tomorrow and You Could Win Lunch at Gotham Bar and Grill

      You’re probably technically at work until Wednesday, but we know what’s really on your mind: What’s the deal with deep-fried turkeys? Is there a secret to super-fluffy mashed potatoes? Are giblets really necessary for gravy? What apples are best for pie? That’s right, there’s plenty of Googling to do in the next few days as you prepare for Thursday’s big feast. But now you don’t have to: Chef Alfred Portale of Gotham Bar and Grill will be on-hand tomorrow for a live Q & A on our Facebook page.

      Subscribe to Edible Manhattan, Get a Taste of Brooklyn for Free

      Our publishers just alerted us to a sweet deal, especially for those currently struggling on their holiday gift lists, double especially for those of us who haven’t even started. If you order a new subscription to Edible Brooklyn (only $28 a year!) before December 1st–or to Edible East End or even Edible Manhattan–they’ll kick in a free copy of Edible Brooklyn: The Cookbook. Here’s what to do.

      Friday Freebies: Win the Beautiful Cape Wine Braai Masters Cookbook

      As you might recall from our recent travel issue, Edible contributor and spirits writer Robert Simonson traveled to South Africa’s vinelands to understand how the country’s winemakers are breaking ground in sustainability standards by building wilderness into their vineyards. It’s yet another reason–flavor and value being others–New Yorkers should get to know the little known region. This cookbook will help you do just that, and we’ve got a few to give away.