THE VILLAGE VOICE'S FIFTH ANNUAL "CHOICE EATS" ANNOUNCES
ADDITIONAL PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS
75 PARTICIPANTS CONFIRMED TO DATE,
FINAL ADDITIONS COMING SOON!
**TICKETS NEARLY SOLD OUT **
New York, NY - February 23, 2012 - The Village Voice's fifth
annual tasting event, "Choice Eats," has announced 7 additional
participants in this year's event. New participants just added include: Despana, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Jimmy's No. 43, Nunu Chocolates, Peppa's Jerk Chicken, Xe May Sandwich Shop, and Xi'an Famous Foods. This brings the total of Choice Eats participants to a record breaking 75!
restaurants will join the previously announced restaurants: Allswell,
Ample Hills Creamery, Bep, Bi Lokma, Brooklyn Brine Co., Buka, Chinese
Mirch, Court Street Grocers, Culture: An American Yogurt Company, Danny
Macaroons, Dean Street, Del Posto, Dirt Candy, Ditch Plains, Doughnut
Plant, Edi and the Wolf, Emvi Chocolate, Fatty 'Cue, Fay Da Bakery, Goat
Town, Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna, Jane's Sweet Buns, Joe Dough,
Juliette, Kafana, Kelso Restaurant, Kuma Inn, Kumquat Cupcakery, La
Galette, Littleneck, Luke's Lobster, Maima's Liberian Bistro & Bar,
Mama's Food Shop, Max, Mexico Lindo, Mile End Sandwich, Mooncake Foods,
Murray's Cheese, Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches, No. 7, Nom Wah Tea
Parlor, Northeast Kingdom, Northern Spy Food Co., O Lavrador, Ovelia
Psistaria Bar, Patacon Pisao, Porchetta, Quinto Quarto, Red Hook Lobster
Pound, Robicelli's, S'more Bakery, SCRATCHbread, Sheep Station, Singh's
Roti Shop, Smorgas Chef, Sottocasa, Sparrow Tavern, Spicy Bampa,
Tanoreen, Tenpenny, Testaccio, The Blue Stove, The Good Batch, The
Meatball Shop, This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Umi Nom, Vandaag, and
This year's Choice Eats will also feature guest chef-celebrity, Ty-lor Boring, of Bravo's hit show, Top Chef Texas.
Ty-lor will host a demo for all VIP ticket-holders during the VIP hour
from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. "Choice Eats" will be held on Tuesday, March 13,
2012 from 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the 69th Armory on Lexington Avenue in New
York City. All VIP tickets for Choice Eats have sold out and a limited
number of General Admission tickets are still available.
confirmed for Choice Eats 2012 include: Stella Artois, Hoegaarden,
Leffe, Whole Foods Market, Zagat, Slow Food NY, Zagat, Southern Wines
and Spirits, Great Brewers, Abita Beer, Blue Point Brewing Company,
Ommegang Brewery, Oskar Blues Brewery, Sierra Nevada, Smuttynose Brewing
Co., Six Point Brewery, Troegs, Asahi Beer, Gazela, Ramazzoti,
Barenjager, Jagermeister, Michael Collins Irish Whiskey, Prairie Organic
Vodka, Svedka, Columbia Crest, 14 Hands Vineyards, Red Diamond, Santa
Christina, Ste Michelle Wine Estates, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Superior
Design Associates, Kind Bars, Hot 97 FM, Matted, Brooklyn Museum, Kind
Bars, WetPaint, smartwaterÂ® and Benchmarc Events.
The Village Voice has
also announced its first annual "Choice Streets" Food Truck tasting
event on Tuesday, April 24 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM, featuring over 25 of
some of the city's favorite and highly sought-after food trucks. Set
amid the backdrop of the New York Landmark - The Intrepid - attendees
will feast onboard Pier 86 and enjoy an evening of fabulous food, drinks
and an amazing view of New York City. Tickets for "Choice Streets" go
on sale on March 7th.
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