Tickets for the The Village Voice’s sixth annual tasting event, “Choice Eats” go on sale Wednesday, January 16th at noon.
This event features more than 50 of NYC’s most sought after restaurants from over 35 nations in New York’s five boroughs. Each participating restaurants is handpicked by Village Voice resident food critics Robert Sietsema and Tejal Rao.
The first round of restaurants announced are: Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter, Black Shack Burger, Brooklyn Kolache, Buka, Dirt Candy, John Brown Smokehouse, Kaia Wine Bar, Littleneck, Luke’s Lobster, Mable’s Smokehouse & Banquet Hall, Mooncake Foods, No. 7., Parish Hall, Txikito, Zenon Taverna, and many more to be announced.
There will also be dessert offerings in the “Choice Sweets” tasting throughout the evening. Over a dozen desserts curated by The Village Voice will make their debut.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 from 6:30-9:30pm
69th Armory on Lexington Avenue
General Admission Tickets are $50
VIP Tickets are $80
Tickets will be available for purchase here.
General Admission ticket holders will receive complimentary food and dessert tasting, craft beer pairings, wine & liquor beverages, and entertainment throughout the night.
VIP ticket holders gain an early entrance to an exclusive “Choice Eats” VIP tasting at 5:30 PM, one hour before the main event starts. The VIP tasting will feature pre-dinner drinks, private sampling, a culinary demonstration and a special VIP gift bag.
The Village Voice will once again partner with the non-profit organization Slow Food NYC for the event and plan to donate a portion of ticket sales. Sponsors of the 2013 Choice Eats Tasting Event are Whole Foods Market, Stella Artois, Southern Wines & Spirits, Great Brewers, Alphabet City Brewing Company, Abita, Blue Point Brewing Company, Bronx Brewery, Crabbie’s, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Brewery Ommegang, Oskar Blues Brewery, Sierra Nevada, Sixpoint Brewery, Smuttynose Brewing Co. and Victory Brewing Company.