set your calendar to buy your Early Bird Special Village Voice Choice Eats tickets? They're on sale starting today and there's only a limited number. The early bird tickets will sell out quickly and the event ALWAYS sells out, so don't say we didn't warn you. Need a little convincing? Well, we have some news on the Choice Eats, Choice Treats, and Choice Streets participants that may help you make up your mind...
Here's who's confirmed so far with more to be announced in the coming weeks...
An Choi, Baohaus,
Bark Hot Dogs, Caracas Arepa Bar, Cascabel Taqueria, Del Posto, Kashkaval, Luke's Lobster,
Maima's Liberian Bistro & Bar, Marmaris Restaurant, Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches, No. 7 Sub, Northern Spy Food Co, O Lavrador Restaurant, Ofrenda, Ovelia Psistaria Bar, Patacon Pisao, Porchetta, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Resto, Satay Junction, Spicy Bampa, Takashi, The Meatball Shop, and The Vanderbilt with more to be announced.
Additionally, this year's Choice Eats marks the inaugural Choice Streets "a food truck welcome outside lining the Armory entrance featuring a sampling from top New York City food trucks while you wait. Korilla BBQ Truck, Joyride Truck, Wafels & Dinges, The Taim Mobile, and Kimchi Taco Truck will be participating.
The Good Batch, and Kumquat Cupcakery will be in the Choice Sweets Lobby and that will be open to any old Choice Eats attendee. If you're feeling a bit fancier, a splurge VIP ticket will get you access the main event as well as to a special Choice Sweets VIP tasting room from 8:30 - 9:30pm featuring Babycakes NYC, Alice's Tea Cup, Liddabit Sweets, Del Posto and Robicelli's, in addition to:
*Entrance to the VIP Room one hour early (5:30pm)
*Early sampling from a handful of restaurants
*VIP Gift Bag (estimated $100 value)
Best of all a portion of the Choice Eats ticket sales will be donated to Slow Food NYC. See you there?
The Village Voice’s Fourth Annual Choice Eats
Tuesday March 29, 2011 6:30 - 9:30pm
The 69th Armory at Lexington Avenue
68 Lexington Ave @ 26th Street, NYC
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