THE VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES
THE NINTH ANNUAL “CHOICE EATS” TASTING EVENT
TO BE HELD FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH AT THE METROPOLITAN PAVILION
FIRST ROUND OF 18 RESTAURANTS ANNOUNCED
New York, NY – January 13, 2016 – The Village Voice announces that it will hold its ninth annual Choice Eats tasting event on Friday, March 11th. Tickets are officially on sale here: http://bit.ly/ChoiceEats16Tix. The event will feature an array of 50+ handpicked restaurants from all five New York City boroughs, and will take place from 6:00PM – 10:00PM at the Metropolitan Pavilion.
The Voice has released the first round of 18 restaurants, including Awadh, Broken Spoke Rotisserie, Fletcher’s Brooklyn Barbecue, Fonda, The Handpulled Noodle, Kuma Inn, Le Fond, Luke’s Lobster, Mable’s Smokehouse, The Meatball Shop, Meat Hook Sandwich Shop, No. 7 Veggie, Queens Comfort, Raclette, Socarrat Paella Bar, StreetsBK, Swine, Veselka Restaurant and many more to be announced.
This year’s Choice Eats will feature three tiers of ticket options – General Admission tickets ($70), Early Entry tickets ($85) and VIP tickets ($99). All guests will sample the best dishes from restaurants reviewed and heralded in the Voice along with complimentary craft beer pairings, wine and liquor beverages. The Early Entry ticket will allow guests to get a half hour head start on tasting and sipping. The VIPticket will allow guests admission to the full event one hour early, with access to a private VIP Lounge that will feature a private bar, restrooms, snacks, and an exclusive VIP gift bag per person. For more details on this year’s three ticket options, visit: www.villagevoice.com/ChoiceEats.
Resident food critics have scoured New York’s culinary landscape and combined their tastiest picks from their several years of unearthing the five boroughs’ best-kept secrets. Choice Eats attracts a very diverse group of New Yorkers who come to feast on cuisines from over 35 nations, including Vietnamese, Italian, Uzbekistani, Brazilian, Cambodian, Russian, Tunisian, Greek and Cajun/Creole among many others. Choice Eats stands out as a food event that highlights the hidden gems of New York City’s diverse culinary landscape.
Choice Eats is now accepting volunteer applications to assist the Voice team on-site at the event. All volunteers will receive a free general admission ticket to the next Village Voice food event. To apply, you must be 21 years or older and fill out this application, here: http://bit.ly/CEvolunteer16.
2016 marks the Voice‘s 8th year working with the non-profit organization Slow Food NYC as the charitable partner of Choice Eats, whom a portion of proceeds will be shared with.
The Village Voice’s 9th Annual Choice Eats Tasting Event
DATE: Friday, March 11th 2016
VENUE: Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W. 18th St, Manhattan, NY
TICKETS: ON SALE: http://bit.ly/ChoiceEats16Tix
General Admission Ticket – $70 | Early Entry Preview Ticket – $85 | VIP Ticket – $99
TIME: VIP Hour: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Early Entry: 6:30PM – 7:00PM
General Admission: 7:00PM – 10:00PM
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About Village Voice Events:
The Village Voice has independently produced and created such celebrated events as Choice Eats, The Obie Awards, 4Knots Music Festival, Choice Streets, Holiday Spirits, Brooklyn Pour, as well as the most anticipated issues and guides of the year including the annual Pazz and Jop music poll, Best of NYC, and its Spring, Summer, and Fall Preview guides. The Voice is New York’s most influential must-read alternative newspaper in print and online. For more information on the Voice or its events, please visit us online at www.villagevoice.com.
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