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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

Set amid the backdrop of the historic 69th Armory on Lexington Avenue, the famous building where the movement called Modern Art was first presented to the American public in 1913, including the just-completed Marcel Duchamp canvas, “Nude Descending a Staircase,” guests will be invited to sample delicious cuisines that would otherwise require days of travel.

Featuring 50+ restaurants and food from over 35 nations, including Vietnamese, Italian, Uzbekistani, Brazilian, Cambodian, Russian, Tunisian, 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.

Only guests ages 21 and over admitted.

For general questions about Choice Eats, please feel free to write us at: choice_eats@villagevoice.com

About Village Voice Food Critic Robert Sietsema

Robert Sietsema was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, and grew up in Chicago, Minneapolis, and Dallas. After getting his bachelors at the University of Texas at Austin and masters at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, he moved to New York City, and now he can think of living nowhere else. After working a series of odd jobs, and playing bass in the band Mofungo, he started the world's first food fanzine, Down the Hatch, and parlayed that into a career as restaurant critic at the Village Voice, which he has been doing for 14 years. He's also a regular contributor to Gourmet magazine. Sietsema has a wife who's a textile designer, and a daughter who's an engineer at Google.