Previous Years of Choice Eats:
2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008

New York Choice Eats 2014
March 25th
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Basketball City @ Pier 36
New York, NY 10002


"CHOICE EATS" TASTING EVENT IS ONE WEEK AWAY ON MARCH 25TH
EVENT MAP RELEASED HERE

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE ONLINE,
OR AT DOORS FOR AN INCREASED PRICE (pending availability):
www.villagevoice.com/choiceeats

"CHOICE STREETS" FOOD TRUCK TASTING EVENT ANNOUNCED FOR
MAY 7TH AT THE INTREPID
SIGN UP FOR DINING NEWSLETTER TO RECEIVE PRE-SALE CODE:
www.villagevoice.com/choiceeats



New York, NY – March 18, 2014The Village Voice's seventh annual tasting event, "Choice Eats," is only one week away and General Admission tickets are still on sale online, tickets will be sold at the door for an increased price of $70 pending availability. The final line up of 84 participating restaurants are all set for this year's food bonanza, coming up on Tuesday, March 25th at Basketball City at Pier 36 located in Lower Manhattan — from 7:00PM–10:00PM (VIP-only hour from 6:00PM–7:00PM).

Just released today, the event's floorplan map is now available for ticketholders to strategically plan out their munching. Check out the map, here. To arrive and exit the event with ease, ticketholders are encouraged to use the event's official transportation service partner, Hailo Cab and receive $10 off their ride. More info here.

The Village Voice is also proud to announce the return of their next foodie event, the third annual "Choice Streets" Food Truck Tasting Event, set to be held on Wednesday, May 7th from 7:00 – 11:00 PM (Rain Date: May 9th). Set amid the backdrop of the New York Landmark — Pier 86 of The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum — attendees will feast and enjoy an evening of fabulous food and drinks with an amazing view of New York City. Sign up for The Village Voice’s Dining Newsletter to receive an exclusive Presale code to purchase tickets on March 26th — one week prior to their going on sale to the general public on April 2nd: http://villagevoice.com/choicestreets.

For just one more week, The Village Voice is offering a limited time exclusive Choice Eats/Choice Streets General Admission combo ticket for only $89 (original price $110). This ticket offers guests a $21 total savings from the $60 "Choice Eats" ticket/ $50 "Choice Streets" ticket. Exclusive combo tickets can be purchased for a limited time only here: http://www.villagevoice.com/choiceeats.

This year's "Choice Eats" line up features 84 restaurants including: 606 R&D, Alobar, Ample Hills Creamery, Anella, Bear, Banana Leaf, Beecher's Handmade Cheese, Bhatti Indian Grill, Bien Cuit, Black Tree, Bobwhite Lunch and Supper Counter, Brooklyn Kolache Co., Buka, Bunker, Butter & Scotch, Carlo's Bakery, Chandni, Charles' Country Pan Fried Chicken, Clark's Standard, Coppelia, Deccan Spice, Devi, Dirt Candy, Distilled, Doughnut Plant, Edi and the Wolf, Egg, El Almacen, Fay Da Bakery, Fletcher's Brooklyn Barbecue, Fonda, Grandaisy Bakery, Indian Clove, Jimmy's No. 43, John Brown Smokehouse, Jacob's Pickles, Jones Wood Foundry, Juliette Restaurant, Kaia Wine Bar, Khe Yo, Kuma Inn, La Newyorkina, La Slowteria, Larb Ubol, Liddabit Sweets, Little Prince, Littleneck, Louro, Luke's Lobster, Mables Smokehouse, Mai Sushi, Maima's Liberian Bistro, Martha, Max, Mexico Lindo, Mooncake Foods, Morgan's Brooklyn Barbecue, Mrs. Dorsey's Kitchen, No. 7, Oda House, OddFellows Ice Cream Co., Ovelia Psistaria, Ovenly, Peppa's Jerk Chicken, Pete Zaaz, Pickle Shack, Queens Comfort, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Robicelli's, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, Rubirosa, SCRATCHbread, Sheep Station, Spicy Bampa, Swine, Tabata Noodle Restaurant, Telepan Local, The Kati Roll Company, The Meatball Shop, The Pines, Thistle Hill Tavern, Xe May Sandwich Shop, Yunnan Kitchen, Zenon Taverna, and many more to be announced soon.

Entertainment for this year's Choice Eats will be provided by Brooklyn indie-rockers DIIV who will DJ this year's event. DIIV is the nom-de-plume of Z. Cole Smith, front-man of the atmospheric new four-piece. DIIV is signed to Captured Tracks and have performed on the Late Show with David Letterman and at major music festivals including Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and more.

Sponsors confirmed for Choice Eats 2014 include: Stella Artois, Great Brewers, Southern Wine & Spirits, Whole Foods Market, Disney NEWSIES on Broadway, Diamond Vision, Asahi Beer USA, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Blueprint Brands, Asahi Beer, Verizon FIOS, New York Health & Racquet Club, World View Travel, Pisco Portón, Abita Brewing Company, Alphabet City Brewing Company, Blue Point Brewing Company, Brewery Ommegang, Crabbies Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Lagunitas Brewing Company, MOA Brewing Co., Oskar Blues Brewery, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Singha Beer, Sixpoint Brewery, Smuttynose Brewing Company, Black Dirt Distillery, Catoctin Creek, Dulce Vida Organic Tequila, New Holland Brewing, Rogue Spirits, Suerte Tequila, Virginia Distillery Company, Woody Creek Distillers, SingleCut Beer, Four Roses Bourbon, Ste Michelle Wine Estates, Sidney Frank Importing Inc., Tito's Handmade Vodka, Cabot Creamery, Flat Rate Moving, Green Mountain Energy, Hailo Cab, White Pike Whiskey, City Tech, Frames, and Hot 97.

For more information on "Choice Eats" please have a bite here:
www.villagevoice.com/choiceeats
https://www.facebook.com/voicechoiceeats
https://twitter.com/ChoiceEats

Event Details:
Choice Eats 7th Annual Tasting Event

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
TICKETS On Sale Now: http://www.villagevoice.com/choiceeats
VENUE: Basketball City | 299 South St. | New York, NY 10002
COST:
     $85 – VIP (SOLD OUT)
     $60 – General Admission (STILL AVAILABLE)
6:00–7:00pm – VIP HOUR
7:00–10:00pm – EVENT

Getting There:

The event's new venue, Basketball City, is conveniently located just north of the Manhattan bridge and steps away from F Train on the East Broadway Stop. It is also accessible by buses and the J, M line at Essex Street.

About Village Voice Events:

The Village Voice has independently produced and created such celebrated events as Choice Eats, Obies Awards, 4Knots Music Festival, Choice Streets, Brooklyn Pour, Holiday Spirits 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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Press interested in covering our upcoming events must fill out this form below and will receive a response closer to the event:
CHOICE EATS – March 25, 2014 – http://bit.ly/CE14PRESS
CHOICE STREETS – May 7, 2014: http://bit.ly/CS14PRESS.

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Past Press Releases

3/11/14 - FINAL LINEUP & FOOD DEMOS ANNOUNCED
3/04/14 - CHOICE EATS: 83 RESTAURANTS CONFIRMED
2/25/14 - 75 PARTICIPANTS CONFIRMED FOR "CHOICE EATS"
2/11/14 - CHOICE EATS ANNOUNCES THIRD ROUND OF PARTICIPANTS
2/03/14 - VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES SECOND ROUND OF PARTICIPANTS
1/28/14 - CHOICE EATS TICKETS ON SALE
1/22/14 - CHOICE EATS PRESALE TIX ON SALE
1/14/14 - THE VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES SEVENTH ANNUAL "CHOICE EATS" TASTING EVENT TO BE HELD MARCH 25th