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    Mon, 27 Feb 2012 10:21:35

    The Village Voice "Choice Eats" Event Names Even More Restaurants - Nom nom nom...seven more times!

    Mmmm. 75 restaurants are taking part in one of our favorite eating events.

    The Village Voice's fifth annual tasting event, "Choice Eats," has announced seven additional participants in this year's event. New participants just added include: Despana, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Jimmy's No. 43, Nunu Chocolates, Peppa's Jerk Chicken, Xe May Sandwich Shop, and Xi'an Famous Foods. This brings the total of Choice Eats participants to a record breaking 75! Our guts our busting, our mouths are watering and our paletes are happy.

    These restaurants will join the previously announced restaurants: Allswell, Ample Hills Creamery, Bep, Bi Lokma, Brooklyn Brine Co., Buka, Chinese Mirch, Court Street Grocers, Culture: An American Yogurt Company, Danny Macaroons, Dean Street, Del Posto, Dirt Candy, Ditch Plains, Doughnut Plant, Edi and the Wolf, Emvi Chocolate, Fatty 'Cue, Fay Da Bakery, Goat Town, Gregory's 26 Corner Taverna, Jane's Sweet Buns, Joe Dough, Juliette, Kafana, Kelso Restaurant, Kuma Inn, Kumquat Cupcakery, La Galette, Littleneck, Luke's Lobster, Maima's Liberian Bistro & Bar, Mama's Food Shop, Max, Mexico Lindo, Mile End Sandwich, Mooncake Foods, Murray's Cheese, Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches, No. 7, Nom Wah Tea Parlor, Northeast Kingdom, Northern Spy Food Co., O Lavrador, Ovelia Psistaria Bar, Patacon Pisao, Porchetta, Quinto Quarto, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Robicelli's, S'more Bakery, SCRATCHbread, Sheep Station, Singh's Roti Shop, Smorgas Chef, Sottocasa, Sparrow Tavern, Spicy Bampa, Tanoreen, Tenpenny, Testaccio, The Blue Stove, The Good Batch, The Meatball Shop, This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Umi Nom, Vandaag, and ZuZu Ramen.

    This year's Choice Eats will also feature guest chef-celebrity, Ty-lor Boring, of Bravo's hit show, Top Chef Texas. Ty-lor will host a demo for all VIP ticket-holders during the VIP hour from 5:30 - 6:30 PM. "Choice Eats" will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 from 6:30 - 9:30 PM at the 69th Armory on Lexington Avenue in New York City. All VIP tickets for Choice Eats have sold out and a limited number of General Admission tickets are still available.

    The Village Voice has also announced its first annual "Choice Streets" Food Truck tasting event on Tuesday, April 24 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM, featuring over 25 of some of the city's favorite and highly sought-after food trucks. Set amid the backdrop of the New York Landmark - The Intrepid - attendees will feast onboard Pier 86 and enjoy an evening of fabulous food, drinks and an amazing view of New York City. Tickets for "Choice Streets" go on sale on March 7.

    For more information on "Choice Eats" and "Choice Streets" please have a bite here.

    What is your favorite restaurant? And don't say McDonalds!

    —Maggie Pannacione

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