It’s time to invest in that pair of elastic sweatpants you’ve had your eye on. The third round of restaurants participating in The Village Voice‘s tasting event, Choice Eats, is out — and, boy, is it a tasty bunch.
New restaurants just added include Allswell, Danny Macaroons, Dirt Candy, Joe Dough, Juliette, Kuma Inn, Kumquat Cupcakery, La Galette, Mexico Lindo, Mooncake Foods, O Lavrador, Porchetta, Quinto Quarto, Red Hook Lobster Pound, Sottocasa, the Blue Stove, the Good Batch, and Umi Nom.
Alongside these new additions you’ll discover tasty snacks and bites from Buka, Chinese Mirch, Court Street Grocers, Dean Street, Edi and the Wolf, Fatty ‘Cue, Gregory’s 26 Corner Taverna, Kafana, Kelso Restaurant, La Morada, Nom Wah Tea Parlor, Northeast Kingdom, Ovelia Psistaria Bar, Singh’s Roti Shop, Sparrow Tavern, Spicy Bampa, Tanoreen, Tenpenny, Testaccio, the Meatball Shop, This Little Piggy Had Roast Beef, Bi LoKma, Culture: An American Yogurt Company, Del Posto, Ditch Plains, Emvi Chocolate, Goat Town, Littleneck, Luke’s Lobster, Maima’s Liberian Bistro & Bar, Mama’s Food Shop, Max, Nicky’s Vietnamese Sandwiches, No. 7 Sub, Northern Spy Food Co., Patacon Pisao, Robicelli’s, and SCRATCHbread.
In addition, a special guest star will be making an appearance at this year’s Choice Eats. Chef Ty-Lör Boring, of Bravo’s Top Chef: Texas, will be on hand, showing off his culinary skills for all VIP ticket-holders during the VIP hour, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Alas, those VIP tickets are now sold out, but a limited number of General Admission tickets are still available. To purchase tickets, click here. And remember that Choice Eats will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the 69th Armory on Lexington Avenue in New York City.
And if you can’t make it to Choice Eats, The Village Voice has also announced its first annual Choice Streets Food Truck tasting event on Tuesday, April 24, from 7 to 10 p.m., featuring over 25 of the city’s favorite food trucks. Tickets for that event will go on sale March 7, so mark your calendars now.