Andy Rourke of The Smiths to DJ at Choice Eats; Sixth and Final Group of Participating Restaurants Announced


Fork in the Road is proud to announce former Smiths bass guitarist and veteran DJ Andy Rourke will be spinning the wheels of steel at this year’s Choice Eats tasting event. Which raises the question: Can you pogo while eating?

The house-cured charcuterie platter at Kutsher’s

The sixth and final roster of restaurants and other chow-slinging participants was also announced for the legendary food festival, now in its fifth year:

Bowery Diner, Calyer, David’s Brisket House, Egg, El Almacen, Grandaisy Bakery, Kutsher’s Tribeca, and Resto. This brings the total to 83, the most ever for Choice Eats.

VIP tickets have long been sold out, but a few regular tickets are available.

Previously confirmed participants include Bep, Brooklyn Brine Co., Fay Da Bakery, Mile End Sandwich, Murray’s Cheese, S’more Bakery, Smorgas Chef, Sheep Station, Vandaag, ZuZu Ramen, 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, Umi Nom, 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, Despaña, Four & Twenty Blackbirds, Jimmy’s No. 43, Nunu Chocolates, Peppa’s Jerk Chicken, Xe May Sandwich Shop, and Xi’an Famous Foods

See previous FiTR Choice Eats coverage here.

Grandaisy’s egg sandwich