Even MORE Restaurants on Board for Choice Eats — and a Peek at Who Will Demo


We promised you 60+ handpicked restaurants for Choice Eats, our annual tasting event that brings together eateries from all over the city — and we’ve now confirmed 83. That’s 83 of our favorite spots from all five boroughs doling out tastes in one place for three hours, giving you the opportunity to eat your way through the Big Apple without leaving one room.

Here’s who we’d previously announced would be in attendance: 606 R&D, Alobar, Ample Hills Creamery, Anella, Bear, 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, Coppelia, Devi, Dirt Candy, 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, Jones Wood Foundry, Juliette Restaurant, Kaia Wine Bar, Khe Yo, Kuma Inn, La Newyorkina, Larb Ubol, Liddabit Sweets, Little Prince, Littleneck, Louro, Luke’s Lobster, Mables Smokehouse, Maima’s Liberian Bistro, Martha, Max, Mexico Lindo, Mooncake Foods, Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen, No. 7, Oda House, OddFellows Ice Cream Co., Ovelia Psistaria, Ovenly, Peppa’s Jerk Chicken, Pete Zaaz, 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, and Zenon Taverna.

And here’s who we can confirm today:
Banana Leaf
Deccan Spice
Jacob’s Pickles
La Slowteria
Mai Sushi
Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue
Pickle Shack

We’ve also confirmed two demos: Morgan’s Brooklyn Barbecue chef Andres Fernandez will talk barbecue, and Allison Kave, author of First Prize Pies, will share her expertise on pies.

We still have general admission tickets available for Choice Eats; your $60 entrance fare ($70 at the door) gets you unlimited tastes, beer, cocktails, and wine. The party happens Tuesday, March 25, at Basketball City at Pier 36 (299 South Street) from 7 to 10 p.m. Head on over to the Choice Eats website for tickets or more information.