An Early Taste of the Dishes of Choice Eats
Just five more days until our seventh annual Choice Eats tasting event, when more than 80 restaurants from around the city will come together under one roof at Basketball City (299 South Street). Have you purchased your tickets to feast? Your $60 general admission fare ($70 at the door) gets you unlimited food and drink this Tuesday, March 25, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Laura Shunk Larb Ubol's larb
Larb Ubol, 480 Ninth Avenue, 212-564-1822
This Thai restaurant quickly became one of our favorites in the city. It'll serve som tum Thai (papaya salad) and larb.
Edi & The Wolf, 102 Avenue C, 212-598-1040
This Alphabet City Austrian spot will dole out dessert: Cchocolate gianduja with milk crunch, strawberries, and caramel.
Kaia Wine Bar, 1614 Third Avenue, 212-722-0490
Look here for a chicken liver parfait with a raspberry peri peri gelee, ideal for pairing with a glass of wine.
El Almacen, 557 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-218-7284
This meaty Williamsburg Argentine lair will pass out costilla de res: malbec braised short ribs.
Robicelli's, 138 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn
Sink your teeth into chocolate chip cookie bars with vanilla porter caramel, pretzels, and ganache from this Brooklyn bakery.
Mooncake Foods, multiple locations
This local healthy Asian comfort food chain will showcase its Shanghai dumplings with spicy garlic dipping sauce.
Pete Zaaz, 766 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, 718-230-9229
This quirky pizzeria will forgo the pies to deal twice baked potato skins.