8th Annual Cuisine of Queens & Beyond

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8th Annual Cuisine of Queens & Beyond

Time: May 19, 2009 from 6pm to 9pm
Location: Astoria World Manor
Street: 25-22 Astoria Blvd.
City/Town: Astoria, NY
Website or Map: http://www.dishdujourmagazine…
Phone: 718-777-7918
Event Type: food & wine, tasting, restaurant
Organized By: Dish du Jour Magazine
Latest Activity: May 18, 2009

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Event Description

Dish du Jour Magazine will be hosting the first ever Best Meatballs of the Boroughs contest at its 8th Annual Cuisine of Queens & Beyond 2009 Food and Wine Tasting on Tuesday, May 19th, from 6pm - 9 pm at the Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd., Astoria, NY.

This year's tasting event will feature over 50 tasting tables where attendees will have the opportunity to sample savory bites, luscious desserts, new wines, great craft beers and additional surprises, including the opportunity to sample finalists' meatballs.

Taste for yourself and see if you agree with our panel of celebrity judges including: Tony Tantillo, CBS2 HD Food Expert, Frank Pellegrino, actor/co-owner of Rao's Restaurant, Michael Psilikas, executive chef and co-owner of Kefi, Anthos and Mia Dona restaurants, Michael Maroni, owner of Maroni Cuisine and winner of the Food Network's meatball throwdown with Bobby Flay and Joseph Risi, co-creator of the meatball contest. Josh Ozersky, senior food editor for Citysearch's new blog, The Feedbag, will act as emcee of the meatball contest. The contest is open to restaurants serving meatballs from all ethnicities located in NY's five boroughs.

Please visit their website for more information on this event and to view past events including the Burger Battle of the Boroughs which will take place again this year. Join our mailing list and stay informed: www.dishdujourmagazine.com

Tickets: $55 (must purchase by 5/17) $65 at the door
EXCLUSIVE WLA PERKS DISCOUNT: $45 (must purchase in advance)

To order tickets, call Dish du Jour at 718-777-7918 with your Perks card number. (No other promotions can be used in conjunction with this WLA discount)

A donation from the evening's proceeds will be given to SHAREing and CAREing Cancer Support Services, Astoria NY a non-profit helping those sticken with cancer.

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Comment by Threemoons on May 15, 2009 at 1:49pm
I got my ticket for this months ago--I go every year that I can (I had to be traveling last year) and let me tell you, the ticket price is well worth it. The food that I've sampled at these in the past is phenomenal.

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