Get your tickets now for the New Taste of the Upper West Side! This awesomely indulgent food fest is taking place on Friday, May 20th and Saturday, May 21st – if you think it’s too early to get tickets, think again.
Tons of celebrity foodies will be in attendance: This year, Comfort Classics will be hosted by Adam Richman of Travel Channel’s Man v. Food and Dylan Lauren, founder and CEO of Dylan’s Candy Bar. During Best of the West, Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine Magazine will be honored and celebrated.
We had such a great time at last year’s Best of the West food-a-thon that we’re already drooling. And who can forget all the Divine Desserts we gorged on? Scroll below for more info on this year’s festivities. I’m shopping online for a pair of XL elastic pants as we speak.
Friday, May 20th, 2011
Hosted by Adam Richman of Travel Channel’s Man v. Food, and Dylan Lauren, founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar, Comfort Classics features the Upper West Sides most innovative chefs on a mission to reinvent the classics. An evening of your favorite comfort foods brought to you by over 35 wonderful chefs including Ellie Krieger of the Food Network, as well as live music and wines and spirits from the Southern Wine & Spirits portfolio.
Tickets: $85 each or 2/$150
Best of the West
Saturday, May 21st, 2011
Celebrating the vibrant culinary culture of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, this year Best of the West presented by Zagat is going local. Some of the best and brightest chefs in NYC will be presenting signature dishes drawing on the freshest ingredients sourced from within 100 miles of the city. Over 40 of the Upper West Sides most celebrated chefs, as well as a few special guest chefs will be serving seasonal dishes certain to captivate your taste buds and set your palates ablaze. This year at Best of the West, New Taste will honor Dana Cowin, Editor-in-Chief of Food & Wine Magazine for her wonderful contributions to the culinary world.
Guests will also enjoy live music from a 16 piece orchestra along with wines and spirits from the Southern Wine & Spirits portfolio as well as local wines courtesy of vineyards from the Long Island Wine Council. Don’t miss out on the VIP reception presented by First Republic Bank! Be the first to sample these gourmet delights and chat with the masters who made them in a more intimate setting.
Tickets: $200 for VIP, $125 each or 2 /$220 for General Admission