Two Tasting Events You Won’t Need to Don a Tux For

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Fette Sau at Choice Eats 2008. Photo: Joshua Ozersky

Two of the citys cheapo chow-down events are back. First, Metromix brings a dozen of its favorites (from Lowcountry, Anfora, Choza Taqueria, and others) to Astor Center on January 31, for another round of Hot Plates Live. $15 tickets are available here. Then on March 29, the Voices Choice Eats returns to the 69th Armory, with $35 general-admission tickets going on sale January 26. This year, food trucks such as Korilla and Taim Mobile will be parked outside check out the seventeen participating restaurants (everything from Del Post to Jamaicas O Lavrador to another one of Sietsemas Queens favorites, Maimas Liberian Bistro & Bar) at the events website.