Gimme Just a Taste

Didja ever wanna stuff your face with delicious food and raise money for a good cause all at the same time? I thought you did. Well on Wednesday, June 6 from 6-9PM The Chocolate Factory ( will hold its 2nd Annual Taste of LIC, a celebration of Long Island City’s cultural and culinary offerings, to benefit the Chocolate Factory’s annual theater, dance, music and visual art programming. Tickets are $35-500 and may be purchased in advance via theatermania at (212) 352-3101; on the web at; or at the door.

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Taste of LIC will feature food from the best LIC establishments including Bella Via, Brasil Coffee House, Cafe Henri, Communitea, The Creek And The Cave, Domaine Bar A Vins, Dominie’s Hoek, Dorian Café, Jackson Avenue Steakhouse, Junior’s Cheesecake, Lounge 47, Manetta’s Ristorante, Mario’s Deli, Masso, McReilly’s Pub & Restaurant, Tournesol, Tuk Tuk, Water’s Edge, and Water Taxi Beach; beer and soda courtesy of Manhattan Beer Distributors; and wine tasting courtesy of Hunters Point Wine & Spirits, Vernon Wine & Liquor, and Vine Wine. The evening will also feature dozens of auction and raffle prizes; an exhibition of paintings by Chocolate Factory Gallery curator Patrick Neal; and performance highlights from the Factory’s 06-07 season including Tara O’Con, Pele Bauch, Chase Granoff & Jon Moniaci, and Red Metal Mailbox.

So go and get your LIC Taste on.

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