Event – 2012 LuckyRice Festival MAY1-6 – Volunteers needed!

It’s that time of the year again! Buy tickets by clicking the link above, or if you want to help out, the below LUCKYRICE volunteer opportunities are available… Continue reading

Event – LuckyRice Grand Feast MAY6 – we’ll be there

At this epic celebration of Asian cuisine, travel and feast your way through Asia’s diverse cultures without leaving the majestic Mandarin Oriental ballroom overlooking Central Park. VIP hour for this SOLD OUT Event is 6-7pm and General Public admission begins at 7pm. See you all there! Tweet us @i8and8 and say hi!

The Grand Feast celebrates the best of Asian cuisine as interpreted by an acclaimed line-up of master chefs from Asia as well as those from the LUCKYRICE culinary council. Some of the city’s most beloved chefs side-by-side star chefs from Asian culinary hotspots including Korea, Taiwan, Macau and Malaysia. Continue reading

This Week in Dining Deals and Events: May 2 – 8

Guac time!

UPDATE: More holiday fun! Our Cinco de Mayo eating and drinking guides

Thx to ZagatBuzzNYC for this…

Too lazy to look up events? Well, here are the Cliff Notes. Not by any means is it a comprehensive list, but it’s what our friends over at Zagat came up with. Hit them up if you want, or check out our other Events posted.

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Event – LuckyRice Night Market MAY4 – we’ll be there

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone for coming out. We were happy to serve you. Be sure to check out the Rhong-Tiam website! Continue reading

Deal – Discounted Entry to LuckyRice Festival MAY3-8 – we’ll be there


Thx to GiltCity for this…
$388 (40%Savings)


Includes one VIP ticket to each of the following LUCKYRICE Festival events:

Opening Cocktails Party
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 from 7 – 10 pm
The Bowery Hotel

The Grand Feast
Friday, May 6, 2011 from 6 – 10 pm
The Mandarin Oriental Ballroom

Talk + Taste
Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 1 – 4 pm
The Astor Center

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Food-Friendly Events, April 29-May 5

Thx to EatingInTranslation for this…

The food events never end, thank goodness. Here are a slew of events going on in the next week or so, starting with today. No rain, no excuses not to get out and catch some rays while enjoying good chow. Who knows, we might even see you there :)

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Where do you eat lunch?


Thx to TONY for this…

We asked chefs and foodies about their favorite bites—read ’em here. BTW, Jeff’s favorites in FiDi are listed here.

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JBF Previews – May ’11-July ’11

(Courtesy: Official Website)

Here are our noteworthy picks for JBF MAY-JULY 2011… If you haven’t sign up as a JBF Member yet, you may want to consider it. Here’s why… Continue reading

Event – LuckyRice Festival MAY3-8 – volunteers needed

We are helping them get volunteers. Tweet us @i8and8 or Contact Us for more info on how to sign up!  Else, you can always buy heavily discounted VIP tickets instead! Continue reading