A celebration of beer and meatballs takes place April 7 in Manhattan.
The event, dubbed Beer ‘N Balls and a production of beer event promoter Get Real NY, will feature more than 50 craft beers and meatballs produced by chefs from 14 restaurants using farm-raised game and organic beef and pork, according to the organizers. Vegetarians will be accommodated, they noted.
Admission to the event is $55 per person or $75 for those who want VIP tickets allowing them an extra hour of noshing. Discount ticket are available through Thrillist.com, $38 and$49, respectively, with a code available at the site.
The event takes place at the 404 NYC Event Space, 404 Tenth Ave. at W. 33rd Street
Participating breweries, so far, include Hill Farmstead, Captain Lawrence, Stone Brewing Co., Dogfish Head, Sixpoint, Stillwater, Lagunitas, Smuttynose, Ommegang, Ithaca, Empire, Wandering Star and The Bronx Brewery. More than 15 cask ales will be available as will local home brews, and for those who prefer wines, vino from Lieb Cellars on Long island’s North Fork.
The chef lineup, so far, includes “Discover Chocolate” author Clay Gordon, Brian Yurko of Alewife Queens, Christopher Parks of The Guilty Goose, Celsa Gonzalez of Carino, Stefan Ching of Kupersmith, Paul DI Bari of Zi’ Pep and Pane Panelle restaurants and Thomas Kelly of Mexicue.
Get Real NY’s previous events include the Get Real NY cask ale festival, Aporkalypse Now and Belgian Festival New York.
To purchase tickets for Beer ‘N Balls or for more information, go to www.GetRealNY.Com.