Monday, April 30, 2012

Win Tickets to Cleveland Magazine's Silver Spoon Awards!

Clear your calendars now for one of the city's most fun and delicious fetes when Cleveland Magazine hosts their 18th Annual Silver Spoon Awards Party Wed, May 23rd.

My copy. - which I save and will turn into a
 dog-eared disaster by year's end.


Sample signature dishes from more than 30 of our best restaurants (as voted on by Cleveland Magazine readers) and wine from 8 international wineries presented by Huntington National Bank, benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. This is one of Cleveland's finest 'strolling' food and wine tasting events of the year!


When: Wednesday, May 23rd 6-9PM 
Where: Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center

I'm not even sure what I'm most excited about. The food. The wine. The people. I'm dying over the silent auction items! Start drooling....


Participating Restaurants include:
bac
Blue Canyon
Blue Point Grille
Chinato
DANTE
Deagan's Kitchen & Bar
Flip Side
Fountain Restaurant & Lounge
L'Albatros
Lolita (VIP)
Paladar 
Pier W
Noodlecat (VIP)
Ty Fun
Unami Moto
**for a complete listing click here**

There will also be a silent auction with gift certificates, sports memorabilia, and some pretty amazing packages including:
- a pair of tickets to a filming of "The Iron Chef" in New York City
-week long stay for 8 in an oceanside villa in Manzanillo, Mexico
-New Orleans Jazz & Dining experience for 2 incl. airfare, hotel, dinner for 2 and VIP tickets to Preservation Hall
-Napa Wine Country insider's tour for 2 incl. airfare, hotel, dinner, private tastings & more.
....and much more!

There will also be an awesome VIP Lounge open from 6-10p with:
signature cocktails
live jazz
cooking demonstrations by a celebrity chef
additional silent auction items
fabulous party favor
This year's VIP theme is "farm to table" focusing on fresh foods and healthy living (something our local chefs do very well, I must say).


General Admission Tickets are available for $85 in advance or $100 at the door.
VIP Tickets are available for $135 in advance or $150 at the door.
*each ticket includes a one year subscription to Cleveland Magazine ($14.95 value)

But wait! You can win 2 General Admission Tickets right here.

There are 4 ways to enter:

1 - Leave a comment on this post telling what Silver Spoon winner is your favorite. (see list here)
2 - Post on your Facebook wall "I want to win Silver Spoon Award tickets from SMITTEN...in cleveland! http://ow.ly/aBg6L "
3 - Follow @smittenincle and @SilverSpoonCLE on Twitter
4 - Tweet "I love #CLEfood & want to win @SilverSpoonCLE tickets from @smittenincle! http://ow.ly/aBg6L "
(this can be tweeted every day for extra entries, please be sure to leave a comment below)

*you MUST leave a separate comment on this post for each entry* 

Good Luck!
Giveaway closes Friday 5/4 at 5PM EST and will be chosen via Random.org



::Disclosure - I was provided 2 tickets to give away and 2 tickets to attend and blog about this event c/o The Arthritis Foundation.. My opinions are 100% my own, as always::




112 comments:

  1. You know I have a crush on Michael Symon so clearly he's my favorite ;-)

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  2. L'Albatros is my favorite, but this event includes a great list! It's a fun one, and I'd love to attend.

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  3. Also following you both on twitter

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  4. After being sick for the past two weeks and finally feeling like I'm coming to life, I'm going to pick Velvet Tango Room for a celebratory cocktail!

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  5. I already follow both of you on Twitter
    @EatDrinkClev

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  6. Pier W...Took my baby there for her first meal out to celebrate my birthday....

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  7. You KNOW I love #CLEfood & want to win!
    Tweeted!
    https://twitter.com/#!/EatDrinkClev/status/196940599411228672

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  8. Posted on Facebook

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  9. I can't help but love Pacific East. It's an addiction, an obsession, and it makes my soul glow.

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  10. Posted on twitter! :)

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  11. I absolutely love Johnny Mangos! It is the cutest little place and their food is outstanding. Hands down best quesedillas ever!

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  12. Tough call on my favorite, but I am going with Lolita. Although Pier W is hands down the best view (and amazing food too)

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  13. I follow both you and the Silver Spoon awards

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  14. L'Albatros is my favorite everything! I am definitely marking a few of these down for "to try" next year. ;)

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  15. follow you both on twitter!

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  16. Love Ty Fun Thai Bistro!! Although all the restaurants are fab.

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  17. I LOVE Sweet Melissa!! So yummy! This event looks so fun. :) Fingers crossed!

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  18. OH my! Its too hard to pick just one favorite, Momocho, Dante, Noodlecat.... I'd love to attend! Thanks for hosting the giveaway xoxo

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  19. My favorite it Lucky's for brunch, or Noodlecat... or GL for beer. So many good choices!

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  20. Posted on Facebook

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  21. Now following both on twitter (@katewhite528)

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  22. And now tweeted! @katewhite528

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  23. Pier W and Momocho are two of my faves on that list.

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  24. I posted the giveaway on the Why CLE? FB page.

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  25. I follow you both on Twitter.

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  26. I LOVE tommy's in coventry! especially their raspberry chocolate chip milkshake!

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  27. following you both, now!

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  28. How to choose! So many good ones on that list but I'd have to go with Pier W for my #1. Too many fond memories accompanying cocktails there!

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  29. Also started following you both!

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  30. Best Pastry Shop: Presti's Bakery - awwwww, yeaaaah! Best place to get any pastry you want, sit outside, and people watch!

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  31. I love Michael Symon, but there are so many good winners to choose from

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  32. I also follow you and Silver Spoon awards on Twitter.

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  33. Oooo Chinato was good!

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  34. I love every #CLE restaurant, but who can resist a night out @ Red The Steakhouse!

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  35. Twitter!! @kellymichellel

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  36. Momocho!!! Has my favorite meal in CLE (by far). Their scallops are sooo good!

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  37. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    following both on Twitter :)

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  38. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Chinato .... yum!

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  39. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    tweeted!

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  40. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Facebooked!

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  41. L'Albatros is my favorite... though Deagans is a close second ;)

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  42. Tweeted! (@akronwriter)

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  43. Following both! (@akronwriter)

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  44. Michelle6:59:00 AM

    Posted on Facebook :)

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  45. Michelle7:03:00 AM

    Gotta vote for VTR and of course have to show love for Flipside and Noodlecat!

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  46. Tuesday Tweet!
    https://twitter.com/#!/EatDrinkClev/status/197293398321934336

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  47. Casting my vote for L'Albatros because hello... Absinthe cocktails! Also the hangar steak is to die for!

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  48. It's been tweeted!(@morganjperez)

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  49. Following you both on Twitter as well. :)

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  50. Tuesday tweet! (@kelseyspellman)

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  51. Tweeted (again)! (@akronwriter)

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  52. I love me some Blue Point Grille

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  53. facebook shared

    https://www.facebook.com/conteststuff/posts/344080285646727

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  54. follow and follow

    @thesweepswinner

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  55. tweeted

    https://twitter.com/#!/thesweepswinner/status/197383992423628800

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  56. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Tweeted again on Tuesday

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  57. Tweeted today @katewhite528

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  58. tweeted today

    https://twitter.com/#!/thesweepswinner/status/197643169607860227

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  59. So many choices - I'd love to win and try them all! Momocho is my current favorite.

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  60. Tweeted! (again!) (@akronwriter)

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  61. Bubba's Q is AMAZING! My dad loves it and drives the hour to have lunch or dinner with me ... so special to me!

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  62. Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Tweeted again on Wednesday

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  63. Hard to pick a favorite on the list -- I'll go with Tommy's because I love their food and I'm not even a vegetarian or vegan!

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  64. Brian M6:04:00 PM

    I tweeted!

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  65. Brian M6:06:00 PM

    Following both accounts on Twitter.

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  66. So many good choices but I think my favorite is Deagan's! Follow both on twitter and commentedt on Facebook! Also, you're adorable.

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  67. Michelle9:36:00 PM

    My family loves the food and the staff at Deagans - and the beer :)

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  68. tweet tweet

    https://twitter.com/#!/thesweepswinner/status/198010183262285824

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  69. tweeted today @katewhite528

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  70. Tweeted again today! (@akronwriter)

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  71. Anonymous11:34:00 AM

    Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Tweeted again on Thursday

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  72. bac is amazing. definitely my favorite.

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  73. i follow y'all on twitter.

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  74. Lolita is my pick!

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  75. Anonymous8:23:00 AM

    Katie Z (@lemmilemmiwinks)

    Tweeted again on Friday

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  76. Popular giveaway! I hope this is my lucky entry...
    https://twitter.com/#!/EatDrinkClev/status/198422228679925760

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  77. Tweeted again! (@akronwriter)

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  78. Great event benefiting an amazing foundation! Everyone's a winner, but I really hope it's ME!!!

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  79. Tweeted again. (Clearly, I'm dying to win this)

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  80. Lolita. Ugh! I could live off those braised brussel sprouts!

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  81. Amazing! A totally VIP experience!

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