Announcing Riverfront Times' Iron Fork 2014


       Samples from Cleveland-Heath at last year's event. | Jon Gitchoff
  •        Samples from Cleveland-Heath at last year's event. | Jon Gitchoff

It's that time of year again: RFT's food-and-drink extravaganza, Iron Fork, is almost upon us. Tickets are going on sale Friday, January 17, but since we love you so much, we're going to let you in on the presale. Iron Fork always sells out, so we want to make sure Gut Check readers get first dibs.

See also: Iron Fork 2013 at the Union Station Hotel

Iron Fork will be held Thursday, March 20, at the Union Station Hotel (1820 Market Street; 314-421-6655) from 6:30 to 10 p.m. You'll get tastings from 40 topnotch restaurants -- selected by Gut Check -- plus drinks, live music and a cooking competition between four of St. Louis' best chefs. General-admission tickets are $40 and include unlimited tastings, three drinks and entertainment. VIP tickets will run you $80, but you get early access at 6 p.m., unlimited tastings, five drinks, a gift bag and two private VIP lounges with exclusive bars.

The presale runs from today, January 14, at 10 a.m. to Thursday, January 16, at 10 p.m. Use the code "RFT" to access the early tickets. You can get them HERE. We'll let you know the restaurants and chefs involved as we get closer to March 20 (or you can check for updates on our handy micro-site here), but be sure to snag your tickets now. See you there!


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