Atlantic City, N.J., Foodies rejoice: Come Oct. 15 to Dec. 3, you will have the opportunity to eat 50 morsels that Scott Cronick, food critic, Atlantic City Weekly declares everyone should eat in the city before they die.

The event, 50 Bites, gives participants the ability to eat 50 bites across 50 days for just $50. Cronick is slated to announce more details today. Providers include Gordon Ramsay’s Pub and Grille and Wolfgang Puck and such new restaurants as to newly Iron Room and Wingcraft Kitchen & Beer Bar. Local legends like White House Sub Shop and Knife & Fork also will be part of the event.

“Partnering with Atlantic City Weekly on this 50 Bites promotion fits in with our Atlantic City Restaurant Week mission,” says Larry Sieg, director of marketing, Casino Reinvestment Authority. “We continue to strive to get more visitors and locals to try all of the great restaurants and menu offerings that Atlantic City has to offer.”

Tickets can be purchased at www.atlanticcityweekly.com. More info can also be found on the site. 

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