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Free food in NYC: Free chocolate at Venchi opening

A free chocolate gift bag will be offered to the first 140 customers at the opening of Venchi's Broadway store on Sunday, Nov. 4.

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Chocolate grand opening

The arrival of Venchi in Manhattan will mean free chocolate for 140 people.

The Meatball Shop is offering free Bloody Eyeball Jello Shots on Halloween.

The first 140 guests to arrive at the 2 p.m. opening of the Italian chocolatier's flagship store at 861 Broadway on Sunday will receive a free gift bag with a selection of chocolates. The freebies continue at 4 p.m., when the "Venchi Goldnut Manhattan" hot chocolate will be given out.

Venchi, which features shops in more than 70 countries, will offer more than 200 chocolate products and 20 flavors of gelato.