Need last-minute party plans? We found six spots that swear they still have reservations available.
Thu Dec 28 2006
What a bargain: Guests at silverleaf tavern (70 Park Avenue Hotel, 43 E 38th St at Park Ave South; 212-973-2550) can enjoy unlimited bar snacks (truffled popcorn, roasted nuts) and savory appetizers from 9pm until midnight. An additional $70 buys you a bottomless glass of wine.
At Williamsburgh Cafe (170 Wythe Ave at North 7th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-387-5855), the five-course prix-fixe dinner—6pm and on—includes a champagne toast and live jazz.
Chef Stephan Boissel (Gilt) is serving a six-course prix-fixe meal at Core One Nine One (191 Orchard St between Houston and Stanton Sts, 212-228-9888). Reservations are available for 7 and 9:30pm; both groups receive a free champagne toast.
Mexican eatery Maya (1191 First Ave between 64th and 65th Sts, 212-585-1818) offers two seatings: A $59 four-course prix fixe is available from 5 to 7:30pm; a $99 prix fixe from 8pm until close gets you a mariachi band and a champagne toast.
It’s $175 for general admission (standing room only), $300 for table service and $350 for VIP treatment at Japonais (111 E 18th St between Park Ave South and Irving Pl, 212-260-2020). All include an open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres and a buffet. Celebutant Tinsley Mortimer hosts the party.
Diners at Caf Gray (Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle at Broadway, third floor; 212-823-6338) can choose a $140 four-course pretheater menu (seatings at 5:30 and 6pm), which includes a glass of champagne. The $550 eight-course option offered at 9, 9:30 and 10pm features unlimited champagne and dancing.