Lovely Temple Court at the ornately grand Beekman Hotel will be open on Christmas Eve and Day. An à la carte menu will be available in The Bar Room. A four-course prix fixe including options like Maine lobster salad, chestnut agnolotti with black truffles and Brussels sprouts, roast duck and peppermint Pavlova will be $185 per person in the dining room.
Now that Christmas is just a snowball's throw away, holiday dining plans have to get sealed like a kiss under the mistletoe. You can still see the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, take in the window displays, ooh and aah at holiday lights on a whim, but restaurant reservations for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day require a little more planning. Each of these eating and drinking destinations are actually good, and, just as importantly, open this Saturday, December 24, Sunday, December 25, or both.
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