New Year’s Eve dinner in NYC
At the neo-Italian restaurant inside the Arlo NoMad Hotel, chef Dale Talde is welcoming 2017 with a prix fixe dinner that includes items like tater tots with mascarpone and caviar, a white-truffle–and–egg pizza and rigatoni with king crab alla vodka sauce. Dinner will be served from 6pm to 7:30pm for $150 per person (drink pairings included), and 8pm to 10pm for $250 a person, including a champagne toast on the hotel’s rooftop at midnight and an open-bar dance party until 2am.
The holiday menu at this Nordic tasting-menu restaurant is an elaborate affair—10 courses for $195 during the 5:30pm seatings and a dozen courses for $225 during the 8:30pm seatings—with composed plates such as langoustine with pine and onions, and venison with caramelized cream and juniper berries.
The Estela team’s uptown dining room is offering six courses for $165 on New Year’s Eve. Expect tuna tartare with black truffles and duck breast with chestnuts.
Michelin-starred chef Suvir Saran sticks to his fusion-friendly brand of Indian cooking for his four-course New Year’s menu ($85), which includes a gratis glass of champagne and optional wine pairings ($30). Dishes range from scallops and caviar with kabocha puree and blood-orange beurre blanc to paneer croquettes with grilled figs and tamarind chutney.
The Williamsburg rookie is adding a handful of festive a la carte specials to its regular menu for New Year’s Eve, stuff like a wood-roasted lobster for two and lobster raclette custard.
As part of its $110 four-course New Year’s dinner, David Chang’s Korean-Italian canteen is whipping up plates like its signature ceci e pepe noodles, beef carpaccio with ponzu and sweet-and-sour duck breast.
At his Michelin-starred Bushwick eatery, chef Kevin Adey is offering dishes like crab agnolotti and beets with pistachio at two NYE tasting menus: an early seating offering four courses ($85) and a late seating offering five ($95).
The five-course $55 tasting menu from chef Leah Cohen—served from 5 to 11pm on New Year’s Eve—is mix of menu staples and off-the-menu specials, including green curry with prawns, wonton mee noodles with char sui and pickled chilies, and a whole fried fish in Vietnamese caramel sauce.
At the New American bistro inside Williamsburg’s National Sawdust venue, you can do up New Year’s Eve with a four-course tasting from chef Patrick Connolly ($100, an additional $50 for wine pairings). On the docket: Dishes like a Hasselback potato stuffed with caviar, bottarga, egg and sea urchin.
In addition to its normal a la carte menu, the Brooklyn newcomer is adding some luxe holiday options like Joan crab pizza, Maine sea urchin and caviar, as well as champagne all around.