It’s the night before Christmas and…you don’t have any things to do on Christmas Eve. If you’d rather get out of the house than laze around watching Christmas movies, head to one of the restaurants serving Christmas dinner or take advantage of last-minute holiday markets in NYC for a shopping trip on Christmas Eve in New York City. Pro tip: Haggle like you mean it; everyone’s closing up shop for the season.
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Best things to do on Christmas Eve
From 1 to 8pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dale Talde’s newest restaurant will be serving a special Jewish-inspired dim sum menu. Dishes will include matzo ball wonton soup, pastrami potstickers with rye sauerkraut, schmaltz roasted ribeye and smoked salmon and dill fried rice.